Minn. approves changing Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska

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The name change, approved by the DNR today, now has to be approved by the federal government. The department's decision follows resolutions passed by the Hennepin County Board and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
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House seems set vote to avert shutdown, Senate chances dim
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House Speaker Paul Ryan walks to the Capitol Building from the Capitol Visitor's Center on Thursday.

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The House was on track to approve a bill Thursday preventing a weekend government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal with Republican leaders brought conservatives aboard. But the measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear how or if lawmakers could find a way to keep federal offices open and avert an election-year backlash with uncertain political consequences.
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