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Trump clears way for Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday clearing the way for the controversial Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines to move forward.
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January 20

Native American foster children rate

The rate of Native American children put into foster care.
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January 20

Denied cemetery

Site of denied Muslim Cemetery in Chisago County.
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January 20

Protest route

Route of Women's March protest from St. Paul College to the Capitol in St. Paul.
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January 20

Lowry Avenue study

Study intersections along Lowry Avenue in Minneapolis.
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January 20

KleinBank's branches are in majority white suburbs

Federal officials have accused KleinBank of discrimination for not opening branches in minority-oriented suburbs such as Brooklyn Center, which are part of the bank's market.
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January 20

Suburban Facebook groups

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January 20

To burn or not to burn

Metro area waste-to-energy facilities had enough excess capacity last year to handle about 14 percent of the Twin Cities trash that went to local landfills. Two of those facilities, in Elk River and downtown Minneapolis, generate power on site. The others grind and process trash before sending it to Xcel Energy to be incinerated.
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January 20

Higher Ground shelter opens in St. Paul

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January 20

Child protection reports rise

Child protection reports in Hennepin County surpassed 20,000 in 2016, the highest total in recent history.
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January 20

North Loop restaurants

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January 19

The Blue Line extension

A look at the Bottineau extension of the Blue Line LRT route.
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January 18

Warmest year on record

With eight consecutive record warm months from January to August, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2016 was the highest since record keeping began in 1880, according to NOAA scientists. Remarkably, this is the third consecutive year a new global annual temperature record has been set.
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January 17

Land conservation program for rural Minnesota

A huge new program for retiring land around lakes, streams and wetlands targets about 60,000 acres in 54 counties in southern and western Minnesota. Here's a look.
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January 13

Mississippi River Critical Corridor

A look at the river course recreation area that sprawls through 25 cities in the Twin Cities area along the Mississippi River.
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January 13

Mower County moves to the right

Not since Richard Nixon won office in 1972 has Mower County gone Republican in a presidential race. But off the strength of a heavy turnout in small farming communities such as Lyle, it did so in November, putting its hopes for a better future behind GOP candidate Donald Trump.
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January 13

Ambitious 10-year facilities plan

The University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees voted in November on an ambitious 10-year facilities plan that will add science classrooms, student housing and other facilities to the St. Paul campus of Minnesota's largest private university.
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January 13

Forecast warm-up on the way

From frigid to balmy, the temperature will reverse course over the next few days rising into the 30s and possibly 40s by the middle of next week, a 50-degree change.
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January 10

Chronic wasting disease management Zone

Here are the current boundaries of the disease management zone, which is designated deer permit area 603.
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January 6

Route of Line 5 pipeline

Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline crosses Wisconsin and Michigan and 12 miles of land on the Bad River Indian Reservation.