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  • New law allows Minn. prosecutors to carry guns

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty. Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday signed a bill allowing county attorneys and assistant county attorneys to carry firearms on duty …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Occupy protesters take rally to Mpls mayor

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Occupy Minneapolis protesters have taken their rally over weekend arrests straight to the mayor’s office. About 40 protesters marched Monday afternoon from Hennepin County Government Plaza about a half-block to Minneapolis City …

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    09 Apr 12
  • National Guard fights wildfire in northern Minn.

    NIMROD, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota National Guard has joined the fight against a wildfire that has burned more than 1,400 acres near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota. The Guard sent two Blackhawk helicopters and 12 …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Memo highlights Minn. GOP debt woes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The financial state of the Minnesota Republican Party has been so “precarious” this year that it went a couple months without paying rent on its St. Paul headquarters. That’s according …

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    09 Apr 12
  • 3 killed at Minn. day care; suspect sought

    By AMY FORLITI Associated Press BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – Police say three adults have been killed at an in-home day care in a Minneapolis suburb. Brooklyn Park police haven’t released many details about the …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Gov. Dayton urges voters to reject voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s ready to do whatever he can to urge voters to reject the proposed voter ID constitutional amendment that will appear on the ballot in …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Minnesota woman celebrating 106th birthday

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota woman is celebrating a big number. Esther Sharrow, of Sartell, is the guest of honor at the local senior center where family and friends will gather to help her …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Vikings stadium bill presses on in Minn. House

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings stadium plan is still in play. The House Rules Committee on Thursday granted the bill special clearance to keep moving through the committee process, a necessary step …

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    05 Apr 12