Minnesota
  • Marine from Waseca killed in Afghanistan

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – South-central Minnesota residents lined a procession route and held flags to pay their respects to a 20-year-old Marine killed in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Caleb Erickson died February 28th from injuries …

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    10 Mar 14
  • More than 10 inches of new snow in S Minn.

      CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – After a brutal winter, Minnesota may be starting to climb out of the deep freeze. Temperatures across the state rose to the low to mid 20s Wednesday afternoon. But National …

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    06 Mar 14
  • vets-day

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Legislation giving military veterans a legal right to Veterans Day off from work is advancing in the Minnesota Legislature. The bill cleared a state House committee on Wednesday and …

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    06 Mar 14
  • House panel backs synthetic drug crackdown

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A legislative panel has approved a set of proposals intended to crack down on the sale of synthetic drugs. The House Public Safety Committee approved the bill Wednesday. It’s in …

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    06 Mar 14
  • Mall of America secures financing for expansion

      BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – The Mall of America has secured financing for a $300 million expansion. The mega mall, with more than 400 stores, plans to break ground this month on a project that …

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    04 Mar 14
  • Dalai Lama visits Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Dalai Lama has observed Tibetan New Year celebrations outside India for the first time since going into exile more than 50 years ago. About 3,000 Tibetan-Americans from across the country …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Marine from Waseca killed in Afghanistan

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A Marine from the southern Minnesota city of Waseca has died in Afghanistan. Relatives say 20-year-old  was the gunner in the last truck of a convoy that was attacked by …

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    03 Mar 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers who saw colleagues put several hot-button political issues on the statewide ballot in 2012 are now mulling proposals that would make it harder to do that again. Several …

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    03 Mar 14