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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Congress nears showdown votes on averting federal shutdown
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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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A divided Congress barreled toward a possible election-year government shutdown Thursday, facing showdown votes in the House and Senate to keep federal offices open and hundreds of thousands of workers on the job.
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