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  • Senate passes budget for all-day kindergarten

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state Senate has passed its education budget to provide funding for all-day kindergarten. The $15.6 billion package spends the most of all budget bills in the Senate. It passed …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Minn. Senate approves health spending bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s Senate has approved a budget for state health and assistance programs that includes a surcharge on HMOs and pay increases for care workers that critics say aren’t big enough. …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Cop

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – Police have arrested a 19-year-old man and three juveniles after a cab driver was robbed in St. Cloud. The cab driver was robbed late Tuesday after he picked up two …

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    25 Apr 13
  • police line 2

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have confirmed skeletal remains found in a Burnsville park are those of a 61-year-old man missing for a year. The Hennepin County medical examiner identified the remains as those of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • police line

    BAGLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police says the deaths of a 41-year-old man and his mother in northern Minnesota appear to be a murder-suicide. Bagley Police Chief Larry Peterson identifies the victims as Jack Gerbracht of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • inmates

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – One of two convicted con artists who walked away from a minimum-security prison camp in Duluth now faces a federal escape indictment. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 64-year-old Michael Krzyzaniak of Minneapolis …

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    25 Apr 13
  • ST

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota man spent 10 years in prison for a crime someone else has since admitted to, but record of that crime will likely stay with him for the rest …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Minn. business exec drops Dem bid for Congress

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota founder of the popular CaringBridge Web site is abruptly ending a bid for Congress that she launched just weeks ago. Sona Mehring told supporters in an email Wednesday …

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    25 Apr 13