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Safety net clinics in Minnesota face loss of federal funds

July 27
While the U.S. Congress continues to debate the future of Obamacare and Medicaid, Minnesota's safety net clinics worry that they will lose $27 million in federal aid that helps pay for health care of the uninsured.
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New state training fund for police will not be named for Philando Castile

July 27
A new state training fund for police officers will not be named for Philando Castile, despite Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendation intended to honor the St. Paul man fatally shot by police last year. The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) voted 8-2 on Thursday to retain the original name of the $12 million program: the Peace Officer Training Assistance Fund.