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  • Proposed constitutional amendment for voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Republican lawmakers want their constituents to decide whether a photo ID is needed at the election polls. Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer and Sen. Scott Newman are proposing a constitutional amendment that …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Claims filed for work lost during shutdown

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Claims against the state for interrupted road work during last summer’s government shutdown are piling up. So far, 29 claims by highway contractors who lost work have been settled for …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Police: Pest control worker interrupts assault

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A pest control worker is credited with interrupting a violent domestic assault in St. Paul and summoning police. A criminal complaint says the worker knocked on a door Tuesday afternoon …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Minneapolis council wants Vikings referendum

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings may finally be warming to a new football stadium at the Metrodome site, but the Minneapolis City Council is not sold. The Star Tribune reports that a …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Former Minn. Chief Justice Sheran dies at 96

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Sheran, who was appointed twice to the state’s highest court, has died. He was 96. The Washburn-McReavy funeral home says Sheran died Wednesday. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Driver charged for striking boy at Mpls airport

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A St. Paul man is charged with a felony for allegedly running over a young boy who was going to greet his soldier father at the Twin Cities airport. The Hennepin County …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Big ice-fishing tournament on Gull Lake is on

    BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) – It’s a “go” for one of Minnesota’s largest ice fishing tournaments. Officials for the Brainerd Jaycees’ $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza have been issued a permit for the Feb. 11 event. Crow …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Autopsy finds shooting suspect died of infection

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – An autopsy finds the man accused of shooting a prosecutor and another man last month at the Cook County Courthouse died from a bacterial infection. St. Louis County Chief Medical Examiner …

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    27 Jan 12