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Long Before Trump's Racist Attacks On The Squad, Hateful Rhetoric Lurked Online
By Jill Colvin and Amanda Seitz, AP
Racist, inflammatory and inaccurate content has circulated on far right blogs, news sites and social media accounts.
Ilhan Omar Welcomed Home
Rep. Ilhan Omar was welcomed back to Minnesota by giant crowds after a week of racist attacks by the president of the United States.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Gets Hero’s Welcome As Supporters Greet Her After Trump Attacks
“We have your back,” some of her supporters shouted in Minnesota as others chanted, "Welcome home!"
Why Thousands Of Amazon Workers Are Striking On Prime Day
Amazon workers in Minnesota and other places around the world walked off the job to protest what they've decried as odious and unsafe working conditions.
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More Than 100 Boaters Sickened After Fourth Of July Event At Minnesota Lake
The illnesses come as beaches across the state and country battle elevated levels of bacteria, including E. coli.
America's Longest Married Gay Couple Say They're Proof Love Can Conquer All
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Minnesota's Jack Baker and Mike McConnell obtained a marriage license in 1971, but their road to wedded bliss wasn't an easy one.
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John McCain Recited Names Of Dictators During Trump Inaugural, Senator Says
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said McCain offered the list while they sat together as Trump was sworn into office.
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Trump Administration Renews Controversial Wilderness Mine Leases For Ivanka's Landlord
Environmentalists fear the risky operation by a subsidiary of the Chilean mining company Antofagasta will destroy public lands in Minnesota.
MyPillow Lays Off 150 Workers After Praising Trump's Tax Cuts, 'Booming Economy'
The brand's CEO, Mike Lindell, penned an op-ed last year where he claimed "Trump is winning" for Minnesotans. Now, he's laying off employees for a new business venture.
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Amazon Faces Another Claim It Discriminated Against Workers
Three Muslim employees have filed a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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Environmentalists Fight Mining Plan By Ivanka Trump's Billionaire Landlord
Richard Painter, former chief ethics lawyer for George W. Bush, said the arrangement "looks bad."
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Ilhan Omar Won't Be Quiet
The Minnesota congresswoman knows there are people who want her to stop talking. “The joke is on them. Because that is never going to happen," she says.
Minnesota Governor Signs Bill To Make Marital Rape Illegal
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed a law repealing protections for rapists who are married to their victims.
Man Who Threw Child Off Mall Balcony Was Upset Women Rejected Him: Police
Emmanuel Aranda, 24, reportedly told police he was looking for someone to kill at Minnesota's Mall of America.
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'Bomb Cyclone' Snow, Wind Impacts Midwest, Great Lakes
Hundreds of schools canceled classes in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota, where the governor closed state offices in much of the state for a second day.
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Furor Surrounding Ilhan Omar Remarks Intensifies National Debate Over Israel
By David Crary, AP
Activists have been criticizing Israeli policies towards Palestinians long before the Minnesota congresswoman.
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Minnesota House Votes To Repeal Marital Rape Exception Law
State Rep. Zack Stephenson has spearheaded a bill to eliminate a shield for spousal rapists.
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It's On! Rival Minnesota Pols Set Twin Cities Snowball Fight For Sunday.
"We're all sick of all this snow," said the St. Paul mayor of his challenge to Minneapolis leaders.
Amy Klobuchar Announces 2020 Presidential Run
The Minnesota senator is one of several women in the crowded Democratic field, already considered the most diverse in history.
Minnesota Man Keeps Freezing His Pants Off, Thanks To The Polar Vortex
When the temperature drops to minus 20 degrees, "freeze 'em if you've got 'em."
Former Catholic Charities Workers, Friends Accused Of Stealing Money Meant For Homeless
Prosecutors say the suspects hatched a scheme to steal money meant to help homeless Minnesotans find housing.
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Muslim Congresswoman-Elect Ilhan Omar Began Victory Speech With Islamic Blessing
Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, wished peace to her supporters during a victory party celebrating her historic win.
Dave Hutchinson Poised To Become First Openly Gay Sheriff In Midwest
The 39-year-old progressive appears to have narrowly defeated pro-Trump Sheriff Rich Stanek in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
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GOP Rep. Jason Lewis Loses To Queer Minnesota Businesswoman Angie Craig
Many of Lewis' incendiary comments about black Americans and women from his days as a radio host resurfaced over the summer.
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Keith Ellison Elected Minnesota Attorney General
The congressman, who was accused of domestic abuse earlier this year, won a contentious race against Republican Doug Wardlow.
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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Win, Become First Muslim Women Elected To Congress
The progressive Democrats won their races for House seats in Michigan and Minnesota.
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