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    A Shakopee landscaping company has been ordered to pay $500,000 for violating the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act. Hawkins Tree and Landscaping must pay $478,000 in back wages and damages to 57 current and former …

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    07 May 12
  • Aquatic Hitchhikers

    A Carver County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that would hold the DNR more accountable for preventing spread of zebra mussels between west metro lakes. A group of property owners and lake associations with Lotus …

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    07 May 12
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    A good Samaritan who broke up a fight in Shakopee last month may never see out of his left eye again, and police are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible. Shakopee police …

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    07 May 12
  • Game day at Minn. Capitol for Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Hard hats and footballs are mingling at the state Capitol as construction workers and Minnesota Vikings fans chant “Build it!” ahead of a critical vote on a proposed $1 billion …

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    07 May 12
  • 2 killed in house fire caused by lightning

    BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) – Investigators believe a lightning strike ignited a house fire in Blue Earth that killed two people. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Department says 39-year-old Rudy Carmona and 47-year-old Fidel Bello died …

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    07 May 12
  • Postal inspectors crack down on synthetic drugs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. postal inspectors are cracking down on synthetic drug shipments in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Both states recently passed laws that ban certain chemicals found in synthetic marijuana and stimulants. …

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    07 May 12
  • Power line ignites cars, gas line

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A fallen power line ignited an intense fire on the street of a Minneapolis neighborhood. CenterPoint Energy says lightning struck a high voltage power line early Sunday which fell onto some cars …

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    07 May 12
  • Trooper fires shots after his squad is rammed

    VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Minnesota State Patrol trooper fired several shots at a driver who repeatedly rammed his squad car. The suspect is in the St. Louis County Jail and is facing …

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    07 May 12