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  • Bobby Vee reveals he has Alzheimer’s disease

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Former 1960s teen pop idol Bobby Vee says he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The 69-year-old, born Robert Velline in Fargo, N.D., says on his website that he was diagnosed …

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    01 May 12
  • Duluth officer honored posthumously

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The name of a Duluth police officer who died in the line of duty will finally be inscribed on a plaque at City Hall. It’s been 104 years since Lt. Arthur …

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    01 May 12
  • Long legal battle over fatal BNSF crash ends

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The families for four young people killed in a 2003 car-train crash in Anoka say they’ve settled their case against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for $29 million. The settlement is one …

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    01 May 12
  • Minn. GOP says it reached deal with landlord

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Republican Party says it has a deal with its landlord to make up for missed rent and avoid being evicted from its headquarters. Party chairman Pat Shortridge says …

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    01 May 12
  • Horse race gambling deal clears Minn. House

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota legislators have sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill permitting more poker tables and higher betting limits at horse racing tracks and giving tribal casinos access to racing simulcasts. The …

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    01 May 12
  • Senser: Unaware of striking motorist on exit ramp

    By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The wife of a former Minnesota Viking accused in a fatal hit-and-run says she didn’t realize she had run over a man the night of the accident …

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    30 Apr 12
  • Man fatally shot by police in Twin Cities suburb

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police in a Twin Cities suburb say a domestic assault suspect was fatally shot after he fired at an officer. A woman called Apple Valley police Sunday shortly before 6 …

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    30 Apr 12
  • Billing company denies pressuring ER patients

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – An Illinois medical debt collection company accused of pressuring Minnesota hospital patients with heavy-handed tactics is responding to allegations detailed in a state attorney general’s report. Accretive Health Inc. said …

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    30 Apr 12