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May 22, 2019
Bernard "Jack" Young, Baltimore's 51st mayor.
Baltimore still recovering from ransomware attack
14 hours 4 min ago
Walz signs plan to make drug companies pay for fallout of opioid epidemic into law
14 hours 27 min ago
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Gov. Tim Walz signs elder care protection package into law
15 hours 12 min ago
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. John Autey / John Autey Photography
Here's what you need to know before Minn. lawmakers return for a special session
15 hours 31 min ago
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and Gov. Tim Walz walk through the Capitol press room Monday, May 20, 2019. They talked to reporters on the final day of the regular legislative session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Details emerge from shadowy state budget negotiations; still no special session slated
15 hours 37 min ago
Voting now open for Duluth flag finalists
15 hours 50 min ago
Dante Tini of Virginia a radioman on the USS Oklahoma perished during the attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec.7, 1941. Tini's remains have been identified and are going to be returned to his family this spring. He is pictured with his harmonica and service medals. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
Dante Tini’s remains return home 77 years after he perished at Pearl Harbor
18 hours 58 min ago
May 21, 2019
Hundreds of protesters rallied at the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to oppose restrictions on abortions, like those recently considered and signed into law in Alabama and other states. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Hundreds rally at Minnesota Capitol to oppose abortion ban proposals
May 21, 2019 - 5:24pm
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Lawmakers leave St. Paul in state of legislative limbo, special session imminent
May 21, 2019 - 1:37am
May 20, 2019
Sen. Chris Eaton, left, and Rep. Dave Baker, right, spoke about losing their children to opioid addiction and a bill they passed Monday, May 20, that would increase resources for treatment and education.
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
May 20, 2019 - 10:41pm
A sold-out crowd at Bayfront Festival Park gathers to see Trampled by Turtles performs in Duluth in July 2018. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth's big-event traffic is meeting subject
May 20, 2019 - 9:40pm
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Duluth delegation makes final push for sales tax, medical district funding
May 20, 2019 - 8:14pm
Downtown St. Paul, foreground, and downtown Minneapolis are seen in an aerial photo on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
St. Paul, Minneapolis lead population growth across Twin Cities
May 20, 2019 - 7:09pm
Compromise bill in Minnesota Legislature addresses opioids
May 20, 2019 - 6:48pm
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Minnesota elder care reform awaits governor's signature
May 20, 2019 - 5:56pm