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  • Mpls. schools talk student suspension disparities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson says she doesn’t know why black students are being suspended at a much higher rate than their white peers, but she says it is a disturbing …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Storm victims in southern Minn. get tax extension

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Revenue says southern Minnesota residents who were affected by spring storms will have an extra few days to file their state income taxes. Revenue Commissioner Myron …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Crash closes part of I-94 as pigs graze nearby

    BARNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in northwestern Minnesota were busy rounding up pigs along Interstate 94 after a semitrailer crash closed part of the highway. The crash on Sunday happened near Barnesville and involved three …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Nobles County residents may have to wait for power

    WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) – Residents in Nobles County may be without power through Friday, after a spring snow and ice storm knocked down power lines in the area. Nobles Cooperative Electric says Sunday that crews …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Bill passed to name highway for slain officer

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Legislature has passed a bill to rename 11 miles of State Highway 23 after slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker. The Senate and House passed the bill …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Minn. man pleads guilty to stealing U prosthetics

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty to stealing prosthetics and other medical supplies from the hospital where he worked and selling them online. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 52-year-old Peter Stasica …

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    12 Apr 13
  • 2 more flu-related deaths confirmed in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials confirm two more flu-related deaths this season. The deaths were confirmed last week. That pushes Minnesota’s flu death toll since last October to 188. The Minnesota Department …

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    12 Apr 13
  • New Mayo plan drops tax capture piece

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A complicated tax capture plan sought by the Mayo Clinic to assist in a 20-year growth plan is being dropped in favor of state aid payments directly tied to the …

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    12 Apr 13