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Walz to tweak stay-at-home restrictions

A sign along the main drag in downtown Alexandria, Minn., on Thursday, April 2, 2020, addresses the coronavirus pandemic as well as the recent disaste
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Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce a strategy that eliminates unnecessary restrictions that contribute to job loss and economic pain.

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up.
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Walz activates National Guard to combat Minnesota flooding threat

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A medical worker from China's Jilin Province, in red, embraces a colleague from Wuhan as she prepares to return home at Wuhan Tianhe International Air
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Masked crowds fill Wuhan's streets, trains as lockdown ends

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Downtime brought on by COVID-19 means it's project time for Minnesota transit

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Students and their families moved out of campus housing at the University of Minnesota in March.
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Students and their families moved out of campus housing at the University of Minnesota in March.

U is bracing for financial hit of $75M to $300M from pandemic

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University of Minnesota officials expect a 20% reduction in the freshman class.
Bacon is routinely on sale in Minnesota grocery stores these days as the coronavirus-related shutdown of restaurants is creating an oversupply in the
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With restaurants closed, a bacon backup is building in Minnesota and prices are plunging

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Remembering John Prine: The songwriting great who invented East St. Paul
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Remembering John Prine: The songwriting great who invented East St. Paul

In this Sunday, March 29, 2020, photo, groceries loaded in plastic bags are seen after a shopping trip in Portland, Ore. Just weeks earlier, cities an
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Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

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Duchesne Drew named next president at Minnesota Public Radio

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 Curious Minnesota

Listen: Why is Uptown south of downtown in Minneapolis?

"Uptown" is the name for the district around Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street, but that's a relatively recent phenomenon. Eric Roper gets to the bottom of the story behind the Uptown name.
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Even during the pandemic, in Sweden it's illegal to keep kids home from school

Social distancing leans toward moderation, and if children don't show up to school, parents will get reprimanded by the principal and possibly have social services called.

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