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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that legalizes gay marriage, making the state the 12th to do so. Cheering spectators filled the south lawn of the state Capitol …

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    15 May 13
  • dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an emergency order to help the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center fight wildfires around the state. Dayton’s office said Tuesday that 25 wildfires have broken out …

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    15 May 13
  • Omar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A man who authorities say played a key role in funneling young men from Minnesota to the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia is sentenced to 20 years in prison. Forty-seven-year-old Mahamud Said …

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    14 May 13
  • lake

    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
  • senate

    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
  • 20130513__vikings stadium sunset

    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
  • dalai_lama

    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