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August 9, 2017
“If you don’t start by age 21 using tobacco, there’s a only a 5 percent chance you’ll ever start,” says Jason McCoy, a tobacco cessation worker with Partnership for Health. “Ninety percent of smokers start by age 18.” Pixabay image
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
August 9, 2017 - 11:39am
August 7, 2017
U.S. Rep, Collin Peterson of Minnesota talks to a Farmfest visitor before a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listening session Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
August 7, 2017 - 10:14am
July 31, 2017
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health care reform
July 31, 2017 - 11:03am
July 29, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar during a 2015 event at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota senators look ahead on health care
July 29, 2017 - 10:21am
Inspectors examine the Blantik Bridge in Duluth, one of several that were checked after the Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis bridge collapse. Minnesota Department of Transportation photo.
Collapse a decade ago led to improved bridge safety
July 29, 2017 - 10:20am
Inspectors examine the Blantik Bridge in Duluth, one of several that were checked after the Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis bridge collapse. Minnesota Department of Transportation photo.
Collapse a decade ago led to improved bridge safety
July 29, 2017 - 10:20am
July 26, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (right) and Sen. Martin Heinrich, speaks with the media on July 18, 2017, about the congressional health care debate. Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters
Minnesota lawmakers denounce GOP health bill, seek bipartisan answer
July 26, 2017 - 8:48am
July 20, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, that a judge made the right decision when he declared that Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of legislative funding was unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
July 20, 2017 - 10:43am
July 17, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
July 17, 2017 - 8:44am
July 16, 2017
A curious dog watches through the screen door at the rental unit at 327 Elizabeth Street, which opens onto an alley. Nathan Bowe / Forum News Service
Minn. city's renter situation is a new crackdown on an old policy
July 16, 2017 - 7:15pm
July 12, 2017
A jaw is examined in a Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension laboratory after it was exhumed last year from Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul. DNA was taken  from this and remains of four other unidentified people in an attempt to find their identities. Bureau of Criminal Apprehension photo
Family of missing people can provide DNA to link to remains
July 12, 2017 - 9:10am
July 6, 2017
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota tells a Minneapolis audience Wednesday, July 5, 2017, that Republican federal health care plans would hurt Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democrats lay out arguments against federal health care bills
July 6, 2017 - 11:21am
May 31, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question about budget negotiations at the Legislature on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton changes, signs tax-cut bill
May 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
Aides to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton line the wall listening as the governor announces on Tuesday, May 31, 2017, that he vetoed funding for the state Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 27, 2017
Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City tells Minnesota House colleages early Friday, May 26, 2017, that his public works funding bill is "pretty good."  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 27, 2017 - 8:51am
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