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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy Inc. says crews have restored power to more than 570,000 Minnesota customers. The Minneapolis-based utility has been working for days to restore power following severe thunderstorms that swept through Minnesota …

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    25 Jun 13
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    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – A Douglas County grand jury has indicted an Alexandria man in the stabbing death of a 28-year-old man. Kody Lee Klimek was indicted Wednesday on two counts of second-degree murder and …

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    21 Jun 13
  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 34-year-old St. Paul woman is accused of kidnapping a friend’s 2-month-old son and trying to pass the baby off as her own. Thalia Benson was charged in Hennepin County with kidnapping …

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    21 Jun 13
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    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – Police in Moorhead say they’re investigating a homicide. Officers were called to a Main Avenue address about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday where the body of a man was found. The Forum reports …

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    21 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for exporting guns to West Africa. Thirty-eight-year-old McHarding Galimah of Coon Rapids was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court. …

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    21 Jun 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A funeral Mass is being planned for Monday for best-selling Minnesota author Vince Flynn, creator of the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series. A family statement says it will be held …

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    20 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A member of a Native American gang has been sentenced to 43 years in federal prison for shooting and killing a fellow gang member. Shaun Martinez was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District …

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    20 Jun 13
  • Pilot killed in suburban St. Paul helicopter crash

    Authorities say the pilot of a helicopter that went down in a suburban neighborhood near St. Paul was killed in the crash. Maplewood Acting Police Chief Dave Kvam says the pilot was the only one …

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    20 Jun 13