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  • GOP challengers do well in Minnesota House races

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Republican challengers are doing well in some swing-district races that could help decide control of the Minnesota House. In two of several pivotal races, Democratic incumbents Ron Erhardt and Paul Rosenthal …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Franken says eager to start 2nd term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Senator Al Franken says he’s excited to get going on his second term in Washington. Franken easily beat Republican Mike McFadden in Tuesday’s election, a big contrast to the recount that …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton wins second term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Democrat Mark Dayton has won a second term as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager after four straight seasons of 92 or more losses. The Twins said the 58-year-old Molitor will be introduced at a news …

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    04 Nov 14
  • Candidates press hard for votes as end nears

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The grueling fall campaign is nearing the finish line, with candidates searching for the votes that might make the difference between euphoria and despair Tuesday night. Republican governor hopeful Jeff …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Franken and  McFadden

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Senator Al Franken and Republican hopeful Mike McFadden have capped off their race by agreeing with each other more than ever before in a final debate. With Election Day …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Anti-Redskins groups rally outside Vikings game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Thousands of people rallied outside the stadium in Minnesota before the Redskins-Vikings game, the latest protest against Washington’s divisive nickname. Organizers estimated the crowd around 5,000 on Sunday morning. The event began …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Randy and Terry Carlson

    LE SUEUR, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota couple forced from their home by a mudslide caused by heavy June flooding is moving forward with plans to rebuild elsewhere. Mud from a nearby hill cascaded into …

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    30 Oct 14