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Measles outbreak at 32, with Somali-Minnesota children hit hard
Four vie to lead Minn. GOP
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
Teen girls wanted after man’s stabbing in northern Minnesota
One of Minnesota 8, Willmar man awaits possible deportation as his son is born
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Speedy Vikings draft pick comes with baggage.
Softball: NOlivia strikes again for NLS
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
Baseball: Bangen gem leads Willmar to win
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Karen J. Edwards-Ulanowski
Marcie I. Garner Stone
Marion LaVerne Haug
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
February 5, 2016
Letter: Insurance reform is a disaster
As of Feb. 1, I have been in the health insurance business for 43 years. Thanks to Obamacare and MNsure this is not exactly a celebration. In 1973 I could insure a family of four with a no-deductible health plan for about $30-$35/month. It doesn’t work that way anymore. I believe...
February 5, 2016 - 2:00am
October 11, 2015
MNsure’s low market share — not its rates — is an outlier
MINNEAPOLIS — On Oct. 1, state officials announced higher rates for people buying insurance through Minnesota’s MNsure exchange next year — and later defended MNsure from criticism by Republican lawmakers, who said the rate increases highlighted MNsure’s failures. But though...
October 11, 2015 - 11:37pm
June 25, 2015
Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.
June 25, 2015 - 9:55am
March 5, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as a likely swing vote in a ruling. The nine justices heard 85...
March 5, 2015 - 7:00am
February 4, 2015
House votes to repeal and eventually replace Obamacare
The U.S. House of Representatives added another notch to its lengthy record of Obamacare repeal votes on Tuesday by approving a measure that...
February 4, 2015 - 5:00am
November 14, 2014
MNsure says website ready for today’s start of open enrollment
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The head of MNsure said he’s “cautiously optimistic” things will go well today when open enrollment for the second year of the troubled health exchange kicks off.
November 14, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 23, 2014
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
ST. PAUL — Long before Minnesotans go to the polls in November, they should have a good idea of what health insurance premiums will look like for next year.
July 23, 2014 - 12:17am
June 30, 2014
Reactions very different to high court’s ruling on birth control
Abortion opponents praised Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women.
June 30, 2014 - 10:27pm
April 16, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 16, 2014 - 6:00am
April 15, 2014
Commentary: Sebelius is a scapegoat for Obama
Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: “1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical. A goat let loose in the wilderness on Yom Kippur after the high priest symbolically laid the sins of the people on its head....
April 15, 2014 - 2:00am
April 10, 2014
Commentary: Let there be light on our health care spending
Foes of Obamacare often frame such health reforms as “redistribution” schemes. They take money from hardworking Americans and give it to the presumably undeserving. My conservative friends are right that a lot of health reform is about redistribution. What they get wrong are...
April 10, 2014 - 4:00am
April 1, 2014
Hectic day as Minnesotans race the clock for health coverage
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans swamped the state’s health care marketplace call centers, strained its website and flocked to help centers to beat the midnight Monday deadline for open enrollment.
April 1, 2014 - 5:00am
March 31, 2014
Answers about today’s deadline to sign up for health insurance
Sign up for health insurance today? Or pay a tax penalty next year?
March 31, 2014 - 8:00am
March 22, 2014
Cartoon by Steve Benson
March 22, 2014 - 12:30am
March 12, 2014
Republicans in the House taking aim at Obamacare to fund Medicare
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on Wednesday said that they are pushing a plan to delay for five years the penalties for failing to buy health insurance under Obamacare, and to use the savings to spare doctors from a steep cut in Medicare payments. Delaying until 2019 the financial...
March 12, 2014 - 11:37pm