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  • University suspends donor talks amid Sanford deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – At a public hearing on a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based company control over Fairview Health Services, the University of Minnesota announced it would suspend talks with donors …

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    08 Apr 13
  • City officials help brew up craft beer growth

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Have a beer, help the economy? That seems to be the idea in some cities that have rushed to embrace craft brewers. The craft brewing scene is bubbling over in …

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    08 Apr 13
  • 2 Duluth prison camp escapees arrested

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Marshals Service says it’s found the two men who walked away from the Duluth prison camp last week. Authorities say Gerald Greenfield and Michael Krzyzaniak were arrested at a …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Ex-KSTP-TV reporter acknowledges joke was mistake

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A fired reporter for a Twin Cities TV station acknowledges his attempt at a joke was irresponsible. Mark Saxenmeyer wanted to do story about a gay Minneapolis couple who attended …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Sexual abuse charges against teacher dropped

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – Attorneys say charges have been dropped against a former Faribault prep school teacher accused of sexually abusing a student in 1980. Rice County prosecutors say too much time has passed since …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Leaders of Minn. black churches gather at Capitol

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A group of Minnesota’s black faith leaders and members of their congregations held a state Capitol rally on the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. About …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Minn. Dems vow nursing home bump despite strains

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota House Democrats are hoping to ease uncertainty created by a call to cut $150 million from state health and social service budgets by vowing increased payments to nursing homes …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Improving gun background checks could be costly

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Lawmakers’ plans to improve Minnesota’s existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost. The Senate Judiciary Committee is trying to determine how much it will cost …

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    05 Apr 13