The changing face of Minnesota

Census: U.S. growing older and more racially diverse

The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

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Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive The Census Bureau on Feb. 28 for the first time recommended including the new category, which would mostly affect Muslims. The Office of Management and Budget is expected to make the decision later this year.
Op Ed: Travel ban is necessary for safety Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies said the travel bans aren't about politics. They're about proper vetting.
Listen: Canada's private refugee sponsorship program Private citizens are volunteering time and money to help settle Syrian refugees.
New travel ban raises old questions How an immigration attorney views the new executive order on travel from President Donald Trump.

Statewide Stories

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Hoosier alcohol panel hears more complaints
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UW-Madison freshmen class largest ever
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Surging stock market powers US wealth to $96.2 trillion
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Answer Man: Most rural hospital closings are in the South
Post-Bulletin, Sept. 18, 2017, 9:08 AM
Insider Q&A: Steve Ballmer on making government data understandable
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sept. 17, 2017, 11:11 AM
Insider Q&A: Steve Ballmer on data for the people

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