Mark Dayton called BS on Republican criticism of his tax plan.

WCCO bleeps Dayton's retort on live radio to GOP critics of his tax plan

Gov. Mark Dayton won't be given a Good Neighbor Award from WCCO Radio for his live on-air word choice when he responded to GOP criticism of his tax plan.

Forum 'privileged' to host Franken's first public appearance since he resigned

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He will address a cybersecurity conference in Lisbon in May.

Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron

Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive.
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Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school, but he and many others in the rural community haven't joined the national outcry over guns.
As the polls were about to open for the day at the Brian Coyle Center an election worker who wished to not be identified walked to place a flag outsid
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Who's in and who's out, and where are the campaign dollars going?
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Cosby defense blocked from using deposition; trial nears end

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing a blow to his lawyers' effort to undermine her credibility.
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US stocks are mixed and bond yields set four-year highs

U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as health care and industrial companies make gains and energy companies slip with oil prices. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. Toymakers Hasbro and Mattel are lagging the rest of the market after Hasbro reported a loss and a big drop in sales as the companies dealt with the demise of Toys R Us.
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GOP tax bill includes small income tax rate cut

House Republicans are proposing a modest income tax rate cut as part of their effort to sync Minnesota's tax code with federal breaks.
Where the Minnesota governor candidates stood on total fundraising as of their 1Q 2018 filings.
Campaign Finance: Governor Walz leads money race in bid for governor, Pawlenty close behind
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Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has quickly eclipsed the rest of the Republican field in the race for governor. The crowded fundraising field is led by Pawlenty and DFL candidate Tim Walz.
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Why you shouldn't co-sign your grandkid's student loan

College financial aid offers have been sent out, and the traditional May 1 deadline for high school seniors to pick their schools is fast approaching.…
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Minnesota judge to rule on Enbridge Energy's Line 3 project

An administrative law judge is due to recommend whether Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
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Etiquette and protocol highlights for royal wedding guests

Grab those nude stockings, ladies. You'll be at a royal wedding, after all.
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Supreme Court rejects Missouri man with 241-year prison term

The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a man who committed robbery and other crimes on a single day when he was 16 and now isn't eligible for parole until he's 112 years old.

Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited fresh drivers following a volatile couple of months that has seen many shares take a pounding on a series of concerns, including fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China, and then recover amid a rebound in risk appetite.

The Latest: Trump slams Dems for objecting to Pompeo

The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State (all times local):

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him.

US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.

AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.

Viewing, funeral planned for 2 slain sheriff's deputies

A public viewing and funeral service are planned for two Florida sheriff's deputies who were gunned down while they sat in a Chinese restaurant.

Sheriff's office: No wrongdoing by deputies in fatal chase

A sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern Michigan.

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change.
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Minnesota Poll: Gun limits a tough sell at Capitol

Most Minnesotans favor wider background checks, reporting of lost or stolen guns.
Complete Minnesota Poll results: State gun legislation

Complete Minnesota Poll results: State gun legislation

The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll interviewed 625 Minnesota registered voters between April 15 and April 18 about gun ownership, gun violence and gun control. Scroll…

Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress.

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if…