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  • Minn. Senate's Ortman denied GOP endorsement

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – One of the state Senate’s leading Republicans has been denied a party endorsement to run for reelection to her Carver County seat. The Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/KejO6Y) that neither Sen. Julianne …

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    17 May 12
  • Lakeville father who abandoned son sentenced

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Lakeville father found guilty of child neglect for abandoning his son and leaving the state has been sentenced to two years of probation. A Dakota County judge also ordered 60-year-old …

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    17 May 12
  • Minn. Senate’s Ortman denied GOP endorsement

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – One of the state Senate’s leading Republicans has been denied a party endorsement to run for reelection to her Carver County seat. The Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/KejO6Y) that neither Sen. Julianne …

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    17 May 12
  • MN recovers 64 lbs mercury offered on Craigslist

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A citizen’s tip helped officials recover 64 pounds of mercury that a man was trying to sell on Craigslist. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says a Floodwood man found the …

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    17 May 12
  • Whooping cough cases on the rise in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials say the state is dealing with a rising number of whooping cough cases this year. The Department of Health says in the first five months of 2012, …

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    17 May 12
  • Tentative agreement for 8 Twin Cities hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers at eight Twin Cities hospitals have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. The union represents 3,500 nursing assistants, technicians and support staff. Its negotiators met with hospital representatives …

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    17 May 12
  • Medtronic says bone graft investigation is over

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that federal prosecutors have closed their investigation of the company’s InFuse bone graft. The world’s largest medical device company was being investigated by the U.S. …

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    17 May 12
  • Delta says frequent fliers saw different fares

    By JOSHUA FREED AP Airline Writers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines may have charged some frequent fliers higher fares than other customers for almost three weeks because of a computer glitch. Delta acknowledged on …

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    17 May 12