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  • 2 more flu-related deaths confirmed in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials confirm two more flu-related deaths this season. The deaths were confirmed last week. That pushes Minnesota’s flu death toll since last October to 188. The Minnesota Department …

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    12 Apr 13
  • New Mayo plan drops tax capture piece

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A complicated tax capture plan sought by the Mayo Clinic to assist in a 20-year growth plan is being dropped in favor of state aid payments directly tied to the …

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    12 Apr 13
  • House Dems move to scaled-back transportation plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – House Democrats hoping for a big funding influx for transportation projects this year are moving to a scaled-back effort to raise money. The House Transportation Finance Committee is expected to …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Storm blamed for more than 700 accidents across MN

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The spring snowstorm is being blamed for more than 700 accidents across Minnesota. The State Patrol said it responded to 296 crashes plus 440 vehicles that either spun out or …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Dayton declares emergency after Minn. storm

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency after an April snowstorm struck southern Minnesota. Dayton signed an emergency executive order Thursday. The order exempts trucks and drivers transporting …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Minn. dad charged after wandering son, 2, found

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A father from Hastings has been charged after his 2-year-old son was found wandering on a busy street holding two bottles of hard lemonade. Forty-two-year-old Robert Rassett is charged with child …

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    10 Apr 13
  • American Eagle pilot charged in alcohol incident

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An American Eagle pilot has been charged with three gross misdemeanors after authorities say he failed a blood-alcohol test as he prepared to fly out of the Minneapolis airport in January. Forty-eight-year-old …

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    10 Apr 13
  • SPCO, locked-out musicians reach tentative deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and its musicians have reached a tentative deal that would end a 6-month lockout. Musicians and SPCO management announced the proposed contract agreement Tuesday night. …

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    10 Apr 13