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  • Judge: Ruling within 90 days on child care vote

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Ramsey County judge says he’ll decide within 90 days whether Minnesota child care workers can proceed with a vote to unionize. Judge Dale Lindman said he will consider arguments …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Vikings official: Stadium negotiations ongoing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Vikings vice president Lester Bagley says negotiations for a new stadium are ongoing. Team owner Zygi Wilf met Tuesday with Gov. Mark Dayton and chief authors of the stadium bill. Bagley says …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Duluth hockey fans warned after racist chants

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Students who own season tickets to Minnesota-Duluth’s men’s hockey games are being warned to shape up after reports of racist chants during recent games against the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Athletic …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Auditor: Child welfare system needs consistency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The legislative auditor says Minnesota’s county-based child welfare system needs more consistency statewide when it comes to figuring out which child abuse and neglect cases to investigate. The Star Tribune …

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    22 Feb 12
  • State says easing some restraints for mentally ill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say they’re phasing out the use of metal handcuffs and seclusion at a secure hospital for the mentally ill in the wake of maximum fines for client maltreatment. …

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    22 Feb 12
  • New Minn. legislative maps pair 46 incumbents

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s new legislative district maps pit 46 incumbents against each other and create 23 open seats. The new House maps released Tuesday pair 30 incumbents against each other and create …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Chaska Dance Team is double champion at state tournament

    Jazz/funk and high kick aren’t exactly aerobics classes offered at your local gym. They’re competitive dance team categories, and at last weekend’s Minnesota State High School League state championships, the Chaska Hawks proved they were …

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    22 Feb 12
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    A former Shakopee teacher’s aide was sentenced in Dakota County District Court yesterday to 90 days in jail and 15 years of probation for performing sexual acts on a male student in her car behind …

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    22 Feb 12