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  • Super PAC targets Minn. Republican Cravaack

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new, progressive “super” political action committee is targeting Minnesota U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in his bid for reelection. The San Francisco-based super PAC, which calls itself CREDO SuperPAC, includes …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – The Washington County attorney’s office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. No criminal charges will be brought against Officers Grant Dattilo and Joseph …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Romney picks up 2 delegates in South Carolina

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney has picked up a consolation prize from the South Carolina Republican presidential primary: two delegates. Newt Gingrich handily won the Jan. 21 primary and got 23 of the state’s 25 …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Body recovered from Rice Lake identified

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County sheriff’s officials say the ATV operator whose body was found in Rice Lake was a Paynesville man. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Clark Hickman was last seen driving his ATV on the …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Motorcycle ridership at record high level in Minn.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say motorcycle ridership in Minnesota is at a record high level. The Department of Public Safety says there are more than 404,000 licensed operators in the state and …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Vote expected this week on Stearns Co. trail

    ALBANY, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County officials have talked for a decade about building a recreational trail along an abandoned railroad corridor. The county board could finally vote this week on giving the project a …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Romney credits change in tactics for Florida surge

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Mitt Romney says he’s fought back from his South Carolina setback into the forefront of the Republican presidential field by more aggressively returning Newt Gingrich’s campaign fire and by presenting …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Santorum plans campaign event in Minnesota

    Out of the Florida hunt, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans two Midwestern stops Monday, including one in Minnesota. The former Pennsylvania senator is due to hold an afternoon appearance at St. Charles Community College …

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    30 Jan 12