Minnesota
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    EDINA, Minn. (AP) — A Twin Cities suburb is poised to become the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Minnesota Public Radio reports the Edina …

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    03 May 17
  • ISIS

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A young man convicted of trying to join the Islamic State group will remain in custody until a judge decides whether he violated probation by watching a documentary on terrorism. Abdullahi Yusuf …

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    03 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Republicans in the Minnesota House have rolled out a 600-million-dollar bonding proposal for state public works projects — less than half the 1.5 billion dollars that Governor Mark Dayton wants. …

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    02 May 17
  • Racoon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are warning about a rising number of reports of a disease in raccoons that can affect dogs. The Department of Natural Resources says canine distemper cases have been …

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    02 May 17
  • U. S. Bank Stadium

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings stadium officials say they’re concerned about leaky walls and loose panels at the new $1.1 billion facility. The Star Tribune reports that stadium executives said Friday that zinc panels covering …

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    01 May 17
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    The Democrat whose potential retirement gives his party the most heartburn every year, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson, is running for re-election next year. Outside the House chamber Wednesday, Roll Call reports Peterson saying “Yeah, I’m running. I’ve got …

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    28 Apr 17
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    ST. PAUL — A measles outbreak that began last month in Hennepin County has grown to 29 confirmed cases and has spread to Stearns County. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the victims have …

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    28 Apr 17
  • Fibrominn

    BENSON, Minn. (AP) — A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. Reed Anfinson, who serves on the city of Benson’s economic development …

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    28 Apr 17