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  • Whooping cough cases on the rise in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials say the state is dealing with a rising number of whooping cough cases this year. The Department of Health says in the first five months of 2012, …

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    17 May 12
  • Tentative agreement for 8 Twin Cities hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers at eight Twin Cities hospitals have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. The union represents 3,500 nursing assistants, technicians and support staff. Its negotiators met with hospital representatives …

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    17 May 12
  • Medtronic says bone graft investigation is over

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that federal prosecutors have closed their investigation of the company’s InFuse bone graft. The world’s largest medical device company was being investigated by the U.S. …

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    17 May 12
  • Delta says frequent fliers saw different fares

    By JOSHUA FREED AP Airline Writers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines may have charged some frequent fliers higher fares than other customers for almost three weeks because of a computer glitch. Delta acknowledged on …

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    17 May 12
  • Canterbury Park

    Canterbury Park in Shakopee kicks off its 2012 live racing season Friday with a three-day weekend of thoroughbred racing and a Saturday simulcast of the Preakness Stakes. Friday’s post time is 7 p.m.; Saturday’s races …

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    17 May 12
  • Library

    The newest library in the Scott County system is holding a grand opening today at its new location. The ceremony at the Elko New Market Library runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and will feature …

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    17 May 12
  • handcuffs

    A witness to a bar fight in Faribault now faces charges after police found he was wanted on felony warrants in two other states. Zechariah Dirk Jans, 22, of Faribault, was identified as a witness …

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    16 May 12
  • Motorcyclist remains in critical condition following crash with SUV

    A motorcyclist remains in critical condition and an SUV driver could face charges after a head-on collision this week in Northfield. Around 4 p.m. Monday, James R. Rutherford, 38, of Faribault, was driving north on …

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    16 May 12