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  • Universities test buying e-books in bulk

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Big Ten campuses in Wisconsin and Minnesota, along with four other major universities, will experiment with buying electronic textbooks in bulk. The universities will pool their buying power and negotiate discounted …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Pregnant girlfriend says she was prostituted

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A 19-year-old Burnsville man is charged with forcing his pregnant girlfriend into prostitution. The woman was arrested at a Burnsville motel by an undercover officer Jan. 11. She told investigators her …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Temperatures stay below zero in Minn, Wis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Bitter cold settles into Minnesota and Wisconsin with temperatures expected to stay below zero Thursday in many regions. Some schools delayed classes 2 hours because of the bitter cold, including those in …

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    19 Jan 12
  • State will review pregnancy centers’ information

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A pro-abortion rights group says state-supported pregnancy centers in Minnesota are offering inaccurate information about the procedure and its health risks. NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota says it conducted its own undercover investigation by …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Suspect in Fargo-Moorhead robbery sentenced

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The last of three men charged in an armed robbery last February of a Fargo-Moorhead convenience store has been sentenced. The Forum newspaper reports that 24-year-old Anthony Collier of Chicago was …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Friends pray for US pair missing in ship disaster

    Friends awaiting news of the fate of a Minnesota couple missing since last week have turned to each other for support

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. district to redo controversial topics policy

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s largest school district plans to rework a proposed controversial topics policy that came under criticism. The Anoka-Hennepin School District administration plans to present a “respectful learning environment curriculum policy” …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. couple claims $2.61M Hot Lotto jackpot

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – A Grand Rapids couple has come forward with a winning Hot Lotto ticket worth $2.61 million. Sandy and Don Conrad accepted a symbolic oversized check Wednesday at Minnesota State Lottery headquarters. …

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    19 Jan 12