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Minnesota high schoolers will be reimbursed for canceled European trips

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced a settlement with the travel company Friday.

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Company that falsely promised student loan forgiveness banned from MN

It's also been ordered to repay $11,499 in fees taken from Minnesotans.

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Monticello restaurant will pay profits to state after violating COVID order

The Minnesota Attorney General's Office has settled a lawsuit it filed against Cornerstone Cafe in Monticello

Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville.

Judge: Alibi Drinkery will be fined $3K for every day it stays open

The Lakeville bar reopened in mid-December and has been the subject of several actions by the state for defying orders.

Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville.

Here's a list of businesses the state has taken action against for violating COVID rules

As of Dec. 31, 2020, the state has taken action against more than 20 businesses that defied Gov. Walz's executive orders.

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12 MN restaurants now face legal action for reopening indoor service

Four other establishments have received cease and desist letters.

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2 MN bars continue fight against Walz order; AG Ellison sues both

One bar has gone back to curbside pick-up while the other is still offering dine-in service.

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More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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Hennepin County will eliminate bail system for certain non-violent crimes

The reform is backed by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Walz's order makes it easier for attorney general to investigate COVID-19 violations

The order gives the AG, county attorneys and city attorneys the ability to investigate violations and recoup costs.

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AG expands program to help Minnesotans seal their criminal records

Ramsey and Washington counties launched this initiative last year, but now it's available for all Minnesota residents.

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Alleged scam charity group banned from soliciting donations in MN

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison joined the FTC and three other state AGs in suing the group.

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AG Ellison seeks removal of Otto Bremer Trust trustees

The attorney general filed petitions in court this week to have the three trustees removed immediately.

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Minnesota AG to sue oil giants Exxon, Koch, API over climate change

Exxon Mobil, Koch Industries, and American Petroleum are named in the suit.

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Minnesota grants state's first posthumous pardon in case connected to Duluth lynchings

The state has pardoned a Black man wrongfully convicted of rape after a mob lynched three of his coworkers, who were also wrongfully accused.

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A look at the differences in the charges filed against Derek Chauvin

Attorney General Keith Ellison and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman's complaints described some things differently.

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Gov. Tim Walz says AG Keith Ellison will lead George Floyd prosecutions

He will take over the lead from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

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Faith leaders join officials urging protesters to stay home after 8pm

"To be in the street after 8 p.m. means we can’t separate you from the bad people," said Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison

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MN House members say they've 'lost faith' in Hennepin County attorney

They want Attorney General Keith Ellison to handle the case against the officers in George Floyd's death.

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UPDATE: Albany bar doesn't reopen after court ruling

Shady's in Albany, Minnesota, is preparing to reopen in violation of the governor's orders.