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Minn. Family Disputes Father Was Nazi

The family of a 94-year-old Minneapolis man is disputing a report that he commanded a Nazi SS-led unit in World War II and lied about his wartime past in order to become a U.S. citizen. The Associated Press reported Friday that Michael Karkoc was a top commander in the Ukrainian Self-Defense Legion, citing Karkoc’s own memoir among other evidence. Wartime records don’t show that Karkoc had a direct hand in war crimes, though records indicate he lied about his past when immigrating to the U.S.

06/14/2013

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Tubby Smith In Talks With Texas Tech

Tubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders.

03/30/2013

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Braham’s Rebekah Dahlman Named AP Player Of Year

Rebekah Dahlman is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school girls basketball.

03/18/2013

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Minnesota Nets No. 9 Ranking On AP Top 25

For the third straight week Duke is the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press’ Top 25, and for the first time in 16 years Minnesota is in the top 10.

12/31/2012

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Top 10 Iowa News Stories Of 2012

Here are the Associated Press’s top 10 biggest news stories of the year for Iowans.

12/24/2012

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Jerome Felton Paves The Way For The Minnesota Vikings

One of the seemingly unnoticed offseason acquisitions for the Minnesota Vikings was fullback Jerome Felton. The fifth-year veteran played for two teams last season after spending his first three seasons with NFC Division rival Detroit Lions. When looking for his next team last March, he was looking for a good fit and found it in the Vikings.

12/18/2012

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Reality Check: Gay Marriage And The 2013 Legislature

Minnesota’s Democratic leaders don’t want anyone to think the 2013 Legislature is not going to vote on legalizing gay marriage.

12/11/2012

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Aaron Rodgers AP’s Male Athlete Of 2011

Aaron Rodgers is the 2011 Male Athlete of the Year chosen by members of The Associated Press after his MVP performance in the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl victory in February and his stellar play during the team’s long unbeaten run this season.

12/21/2011

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EPA Rules Threaten Older Power Plants

More than 32 mostly coal-fired power plants in a dozen states will be forced to shut down and an additional 36 might have to close because of new federal air pollution regulations, according to an Associated Press survey.

12/19/2011

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Minn.: 1 Of 9 States To Win Learning Grant

Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.

12/16/2011

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AP, NBA Ref Reach Settlement In Tweet Suit

Referee William Spooner agreed to drop the suit, filed last March in Minneapolis, pending removal of the Jan. 24 tweet from Jon Krawczynski’s Twitter account and a payment of $20,000 for Spooner’s litigation costs.

12/07/2011

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AP: Economic Stress Drops To 3-Month Low

Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation’s economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis of conditions around the country.

05/04/2011

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WCCO Radio Among Minn. AP Award Winners

KMSP-TV of Eden Prairie and KEYC-TV of Mankato have won Minnesota Associated Press Awards for their coverage of last year’s tornado outbreak.

04/07/2011

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Pawlenty Announces Presidential Exploratory Committee

Republican Tim Pawlenty has taken the first formal step toward a presidential bid, launching an exploratory committee and telling backers it’s time to “take back our government.”

03/21/2011

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