Virus causing financial pain even for people still working

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Some have endured pay cuts or have had their hours slashed. Others have been furloughed. Many just feel seized by fear that their job could vanish at any time.

Trump seems ready, willing to bypass lawmakers on virus aid

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Bikers ride through downtown Sturgis, S.D., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Organizers of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally expect 250,000 people to visit the tow

Bikers descend on Sturgis rally with few signs of pandemic

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Travelers at the Delta Air Lines ticketing counter Thursday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

In a downsized airline industry, focus shifts to leisure travelers

With business travel greatly decreased, airlines are vying for a much smaller pool of committed, nonbusiness passengers. Perks and amenities are no longer the focus — health and safety are.
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Young cannibis plants in a growing room Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove.

Why is recreational marijuana not legal in Minnesota?

Since 2012, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use ­— that includes other Midwestern states like Michigan and Illinois. But not Minnesota.
Space for small retailers on the first floor of the Lowa46 Apartment complex on 46th Street has been empty for 20 months.

Twin Cities developers push back on mandated storefronts in apartment buildings

Emily Vikre posed with her travel flask and collapsible cup on the shore of Lake Superior in Duluth: "You don’t need perfect bartending tools to mak

'Camp Cocktails' teaches you how to mix the perfect drink in the great outdoors

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People are making the most of their homes by adding space both indoors and outdoors. This porch in northern Minnesota was designed by Rehkamp Larson A

How the pandemic is shaping Minnesota's homes

The pandemic is changing the places we live, from remote workstations to creating spaces for small daily pleasures, like saunas.

TikTok dispute quickens the 'technology Cold War'

President Donald Trump's executive orders regarding TikTok and WeChat reflect a deepening rift between the U.S. and China.