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  • Corrections officer pleads guilty to charges

    GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – A former corrections officer from Tower accused of having sex with a female inmate has pleaded guilty to some charges. The Itasca County prosecutor’s office says 56-year-old James Allen Bongaarts …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Police investigating deaths of 3 in apartment

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – St. Paul police have released the names of a couple and the wife’s brother found dead in an apartment. Investigators on Monday identified the victims as 31-year-old Chue Lor, his …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Gay marriage supporters hold vigil in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Dozens of supporters of same-sex unions gathered in front of the federal courthouse in Minneapolis as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to consider two landmark cases involving gay marriage. Organizer Jacob Reitan …

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    26 Mar 13
  • IRS investigates prison tax refund scheme

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service says it’s investigating a large-scale tax refund scheme run from a Minnesota prison.    A search warrant application says the case likely involves hundreds of fraudulent tax returns …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Diabetes rate in Minnesota doubles in 20 years

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Health officials say the diabetes rate has doubled in Minnesota in the past 20 years and that there are tens of thousands of people who have the disease, but don’t …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Dayton: I didn’t know source of e-pull-tab estimate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota’s Gambling Control Board should have disclosed from the beginning that gambling companies helped estimate the amount of tax revenue that would be raised by new …

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    26 Mar 13
  • AV’s Jones, DeLaSalle’s Travis share AP award

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Deaths of 3 people investigated in St. Paul

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Police are investigating the deaths of three people in a St. Paul apartment. Authorities say they are not looking for a suspect, but did not immediately classify the case as …

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    25 Mar 13