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Herrmann’s Slam Helps Twins Beat Angels 10-3 In 10

Chris Herrmann was shagging balls in right field during batting practice when he noticed manager Ron Gardenhire waving to get his attention. He suddenly sprinted off the field and was told that he, instead of Joe Mauer, was going to catch Kyle Gibson.

07/24/2013

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Thomas Homers Off Blanton, Twins Beat Angels 4-3

After driving in a pair of runs with a homer and a double, Clete Thomas had another chance to do some damage in the eighth inning with runners at the corners and none out. He struck out against Dane De La Rosa, but more than made up for that disappointment in the bottom half by robbing pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta of a go-ahead homer to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Monday night and hand Joe Blanton his major league-worst 13th defeat.

07/23/2013

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Minn. AG Sues Calif. Lending Firm Over Rate ‘Ruse’

A California-based Internet lender faces court action in Minnesota over short-term loan rates and alleged efforts to use tribal sovereign immunity to skirt state laws. A lawyer for the company said that the lawsuit contains inaccuracies.

07/12/2013

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Frantic 911 Calls Released In Deadly Asiana Plane Crash

Recently released 911 tapes from the California Highway Patrol detail the moments after the Asiana Boeing 777 plane crash-landed at the San Francisco International Airport last weekend.

07/11/2013

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Hispanic Employees Sue Target For Discrimination

Three former Hispanic employees are suing Target Corp. for discrimination and retaliation, citing a training document reminding managers that not all Hispanics eat tacos and burritos, dance to salsa or wear sombreros.

07/10/2013

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Second Video Of Hawthorne Police Shooting Dog

Another video has been released of a dog being shot by police in Hawthorne, CA. Police say this shows the Officer was right to shoot the dog.

07/09/2013

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Disturbing Video, Police Shoot Dog

Graphic video of police in California shooting a dog. We’ll discuss the story today, check out the video. Remember, the end of the video is graphic.

07/02/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

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Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

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Man Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Crack, Pot In Minn.

A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.

05/14/2013

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DeRusha Eats At Nadia Cakes

Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove has people lining up for their delicious cupcakes. And the story of how the shop’s owner ended up in Minnesota is perfect for Mother’s Day weekend.

05/11/2013

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Minn. Hiker Found Dead At Cliff Bottom In Yosemite

Yosemite National Park officials are bringing in two more dog teams to help search for a missing hiker whose last known destination was a waterfall where three young people were swept to their deaths two years ago.

05/07/2013

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Havlat’s 2 Goals Lead Sharks Past Wild 6-1

Logan Couture and Marty Havlat did much more than just shut down Minnesota’s top line. They dominated the score sheet for San Jose, as well.

04/19/2013

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Woman Sentenced In Gas Pump Skimming Case

28-year-old California woman has been sentenced for installing an illegal credit card skimmer in gas pumps in order to steal victims’ identities.

04/08/2013

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Syracuse Overcomes Poor Shooting To Top Cal 66-60

C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.

03/24/2013

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Ducks Hold Off Minnesota For 8th Straight Home Win

Teemu Selanne was around six years ago when the Anaheim Ducks rode the best start in franchise history to their only Stanley Cup title, and the Finnish Flash sees many of the same qualities in the club currently rocketing up the NHL standings.

03/02/2013

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Basketball Star Loses Mother, Still Finds Family On The Court

Calvin Green’s a star on his Armstrong traveling basketball team, a cheerleader for all the players in his league, and now dealing with a heartbreaking loss.

02/27/2013

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Tips To Keep Your Appliances Running

Learn how to keep your large home appliances working through basic maintenance.

01/02/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Celebrity Neighbors: Experts Weigh In On How It Affects Property Values

Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?

11/21/2012

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Judy Garland’s Gingham ‘Oz’ Dress Sold For $480K

The blue gingham dress Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” has a new home. An auction house in Beverly Hills, California sold for $480,000 over the weekend.

11/12/2012

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Eagan School Puts Hockey As The Priority

Parents will do a lot to give their children an edge in youth sports. But what about sending them to a sports school?

10/10/2012

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Schwarzenegger To Sign New Memoir At MOA

Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will sign copies of his new memoir at the Mall of America Thursday.

10/04/2012

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Anderson Sharp For A’s In Return To Mound

Oakland left-hander Brett Anderson pitched seven innings in his first start since undergoing elbow surgery nearly 15 months ago and the Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Tuesday night.

08/22/2012

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1 Sentenced In Marijuana Smuggling Ring

A Colorado man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in St. Paul for his role in a conspiracy to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana, as he helped transported it from California to Minnesota.

08/15/2012

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