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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
  • protest zimmerman trial

    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
  • Shaffhousen

    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
  • Isabel-Diaz-Castillo

    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
  • Patrick Kiley

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minnesota radio host has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a $194 million Ponzi scheme that bilked more than 700 investors. Seventy-five-year-old Patrick Kiley …

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    16 Jul 13
  • stanley cub

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Stanley Cup has come to the Twin Cities. Eden Prairie, specifically, the southwest suburb where Nick Leddy is from. The 22-year-old defenseman helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the NHL …

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    12 Jul 13