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Mankato lobbying efforts aim to get people "talking about us."
Mankato has been lagging when it comes to influence in St.Paul
News review and comment: guns, Keystone pipeline, filibuster
Obama's visit to Minneapolis puts unusual focus on gun proposals; FP edit board to favor approval of Keystone pipeline: Asking politicians to talk more could be dangerous.
Incredible story of criminals acquiring guns
Star Tribune story shows convicted murderer, committed as mentally ill and dangerous secured an arsenal of weapons legally
Once it's on the Internet, it's tough to remove
Regrets are tough when it comes to news on the Internet
How safe do we feel? Concealed carry permits may give a clue
A review of concealed carry permits by county in Minnesota offers some insights into how many people think they need to be ready for a gun battle.
Fiscal cliff thoughts: a new governing coalition? Let's hope so
One of the easiest and most difficult issues got solved in the most difficult political environment
School shootings and what to do about gun violence
Will the lessons of Newtown help us to prevent a repeat? Guns restrictions, mental health and arming teachers are on the agenda
Good case that farm bill would add to deficit
Ron Nixon writing in The New York Times, argues, with a tax group, that proposed farm bill would add to, not cut, deficit. Officials says CBO numbers best
The Fed moves to enhance your economic well-being
This unelected Federal Reserve is taking a historic new direction that affects everyone's economy. Fed says interest rates will be low for a while. Time to check out refinancing or maybe a new boat.
How will Supreme Court rule on gay marriage challenges?
News: Supreme Court decides to hear challenges to two laws banning gay marriage
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