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Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
Burundi relying on U.S. police to find missing robotics teenagers: official
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Judge to inmates: Get sterilized and I'll shave off jail time
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Mammoth Athletes Village levels playing field for Gophers
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Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
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World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
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Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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July 12, 2017
Victims could net $1.2M in stalking suit against Duluth, county
DULUTH, Minn. — Six women who worked for local law enforcement likely stand to receive $1.2 million as part of a mediated settlement involving...
July 12, 2017 - 9:51pm
June 27, 2017
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
ST. CLOUD-- Several Minnesota media organizations have asked to be allowed to intervene in a court case involving the release of documents from...
June 27, 2017 - 9:14pm
May 1, 2017
Knowing what your phone knows: How apps use data
FARGO— As the internet becomes more integrated, our own personal digital footprint grows. Smartphones are used to secure homes, manage...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 12, 2016
Transgender bathroom bill generates emotional testimony, little else: Informational hearing pits ‘privacy’ against ‘discrimination’
ST. PAUL — A proposal to require transgender people to use the bathroom of their birth sex drew passionate testimony from both sides at the...
April 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
March 3, 2016
Standing with Apple: U.S. tech companies unite ahead of iPhone encryption ruling
WASHINGTON — Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., Microsoft Corp. and about a dozen other Internet companies will file a joint legal brief...
March 3, 2016 - 3:05pm
February 17, 2016
Security or privacy? Apple clashes with U.S. government over San Bernardino shooter's iPhone
WASHINGTON — A court order demanding that Apple Inc. help the U.S. government unlock the encrypted iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters...
February 17, 2016 - 2:49pm
January 20, 2016
Minnesota legislators seek to keep electronic data private
ST. PAUL — Students’ iPads and other technology devices may provide personal data that companies can use to target advertising at the youths....
January 20, 2016 - 9:54pm
October 14, 2015
Parts of body cam videos may be private, state suggests
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota official last month ruled that he has no authority to allow police body camera videos to be private, but this month his department released guidance showing some of it can, indeed, be kept from the public. A division of the state Administration Department...
October 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
February 19, 2015
Senators consider police body camera privacy issues
ST. PAUL — The national debate about how much police body camera video is public landed in the Minnesota spotlight Thursday. A bill a Senate committee considered would make most of the video private. “Given the sensitivity of some of the data that is going to be on the cameras...
February 19, 2015 - 9:11pm
February 16, 2015
More privacy in amendment
ST. PAUL — Legislators from both major parties want to amend the state Constitution to keep electronic communications private, much as already is required for paper documents. “In today’s world, every intimate detail of our lives exists in a digital format,” Sen. Branden...
February 16, 2015 - 9:49pm
July 31, 2014
New Minnesota laws take effect today
ERIN TRESTER firstname.lastname@example.org WORTHINGTON — A string of new laws passed during the 2014 legislation go into effect today. Wages Under new legislation, the state’s minimum hourly wage will increase to $8 from $6.15, moving up to $9.50 by 2016. Businesses with gross annual...
July 31, 2014 - 8:53pm
March 11, 2014
MN cell phone tracking regulated
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans might be surprised to learn that the government can track their movements. “They are literally shocked that the government can access the location of your cell phone without notice,” Rep. Joe Atkins, D-Inver Grove Heights, said Tuesday before a state...
March 11, 2014 - 8:55pm
February 25, 2014
Supreme Court ruling eases police search of suspect’s home
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to law enforcement agencies by making it easier for police to search a dwelling without a warrant. The court held on a 6-3 vote that police can search a home without a warrant, even if the suspect has objected,...
February 25, 2014 - 8:04pm
Worthington Ag Parts plans privacy fence in front of business
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Planning Commission members approved a conditional use permit during their Wednesday night meeting for Worthington...
August 25, 2011 - 7:54pm
March 18, 2010
Editorial: Feds get 'social'
Are you on Facebook yet? Or Twitter, or some another social networking site? Everyone's doing it -- even the federal government. An Associated Press report Tuesday detailed how U.S. law enforcement agents are now going undercover online, using false profiles to communicate with...
March 18, 2010 - 12:00am