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  • IRS investigates prison tax refund scheme

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service says it’s investigating a large-scale tax refund scheme run from a Minnesota prison.    A search warrant application says the case likely involves hundreds of fraudulent tax returns …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Diabetes rate in Minnesota doubles in 20 years

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Health officials say the diabetes rate has doubled in Minnesota in the past 20 years and that there are tens of thousands of people who have the disease, but don’t …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Dayton: I didn’t know source of e-pull-tab estimate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota’s Gambling Control Board should have disclosed from the beginning that gambling companies helped estimate the amount of tax revenue that would be raised by new …

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    26 Mar 13
  • AV’s Jones, DeLaSalle’s Travis share AP award

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Deaths of 3 people investigated in St. Paul

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Police are investigating the deaths of three people in a St. Paul apartment. Authorities say they are not looking for a suspect, but did not immediately classify the case as …

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    25 Mar 13
  • MN man dies in fire caused by unattended cooking

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a fatal fire in St. Paul was caused by unattended cooking. Firefighters responded to smoke coming from a duplex just after 12:45 a.m. Sunday. They put out the …

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    25 Mar 13
  • Suspect arrested in Minneapolis fatal hit-and-run

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police have made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run incident. A woman was struck shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday in north Minneapolis. She died later at North Memorial Medical Center in …

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    25 Mar 13
  • Police investigate Brooklyn Park shooting death

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – Police are investigating the shooting death of a man found inside a Brooklyn Park home. Officers were called to the home around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Police have given few details …

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    25 Mar 13