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  • Woman pleads guilty in death of Augsburg student

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A St. Paul woman says she was celebrating her pregnancy by mixing wine with a painkiller when she sped through downtown Minneapolis and struck and killed a college student. Teisha Randle has …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Minn. airport worker charged with stealing guns

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minneapolis airport employee is accused of stealing weapons and hundreds of other items from passengers’ checked luggage. Authorities say 23-year-old David Vang of St. Paul is facing several charges, including …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Caribou Coffee to close 80 stores nationwide

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Caribou Coffee lovers may need to look a bit further for their caffeine fix. The Minneapolis company said Monday that it is closing 80 under performing stores and converting another 88 stores …

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    09 Apr 13
  • DFLer eyes pro sports gear tax for Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A leading House Democrat has introduced a bill to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports memorabilia to help cover the state’s share of the …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Higher education budgets target tuition costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Legislature is focusing nearly $3 billion in higher education funding on keeping college costs as low as possible. The House and Senate budget bills unveiled Monday would send more …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Minnesota farmers getting off to slow start

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers are getting off to a slow start because of the persistent winter. It its first weekly crops and weather report of the …

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    09 Apr 13
  • U of Minn. general counsel Rotenberg leaving

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Longtime University of Minnesota general counsel Mark Rotenberg has resigned to become vice president and general counsel of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The University of Minnesota announced Rotenberg’s resignation Monday. He …

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    09 Apr 13
  • 3 dead, 5 hurt in I-94 crash in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed and five injured in a crash on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis. Lieutenant Eric Roeske says the three-vehicle crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. …

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    08 Apr 13