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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new study finds that chemicals from household products, prescriptions and illegal drugs are common in Minnesota lakes. MPCA scientists chose 50 lakes at random and tested the water for …

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    14 May 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Senate has voted to legalize gay marriage, putting the state on the brink of becoming the 12th to allow same-sex couples to marry. Monday’s vote sends the bill …

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    14 May 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will have a fixed roof and moveable front windows on their new stadium. Designer Bryan Trubey of Dallas-based HKS Architects presented images of the $975 million project to a …

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    14 May 13
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    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The Dalai Lama has made a stop at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester for a checkup. The Post-Bulletin reports the 77-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader was spotted Sunday speaking with people …

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    14 May 13
  • mnpls police

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – One of the officers shot during a struggle with a suspect has been released from the hospital. In an email, Minneapolis police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said Officer Michael Meath was released Sunday …

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    13 May 13
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    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – The name of a Cold Spring-Richmond police officer killed last fall will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Thirty-one-year-old Tom Decker was gunned down Nov. 29 while …

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    13 May 13
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    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – A Bloomington man walking his two dogs was injured after falling into a sinkhole. According to the Bloomington Police Department, the ground between a manhole cover and the sidewalk gave in …

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    13 May 13
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    LAKE MILLE LACS, Minn. (AP) – Strong winds have pushed huge ice sheets ashore at a northern Minnesota lake and right up to people’s doorsteps. WCCO-TV reports that the ice from Lake Mille Lacs reached …

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    13 May 13