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  • Minnesota law agencies to crack down on distracted drivers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota law agencies have a message for motorists – put down that phone and drive. More than 300 agencies will soon launch a statewide campaign to crack down on distracted …

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    07 Apr 16
  • Teens attack Metro Transit bus driver; 1 juvenile detained

    EDINA, Minn. (AP) – A Metro Transit bus driver is recovering at home after several teenagers assaulted him at a stop in suburban Minneapolis last week. The attack happened over noontime Thursday at the Southdale …

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    06 Apr 16
  • Minnesota's body camera debate may drag out past 2016

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A massive divide over how to regulate the use of body cameras could hang up legislation as the state’s largest police department deploys the technology this year in Minneapolis. Dozens …

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    31 Mar 16
  • Minneapolis protest outside police precinct

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Demonstrators protesting the decision not to charge two Minneapolis police officers in the killing of unarmed black man have made their way to a police precinct. About 200 people stood outside the …

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    31 Mar 16
  • Activists to rally after decision in Clark case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Latest on an expected decision on whether charges will be filed in the death of Jamar Clark, a 24-year-old black man who died after he was shot Nov. 15 by Minneapolis …

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    30 Mar 16
  • Lawmakers say first step in upgrading IDs moving forward

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that sets in motion necessary upgrades to Minnesota driver’s licenses. The measure was approved in a 125-to-2 vote Tuesday night. Republican Representative …

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    30 Mar 16
  • Missing Elko New Market teen found

      According to an Elko New market press release: On Saturday at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Elko New Market Police Department received a call of a missing juvenile female from an address in Elko New …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Cedar Lake Park gets funding from Met Council

    The first phase of a Scott County park project in near New Prague received a boost in funding from a Metropolitan Council grant March 15. The Scott County Board unanimously approved an agreement with the …

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    22 Mar 16