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  • 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
  • Ex-Viking testifies about wife’s independence

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser testified Thursday that he wasn’t surprised when his wife failed to pick up their daughters and friends from a concert the night she’s accused of striking and …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Bicyclist struck and killed identified

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) – A prayer service was planned Thursday evening for a high school senior killed while riding his bike in Minnetonka. Seventeen-year-old Andrew Dudley was struck after leaving a parking lot Wednesday night. …

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    26 Apr 12
  • New law has school districts reworking lunch menu

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – Local school districts are revising their school lunch menus to comply with a new federal law that takes effect in July. Willmar district administrators don’t expect changes in their school lunch …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Little Falls man can’t be charged again

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Criminal sexual conduct charges won’t be refiled against a Little Falls man. The state Supreme Court says protections against double jeopardy prevent Stearns County prosecutors from recharging 33-year-old Michael Sahr. …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Con artists use sheriff, senator in scam

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) – The sheriff of Mower County is the latest public figure used by con artists who stole money from an elderly Austin woman. Authorities say someone claiming to Sheriff Terese Amazi told …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Panel grills Minn. commissioner over Medicaid

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A congressional panel had sharp questions for a top official in Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration about Minnesota’s Medicaid program. Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson testified Wednesday before the U.S. …

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    26 Apr 12