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  • NFL suspends Peterson for at least rest of season

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season. The league said Tuesday it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back he will not be considered …

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    18 Nov 14
  • AP source says Peterson hearing will be Monday

    NEW YORK (AP) – A person with knowledge of the hearing tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL on Monday about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings. The person spoke …

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    14 Nov 14
  • Goodbye, snow days Students study from home

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – She’s no Grinch about it, but Lynn Grewing is the principal who stole snow days at St. Cloud Cathedral. While public schools in Minnesota shut down due to wintry …

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    12 Nov 14
  • Wintry weather arrives ahead of schedule

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Winter weather has arrived with a bang and ahead of schedule with more than a foot of snow on the ground in some parts of Minnesota. Rush City in Chisago County is …

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    11 Nov 14
  • Snow could reduce corn harvest in Upper Midwest

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The season’s first snow could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields. The National Weather Service said Monday it expected at least …

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    11 Nov 14
  • GOP challengers do well in Minnesota House races

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Republican challengers are doing well in some swing-district races that could help decide control of the Minnesota House. In two of several pivotal races, Democratic incumbents Ron Erhardt and Paul Rosenthal …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Franken says eager to start 2nd term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Senator Al Franken says he’s excited to get going on his second term in Washington. Franken easily beat Republican Mike McFadden in Tuesday’s election, a big contrast to the recount that …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton wins second term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Democrat Mark Dayton has won a second term as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who …

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    05 Nov 14