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850 MN guard members among soldiers securing inauguration

MINNEAPOLIS — About 850 members of the Minnesota National Guard are among 25,000 soldiers streaming into Washington from across the country for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, January 18, 2021 1:04 pm

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In inaugural address, Biden will appeal to national unity

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will deliver an appeal to national unity when he is sworn in Wednesday and plans immediate moves to combat the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:40 pm

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Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week

The threat of extremist groups demonstrating at statehouses across the country prompted some governors to roll out a show of force and ramp up security ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:38 pm

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Trump’s impeachment trial will focus on his attacks on the election

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with U.S. senators serving not only as jurors ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, January 15, 2021 6:01 pm

Gophers/NCAA

Miller, No. 9 Maryland pull away from Minnesota 90-73

MINNEAPOLIS — Diamond Miller scored 23 points, Chloe Bibby had 22 and No. 9 Maryland beat Minnesota 90-73 on Thursday. Katie Benzan added 20 points ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:46 pm

Sports

Kaprizov scores in OT in NHL debut, lifts Wild over Kings

LOS ANGELES — Kirill Kaprizov scored his first NHL goal with 1:13 remaining in overtime and finished with three points as the Minnesota Wild rallied ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:45 pm

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Officials: Extremist threat to Minnesota Capitol has faded

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities now believe there is no credible, immediate threat from extremists to Minnesota in the runup to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, Public Safety ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:41 pm

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Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, January 15, 2021 9:44 am

Health Updates

Minnesota health officials wait on feds for vaccine guidance

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials say they’re waiting for more information from the federal government on its new guidance to expand who’s eligible to get ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:44 am

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Minnesota House Democrats unveil legislative priorities

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota House Democrats unveiled their first priorities of the 2021 legislative session on Wednesday, a package of five bills to assist workers, families ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:01 pm

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:55 pm

Sports

Wild extend forward Marcus Foligno with 3-year, $9.3M deal

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Wild signed forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year, $9.3 million contract extension on Tuesday, coming off the best season of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:25 pm

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Walz extends Minnesota’s coronavirus state of emergency

MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday won legislative approval to extend Minnesota’s peacetime state of emergency by another 30 days so he can continue ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:48 am

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What to watch as House moves to impeach Trump for 2nd time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s fiery speech at a rally just before the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol is at the center of the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:29 am

Health Updates

Minnesota launches new dashboard for COVID-19 vaccine data

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota launched a dashboard Tuesday to provide more information on the status of the state’s vaccination efforts. The dashboard includes data on the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00 pm

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