A bill that would've allowed Minnesota's horse-racing tracks to install slot machines died yesterday following a 8-5 rejection by the Senate Government Innovation and Veterans Committee. The bill would've used the additional gambling revenues, which were estimated to be between $87 and $120 milli ... More >>
CTULMario Colloly Torres, one of the hunger strikersIt has now been five days since Cub Foods cleaning workers began their hunger strike to protest low pay and what they say are unsafe and degrading working conditions. "Over the last 10 years, our wages have been dropping," says Mario Collol ... More >>
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Earlier this week, a bill that would outlaw smoking in cars with passengers under the age of 18 came cleared a hurdle after Minnesota Senate panel gave it the green light. At least one lawmaker is wondering if the law's passage would lead to an increase in racial profiling.
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