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  • Northland Lutherans oppose marriage amendment

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Northeastern Minnesota members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are on record in opposition to amending the state Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman. The …

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    30 Apr 12
  • Minn. air passenger: Water filtration pipes in bag

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials say a suspicious bag that prompted a brief evacuation of a Minneapolis airport terminal had two capped PVC pipes and several wires inside that the owner says were for water filtration. …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Son: Rash led to monkeypox scare on Chicago flight

    RED WING, Minn. (AP) – The son of a Minnesota woman says confusion about a rash she believes was caused by bed bugs prompted officials to keep passengers on her Chicago-bound flight for several hours …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Company announces Texas chicken feed recall

    DALLAS (AP) – A Minnesota company has announced a voluntary recall of some mislabeled chicken feed sold in Texas. The Feed Solutions recall involves one lot of DuMOR poultry layer 16 percent crumbles. The 50-pound …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Minn. State Fair opens new horse, livestock arena

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Fair is several months away, but it’s celebrating a new attraction already. The Fair is opening the new AgStar Arena, a 27,000-square-foot horse and livestock judging facility. …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Minn. House votes for new teacher layoff rules

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite opposition from Gov. Mark Dayton, the Minnesota House has voted to let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom and look beyond seniority in job-protection …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Daughter, friend: Amy Senser was lost crash night

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amy Senser’s 14-year-old daughter and her former best friend say Senser was lost the night of a fatal hit-and-run in Minneapolis. Hannah Senser took the stand Thursday at her mother’s criminal vehicular …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Driver cited for using mannequin in fast lane

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A woman who put a mannequin in the backseat of her car then used the fast lane on Interstate 35W is now facing two traffic citations. The Minnesota State Patrol says they …

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    27 Apr 12