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  • Teachers oppose Minn. controversial topics policy

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district is urging its school board to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom. Local President Julie Blaha told …

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    10 Jan 12
  • UMinn sues website operator over psych test

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The University of Minnesota is suing a website operator who posted a widely-used psychological test online. The university says website operator Andrew Dobson of New Zealand violated copyright law by …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Rare bird turns up in southern Minnesota yard

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) – Bird watchers are atwitter about the sighting of a rare bird in southern Minnesota. A spotted towhee (TOH’-hee) has been staying in John and Sally Garry’s backyard in Austin since October. …

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    10 Jan 12
  • FBI: Intruder may have robbed banks in Minn., ND

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – The FBI says a home intruder and armed carjack suspect likely robbed three banks in the Twin Cities area and Fargo, N.D. The 43-year-old man was taken into custody over the …

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    10 Jan 12
  • 2 Minneapolis districts hold special elections

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Voters in two Minneapolis legislative districts are electing new state lawmakers. In south Minneapolis, two left-leaning candidates are vying for a House seat open when then-Rep. Jeff Hayden claimed the Senate seat …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Home care provider sentenced for Medicaid fraud

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The owner of a Brooklyn Park home health care agency has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Medicaid program of more than $650,000. Fifty-two-year-old John Momoh admitted submitting …

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    10 Jan 12
  • AT&T asks appeals court to allow tower near BWCA

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – AT&T is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn a judge’s decision barring it from building a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be visible within parts of the …

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    10 Jan 12
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A New Prague woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for threatening to kill several law enforcement officers. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Kim …

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    10 Jan 12