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  • Wersal to take case to US Supreme Court – again

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota lawyer who’s long fought against limits on judicial campaigning says he’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court decision that reinstates Minnesota’s restrictions. Greg Wersal says …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt this fall

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite the sharp decline in the state’s moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to allow a moose hunting season this fall. The DNR says it expects …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Police: Man brutally assaulted, killed over drugs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors say bloody footprints found at the scene of a brutal slaying in St. Paul link three people to the crime. The Ramsey County medical examiner says Andrew Braun’s death …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Woman facing charges in 2001 newborn death

    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) – A Missouri woman is facing a September trial in Minnesota on accusations she caused the death of her newborn daughter 11 years ago. Twenty-nine-year-old Amy Ann Romero is accused of leaving …

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    27 Mar 12
  • MPCA offers truckers loans to help fuel costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – With diesel fuel prices climbing to $4 per gallon, Minnesota is offering long-haul truckers low-interest loans to help them save money, stay cool this summer and reduce pollution on overnight …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Minn. police investigating possible infant death

    CRYSTAL, Minn. (AP) – Police are searching a home in Crystalafter getting a report of a possible suspicious death of an infant years ago. Crystal Police Chief John Banick says two people who live at …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Nearly 2 dozen rail cars derail in SW Minnesota

    BREWSTER, Minn. (AP) – Crews are cleaning up after 23 cars of a Union Pacific freight train derailed near Brewster in southwestern Minnesota. Union Pacific says the cars were part of a 118-car train traveling from St. Paul …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Jury convicts 2 in $50M bank fraud conspiracy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states. A federal jury found 43-year-old Julian Okeayaninneh, of Colton, Calif., and 35-year-old Olugbenga …

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    29 Feb 12