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  • MNsure says signups top 20K; elections don't change focus

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health insurance exchange says it has signed up more than 20,000 people for coverage in the first nine days of open enrollment, a milestone that took six weeks …

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    11 Nov 16
  • Protesters march against Trump in Minneapolis, block freeway

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Protesters demonstrating against President-elect Donald Trump have ended a blockade on a busy highway in Minneapolis. A swarm of protesters blocked Interstate 94 in both directions Thursday night after marching from a …

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    11 Nov 16
  • Charges Shakopee High student raped girl in locker room

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – A Shakopee High School student has been charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly luring a girl out of class and raping her in the boy’s locker room. Eighteen-year-old Angel Torres …

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    04 Nov 16
  • Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The governor of Bob Dylan’s home state says he’s pleased that Minnesota native Bob Dylan has won this year’s Nobel Prize for literature. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the award …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Authorities identify 2 people who died in police chase

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified two people who died in a police chase south of the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started in Apple Valley on Monday night and …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Mankato police investigate domestic death

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Mankato police are investigating the death of a man and critical injuries to a woman following a disturbance call to the couple’s home. First responders found a 46-year-old woman with head …

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    20 Sep 16
  • Crews begin treating Lake Minnewashta for zebra mussels

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Crews are treating a western Twin Cities lake with a copper-based pesticide to try to stop the spread of zebra mussels. Fourteen mussels were discovered in Lake Minnewashta last month. The …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Man who spent 11 years in prison for 1979 killing released

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – A man who had been behind bars for 11 years for a murder he says he didn’t commit has been released from an eastern Minnesota prison. The Star Tribune reports 57-year-old …

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    14 Sep 16