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  • Honey production drops in Minn. and Wis. in 2011

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Honeybees in Wisconsin and Minnesota have had an off-year. Wisconsin produced 3.6 million pounds of honey in 2011. That’s down 12 percent from the 4.1 million pounds it produced the previous …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Twins to unveil Kent Hrbek statue on April 14

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins will add Kent Hrbek to their collection of bronzed former players outside Target Field with a pregame ceremony next weekend. The Twins announced Wednesday they’ll unveil the Hrbek statue …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Was $12,000 a restaurant tip or drug money?

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A waitress in Minnesota is suing over $12,000 left at her restaurant table that she believes is a tip, but police say is drug money. The lawsuit filed in Clay County …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Minn. Legislature mulls mom-friendly fish opener

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – There’s a move brewing in the Legislature to make this year’s Minnesota fishing opener more mom-friendly. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Wednesday (http://bit.ly/HkB1Po) that the state House has approved …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Texan charged with manslaughter in Marine death

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A San Antonio man has been accused of manslaughter after a Marine friend who was visiting died from a shotgun blast. San Antonio police say the shooting happened Sunday night at …

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    04 Apr 12
  • CenterPoint gas customers due refund

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – CenterPoint Energy gas customers in Minnesota are due a refund. The state Public Utilities Commission has ordered the company to refund customers who paid more because the utility billed them …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Dayton signs bill limiting ‘clawback’ lawsuits

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations. Dayton signed the bill …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Teen indicted in killing of Mpls 13-year-old

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A grand jury has indicted a Minneapolis teenager on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy last summer. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says 17-year-old Donquarius Davon Copeland …

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    04 Apr 12