Minnesota budget surplus grows to $1.65B

Minnesota budget surplus grows to $1.65B
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That's up from a December estimate of $1.4 billion. The projected surplus is the main measure by which Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers will make decisions about state spending levels for the next two years.

Target to reduce prices, launch new brands as sales, profits fall

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For the upcoming year, Target said it expects a low single-digit decline in comparable sales. Its shares plunged 13 percent.
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Owners of small Minnesota liquor stores gird for Sunday hours

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Judge tosses charges against man involved in 4th Precinct protest shooting

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Minnesota city of immigrants braces for raids, deportations
Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune
Eligio, a member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, took care of his two sons, born after he came to the U.S. looking for work. “We don’t have to be afraid. The only thing we are doing is working hard.”

Minnesota city of immigrants braces for raids, deportations

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In Worthington, some families are "living in fear" while others applaud an emphasis on stepped-up enforcement of immigration rules.
More bad hockey behavior: Player arrested after attacking ref in tournament final
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More bad hockey behavior: Player arrested after attacking ref in tournament final

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Minnesotans are loving this mild winter, but I want more cold and snow

Minnesotans are loving this mild winter, but I want more cold and snow

A Minnesota transplant longs for more of winter's finest.
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'Big government' is ever growing, but it's on the sly

It's just administered by proxies — such as federally paid state employees and a proliferating number of contractors — instead of a visible federal workforce.

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