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  • ambulance

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A teenage driver was killed as an April snowstorm made a slippery mess of Twin Cities roads. The Minnesota State Patrol says 16-year-old Jonathon Pohlen of Houlton, Wisconsin was killed Thursday afternoon …

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    19 Apr 13
  • gavel

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – A judge has terminated the parental rights of a Minnesota couple accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted son. The boy was malnourished and weighed less than 35 pounds when brought …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Cop

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minneapolis police officer is in jail on charges he used the Internet to try to solicit young girls in Hennepin County. Thirty-two-year-old Bradley James Schnickel is charged with four felony …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Vote

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The long-running turmoil over how the Minnesota Republican Party paid for a recount in the 2010 governor’s race may finally be over. Administrative law judges this week dismissed complaints against …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Wolf

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wolf hunting opponents have put off an effort for now to get Minnesota lawmakers to stop wolf trapping. Representative Jason Isaacson on Thursday shelved his amendment to a natural resources …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Minn. House backs water fee hikes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has voted to tack extra charges on water flowing everywhere from the kitchen faucet to the farm-field irrigators They are part of a wide-ranging finance plan for …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Minn. House foils move on home-cooked food sales

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – People who can pickles or bake brownies to sell at Minnesota roadside stands or farmers’ markets will still need a license if they want to peddle more than $5,000 of …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Minn. case not first of body sent out with laundry

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota hospital’s mistaken handling of a stillborn baby is rare, but not unprecedented. The latest case happened at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where officials on Wednesday apologized after …

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    18 Apr 13