Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

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Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies this week, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.
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Emmer gets earful on shutdown, immigration at town hall

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Hundreds gathered on the steps of the State Capitol Tuesday for the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) March for Life. The annual march was
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Thousands brave cold for Minnesota March for Life

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With the help of Keller Williams sales agent Nick George,center, Owen and Bailey Kinsky will soon close on their first home in Stillwater.
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With the help of Keller Williams sales agent Nick George,center, Owen and Bailey Kinsky will soon close on their first home in Stillwater.

Home sales dipped, but prices reached record high in 2018

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The overall market failed to post the big gains real estate agents had expected as a lack of lower priced homes kept lid on sales. Throughout the Twin Cities metro there were only 59,223 home sales last year, a decline of more than 2,000 from the year before.
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Jade Holman, whose home is subject to a racial covenant, posed in front of his Minneapolis house in 2017.
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Measure allowing Minn. homeowners to renounce racist language on titles advances

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Reusse: 'Championship Sunday' was glorious for Vikings fans young and old

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Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection Tuesday. Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina a
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In a baseball first, Yankees great Mariano Rivera is unanimous Hall of Fame pick

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A Mucci's doughnut covered in Fruity Pebbles cereal.
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Fans line up in cold to get Mucci's doughnuts before they are discontinued

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The caveat "if true" about its anonymously sourced "lie to Congress" report did not justify the runaway train that careened down the pseudo-journalism track.

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