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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of viewers have logged onto a live camera trained on an eagle’s nest in the Twin Cities, waiting for three eggs to hatch.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is asking Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens to pay more than a billion dollars in new income taxes in order to boost state funding for schools and colleges by nearly $900 million. The Democratic governor released the updated budget proposal Thursday. As expected, Dayton dropped a proposed sales tax overhaul that generated strong opposition from business leaders.
GENEVA (AP) -- The search is all but over for a subatomic particle that is a crucial building block of the universe. By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) -- The search is all but over for a subatomic particle that is a crucial building block of the universe.
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis put his humility on display during his first day as pontiff Thursday, stopping by his hotel to pick up his luggage and pay the bill himself in a decidedly different style for the papacy usually ensconced inside the frescoed halls of the Vatican. By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of U.S. wholesale prices rose in February by the most in five months, pushed higher by more expensive gas and pharmaceuticals. But outside those increases, inflation was mild. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week, reducing the average number of weekly applications last month to a five-year low. The drop shows that fewer layoffs are strengthening the job market. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A record number of U.S. counties - more than 1 in 3 - are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere. By HOPE YEN Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working mothers increasingly want full-time jobs, and tough economic times might be a big reason, according to a national survey. By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working mothers increasingly want full-time jobs, and tough economic times might be a big reason, according to a national survey.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- While the nation's foreclosure woes persist, new data show they're easing amid a resurgent housing market, rising home prices and efforts by some states to buy homeowners more time to avoid losing their homes. By ALEX VEIGA AP Real Estate Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics is taking to the Big Apple to reveal its next big challenge to Apple Inc.: a successor to its top-selling Galaxy S III smartphone. By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer