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Some website problems remain days before MNsure enrollment opens

Still some bugs to work out on Minnesota’s healthcare exchange website – even though open enrollment begins in little over a week. The company hired to overhaul the MNsure website has reportedly addressed hundreds of problems but says it has yet to resolve 10 major issues. Officials are hopeful things will go smoothly when open enrollment begins.

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Half a million hunters set for deer hunting opener this weekend

Half a million hunters will descend into Minnesota’s wilderness this Saturday hoping to bag a buck when the state’s firearms deer season gets underway. But this year, orange-clad hunters may find the pursuit a little more difficult than in recent seasons due to tighter restrictions and a predicted drop in deer harvest.

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Report: NFL rejected immediate reinstatement for Peterson

Fox Sports reports the NFL rejected a request to immediately reinstate Adrian Peterson after Peterson reached a plea deal in his child abuse case on Tuesday. ESPN.com reported Wednesday the NFL is neither delaying nor rushing to a decision on Peterson’s playing status. The Vikings are off this week before traveling to Chicago to play the Bears on Nov. 16.

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Cody Fohrenkam found guilty of Deshaun Hill Jr.'s murder

The 15-year-old was fatally shot on Feb. 9, 2022.

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Gov. Tim Walz proposes $3.3B for aging infrastructure

Walz's borrowing plan comes days after the release of his two-year state budget proposal.

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Children's Theatre Company actors lose belongings in damaging house fire

The fire broke out Tuesday morning shortly after the dryer had been started.

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Biden Admin. imposes 20-year mining ban near Boundary Waters

The moratorium is the maximum the Department of the Interior can implement without congressional approval.

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Historic St. Paul building to be removed, put in storage after public outcry

The building was set to be demolished before community members spoke out against it.

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Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Jan. 24

Hospitalizations dipped for a second week in a row.

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