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Effort to ban online lottery sales moves forward in Minnesota House

A Minnesota House committee on Thursday approved a ban on online lottery sales, the latest step in the effort to roll back the lottery's Internet initiatives.Lawmakers have been dubious about the legality and availability of state-sponsored Internet ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 33 mins ago]
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Franken condemns proposed FCC ‘net neutrality’ rules

WASHINGTON – Al Franken is not pleased with a new proposal to regulate internet traffic put forward by the chair of the Federal Communications Commission. Franken calls it “deeply troubling” and “misguided.”The DFL Senator is one of Congress’s loudest ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 1 hour ago]
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Outfitters seek reset of Mille Lacs walleye rules; suit says DNR mismanaged fishery

Several Mille Lacs Lake outfitters are hoping court action will force the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to start over on walleye fishing regulations for the lake.The lawsuit announced Thursday argues that in managing the fishery, the DNR hasn't ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

State House passes stricter rules for payday loans

The Minnesota House has passed a set of new regulations for companies that provide short-term loans at significantly higher interest rates than banks.The transactions are known as “payday loans.”The bill, which lawmakers passed by a vote of 73-58, requires ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 1 hour ago]
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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Mayor tells Minneapolis to drop the modesty

Minneapolis has a problem, Mayor Betsy Hodges says: The city and its citizens are too modest."We could discover cures for 17 kinds of cancer, and we would say nothing. And if someone else noticed, we would say, 'Yeah, well thanks. Anybody could have done ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Marathoner can’t run, so he hugs instead

One last video from this week’s Boston Marathon.He’s Ken E. Nwadike Jr. of Los Angeles, who says he failed to qualify for the marathon by 23 seconds. He’s a race event coordinator who raises money for charities. He says he started running while homeless ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 2 hours ago]
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What tech do you expect in 50 years?

Listen Why the jetpacks we thought we'd have didn't work out Guests Terry Monmaney: Deputy editor at Smithsonian Magazine Hiawatha Bray: Technology reporter for the Boston Globe, author of "You are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Former top official disputes archbishop's testimony

The Rev. Kevin McDonough   2007Posted: 10:39 a.m.In a deposition earlier this month , a longtime official for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis disputed Archbishop John Nienstedt's sworn testimony on the clergy abuse scandal.Nienstedt had testified ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Sex offender program ruling may offer guide for lawmakers seeking program's overhaul

Listen Story audioIn a rare move, the Minnesota Supreme Court has overturned the civil commitment of a man confined to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. The ruling does not mean the convicted rapist at the center of case, Cedrick Ince, will walk free ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Mpls. pedestrian hit by bus reported conscious

Police are investigating after a bus struck a pedestrian Tuesday night in downtown Minneapolis.Metro Transit says a southbound Route 10 bus on 2nd Avenue at Washington hit the pedestrian. The man was knocked down, but was reported to be conscious and ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

The Daily Digest (online gambling, frac sand, cell phone tracking)

Welcome to the Daily Digest. The Legislature is back after a week off, and they have a few more weeks to wrap up business for the year.Minnesota:Online gambling isn’t getting much support at the Capitol. ( MPR News )Both sides of the aisle see political ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Under oath, Nienstedt admits archdiocese hid info on abusive priests

Updated: 11:44 a.m. | Posted: 11:23 a.m.Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledged in sworn testimony that he took steps to hide information on abusive priests and never provided complete files to police, according to a transcript released today .• Transcript: ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 22 2014]

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...said David Gale, executive director of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, before the House Commerce Committee. "And if you expect to be relevant, if you expect to have a player base 10 years from now, then this is an option that you must be looking at."
"So when you have not just a large population of walleyes but you've got a large population of northerns and smallmouth bass and fluctuating populations of bait fish like perch or tullibee, it's just extraordinarily difficult to think about how you can manage that type of a living ecosystem, especially in the face of natural phenomena like climate change or like water quality improvement" Landwehr said
Minneapolis needs to do a better job of communicating its rules to immigrant business owners, who often are blindsided by them, Fareh said. "They get massive violations and citations and fines and just incredible challenges that become a huge (hurdle) for business successes."
Guests Terry Monmaney: Deputy editor at Smithsonian Magazine Hiawatha Bray: Technology reporter for the Boston Globe, author of "You are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves" Marina Gorbis: Executive director at the InstituteInstitute for the Future, author of "The Nature of the Future: Dispatches from the Socialstructed...

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