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Sunday, October 20, 2013

For the second time in two weeks, Prince invited the public to a concert and party at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. (10/20/2013)
Burnett says it's a thrill to receive the award named for humorist and satirist Mark Twain. She says she's in good company with past honorees. They include Fey, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and Ellen DeGeneres. (10/20/2013)
Walker and Republican backers defended the cut, as modest as it may be, as the right thing to do given the state's growing budget surplus. (10/20/2013)
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said said the Department of Health and Human Services will fix the issues, but added that the "real test" of the new law won't come until January, when coverage begins.
The City of Madison's main concern is whether the business could lead to prostitution.
Republicans hope to ride computer glitches and other defects they see in the law into the 2014 congressional elections.
Signed on Oct. 31, 1963, weeks before Kennedy was assassinated, the the Community Mental Health Act aimed to build mental health centers accessible to all Americans so that those with mental illnesses could be treated while working and living at home. But only half of the proposed centers were ever built, and those were never fully funded.
Federal funding for the massive Lewis & Clark water project has been cut back sharply. Cities, water utilities and other project participants are scrambling to find construction funds elsewhere.
The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox will face each other in the World Series for the fifth time this month.
The kingdom refused a seat on the U.N. Security Council, calling it unable to resolve conflicts.
Last year, 395 people lost their lives in traffic crashes in Minnesota, and about a sixth of the deaths were the result of crashes involving commercial trucks.
Liberty Diversified International's chairman and CEO informed the city of Brainerd Tuesday the company was no longer interested in buying the plant, citing environmental concerns.
The project will replace a controversial pipeline from the Poplar River, a designated trout stream.
According to tribal history, the Ojibwe were the original inhabitants of the area and traveled throughout the Apostle Islands for the resources they needed to survive.
The first time Perry bloomed, in May 2007, more than 7,000 people came to see the rare plant. More than 5,000 people came to see the plant the last time it bloomed in July 2010.
The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System is supposed to deliver Missouri River water to southwest Minnesota. But construction ended when Congress failed to deliver promised funding.

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