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Black Minnesotans are subjects in the vast majority of the raids, at a level that is far disproportionate compared to state demographics.
Until Tuesday, Omar had easy victories in primaries, winning handily in 2018 and 2020 due to large turnout and huge margins of victory in Minneapolis, which makes up most of the district.
The estimated annual income needed to afford the median home in the United States rose a whopping $28,000 — from $79,600 to $107,600.
Planned Parenthood North Central States is expecting a 10 percent to 25 percent increase in abortion in Minnesota as a result of other states restricting abortion following Dobbs.
The majority of likely voters around the state oppose a ban on abortion, but the opposition is stronger in the Twin Cities (75 percent) and the metro (69 percent) than in Greater Minnesota (61 percent).
There are no precise numbers on how many guns there are in the United States — or in Minnesota, for that matter — though there are data that can offer some idea of the pace of gun sales in the U.S.
While Ettinger’s win was widespread, the GOP field showed some candidates with distinct home turf advantages.
In the second quarter of 2021, job vacancies topped 7 percent for all regions of the state. They were higher than 9 percent in Southeast and Northeast Minnesota.
COVID-19 cases are again on the rise in Minnesota. The state has reported more than 2,000 new cases per day in recent days, up from about 1,300 per day last week.
With the leak of a SCOTUS draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, where do we stand here in Minnesota when it comes to abortions?
While ideal canopy cover is around 45 percent, according to the Metropolitan Council, different parts of the Twin Cities fall far above or below that, with neighborhoods that are whiter and wealthier tending to have more trees.
Data from the Metropolitan Council show viral RNA in the Twin Cities, as measured in wastewater, is still low, but rising along with official case counts.
In Minnesota, where early colonists came from France and later came from other parts of Europe, roughly 90 percent of lakes in the researchers’ sample were Name Lake.
A selective look back at some of the stories that defined the past year.
That’s according to a recent survey conducted by the University of Minnesota’s Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Just in time for Thanksgiving.
Minnesota counties are required to cover arrangements for those who expire without enough assets to pay for the costs associated with death. And many of those counties are seeing those expenses rise substantially.
Vying for the best cat names in Minneapolis? Ted Meowsby, Jazzpurr and Winslowe Ladybird Neetenbeek.
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