News & Features Archive

Sunday, July 13, 2014

MNSure ad campaign featuring Paul Bunyan
Skeptics are questioning if Minnesota really needs the agency and its $100 million website. They note that about two-thirds of those who enrolled in plans using MNsure were already eligible for government insurance programs but just didn't know it or how to sign up. (07/13/2014)
Mike McFadden
Flush with campaign money and buoyed by the Republican endorsement, political newcomer Mike McFadden seems a lock to win the Aug. 12 GOP primary. (07/13/2014)
A published report says state officials set up a rental home in Mankato to house high-risk offenders, and that neither the city nor neighbors were informed until the deal was done. (07/13/2014)
Busy rails make it hard for South Dakota to get commodities to market.
Argentina and Germany square off at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The countries split their previous two meetings in the 1990 and 1986 finals. Follow along for live updates.
A look at the challenges facing low-income, American Indian and LGBTQ communities at the national level.
We look at why American companies -- like Medtronic -- are moving abroad, and what this means for the American taxpayer.
A Target security guard in Leesburg, Va., is out of a job because he reported a shoplifter to the police.
The complaint, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, says that Wal-Mart should have known that the driver of the truck had been awake 24 hours and alleges that he fell asleep at the wheel.
One man is dead and another injured after they were stabbed in a North Minneapolis residence overnight.
More than 100 paintings, drawings and other works are being featured in a retrospective exhibition on artist Wassily Kandinsky at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Fire officials in Isanti County say at least two oxygen tanks exploded inside a Cambridge home, creating an inferno that could have killed the home's occupant if not for one man's quick actions.
The new chair of the St. Paul Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is a 25-year-old who won the position this week after running unopposed.
One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates have agreed to a full recount of ballots cast last month, in a deal brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that's aimed at resolving a potentially damaging political deadlock.

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