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Voters talked about "electability." What does it really mean? Democratic candidates have varying approaches, from courting Obama to Trump voters to mobilizing as many voters as possible.

Public News Service - MN: Criminal Justice

PHOTO: Some 85-billion dollars in automatic spending cuts across the country will begin to take effect tomorrow if there is no deal in Washington D.C. to avoid sequestration. Photo credit: Tax Credits

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Without a last minute miracle out of Washington, D.C., $85 billion in automatic spending cuts across the country will begin to take effect tomorrow as mandated under sequestration. The reductions will be rolled out over the next seven months. The impact will hit hard locally, said

PHOTO: President Obama will make a stop in Minneapolis this afternoon to talk to local leaders and law enforcement about ways to reduce gun violence.

MINNEAPOLIS - The issue of firearms safety takes center stage in Minnesota today as President Obama visits to discuss his ideas to reduce violence involving guns. The President is scheduled to meet this afternoon with local leaders and law enforcement officials in Minneapolis, the scene of the dea

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Responding to cases of child abuse and neglect costs the nation more than $80 billion a year, according to the latest survey from Prevent Child Abuse America. That figure includes a number of "direct costs," according to Becky Dale, senior director of prevention initiatives for Pr

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Opponents of a proposal for a Twin Cities casino to help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium predict within a couple years, it'll be an economic drag on the state rather than a contributor. Brian Rusche, executive director of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, says

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A report being delivered to Minnesota lawmakers this week is expected to open their eyes to an issue often in the shadows - human trafficking. Brian Rusche, executive director of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC), says some estimates put the number of women and

ST. PAUL, Minn. - AARP Minnesota is supporting a push to toughen penalties for those who abuse vulnerable adults, such as the elderly and people with disabilities. A bill that would make intentional neglect a felony crime will be introduced during the 2012 Legislature. Its sponsor, Senator Warren

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Fraud fighters from around the state are gathering in St. Cloud this afternoon for a forum to share ideas and get training on the latest schemes and scams targeting seniors in Minnesota. AARP Minnesota State Director Amy McDonough says one of the most common types of fraud right

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Several pieces of proposed state legislation this session are aiming to give ex-offenders a true second chance at living successfully in the community. One, known as "ban the box," would require private-sector employers to remove questions about criminal history from their job app

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