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What happened in the Tim Walz–Scott Jensen debate?

The pair met for their penultimate debate before the Nov. 8 election.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.

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State law enforcement to 'step up' presence in Minneapolis

It comes in the wake of a turbulent Fourth of July in the city.

Walz, Jensen clash over 'extreme' abortion views

The two clashed over the topic on Tuesday, following the Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Walz set to announce 'actions to support MN hospitals' as omicron surges

The governor will hold a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Walz announces $200 reward for families who get kids aged 5-11 vaccinated

It's the latest incentive program launched by the State of Minnesota.

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Walz, Osterholm paint ominous omicron picture for Minnesota

A significant surge is forthcoming, according to Walz and Osterholm.

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COVID: New monoclonal antibody clinic to open in Twin Cities

Monoclonal antibody treatment can help prevent hospitalization from COVID.

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400 MN National Guard members headed to long-term care facilities

The governor also hopes to provide $50 million in federal funding to help facilities hire more workers.

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COVID-19 booster shots now available to all Minnesota adults

Gov. Tim Walz's announcement qualifies around 1.7 million people in Minnesota for a booster shot.

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Walz explains why he's not using emergency powers to combat COVID surge

He doesn't think they'd be effective, and wants his team in place to bring the state out of the pandemic.

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CDC approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11

Gov. Tim Walz has said more than 1,100 providers in Minnesota are prepared to administer the shots.

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Minnesota to open 'alternative care site' to help with COVID hospital surge

After a brief dip in COVID cases statewide, they have been rising again over the past week.

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Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19

The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.

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Walz to announce 'new action' on hospital capacity, expanding rapid testing

It comes as Minnesota's health system is facing its biggest COVID challenge yet.

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Walz: $100 rewards for those who get first COVID shots at State Fair

Those who get their first shots at the fair will get a $100 Visa gift card.

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Walz green lights National Guard to help fight Minnesota wildfires

A large fire was detected and spread rapidly in Lake County Sunday afternoon.

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Walz says State Fair should consider COVID-19 measures, or face losing visitors

The State Fair has said an indoor mask mandate could happen, though final decisions are yet to be made.

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Gov. Walz: Newly-vaccinated Minnesotans will get $100

The incentive was announced shortly after President Biden announced the initiative.

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Walz, DFL call on Rep. Thompson to resign amid domestic violence reports

Numerous allegations of domestic violence against the St. Paul DFLer have come to light.