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    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota man with manslaughter after his 5-month-old daughter died after being left for hours in a hot minivan last week. The Clay County Attorney’s office charged 24-year-old …

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    19 Jun 13
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    PRESTON, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota mother and her 18-year-old son are accused of stealing nearly $5,000 in frozen gopher feet and selling them for a bounty. Thirty-seven-year-old Tina Marie Garrison and Junior Lee Dillon, …

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    19 Jun 13
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    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) – A man who says he was sexually abused by an Irish priest in Minnesota in 1982 is suing the Diocese of New Ulm, taking advantage of a new law easing …

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    19 Jun 13
  • cooke fire

    COOK, Minn. (AP) – Investigators say a fire that destroyed two businesses and eight apartments in the St. Louis County community of Cook appears to be accidental. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office and the …

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    19 Jun 13
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    Thirty-nine-year-old Josh Cassada is originally from White Bear Lake. Cassada is a former naval aviator who currently serves as co-founder and chief technology officer for Quantum Opus. Four of the eight new astronauts are women, …

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    18 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A man accused of using a violent tattoo to menace a Minneapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats. Twenty-one-year-old Antonio Jenkins Junior was sentenced Monday to probation. As Hennepin …

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    18 Jun 13
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    RUSHFORD, Minn. (AP) – A southeastern Minnesota man has died after he was accidentally struck by shrapnel during a bachelor-bachelorette party west of Rushford. Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen says 47-year-old Jeffrey Taylor of Utica …

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    18 Jun 13
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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – A bus carrying a minor league team affiliated with the Minnesota Twins was involved in a wrong-way interstate crash in Florida that killed the driver of the other car. Florida Highway …

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    18 Jun 13