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  • Final action near on Minn. stadium beer sales

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A University of Minnesota spokesman says school leaders support a legislative proposal that could bring beer sales to the on-campus football stadium. But public relations director Chuck Tombarge says it …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Report says STDs reach new high in 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new report from state health officials says the number of sexually transmitted diseases has climbed to a new record in Minnesota. The Department of Health says there were 19,547 …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Eagles count key for proposed wind farm

    RED WING, Minn. (AP) – The number of eagles inhabiting a proposed wind farm in Goodhue County may be crucial to the project’s future. Developer Goodhue Wind says a survey of the 12,000-acre site near …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Suspect arrested in park stabbing

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Police in Rochester have a suspect in custody after a man was stabbed repeatedly in a downtown park. Officers were called to Central Park about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Deputies, officers looking for distracted drivers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s deputies and police officers across Minnesota are making an extra effort Thursday to crack down on distracted drivers. The statewide campaign is part of distracted driving awareness day. Authorities …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Minn. FoodShare reports record March campaign

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota FoodShare says its 30th annual campaign was another record-setter. Minnesota FoodShare raised almost $8.5 million in monetary donations and more than 4.4 million pounds of food in March. Organizers say the …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Initial results of ash borer study encouraging

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota agriculture officials are encouraged by the initial results of a new way to find emerald ash borers. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture recently finished the first year of a …

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    19 Apr 12
  • ‘Jabby’ leaves rehab center, gets closer to home

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota high school hockey player is closer to getting back home after being paralyzed on the ice last December. Jack Jablonski was released Wednesday after nearly three months at Sister Kenny …

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    19 Apr 12