Bonding bill cheers and jeers; Bonding bill sidelines Duluth; Rochester parents won’t pursue challenge of ‘Tango’ book; Feds threaten to cancel casino deal; House, Senate leaders reach deal on shifting $430 million from state reserves to pay back schools; Pepper balls acquired to calm potential jail riots in Mille Lacs County; Sappi Workers in Cloquet to vote on strike; Duluth’s aging infrastructure catching up with city

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Giant mine project near Ely takes step forward; A closer look at the role of neighborhood watch programs in local communities; State works to cut haze in northern wilderness areas; Minn. timber harvest down 25-30 percent since 2006; Housing squeeze tight for Minnesota’s low-income families; Minority groups oppose new Minneapolis ward map; Moorhead taking action to boost housing starts; Brainerd Parks and Rec closes skate park due to vandalism

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