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  • Soybeans in generally good condition statewide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Soybeans across the state are in generally good condition, according to the first soybean condition ratings of the year. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Police use Taser on teen in Apple Valley riot

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police in Apple Valley say they had to subdue a 15-year-old boy with a Taser, as they tried to control a fight involving dozens of people. The incident happened Friday …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Car hits restaurant patio in St. Paul, injures 2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Two women are injured after a woman plowed her car backward into an outdoor patio of a St. Paul restaurant. St. Paul police Cmdr. Todd Axtell says the 74-year-old driver …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Operations resume at Terminal 2 after evacuation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Passengers are being allowed back into Terminal Two at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a suspicious package prompted an evacuation. Airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski says officials with the Transportation Security Administration …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Minn. Democrats in bind over medical device tax

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Democrats in Minnesota’s congressional delegation are in a bind over a bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen to eliminate a tax on medical devices like those made by Medtronic …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Research documents charter schools’ growth

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment nearly quadrupled in the past decade. The analysis by the Center for School Change found enrollment at traditional schools fell 5 percent …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Percentage of teachers taking leave on rise

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – In recent years, more and more teachers in Minnesota have taken medical leave. While there are many factors for this, some educators in the St. Paul district tell the Pioneer …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Rain in May creates washed out Minnesota trails

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning hikers and mountain bikers that heavy rain during the month of May has washed out some trails. Boaters are also being warned that the …

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    04 Jun 12