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  • Committee to vote on minimum wage bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A House committee is set to vote on a bill that would raise Minnesota’s minimum wage. The House Labor, Workforce and Regulated Industries Committee is expected to vote Thursday on …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Twin Cities security officers on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 2,000 security officers in the Twin Cities are staging a 1-day strike. The officers are members of the Service Employees International Union Local 26. They serve several major companies, including Target, …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Water permit violations not priority for DNR

    WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources records show hundreds of water permit holders are violating the law by using much more water than allowed. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that over the …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Arrest made in connection with missing woman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in the disappearance of a St. Paul woman. Kira Trevino failed to show up for work at the Mall of America Friday. Her abandoned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Basketball game to raise funds for Decker family

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer. Officer Tom Decker was gunned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Tips For A Fire Safe Christmas

    1. Selecting a Tree for the Holidays Needles on fresh trees should be green and hard to pull back from the branches, and the needles should not break if the tree has been freshly cut. …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Holiday Travel Tips

    During this time of the year, many of us are climbing in the car or hopping on a plane to visit family and friends. These trips, whether just a few hours or several days, can …

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    29 Nov 12
  • Better Business Bureau Tips To Avoid Holiday Scammers

     We all look forward to the holidays, and so do scammers. As people begin to make their holiday plans, unscrupulous scammers are dusting off their tried and true seasonal scams. The Better Business Bureau of …

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    29 Nov 12