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  • 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
  • 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