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  • Health officials urge flood victims to test wells

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health is urging private well owners affected by flooding in the northeastern region to have their water tested. Assistant health commissioner Aggie Leitheiser says people should …

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    27 Jun 12
  • 1 injured in Mpls. apartment fire

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An apartment fire in south Minneapolis has sent one person to the hospital with possible smoke inhalation. The fire was reported around 4:15 p.m. Monday and grew to three alarms. The building …

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    26 Jun 12
  • St. Paul priest investigated for abuse allegations

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has relieved a priest of his duties while police investigate allegations of abuse. St. Paul police arrested 47-year-old Curtis Wehmeyer, of Oakdale, after …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Minn. store clerk charged with lottery fraud

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Hopkins convenience store clerk is accused using validation codes from lottery scratch tickets to cash in winners before they were sold. Thirty-four-year-old Mourad Zahi of Hopkins is charged with state lottery …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Jamaican DJ pleads not guilty to fleeing Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A popular Jamaican deejay accused of fleeing the U.S. to avoid a drug trial a decade ago has pleaded not guilty to one count of failure to appear in court. Glendale Goshia …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Ex-aide meets privately with top Minn. senators

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The former aide threatening to sue the Minnesota Senate over his firing related to a high-level affair has met privately with top GOP senators. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem said …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Minn. Power: Floodwaters apparently have crested

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Power says floodwaters apparently have crested and water levels are starting to drop at its reservoirs in northeastern Minnesota. The reservoirs are along the St. Louis and Cloquet rivers. Minnesota …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Highway 14 won’t be widened for 5 or 6 years

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will take steps to improve the safety of Highway 14 between North Mankato and Nicollet. But, that won’t include widening the highway to four lanes …

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    26 Jun 12