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Karmi Mattson, the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank's manager of public programs, says she and her colleagues are at the state fair to teach Minnesotans about what the Fed does. Mark Zdechlik/MPR News hide caption

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Volunteer Don Olson walks past a mound of artificial snow created by a snow gun on Tuesday at the Vasaloppet Nordic Ski Center in Mora, Minn. Christine T. Nguyen /MPR News hide caption

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In Northern Minnesota, 'Snow Farmers' Make Sure A Ski-Racing Tradition Endures

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New research at Voyageurs National Park is challenging the conventional wisdom on wolves: Their diets are a lot more varied than previously thought. Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf Project hide caption

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The Secret Fishing Habits Of Northwoods' Wolves

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, is facing allegations of domestic abuse, which he denies. The DNC says it is reviewing the claims. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $10 billion Foxconn factory complex in June. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Joseph and Maria Caruso vote inside the Early Vote Center in downtown Minneapolis on Oct. 5, 2016. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that prohibited voters from wearing politically themed items inside polling places. Stephen Maturen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Delivers TKO Win On Political Apparel Ban

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After pitcher Ty Koehn struck out Jack Kocon, sealing the team's place in the state champion, Koehn ran over to hug his good friend. John Hakes/Bring Me The News/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Campaign staff member Aisha Chughtai (left) speaks with Erin Murphy (center), a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, at the campaign's St. Paul headquarters as colleague Charles Cox looks on. Chughtai and Cox are members of a newly formed campaign workers union. Brian Bakst/MPR News hide caption

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Rainbow trout on a grill. Yia Vang says that food played a central role in his home — his mother grew vegetables and his father cooked meat over a fire pit in the backyard. Courtesy of Mary Jo Horrman hide caption

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