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  • Postal inspectors crack down on synthetic drugs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. postal inspectors are cracking down on synthetic drug shipments in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Both states recently passed laws that ban certain chemicals found in synthetic marijuana and stimulants. …

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    07 May 12
  • Power line ignites cars, gas line

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A fallen power line ignited an intense fire on the street of a Minneapolis neighborhood. CenterPoint Energy says lightning struck a high voltage power line early Sunday which fell onto some cars …

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    07 May 12
  • Trooper fires shots after his squad is rammed

    VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Minnesota State Patrol trooper fired several shots at a driver who repeatedly rammed his squad car. The suspect is in the St. Louis County Jail and is facing …

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    07 May 12
  • US hikers who were held in Iran marry in Calif.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California. San Francisco attorney and family friend Ben …

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    07 May 12
  • Edina HS teacher is Minn. Teacher of Year

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – An Edina English teacher is the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Jackie Roehl teaches 10th-grade English at Edina High School. She is the 48th winner of the award and …

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    07 May 12
  • Wife of former Viking faces prison for hit-and-run

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amy Senser led a comfortable life as the wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser, the mother of four daughters and resident of an upscale Minneapolis suburb. Now she faces a four-year …

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    04 May 12
  • Civil settlement reached in Senser hit-and-run

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amy Senser has settled a civil lawsuit brought by family members of a man who died in a hit-and-run accident involving Senser. The settlement was announced Friday by attorneys for the family …

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    04 May 12
  • Missing turkey hunter found dead in Dunn Co.

    MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) – A Twin Cities man who disappeared while hunting in Dunn County has been found dead. Sheriff’s officials say Clifford William Frederick was found Friday morning under a tree treetop that apparently …

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    04 May 12