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  • New Prague woman accused of using phone, causing fatal crash

    NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) – A 47-year-old woman is accused of using her cellphone while driving, causing her to kill a man getting his morning newspaper on the outskirts of New Prague. The Star Tribune┬áreports …

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    15 Mar 16
  • Dayton set to unveil his wish list for spending, tax relief

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his wish list for the year. The Democratic governor was expected to unveil his budget proposal for 2016 on Tuesday morning. He’s …

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    15 Mar 16
  • Rochester police search for home invaders

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Police in Rochester used a tracking dog and flashlights as they searched for two suspects who confronted residents of a home while wearing masks. Authorities say one of suspects fired …

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    15 Mar 16
  • Body found in pond is youth basketball coach

    SAVAGE, Minn. (AP) – Police say the body found in a holding pond in Savage is that of a Lakeville youth basketball coach. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the body as that of …

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    14 Mar 16
  • Democrats unveil 12-week paid family, medical leave proposal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A group of Democratic lawmakers is pushing to offer paid family and medical leave to all Minnesota workers. Sen. Katie Sieben and other legislators unveiled the Paid Family and Medical …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Woman critically wounded, man dead in Rochester shootings

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Rochester police say a woman is critically wounded and a man dead after a domestic dispute. Neighbors and a passer-by saw the woman collapse on the sidewalk Monday morning. Police Capt. …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Passenger on Metro Mobility bus struck by bullet in Shakopee

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Shakopee police say a bus passenger was wounded when a bullet penetrated the side of the bus and struck him. The Metro Mobility bus was struck Monday afternoon. The 45-year-old man …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Dayton letter lays out Twin Metals opposition

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is laying out his opposition to a proposed copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota. The governor released a letter to the head …

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    08 Mar 16