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The Minnesota Department of Education on Friday, Nov. 18, said it ordered all school districts to create a plan to provide all students with the same meals regardless of lunch debt status.
In 2013, a proposed merger between Sanford and Fairview derailed after Minnesota officials expressed concerns.
With unofficial results showing the race within just one point, Keith Ellison has declared victory.
Keith Ellison is seeking his second consecutive term as Minnesota's top law enforcement officer while Republican challenger Jim Schultz seeks to break a five decade-long DFL reign in the attorney general’s office.
Here are the FCC endorsements for U.S. Congress and state races in Minnesota. These endorsements represent the opinion of Forum Communications Co. management.
This year, Minnesota Republicans appear to have their best shot at winning a statewide election for the first time in over a decade in the race for attorney general, but many of the contests, such as for control over the Senate and House of Representatives, remain up in the air. Core issues candidates have campaigned on in 2022 include crime, abortion rights and inflation.

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Polling so far has shown the contest between Schulz and Ellison to be one of the closest statewide races. With the candidates in a dead heat, the intensity of the campaign has increased in recent weeks, with each campaign leveling allegations of ethics and campaign rule violations. In a statement responding to the DFL complaint, Schultz campaign spokeswoman Christine Snell dismissed the claims as an attempt to take attention away from the issues in the race.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who is vying for a second term, said his GOP opponent Jim Schultz would use the office to restrict abortion access.
In the debate on Minnesota Public Radio moderated by Mike Mulcahy, incumbent Attorney General Keith Ellison, DFL, again repeated his pledge to protect abortion rights, touted his prosecution record and hammered on GOP challenger Jim Schultz’s lack of courtroom experience. But crime and the attorney general’s role in addressing it emerged as the dominant theme throughout much of the debate.

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