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MacKenzie Scott announces donations to 5 more MN organizations

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity had already announced a $13.5 million donation.

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Three baby formula products recalled after 4 tots sickened, 1 in MN

Brands impacted by the recall are Similac, Alimentum and EleCare.

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MN Red Cross helping victims of deadly Kentucky tornado outbreak

Friday tornadoes killed at least 80 people in multiple states.

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MN will get $116M for water projects as part of infrastructure package

Nationwide, $7.4 billion will be distributed for projects next year.

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Some people will get an emergency alert on cellphone Wednesday

It's part of a nationwide emergency alert test.

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Walmart to mandate COVID vaccine for some managers, corporate employees

The company will also reinstate mask mandates for employees in high-transmission areas.

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Mankato no longer in danger of losing 'metropolitan' status

The now-rejected proposal would have reclassified Mankato.

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MN to get at least $50M in opioid crisis settlement with Purdue Pharma

The money will go to prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts related to the opioid crisis.

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A 'remarkable achievement,' Walz says as MN hits 70% adult vaccination rate

Minnesota has become one of 17 states to pass that milestone before July 4.

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6 Minnesota counties rank among the 100 healthiest in the US

That's according to the latest ranking from U.S. News.

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House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol, 2 MN reps vote against

Six members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation, including two Republicans, voted in favor of removing the statues.

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Federal charges: Minnesota man stole 63 golf carts in 7 states

Nathan Rodney Nelson has been federally charged with transportation of stolen vehicles across state lines.

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St. Paul tops Minneapolis, named as second best parks system in the country

Washington D.C. was named the country's best park system in the Trust for Public Land ranking.

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Pandemic program gives eligible households $50 off monthly internet bills

The Emergency Broadband Program was passed by Congress as part of a COVID-19 relief package in December.

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The Sioux Chef petitions to stop Grand Canyon bison cull

Only 12 "skilled volunteers" will ultimately be selected to participate.

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Minnesota is the No. 2 best state in 2021 rankings

A report by U.S. News and World Report ranked Minnesota second only to Washington.

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U.S House passes 'For the People Act' in effort to expand voting rights

The bill now heads to the Senate, where it faces the challenge of the filibuster.

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U.S. life expectancy dropped by more than a year during the first half of 2020

Life expectancy declines in the first six months of 2020 further highlighted the racial disparities of the pandemic's impact.

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Biden Admin. extends federal foreclosure moratorium through June

Enrollment in mortgage forbearances will also be extended.

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Minnesota Republicans to vote against impeaching President Trump

All four of Minnesota's Republican members of Congress will oppose efforts to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time.

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'There's going to be casualties': GOP activist speaks in support of insurrection at St. Paul rally

The Minnesota DFL has called on the state's Republican party to remove Alley Waterbury from party leadership following comments at a rally at the state Capitol.

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After failed insurrection, 2 MN Republicans still voted to block Biden win

Representatives Michelle Fischbach and Jim Hagedorn voted against certifying election results in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

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Most of MN's U.S. House delegation vote for $2,000 payment to Americans

Six members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation voted for the measure.