Minnesota
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    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a gunman has died after a four-hour standoff with tactical officers at a home near Bemidji. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Thursday he was pronounced dead after being …

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    28 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis father whose 4-year-old son found his loaded handgun and accidentally killed his 2-year-old brother with it drew a light sentence after the judge said the man had finally accepted responsibility …

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    28 Jun 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republican lawmakers say the Legislature should immediately repeal a just-approved warehousing tax or risk stifling business investment. In urging Democratic Governor Mark Dayton to order a special session, the …

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    28 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis Public Schools is canceling summer programs at six buildings that lost power due to recent storms. Programs are canceled Monday at Folwell, Lucy Laney, Nellie Stone Johnson and South High School. …

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    25 Jun 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Amy Senser’s conviction in a fatal hit-and-run accident has been upheld by the Minnesota Court of Appeals, which rejected her bid to overturn the verdict on multiple grounds. A three-judge …

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    25 Jun 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy Inc. says crews have restored power to more than 570,000 Minnesota customers. The Minneapolis-based utility has been working for days to restore power following severe thunderstorms that swept through Minnesota …

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    25 Jun 13
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    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – A Douglas County grand jury has indicted an Alexandria man in the stabbing death of a 28-year-old man. Kody Lee Klimek was indicted Wednesday on two counts of second-degree murder and …

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    21 Jun 13
  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 34-year-old St. Paul woman is accused of kidnapping a friend’s 2-month-old son and trying to pass the baby off as her own. Thalia Benson was charged in Hennepin County with kidnapping …

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    21 Jun 13