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(PHOTO GALLERY) Scenes from Minnesota Vikings Training Camp 2011
Check back daily to see new photos from training camp by photographers John Cross and Pat Christman.
E-mail your legislator and Gov. Dayton by clicking below
You can e-mail your legislator and Gov. Mark Dayton with these handy links
Health Care Reform report from CBO
Click here to see the 374 page report on health care reform.
VIDEO: Red Hot Boom event raises money for fireworks, veterans memorial
Music and food in the former Embers parking lot raised money for the Mankato Area's July 4 fireworks and for the Veteran's Memoral Place.
VIDEO: Senior Games presents pickleball
Pickleball is one of the hottest sports among seniors, and at the 2011 Senior Games. The Free Press' Emily Valerio takes a look at how this sport with an unusual name is catching on.
Are Democrats or Republicans better for economy?
A fun and interesting analysis from The Atlantic. Click here
Top 10: Debunking pols exaggerated/inaccurate claims
Links to the best fact-checking around the U.S.
More guns, fewer murders? Not exactly. Here's a report from FactCheck as well as others.
FactCheck debunks Dem governor's denial about problems with gambling.
Key votes: So called "death panels"
Many Republicans and Democrats voted in favor of end-of-life planning described by some in the inaccurate term of "death panels."
Health care consumer links
Check out the cost and quality of procedures at various clinics around Minnesota
A more in-depth report on quality of procedures at your clinic and hospital. Some dozen clinic procedures and some 40 hospital procedures are measured
Video profiles of GMG business award winners
Go to the videos for LIV Aveda Salon & Spa, Abdo, Eick and Meyers, and Mankato Independent Originals
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