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Minnesota Today from MPR News brings you the most important stories from around the state, on your schedule. Get updated on the latest news from in just five minutes, every weekday morning and evening.

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Minnesota Today from MPR News brings you the most important stories from around the state, on your schedule. Get updated on the latest news from in just five minutes, every weekday morning and evening.

    Support for Governor Tim Walz remains solid, vaccines, not so much

    Support for Governor Tim Walz remains solid, vaccines, not so much

    Support for Governor Tim Walz remains solid. But a new Minnesota Poll finds not so much support for vaccines particularly among Republicans. This is an evening update from MPR News, hosted by Tim Nelson. Music by Gary Meister.

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    Trump to campaign in Duluth this week

    Trump to campaign in Duluth this week

    President Donald Trump is coming back to Minnesota this week for another campaign event.

    This time he's scheduled a "Make America Great Again Event" at the Duluth International Airport starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

    A new MPR News/Star Tribune/KARE-11 Minnesota Poll of 800 registered voters shows former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 48-42 percent with 8 percent undecided. 

    This is an MPR News morning update for Monday, September 28, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.

    Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

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    Minnesotans' verbal abuse, intimidation halts COVID-19 door-knocking survey

    Minnesotans' verbal abuse, intimidation halts COVID-19 door-knocking survey

    Minnesota Department of Health leaders said the agency’s workers along with those from the CDC were subjected to verbal abuse and intimidation multiple times in southeastern and south-central Minnesota. This is your MPR News afternoon update for Sept. 25, 2020. Hosted by Nina Moini. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

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    Candidate’s death prompts special election in 2nd Congressional District

    Candidate’s death prompts special election in 2nd Congressional District

    Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate Adam Weeks died unexpectedly on Monday, according to his obituary. Weeks was challenging Democratic incumbent Angie Craig and Republican nominee Tyler Kistner in the 2nd Congressional District race. State election officials say the seat will now be filled in a February special election.

    This is a morning news update for Friday, September 25, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.

    Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

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    After a summer of unease, Minnesotans go for their guns

    After a summer of unease, Minnesotans go for their guns

    After a summer of unease, Minnesotans go for their guns and permit applications soar. But gun safety and mental health advocates worry. This is an evening news update from MPR news, hosted by Tim Nelson. Music by Gary Meister.

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    Pence due in Minnesota to show solidarity with police

    Pence due in Minnesota to show solidarity with police

    There’s no letup in the presidential campaign attention being paid to Minnesota.

    Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to make a quick stop Thursday for an event focused on showing support for police officers. The “Cops for Trump” listening session at a Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport hotel. President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, is due to join Pence on the stop.

    It’s less than a week after Trump campaigned in Bemidji while his Democratic challenger Joe Biden appeared in and around Duluth.

    This is an MPR News morning update for Thursday, September 24, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.

    Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

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