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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Senate is ready to vote on a bill to bump up the state’s minimum wage, although not as fast as House lawmaking counterparts want. The Senate plan due …

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    08 May 13
  • No charges filed in elderly neglect investigation

    CHISHOLM, Minn. (AP) – A St. Louis County prosecutor says no charges are warranted following an investigation into allegations of neglect at an assisted-living facility in Chisholm. The Minnesota Department of Health cited Hillcrest Terrace …

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    08 May 13
  • Bill requires 4 percent solar power by 2025

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota may join 16 other states that require their utility companies to generate more power from the sun. The state House has passed a bill that requires investor-owned utilities to …

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    08 May 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A man arrested in a western Minnesota raid that the FBI believes disrupted a terrorist attack will stay in custody after his first court appearance. Twenty-four-year-old Buford Rogers of Montevideo appeared in …

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    07 May 13
  • Wetsch, Mark Edward

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – An ex-convict dubbed the “Man in Black” bank robber has admitted stealing more than $110,000 in 31 bank robberies across Minnesota. Forty-nine-year-old Mark Wetsch pleaded guilty Monday to five bank …

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    07 May 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A state House committee has approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in what could be a pivotal week for the issue at Minnesota’s Capitol. The Ways and Means committee backed …

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    07 May 13
  • Minn. House cracks down on school bullying

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has passed a bill requiring all public school districts to create policies aimed at reducing bullying. The House passed the bill on Monday by a vote of …

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    07 May 13
  • Late season snowstorm delays Minn. planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers had another tough week trying to get into their fields to start planting. According to the weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture …

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    07 May 13