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  • ADAMS, Minn. (AP) – A 16-year-old girl has died of injuries suffered when her car collided with a school bus in southern Minnesota. A passenger in the car was severely injured in the crash Wednesday …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Minn. PUC to consider fate of proposed wind farm

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Public Utilities Commission holds a hearing Thursday on a wind farm proposed for southeastern Minnesota that’s drawn bitter opposition because of the danger it could pose to eagles, other …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Minn. lawmakers learn if deficit deepens, shrinks

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Now the real Minnesota budget debate can commence. State lawmakers learn Thursday how much of a problem they’ll need to solve when crafting the next two-year budget. Finance officials release …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Minn. House committee considers earlier primary

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June. The hearing is Thursday in the House Elections Committee. The bill is …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Sen. Marty to introduce GMO food labeling bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Sen. John Marty plans to introduce a bill Thursday requiring the labeling of genetically engineered food and seed sold in Minnesota. The text of Roseville DFLer’s bill says it’s intended …

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    28 Feb 13
  • 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