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  • No move to change Minn. licenses after RV crash

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Key Minnesota lawmakers say they have no plans to pursue changes in driver’s license restrictions after a fatal RV accident involving a Minnesota family. Five people were killed in the …

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    03 Apr 12
  • 2 still critical after Kan. RV crash that killed 5

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – At least two people remained in critical condition Tuesday after a recreational vehicle crashed in northeast Kansas, killing five family members from Minnesota. The accident on Sunday injured 13 people. …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Mini donuts, pickles among Target Field’s new fare

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Mini donuts, deep fried pickles and local craft beers are some of the new fare Twins fans will be able to enjoy at Target Field this season. The Minnesota Twins announced their …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Rochester Children’s Museum opens this week

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – With its brightly painted wall – and hopes for a bright future ahead – the Minnesota Children’s Museum in Rochester is opening this week. The Rochester Post-Bulletin reports Tuesday (http://bit.ly/HOunSQ) that …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Minn. recoups millions from HMOs over public care

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota stands to receive more than $35 million from four health plans that voluntarily agreed to cap profits from care provided to people in public programs. The federal government is …

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    03 Apr 12
  • SPCO to try new $5 a month ticket plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will try something new this fall to build its audience – monthly memberships that allow patrons to attend as many concerts as they wish. The …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Firefighter pleads guilty to drug charges

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis firefighter has pleaded guilty to drug charges in federal court. Thirty-four-year-old Brandon Granger admitted to selling and distributing cocaine for a two-year period beginning in October 2009. After a court …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Minn. Legislature OKs permit efficiency bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a measure aimed at speeding up the environmental permitting process for businesses. The bill passed Thursday with bipartisan support. It was approved …

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    29 Mar 12