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March 5, 2009
Bill to keep sex offenders off social networking sites passes committees
March 5, 2009 - 7:59am
Hastings bridge is coming down
March 5, 2009 - 7:53am
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth tells a House committee about his bill to allow non-profit organizations to avoid paying property taxes. With him are Marcia Avner and Rinal Ray of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Non-profit groups benefit from bill
March 5, 2009 - 7:49am
Lawmakers oppose abortion, cloning
March 5, 2009 - 7:44am
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
March 5, 2009 - 7:42am
March 4, 2009
Al Franken attorney Kevin Hamilton helps witness Emily Patton, who said she is legally blind, during the U.S. Senate election trial Tuesday. Patton was among voters whose absentee ballots were rejected in the election.  Pool photo by Bruce Bisping, Star Tribune
Coleman hints at new election
March 4, 2009 - 8:06am
State Economist Tom Stinson says federal stimulus money will help Minnesota, but "will not jump-start the economy." Watching is Commissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Economy continues to falter
March 4, 2009 - 8:02am
Tom HansonCommissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget listens to a reporter's question Tuesday after he announced a budget deficit of about $4.6 billion.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Federal money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
March 4, 2009 - 7:57am
March 3, 2009
The mine near Virginia already had planned to cease production in April for maintenance work. On Monday, employees learned the plant plans to close through July.
Minorca joins wave of Range mining cutbacks
March 3, 2009 - 8:09am
Higher bus fares opposed
March 3, 2009 - 8:06am
Tattoo regulation bill advances
March 3, 2009 - 8:04am
Norm Coleman attorney Joe Friedberg rests his eyes as witness Pamela Howell, background, is questioned by an Al Franken attorney Monday in the U.S. Senate election trial.  Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press
Franken looks to protect his vote margin
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am
Alison Lutterman, Duluth deputy city attorney, told the Senate election trial judges Friday that city Clerk Jeff Cox should be reimbursed at a higher rate than was offered if he is going to testify in the case. Pool photo by Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune.
Senate trial judges deny Duluth request
March 3, 2009 - 7:56am
February 27, 2009
State delays fire sprinklers in new homes constructed after Jan. 1, 2011
February 27, 2009 - 9:48am
Emily Dewey speaks of her husband Chris, a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds while on duty.  Staff photo
Wife of deputy gunned down speaks publicly
February 27, 2009 - 8:36am