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Minnesota lawmakers condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine

Plus: Justice Dept. sues UnitedHealth Group to block planned acquisition; Sen. John Marty wants Line 3 drilling fluid data from Enbridge; House considers bills banning PFAS in cosmetics, ski wax; and more.

An image of Ukrainian State Border Guard Service site damaged by shelling in Kyiv region, Ukraine.
An image of Ukrainian State Border Guard Service site damaged by shelling in Kyiv region, Ukraine.
Press service of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service/Handout via REUTERS

Minnesota lawmakers Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Reps. Betty McCollum, Dean Phillips, Angie Craig, Tom Emmer, Pete Stauber and Michele Fischbach condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing to block the acquisition of Change Healthcare by UnitedHealth Group, claiming the purchase would hurt competition.

Minnesota DFL Sen. John Marty is requesting data from Enbridge on the amount of drilling fluid used by contractors building the Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota at sites where the fluid accidentally spilled.

The Minnesota House was considering three bills that would ban the use of PFAS chemicals in ski wax, cosmetics and cookware.

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Twin Cities resident Tad Garding, who donated a kidney altruistically in 2010, has also made a liver donation.

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