Justices seem ready to OK census question on citizenship

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The Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants could go uncounted.
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Walz names 'chief inclusion officer' to diversify state workforce

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The graduation-rate gap between white students and all students of color was about 17 percent — down about a percentage point from a year earlier.
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The graduation-rate gap between white students and all students of color was about 17 percent — down about a percentage point from the previous year.

Minnesota graduation rate hits all-time high; racial gap narrows

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More than 83 percent of students graduated on time, with some progress in narrowing the achievement gap.
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A Minneapolis honky-tonk landmark, Lee's Liquor Lounge is closing after 62 years

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Wisconsin man, 24, steps forward to claim $768M Powerball jackpot

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Will defining season for Zimmer, Spielman and Cousins influence Vikings' draft?

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Surprise! Social Security has gotten healthier

Much-demonized disability claims and awards have fallen more than anticipated. The program was in the black last year, and the projected exhaustion of reserves has been delayed.