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  • Stolen wheelchair hockey trailer found in Minn.

    MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) – Police have found an equipment trailer for wheelchair hockey players that was stolen last week in Shakopee. Authorities say the trailer was recovered in Maple Grove, and the man suspected …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee discusses voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Senate committee is taking up a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo IDs. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed voter ID legislation last May, so Senate Republicans …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Kindergartener surprised by soldier dad at school

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The best performance during an elementary school talent show in Rochester came from a parent. Kindergartener Andrew Haworth was among students in the audience during Wednesday’s show at St. John the …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – The Washington County attorney’s office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. No criminal charges will be brought against Officers Grant Dattilo and Joseph …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Vote expected this week on Stearns Co. trail

    ALBANY, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County officials have talked for a decade about building a recreational trail along an abandoned railroad corridor. The county board could finally vote this week on giving the project a …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Group against marriage amendment raised $1.2 M

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A group against a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage has raised $1.2 million. The group Minnesotans United for All Families raised the money last year from more than 5,100 people. The …

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    30 Jan 12
  • 3 projects with Minn. ties get Sundance awards

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Three projects with Minnesota connections received awards at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. “The Surrogate” earned an audience award as best U.S. drama as well as a special jury prize for ensemble …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Police: Pest control worker interrupts assault

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A pest control worker is credited with interrupting a violent domestic assault in St. Paul and summoning police. A criminal complaint says the worker knocked on a door Tuesday afternoon …

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    27 Jan 12