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  • Legalize marijuana rallyMinn. Senate approves medical marijuana bill
    In a bipartisan vote, the state Senate voted 48 to 18 Tuesday for a bill that allows approved patients access to cannabis in pill and liquid form, but not smoking. The Senate measure does not have the blessing of law enforcement or DFL Gov. Mark Dayton.6:20 a.m.
  • Brewery Creek floodingReport: Climate change bringing more severe weather to Minn.
    Increased heat, extreme rainfall, prolonged drought and their repercussions could put significant stress on existing infrastructure and ecosystems in Minnesota, the report says.7:20 a.m.
  • NetworkingLong-term joblessness remains high in Minn., stumping experts
    Although unemployment in Minnesota is running far below the national average, it's still taking many Minnesotans an unusually long time to find work. Nearly 40,000 workers in the state have been job hunting for six months or longer.7:25 a.m.
  • Madonna video voted most groundbreaking turns 25
    Today's Morning Edition music is from 25 years ago this week when Madonna's song "Like a Prayer" was No. 1 on the U.S. pop charts. It was Madonna's seventh chart-topping song.8:49 a.m.

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