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Monday, September 2, 2013

Ken Tilsen
Ken Tilsen, civil rights attorney and a stalwart of liberal causes across the Midwest, died Sunday night. He was 85 and had been suffering declining health for months. (09/02/2013)
U.S. Capitol Building
Congress returned to Washington this week to face two major battles: a budget deal and the looming debt ceiling. What debates will we likely see in the coming months? (The Daily Circuit, 09/02/2013)
Rick Nolan
State's delegates in Congress include both skeptics and supporters. (The Daily Circuit, 09/02/2013)
President says he's decided to act, doesn't need permission, but wants Congress to approve.
How did the weather affect the fair's financial performance?
Mayme Hostetter talks about the methods and skills needed for effective teaching, at a Minnesota Meeting "RESET Education" event sponsored by the Minneapolis Foundation and held in June 2013 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
MPR's Nikki Tundel documented some of the many young people who showed their animals at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair.
Minnesota State Fair officials say there was a huge attendance spike on Sunday after cooler weather finally swept in.
Police in St. Paul say a man is dead and a 19-year-old man is in custody after an early morning confrontation led to a shooting.
As of this year, Illinois became one of several states where prostitution is no longer a felony. It's also one of a growing number where a minor cannot be charged with prostitution, even as a misdemeanor.
Make the best of your extra day off.
Call them `60s relics or hippy home accessories, lava lamps have been casting their dim but groovy light on interiors for half a century, having hit British shelves 50 years ago on Tuesday.
U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad edged closer to Florida on Monday in her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage.
Preservationists and church officials are arguing over the fate of St. Peter's Church, which was built before the Great Depression.
Historical photos of labor movements and strikes from 1917 to 1985.
MNsure doesn't go live until Oct. 1 but officials want to start answering Minnesotans' questions about the online health insurance marketplace now.

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