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Murray County tests ambulance telehealth support. Minneapolis considers rideshare policy

First responders in Murray County in southwest Minnesota can now have an extra set of eyes and ears with them during a crisis. And the Minneapolis City Council will consider a policy Thursday that would boost pay and benefits for rideshare drivers in the city. Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft have again threatened to stop operating in the city if the ordinance passes.

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