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  • 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
  • Well-known NDSU ag economist killed in farm mishap

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Officials at North Dakota State University are mourning the death of a department head and respected agricultural economist. Fifty-six-year-old Cole Gustafson died in an accident on his parents’ farm near Center …

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    30 Apr 12
  • Dayton: Vikings stadium bill needs more time

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton says a plan for a new Vikings stadium is “still breathing” but says key end-of-session negotiations need more time. Republicans had wanted to finish the legislative …

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    30 Apr 12
  • Students mourn deaths of Hibbing High classmates

    TOIVOLA, Minn. (AP) – It could be a tough day for students at Hibbing High School Monday. A weekend car crash killed two friends just weeks before graduation. Lindsey Gonzalez and Kelsey Perkins, both 17, …

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    30 Apr 12
  • 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