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Fallen officers being remembered

Fallen officers being remembered

May 15, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In honor of police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, law enforcement from across Minnesota are standing guard at the state's Peace Officers Memorial for 24 hours. Read More...

Canterbury race season opens Friday

Canterbury race season opens Friday

May 15, 2014 at 5:05 am

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Canterbury Park opens its live horse racing season on Friday. Read More...

House passes synthetic drugs bill

House passes synthetic drugs bill

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A measure aimed at synthetic drugs appears to be cruising toward final passage in the Legislature. Read More...

Possible new Wetterling link?

Possible new Wetterling link?

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Investigators are taking a new look into whether the abduction of Jacob Wetterling nearly 25 years ago may be linked to similar cases in central Minnesota. Read More...

Senators want biodiesel support

Senators want biodiesel support

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators from North Dakota and Minnesota say the Obama administration should retreat on a proposal to make significant changes to renewable fuel standards and show its support for the biodiesel industry. Read More...

Walz looks into VA wait times

Walz looks into VA wait times

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Congressman Tim Walz says there is no evidence of a "secret wait list" at Minnesota VA clinics. But Walz says he is pursuing a "full accounting" of the medical scheduling process used at VA clinics in the state. Read More...

Minn. enacts 1st law on kill switch

Minn. enacts 1st law on kill switch

May 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

Minnesota has the nation's first law requiring smartphones and tablets sold in the state to have remote shut-off devices as a way to deter theft. Read More...

Building owners consider measures after fall

Building owners consider measures after fall

May 14, 2014 at 10:10 am

The owner of a Minneapolis apartment building where a 15-month old fell 11 stories met with community members to discuss measures to keep other children safe. Read More...

Spam Museum to move to downtown Austin

Spam Museum to move to downtown Austin

May 14, 2014 at 9:09 am

The museum dedicated to the canned meat product Spam is moving to downtown Austin. Read More...

MOA featuring Minnesota photos

MOA featuring Minnesota photos

May 14, 2014 at 5:05 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Mall of America will feature more than 200 photos of Minnesota in the "Capture Minnesota" photography exhibit. Read More...

More charges expected in Mankato assault

More charges expected in Mankato assault

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A man arrested in a weekend assault that severely injured a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player is expected to be charged. Read More...

Lesch released from Guard duty

Lesch released from Guard duty

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state representative has gotten a pass on National Guard duty that would have required him to miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

Swanson sues fake lawyer

Swanson sues fake lawyer

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is accusing a Shakopee woman and her companies of falsely posing as immigration lawyers. Read More...

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attempt to treat electronic cigarettes like regular smokes has stalled in the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has received its final legal bill in a now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer that cost more than $400,000 to defend against. Read More...

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