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    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of workers and customers were forced to evacuate an office tower in a Twin Cities suburb after an explosion and fire in the basement. Fire officials tell KARE-TV …

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    19 Jul 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend. The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state had a 5.2 percent jobless rate in June. That’s a …

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    19 Jul 13
  • Heat wave 3

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – After several days of scorching heat, relief is in sight for Minnesotans. A heat advisory is in effect for central and southern Minnesota through Thursday evening. By mid-afternoon, temperatures had reached 93 …

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    19 Jul 13
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    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A pilot and his passenger are OK after their light plane crashed in southern Minnesota.   The Blue Earth County sheriff’s office contacted the pilot after hearing that the plane had …

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    18 Jul 13
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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
  • wind farm

    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