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Apr 9, 2015

Supreme Court rejects newspaper argument in FOI fight

In a ten-page decision from Associate Justice David Lillehaug, the court rejected the Star Tribune’s assertion that the MJUA is a state agency and, therefore, subject to the open records rules under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.

Apr 1, 2015

Minneapolis seeks owner’s rep for Downtown East Commons

The selected consultant will “represent the city’s interests during the design and construction phases” of the nearly $20 million Downtown East Commons park.

Feb 8, 2011

Report: Ludeman edited sex offender report

Cal Ludeman, a former Gov. Tim Pawlenty appointee and current Secretary of the Senate, heavily edited a report to the Legislature on the state's sex-offender program, according to a report published Tuesday in the Star Tribune.

Nov 24, 2010

Hackbarth: police stop was a “misunderstanding”

State Rep. Tom Hackbarth was stopped by police earlier this month in the Planned Parenthood parking lot in Highland Park after he was spotted with gun near his waistband, according to a story in the Star Tribune.

Oct 25, 2010

Star Tribune gov poll: Dayton holds lead in governor’s race

The latest poll in the Minnesota governor's race shows DFL nominee and former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton holding on to a lead in the three-way contest.

Oct 18, 2010

Horner picks up flurry of newspaper endorsements

Independence Party candidate Tom Horner picked up the backing of several major news outlets in Minnesota on Sunday, with only a few weeks left before the general election.

Sep 27, 2010

Star Tribune Poll: Dayton leads Emmer

Mark Dayton, the former U.S. senator and Minnesota DFL gubernatorial nominee, is leading GOP candidate Tom Emmer in the governor's race, according to a new Star Tribune poll.

Sep 3, 2010

Pawlenty v. ‘Obamacare’: It’s not about the money

On September 1, Minnesota officially missed the deadline to seek $1 million in federal dollars to help plan for the creation of a "health insurance exchange." Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to forego the federal dollars seemed curious for several reasons.

Jul 26, 2010 pollster ratings: Who’s got the mojo, who does not

Nate Silver, the baseball/sabermetrics guru who brought a new level of sophistication to the analysis of political numbers when he launched in March 2008, posted a revised set of numbers on the most accurate political pollsters in the land last month -- and there are a few points of local interest.

Mar 17, 2010

St. Thomas’ ThreeSixty program instills a passion for the basics in students

It’s a great idea that’s going down in flames. Ty Heimerl, 15, a junior at New Prague High School, wanted to write a story for the University of St. Thomas’ ThreeSixty Journalism website about kids who text while driving.

Jan 18, 2010

Strib cartoonist pens harsh Kelliher caricature

Star Tribune cartoonist Steve Sack painted Speaker of the House -- and DFL gubernatorial hopeful -- Margaret Anderson Kelliher in a not particularly flattering light in a cartoon published on the newspaper's Sunday opinion page.

Jan 7, 2010

Star Tribune surveying gov candidates on substance use and mental health

Following Mark Dayton's holiday disclosures, the Star Tribune has sent a survey to all Minnesota gubernatorial candidates asking them whether they have ever had substance abuse or mental health problems.

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