Report: State's 'inadequate oversight' of Feeding Our Future opened door to fraud

Legislative Auditor Judy Randall testifying at the Legislature in April.
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A much anticipated special review of the Minnesota Department of Education's oversight of Feeding Our Future found that the state agency "failed to act on warning signs."

Medtronic layoffs continue as it realigns workforce to 'strategic priorities'

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The medical device company run from Fridley confirmed cuts but offered few specifics.
Business

Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

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This is an example of the type of immersive exhibits planned for Royalston Square, a new events center planned for the North Loop.
Business

Can Royalston Square bring a touch of Vegas to the North Loop?

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Liliana Ramos Vasquez and her husband, Luis David Martinez García, long for a chance to return to work in Minnesota so they can finish building their
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Liliana Ramos Vasquez and her husband, Luis David Martinez García, long for a chance to return to work in Minnesota so they can finish building their home in Salvatierra, Mexico.

They kept this Minnesota slaughterhouse running. Then it went bust, abandoning workers.

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HyLife in Windom laid off hundreds of legal workers from Salvatierra, a Mexican city plagued by crime and poverty. The plant's failure revealed a gap in the U.S. visa system, throwing lives into turmoil.
Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins speaks during a news conference  May 14. The Atlanta Falcons were stripped of a fifth-round pick in next year's draft
Sports

Falcons forfeit fifth-round pick, fined for tampering with Cousins

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The Twins' Alex Kirilloff entered Wednesday night’s game in a 2-for-30 (.067) slump in his previous 12 games.
Sports

In midst of a massive slump, Twins send Kirilloff to the minors

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Downtown safety captain Travion Thompson, with the St. Paul Downtown Alliance, patrols on Tuesday.
Local

St. Paul wants to expand privately funded downtown improvement district to include Lowertown

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