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  • train cross

    ISANTI, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a 19-year-old Minnesota woman didn’t hear the freight train that struck and critically injured her because she was hearing headphones. The Isanti County sheriff’s office was called to the …

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    03 May 13
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The DFL state representative who pushed expanded background checks for Minnesota gun buyers says he’s disappointed with his fellow Democrat, House Speaker Paul Thissen, for shelving the bill this year. …

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    03 May 13
  • timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in. The Timberwolves announced on Thursday that owner Glen Taylor has decided not to …

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    03 May 13
  • Residents appeal Minn. board sand mine decision

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Some residents are appealing the Winona County Board’s decision not to require a detailed environmental review of a proposed frack sand mine. In their appeal, the 12 residents contend the board …

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    03 May 13
  • Minn. Orchestra music director threatens to quit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The music director of the Minnesota Orchestra is threatening to quit until a musician lockout is resolved soon. Osmo Vanska says he will resign as music director if the orchestra loses a …

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    03 May 13
  • rally

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of supporters of changes to federal and state immigration laws marched to Minnesota’s Capitol on Wednesday as fellow activists held similar rallies around the country. The May Day rally …

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    02 May 13
  • school lockdown

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Burnsville High School was put on lockdown after a fight that resulted in suspensions for six students. The school district says no students were hurt and no weapons were involved in …

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    02 May 13
  • ice out

    SPRING PARK, Minn. (AP) – It took until May 1, but the Hennepin County sheriff’s office has finally declared the 2013 “Ice Out” for Lake Minnetonka. The sheriff’s office officially determined the Ice Out at …

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    02 May 13