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Shock in New Orleans after Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

New Orleans officials were stunned when NFL owners voted Tuesday afternoon to give the marquee February event to wintry Minneapolis, where the new $1 billion Vikings stadium has not yet been built. The Big Easy was considered the big favorite to host its 11th Super Bowl. 

Minnesota is 1st state with law assuring adoption option for research dogs and cats

Minnesota is the first state – and first political body in the world – to mandate that dogs and cats used in research must be put up for adoption when research is over, instead of being euthanized. Gov. Dayton signed the measure into law this week.

No more "get out of jail free" cards for Minnesota lawmakers

The Minnesota Secretary of State announced Wednesday his office would no longer issue legislative privilege cards that some believed gave lawmakers immunity from being arrested for DWI during a legislative session.

Target takes earnings hit, but analysts see signs of turnaround

Target reported a 16 percent drop in first-quarter profit, but an analysis of the numbers in the first quarter earnings report by Reuters sees signs of progress for the troubled Minneapolis-based retailer.

Reports: Grizzlies' Joerger to interview for Wolves' coaching job

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger is going to interview for the head coaching job with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to media reports. Joerger is a native of Staples, Minnesota.

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