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2011-07-20 11:48:00

ROSEVILLE, Minn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota State Lottery today announced that players may again purchase lottery tickets in Minnesota starting on Thursday, July 21, following the special legislative session that put an end to the government shut down. After temporarily suspending operations on July 1, the Lottery is expected to restore its systems and begin selling and redeeming winning tickets at retailers throughout the state beginning at 6:00 am tomorrow. "We...

2008-08-05 15:00:36

By Ann Marie Ames, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Aug. 5--After a thorough hand washing, Roger Eychaner fired off the first of many questions in the convenience store inspection. "How do you heat the soup?" he asked store manager Bonnie McShane. She promptly responded that her workers heat it in the microwave to 165 degrees before placing it in the warmer. That was the correct answer. But Eychaner, a sanitarian with the Rock County Health Department, asked the same question in a...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

Executives of Sun Country Airlines and Union members today met with a group of Minnesota legislators and staffers to provide them an update on Sun Country's status and initiate discussions about financial relief due to record fuel prices in the form of fee abatements, loans or other non-cash support initiatives. Sun Country officials presented an economic impact study highlighting a $225 million annual savings the airline provided to Minnesota in 2007. "As the second largest carrier in the...

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