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REPLAY: Hearing On “Financial Assurance” Question For PolyMet Mining Proposal

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REPLAY: A Minnesota House committee heard testimony Tuesday from environmental activists, mining advocates and other stakeholders on the controversial copper-nickel mining proposal for northern Minnesota that is being advanced by PolyMet Mining Corporation. Continue Reading →

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MN One Million Hoodies Rally for Trayvon Martin

Thousands of Minnesotans will take part in a peaceful demonstration from 6-8 p.m. tonight on the Northrup Mall at the University of Minnesota to mourn the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and speak out against racial profiling and gun violence in Florida and other states including Minnesota. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Majority Claims to Find Voter Impersonation Fraud

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Minnesota Majority’s Dan McGrath claims that his organization is eligible for a $1,000 bounty offered by the Minnesota American Civil Liberties Union who can find someone who has been charged or convicted with impersonating a Minnesota voter after January 1, 2002 Continue Reading →

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Sen. Franken Calls Progressives the New Conservatives

At his Netroots Nation 2011 keynote speech in Minneapolis this morning, Senator Al Franken painted the Republicans as the party of radical change for their attempt to dismantle the social safety net. Progressives, Franken added, are the new conservatives because they are trying to preserve what they won in hard-fought battles. Continue Reading →

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Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead Headlines “Drinking Liberally”

Lizz Winstead headlines a special edition of the Twin Cities event Drinking Liberally tonight at the 331 Club in northeast Minneapolis. This is a precursor to the Netroots Nation Conference, which starts tomorrow at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Continue Reading →

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