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  • State dismisses UMinn grad assistants’ claim

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state has rejected a claim by graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota who claimed the school interfered with their attempts to unionize. The grad assistants and the United …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Officials launch Minn. motorcycle safety campaign

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A spike in Minnesota motorcycle deaths is prompting safety officials to urge motorcycle riders and other drivers to share the road. The Department of Public Safety said Wednesday that 13 motorcycle riders …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Crop of former Minn. lawmakers try for comeback

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Twenty former lawmakers are trying to get back to the Minnesota Legislature. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that a pivotal election this November is prompting mainly former Democratic legislators to …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Lake creature’ pops up in Mpls park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Don’t be alarmed if you see a lake creature bobbing in Wirth Lake in Minneapolis this summer. It’s only a whimsical sculpture that looks like a dinosaur. Minne the Lake Creature is …

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    07 Jun 12
  • NRA

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — A Belle Plaine woman is suing the National Rifle Association because it refused to pay out on a life insurance policy after her husband was killed in a tractor rollover on …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Kitten thief

    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – A kitten stolen from a Shakopee pet store has been returned, but the suspect remains at large. Officials with the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley say the kitten was …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Soundset Break-in

    Shakopee Police are looking for almost two dozen people who they say broke into a county-owned building and threw a party following the Soundset concert at Canterbury Park on May 27. Surveillance video shows several …

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    06 Jun 12
  • 1 killed in school bus crash

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say one person is dead following a collision between a school bus and SUV in Roseville Wednesday morning. Authorities say no children were on the bus when it crashed on …

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    06 Jun 12