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Cops: 2 Californians Pulled Over In Stolen Car, Arrested

Officials in central Minnesota say they arrested two Californians over the weekend for auto theft, fraud and unlawfully possessing firearms.

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California Legislature Passes Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.

06/30/2015

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Mom Of Terror Suspect Says She Can’t Talk To Son In California

Five young terror suspects accused of trying to join ISIS all entered not guilty pleas Wednesday at a hearing in federal court in Minneapolis.

05/20/2015

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Good Question: How Much Of A Threat Are Biker Gangs?

On Monday, prosecutors in Texas charged 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs with engaging in organized crime. So, how much of a threat are these biker gangs? Good Question.

05/18/2015

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California Man Drowns In Northwestern Minnesota Lake

Authorities say they’ve recovered the body of a California man who fell out of a boat and drowned on Jewett Lake near Fergus Falls in northwestern Minnesota. Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons of the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office says family members heard the victim yelling for help around 10 p.m. Friday but were unable to reach him before he went under.

05/16/2015

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7 Indicted For Trafficking Cocaine & Marijuana Into Minn. Via Fedex

The United States Attorney’s Office announced the indictment of seven people in connection to the trafficking of cocaine and marijuana into Minnesota from California and Arizona via FedEx and the United States Postal Service.

04/30/2015

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Lynx Sign Draft Picks Gray, Kelley

The Lynx announced the signings Monday of second-round draft pick Reshanda Gray, who was chosen 16th overall, and third-rounder Shae Kelley of Minnesota, who was picked 35th overall.

04/27/2015

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San Diego Terrorism Case To Be Sent To Minnesota

A man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is going to be sent from California to Minnesota to face charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen S. Crawford in San Diego signed a warrant for the removal of Mohamad Farah.

04/24/2015

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Confusion Reigns Over New Berkeley Soda Tax

They knew it was coming, but that didn’t make a new soda tax in Berkley, California any easier to swallow. The goal of the law was to cut down on health problems linked to sugary soda.

04/03/2015

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4 Things To Know: High Winds Fuel Fires, McDonald’s Wages & More

These are the four things you need to know for Thursday, April 2.

04/02/2015

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Some McDonald’s Locations To Serve Breakfast All Day

Ever rushed to get breakfast at McDonald’s before they switch the menu over to lunch? Someday, it might not be too late if you’re craving an Egg McMuffin for dinner.

03/30/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Pieology Pizzeria

It’s been around for thousands of years, but right now it doesn’t get hotter than pizza. Matt Kalil is a 25-year-old offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, and the big name behind Pieology Pizza in Maple Grove, St. Paul and Mankato.

03/21/2015

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Northeast Minneapolis Ranked Best Art District In U.S.

USA Today’s “10Best” website cited the many annual events in the area centered around the Northrup King Building, including the spring Art-A-Whirl, the fall Fine Arts Show and November’s Art Attack.

03/07/2015

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Report: Harrison Ford Injured In Plane Crash

The actor Harrison Ford is reportedly in critical condition after he crashed a small plane Thursday afternoon on a California golf course.

03/05/2015

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2 Men Charged In Plymouth High-Grade Marijuana Bust

Two men are accused of possessing and selling high-grade marijuana after having it transported from California to Minnesota, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County Court.

02/18/2015

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Charges: Man Brings Nearly 4 Pounds Of Meth From Calif. To Minn.

A San Jose, Calif. man has been charged for allegedly attempting to bring nearly four pounds of meth across state lines into Minnesota. Eddy Antonio Cardenas, 33, faces one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of felon in possession of firearm.

02/04/2015

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Democrats Say Walker Distracted By Presidential Ambitions

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by his exploration of a presidential run, top Wisconsin Democrats complained Monday, noting that he’s speaking at political events in Iowa and California this month when they say he should be focused on solving the state’s $2.2 billion budget shortfall.

01/12/2015

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Man Travels From Calif. To Work At The Cheese Curd Booth

For most visitors at the State Fair, cheese curds are one of the absolute must-eat foods. Turning out 2.6 million curds takes a great staff to keep up with demand. For 40 years the original deep fried cheese curd has served up a state fair favorite.

08/29/2014

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Robin Williams Had Recently Visited Hazelden

Movie fans across the country are mourning the death of actor Robin Williams. The legendary comedian and actor was found dead Monday in an apparent suicide. Williams’ death comes less than two months after he posed for a picture with an employee at a Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minn.

08/12/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Twins Get Arcia HR, Little Else In 6-2 Loss To Angels

Oswaldo Arcia snapped his 0-for-31 skid with a long homer in the second inning off Angels starter Garrett Richards, who had given up just two homers all season. Nothing else went particularly well in another loss for the Minnesota Twins, who also lost their rookie shortstop.

06/26/2014

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Gibson Gives Up 5 1st-Inning Runs In Twins’ Loss

The Minnesota Twins’ offense gave Kyle Gibson a reprieve, scoring five runs in the second inning to put him back at square one after he had surrendered five in the first. It didn’t make any difference. It wasn’t his night.

06/25/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: George Clooney For Governor, Casey Kasem Passes Away, And Kanye’s Rant

This week one of Hollywood’s most dashing men may have a new gig (hint: it’s not in entertainment), a legend passes away, and hip-hop’s biggest bad boy wants to redesign the Internet.

06/19/2014

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Teen Who Stowed Away In Wheel Well Of Plane Moving To Minneapolis

A 15-year-old stowaway who flew across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 is speaking out for the first time. Yahye Abdi, 15, says he crouched down and remembers covering his ears as the plane took off in California but then passed out. Once the plane landed in Hawaii, surveillance cameras caught him running from the plane.

06/18/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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