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MN Senate Aproves Bill To Protect Women’s Employment Security

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

The Minnesota Senate passed a package of workplace protection bills on Wednesday that would require employers to accommodate pregnancies and foster entrepreneurial opportunities.

Autopsy Shows Wisconsin Woman Drowned

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Sandstone Wildcat Sanctuary Reaches Agreement

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone has reached an agreement with the Minnesota attorney general’s office to improve its business practices. The sanctuary’s board announced the agreement Tuesday. It comes after an attorney general’s investigation into allegations of misuse of funds at the sanctuary. The Associated Press reports that under the agreement, the sanctuary will hire [...]

Lawmakers Return to Wrap Up Session

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Minnesota lawmakers are back in action after a week away from the Capitol, but their annual session is rapidly winding down. Fewer than four weeks remain before lawmakers must conclude their work. Democratic majorities are hoping to finalize plans for the remaining budget surplus with a mixture of new spending and additional tax relief. They [...]