Minnesota
  • cell phone gun

    (MNN/Monticello, MN) — A Minnesota start-up company is gaining national attention for designing a gun that looks like a cell phone. The Monticello-based company “Ideal Conceal” designed the gun to be able to “easily blend …

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    29 Mar 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The weekslong fight over whether to send aid to Minnesota’s Iron Range is over, but the partisan fighting may not be. The Democrat-controlled Senate and Republican House plan to pass …

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    28 Mar 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state Senate proposal to require school boards to expel any student who assaults a teacher is receiving strong opposition. The Senate Education Committee heard Republican Sen. David Brown’s bill …

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    25 Mar 16
  • Hebda

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The interim leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been officially appointed to the position, the Vatican announced today (Thursday). Archbishop Bernard Hebda, 56, has been overseeing …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 9,000 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state has gained 42,137 new jobs in the past year, …

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    24 Mar 16
  • crime scene

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota woman has been extradited from Kentucky to face charges she fatally bludgeoned her father with an axe-like tool. Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa May Kearney was booked into the Stearns …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’d veto a bill this year to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. The Democratic governor laid out his opposition Wednesday to using the Appleton …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Glenn Gruenhagen

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans are moving to restrict transgender residents’ use of bathrooms and locker rooms. GOP lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday that would force transgender people to use bathrooms that match …

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    24 Mar 16