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  • Minn. Stars are winning, but future is cloudy

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s pro soccer team is winning on the field and surviving financially. So why aren’t the Stars and their fans happier? It has to do with the deal to build a …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Mystic Lake - Canterbury

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — The Canterbury Park horse race track has agreed to drop its long pursuit of slot machines in exchange for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community paying the track $75 million to fatten …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Dianne's

    LE CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A new dress code at a company in Le Center prompted some Somali workers to walk off the job because it conflicts with their religious beliefs. The new policy at …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Device to purify water led to terminal evacuation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The object that prompted an evacuation of Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport turned out to be a device used for water purification. Airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski says Monday that …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Crystal Sugar, union returning to bargaining table

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. are in the middle of a 200-mile trek to the negotiating table, but the company says it could be a long walk for …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Kayakers stranded on Mississippi island

    SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Two kayakers swept up in the fast-moving Mississippi River were rescued after they became stranded on an island. Stearns County sheriff’s officials say a bicyclist on a trail in the …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Length of unemployment benefits to decrease

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The maximum length of extended unemployment benefits for jobless workers in Minnesota is going to decrease from 60 weeks to 46 weeks later this month. Minnesota Public Radio News reports …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Filing deadline for seeking Minn. office arrives

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The window for candidates to get on Minnesota’s 2012 election ballot is closing fast. A flurry of filing came a day ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to formally register a candidacy …

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    05 Jun 12