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  • Duluth official: Flooded streams, trails unsafe

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in Duluth are sending out crews to assess flood damage, and try to shore up unsafe infrastructure. Deputy Police Chief Robin Roeser says authorities are “urging people to stay away …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Richfield High School grad killed in Afghanistan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags flown at half-staff Wednesday for a Richfield High School graduate who was killed in Afghanistan. Army Spec. Kedith L. Jacobs was 21 years old …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Teen pleads guilty to fatal Mpls shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis teenager has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting another teen in a south Minneapolis alley. Malcolm Jackson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Trequan Sykes. Jackson, …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Fund set up for family of SWAT punch victim

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer. Mike Archambault says 43-year-old Brian Vander Lee is still …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Several animals at zoo killed by floods

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Lake Superior Zoo says it has lost several animals in the damaging flood waters. A zoo spokeswoman says a “beloved” donkey named Ashley died as well as sheep and goats …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Duluth mayor to declare state of emergency

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Duluth Mayor Don Ness says he plans to declare a state of emergency because of serious flooding in his northeastern Minnesota city. Ness tells The Associated Press he plans to issue …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Minn. marriage measure backers raise $1.4 million

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The group that’s pushing to ban gay marriage in Minnesota’s constitution has raised $1.4 million for its campaign. That’s considerably less than what’s been raised by its chief opponent. Minnesota for Marriage …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Conservative group posts $1M ad buy in Minn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is getting a big dose of advertising tied to the presidential race with a conservative group’s new spot criticizing President Barack Obama’s health care law. The 60-second ad to …

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    20 Jun 12