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Minn. Woman Loses Music Downloading Appeal

A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations.

09/11/2012

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Father Accused Of Killing 3 Girls Refuses To Enter Plea

A father accused of killing his three little girls returned to court Tuesday. Amara, Sophie, and Cecilla died in their River Falls home last month.

08/28/2012

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Court Nixes $1M Award Against U. Of Minn., Smith

The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a $1 million award against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday, ruling that although they treated a prospective assistant coach unfairly, they couldn’t be held financially responsible for backing out of a job offer that Smith lacked the authority to make.

08/08/2012

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Man Accused Of Killing Construction Workers Appears In Court

The wives of two construction killed on Interstate 35W thought they’d get closure Wednesday. Instead, they learned the man accused of crashing into their husbands wants to go to trial.

07/25/2012

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Charges: Father Cut Daughters’ Throats

A River Falls father was charged with three counts of first-degree intentional homicide Thursday in the deaths of his three young daughters.

07/12/2012

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Trial Underway For ‘Right To Die’ Group

The debate over a person’s “right to die” is taking place in a Dakota County courtroom.

07/02/2012

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Judge Reconsiders Charge For Woman Who Refused To Stand

A federal judge will reconsider his penalty for a woman who refused to stand in court.

06/05/2012

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Court Nixes Most Contempt Counts In MN Terror Case

A federal appeals court has thrown out 19 of the 20 contempt-of-court citations against a Rochester woman convicted of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.

06/04/2012

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Best Tennis Courts And Clubs In Minnesota

While winter hermits turn to outdoor tennis and other activities during the summer months in Minnesota, tennis remains primarily an indoor event in the northern United States. Most communities offer public courts in local parks, but the truly serious year-round tennis player takes advantage of the high-quality indoor facilities statewide at the best clubs in the state.

05/26/2012

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Mpls. Woman Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking A Teenager

A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor on Friday in federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Kimberly Susan Latham, 33, now faces at least 10 years in prison and could receive life behind bars. Her sentence length will be determined at a future hearing.

05/05/2012

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Senser Pleads Not Guilty To Talking On Phone, Speeding

Amy Senser pleaded not guilty Monday to her latest and third felony charge, after a police investigation determined she was on the phone at the time she allegedly hit and killed a man last year.

04/16/2012

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Hennepin County Allows WCCO Camera In For Civil Trial

For the first time, a television camera was allowed inside a civil trial in Hennepin County.

03/13/2012

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Judge Allows Cameras In Court For Pilot Project

Chances are you’ve seen real court cases, like the OJ Simpson murder trial, on TV before. In fact, news cameras are allowed into courtrooms in most states, including Wisconsin and Iowa – but not Minnesota. That is, however, until Friday.

03/09/2012

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House Passes Bill To Let Attorneys Carry Guns

The Minnesota House has passed two bills that would increase personal security for county attorneys, including one that would let them carry guns.

02/29/2012

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Talk About It: ‘Funkytown’ Composer Battles Music Biz

The Twin Cities composer of a highly popular song is in a legal battle that is being watched by top recording artists nationwide.

12/07/2011

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