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ND Mulls Several Measures Aimed At Curbing Sex Trafficking

North Dakota lawmakers are considering several measures aimed at combating sex trafficking in the state.

01/28/2015

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Budget Fine Print: More Fines For Texting Drivers, Park Fees

Getting caught texting while driving could carry a steeper fine. Entrance fees at Minnesota state parks would rise slightly to pay for upkeep. Meat, poultry, canning and other food-production plants would be more likely to come under inspection thanks to beefed-up budgets.

01/28/2015

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More Details Released On New Hope City Hall Shooting

Authorities released more details Wednesday morning about the shooting at New Hope City Hall Monday night that left two officers shot and a suspect dead.

01/28/2015

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DNR Postpones Aquatic Invasive Species Training

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is postponing the launch of an aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program while legislators consider modifying the law.

01/28/2015

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Council: Metro Transit Sees Highest Ridership Since 1981

The Metropolitan Council says that in 2014 Metro Transit buses and trains had the highest ridership tally in more than 30 years.

01/28/2015

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Roseville Fire Crews Respond To 2nd Early Morning Residential Fire In A Week

The Roseville Fire Department says firefighters responded to the second early morning residential fire in a week Wednesday morning.

01/28/2015

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Dayton Proposes Extra Cash For State Sex Offender Program

An additional $7.2 million in state funds may help make changes to Minnesota’s controversial treatment program for sex offenders.

01/28/2015

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Fmr. Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Student

A former tennis coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has pleading guilty in Ramsey District Court Wednesday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

01/28/2015

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Officials: Minn. Businesses Lead The Nation In Preventing Pollution

State officials say a new report shows that Minnesota businesses lead the nation in reducing or eliminating dangerous pollutants from their work processes.

01/28/2015

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1 Injured After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Wis.

One person was injured after a car crashed into a school bus carrying 45 students in northwestern Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon. According to the accident report, the crash occurred around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 13 just south of Redinger Road in Ashland, Wis.

01/28/2015

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Walker Says He Sees Gaps In Potential 2016 GOP Field

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he sees gaps in the potential field of Republican presidential candidates in 2016.

01/28/2015

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Judge Rejects Farm Groups’ Lawsuit To Keep EPA Data Private

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by two major farm groups that sought to block the release of data on large livestock farms in Minnesota and Iowa.

01/28/2015

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Mpls. Police: Pedestrian Hurt After Collision With Squad Car

Minneapolis police say a pedestrian is in the hospital after a collision with a squad car Wednesday morning. According to Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder, shortly before 9 a.m. a police officer called for an ambulance on 34th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South.

01/28/2015

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Milwaukee County Expanding Traveling Beer Garden

A traveling beer garden is expanding for its second annual tour across Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced Tuesday that a second truck will be added to the Traveling Beer Garden Tour this summer.

01/28/2015

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2 Minn. Brothers Create Sandal Company In Family’s Garage

Brothers Matt and James McManus founded Bokos Sandals about four years ago. During college, at the University of Wisconsin, the duo ran a T-shirt business. While their T-shirt sales are a thing of the past, together they are hoping that sandals will be their future.

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Minnesota Marks MLK Day

Politicians commemorated the event at programs, demonstrators marched to highlight injustice, and Minnesota remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Minnehaha Falls Ice Caves

Winter means ice caves at Minnehaha Falls near Hiawatha Avenue in southeast Minneapolis. Check out these views of frozen majesty.

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Protesters Shut Down 35W In Minneapolis

A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.

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Hunger Mission 2014 Radiothon

Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.

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Zombies Hit The Streets Of Minneapolis

The Zombie Pub Crawl is in its tenth year.

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WCCO Radio Insiders Luncheon With Steve Forbes

See all the photos as Steve Forbes discusses his new book Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It.

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