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  • absentee voting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nearly 416,000 Minnesota residents have already cast their ballots for next week’s election. The early votes are pouring in as the state holds its first presidential election with no-excuse absentee …

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    04 Nov 16
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    Police say an 18-year-old is in custody after a report of a sexual assault at Shakopee High School. Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate has identified the suspect as Angel Torres. KSTP reports the incident was …

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    03 Nov 16
  • U.S. President Barack Obama announces the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in the briefing room of the White House in Washington October 21, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal help is on the way to a handful of southern Minnesota counties hammered by rain and flooding. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Wednesday following …

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    03 Nov 16
  • MN Students Vote

    SAINT PAUL — Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the first round of results for Minnesota Students Vote 2016, the first statewide mock election for high school students. Over 77,000 students from 213 high schools so …

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    02 Nov 16
  • St. Cloud Mall

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first person to call 911 as a man stabbed people at a Minnesota mall in September urged a dispatcher to send an ambulance, saying: “There’s blood everywhere.” Transcripts of about 100 …

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    02 Nov 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are setting their sights on a post-election special session to address rising health care premiums. But it was unclear after Dayton and Republican House …

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    02 Nov 16
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    Minnesota farmers harvested 20 percent of the corn for grain during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.8 days suitable for fieldwork, a challenging week for combining and …

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    01 Nov 16
  • Halloween Safety

    (Learfield/St. Paul, MN) Kids are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Erin Petersen with the Minnesota Safety Council is reminding …

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    31 Oct 16