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It’s not just opioids: ‘Diseases of despair’ claim a growing number of Minnesotan lives

While mortality rates for many causes of death in the United States have been in decline overall, mortality related to things like drugs, alcohol and suicide have been rising.

The five leading St. Paul mayoral candidates

The five leading St. Paul mayoral candidates just did a 'Shark Tank'-like pitch to voters. Here's what they said.

The candidates got five minutes each to make their best case for why they deserve to be the city's next mayor.

Rep. Collin Peterson and Gov. Mark Dayton

Why Mark Dayton is so cautious about pitching Amazon

In going after Amazon's HQ2, Dayton has displayed a level of reticence that is at odds with his long history of courting companies to Minnesota.