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COVID-19 bill must lose minimum wage hike, Senate official finds

The Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats' drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall from a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill the party is trying to speed through Congress, Senate Democratic aides said.
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Carrie Lampert of Cambridge, Minn., who had a heart transplant in 1993 and kidney cancer, said it’s practically been a full-time job trying to set u
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Carrie Lampert of Cambridge, Minn., who had a heart transplant in 1993 and kidney cancer, said it’s practically been a full-time job trying to set up vaccinations for herself and her husband, John.

Many Minn. seniors confused, frustrated in pursuit of vaccine

For thousands, many with serious health issues, the search and scramble to line up vaccine contributes to great angst and much frustration.
Northwestern forward Miller Kopp chased down the ball as Gophers guard Marcus Carr lost control and fell to the court in the second half.
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Flop at the finish: Gophers' downward spiral continues with loss to Northwestern

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Zillow is now so confident in its ability to estimate the value of a home without ever setting foot inside, it will make a cash offer on select houses
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Zillow to make cash offers for houses in Twin Cities based on its estimates

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