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  • Groups seek more funds to avert domestic violence

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women is seeking more money to prevent domestic violence.   Liz Richards, the coalition’s executive director, tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press the group is …

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    12 Mar 13
  • Panel endorses proposed raises for Minn. officials

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A decision about pay raises for top Minnesota officials, including state lawmakers, now rests with the Legislature.   The appointed Compensation Council voted Monday night for a package of proposed …

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    12 Mar 13
  • Campaign seeks to close achievement gap

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minneapolis Foundation is conducting a public awareness campaign in an effort to close the achievement gap in Minnesota schools.   The campaign is called RESET Education. It calls for real-time use …

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    12 Mar 13
  • IDs of 2 killed at after-hours club released

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say the victims of a shooting at an illegal after-hours club are identified as a Minneapolis man and a Pennsylvania man. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says 23-year-old Erick Felton …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Duluth couple to restore old fire hall as home

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth couple are turning their dream of living in a historic fire hall into a reality. Laura and Bob Goewey bought the 1930s Park Point fire hall in a July …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Dozens help search for body of St. Paul woman

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dozens of people are helping search for the body of a Minnesota woman who has been missing for more than two weeks. Kira Trevino was last seen February 21st as she was …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Highway 169 near Mankato reopened after flooding

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The southbound lanes of Highway 169 from St. Peter to Mankato reopened Sunday after they were closed because of flooding and mudslides. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says steady rain and …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Pay hikes suggested for Minn. government leaders

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s governor and legislators could be in line for their first pay hikes since the late 1990s. The way top state agency managers are paid could also be in line …

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    11 Mar 13