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    Job vacancies in Minnesota soared to the highest level since 2001 as they hit 88,900 in the last quarter of 2014, a 47 percent increase from the same period a year earlier. That’s according to …

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    01 Apr 15
  • Planting

    Minnesota farmers plan to plant a record amount of soybeans this spring, as well as more corn than last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota soybean producers expect to plant 7.5 million acres …

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    01 Apr 15
  • No Child Left Behind

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will continue rating its schools based on how well they address disparities and prepare students for college or careers. The state’s waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind …

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    01 Apr 15
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A philosophy professor at St. Cloud State University is accused of conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory out of the U.S. and into China. Yiwei Zheng was indicted by a …

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    01 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at another Minnesota farm. Most producers were …

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    31 Mar 15
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    WINSTED, MN – Joe Johnson, age 43, owner of Westside Skydivers in Winsted, is among 32 people indicted by a Colorado grand jury in what Colorado’s attorney general described as the state’s largest marijuana bust …

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    30 Mar 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry. The federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on Saturday confirmed that a commercial turkey …

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    30 Mar 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bells will ring in unison across Minnesota and other places in the country on April 9th to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end. In Minnesota, members of …

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    27 Mar 15