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The pandemic scattered college students from their campuses last year, leaving academic ghost towns across Minnesota. For local and federal officials trying to make sure every resident was counted in the 2020 census, the timing could not have been worse.
The man accused of fatally shooting four people whose bodies were found in an SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield told his father that he "snapped," according to newly filed charges. The charges also revealed they were shot in the area of W. 7th St. in St. Paul.
The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.
A manufacturing company that has been in Minneapolis since 1987 has decided to leave the city. The company’s owner said he can’t trust public officials who allowed his plant to burn during the recent riots: “They don’t care about my business.”
Dozens of owners whose Twin Cities properties were severely damaged in the May riots have been stunned to discover that the money they would collect from their insurance company for demolition won’t come close to the actual costs of doing the job.