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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton is asking for a major federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit by flash flooding and severe storms in June.   Dayton sent a letter Wednesday to President …

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    18 Jul 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The heat and humidity can be hard on anyone who works or spends a great amount of time outdoors, but it can also be tough on milk-producing cows.    Dr. …

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    17 Jul 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy says it plans to make a significant investment in wind power.    The Minneapolis utility says it will use power from three large wind farms in Minnesota and North Dakota. …

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    17 Jul 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is speaking to hundreds of state legislators from the Midwest as they gather in St. Paul for a conference.    The Midwestern Legislative Conference wraps up its …

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    17 Jul 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Several hundred people gathered in downtown Minneapolis to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman’s exoneration in the fatal shooting of the unarmed teenager is stirring …

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    16 Jul 13
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    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) – The mother of three young girls killed by their father says she’s relieved he has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Jessica Schaffhausen tells KSTP-TV …

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    16 Jul 13
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    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – A new trial is under way in Washington County for a woman whose conviction in the death of her newborn was overturned. Nicole Beecroft was 17 when she gave birth at …

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    16 Jul 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis woman has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a friend’s baby in February, a disappearance that triggered an Amber Alert. The Hennepin County attorney’s office says 30-year-old Isabel Diaz-Castillo pleaded guilty last …

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    16 Jul 13