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  • No charges in Duluth elevator death

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have determined there is “no chargeable crime” in the death of a janitor who was found dead in a downtown Duluth elevator last month. Police say 62-year-old Edward Everett Olson …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Thin ice cancels Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby

    MAPLE LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Thin ice has forced the cancellation of a popular Minnesota ice-fishing contest. The Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby was supposed to be held this weekend. But organizers canceled this year’s …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Rights group alleges violation of disclosure rules

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A national gay rights group is calling for an investigation of disclosure reports filed by groups promoting an amendment to the Minnesota constitution to ban gay marriage. The Human Rights Campaign accuses …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Stolen wheelchair hockey trailer found in Minn.

    MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) – Police have found an equipment trailer for wheelchair hockey players that was stolen last week in Shakopee. Authorities say the trailer was recovered in Maple Grove, and the man suspected …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Ex-Minn. diamond seller admits dealing in pot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former diamond seller in southeastern Minnesota has admitted to dealing in high-grade marijuana and stolen gems. Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Kay of Zumbro Falls pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to trafficking in …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee discusses voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Senate committee is taking up a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo IDs. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed voter ID legislation last May, so Senate Republicans …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Kindergartener surprised by soldier dad at school

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The best performance during an elementary school talent show in Rochester came from a parent. Kindergartener Andrew Haworth was among students in the audience during Wednesday’s show at St. John the …

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    02 Feb 12
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    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning residents of the Twin Cities metro area of a texting scam. The BBB received a report of a text message scam that leads to …

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    02 Feb 12