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  • 5 arrested following standoff in Rochester

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say five men are in custody after a standoff in Rochester. Police were called to a robbery at a hotel about 5 p.m. Monday. Five men believed to have been …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Girl pulled from Cedar Lake in Minneapolis dies

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A teenage girl has died after being pulled from Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office said Monday it has learned the 16-year-old girl has died. The girl, from Minneapolis, …

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    12 Jun 12
  • FEC sues ex-Sen. Craig over use of campaign cash

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig is being sued by federal election regulators who say he misused some $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after a 2007 Minnesota airport bathroom …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Minn.’s May tax collections put state $148M ahead

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state of Minnesota is $148 million ahead of its revenue projections for the year after last month’s tax collections beat expectations. Management and Budget Commissioner James Schowalter said Monday …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Warmer weather helps Minnesota fields dry out

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota’s farm fields to dry out a bit from a rainy May. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that topsoil moisture supplies …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Leaders hope new stadium will be boon to jobless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium is expected to bring construction jobs to parts of Minneapolis hit hardest by poverty and unemployment. Civic leaders who backed the stadium tell Minnesota Public Radio ¬†they’re …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Century Middle School

    Four students at Lakeville Middle School were charged today with gross misdemeanor privacy and defamation crimes for taking and distributing inappropriate photos of fellow students last month. Two boys, ages 13 and 14, were each …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Searchers looking for missing plane in NE Minn.

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Searchers are looking for a missing plane in northeastern Minnesota. The Civil Air Patrol says the twin-engine Piper with one person on board was reported to be on a flight from …

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    11 Jun 12