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  • Blizzard warning for parts of Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A relentless winter delivers another powerful storm in Minnesota where forecasters are warning of blizzard conditions. Schools in southern Minnesota closed Thursday, including Rochester, Winona and Faribault as heavy snow and strong …

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    20 Feb 14
  • Minnesota offers specialty crop R&D grants

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is looking for innovative grant proposals for specialty crop research and development. The department says it expects to get the money from a federal block …

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    20 Feb 14
  • Biden back in Minneapolis

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden will be back in Minneapolis. Biden is in town for a private fundraiser Wednesday. He was also in Minneapolis Feb. 8 for Joan Mondale’s memorial service. Road …

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    19 Feb 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure. A new 30-second TV ad starts airing statewide Tuesday, with …

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    19 Feb 14
  • Minn. House Dems to live week on minimum wage

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As Minnesota’s legislative session draws near, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live …

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    19 Feb 14
  • Minn. archdiocese releases additional priest names

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota archdiocese has released the names of nine more priests it says were “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of a minor. The announcement Monday from the Archdiocese of St. …

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    18 Feb 14
  • Accident halts demolition at Metrodome

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Demolition has been halted at the Metrodome after a beam unexpectedly fell out of sequence and caused a tier to collapse. John Wood, senior vice president with Mortenson Construction, says nobody …

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    18 Feb 14
  • 4 escape sinking pickup truck

      ANOKA, Minn. (AP) – Four people escaped without injury from a pickup that sunk to the bottom of an Anoka County lake. Jim Flink says he was about 50 feet off the plowed track …

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    17 Feb 14