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4 Indicted In Minnesota Drug Cartel Torture Case

Four men have been indicted on charges alleging they kidnapped and tortured two men they suspected of stealing drugs and money from a St. Paul “stash house,” federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. The kidnappers released their victims, but not before nearly severing one victim’s finger while interrogating him in the house, court papers allege.

05/06/2014

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Lime Shortage Takes Zest Away From Bars, Planes

A bad harvest year in Mexico has caused the price of limes to go way up. They’ve become so expensive that some airlines have quit serving them on planes. Lucas Price is a bartender at Barrio in downtown Minneapolis, a place known for its tacos and tequila. But lately, it’s a little green fruit that’s been putting the squeeze on Price.

04/09/2014

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Minn. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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Movie Blog: The Rock Tries A Slow Burn In ‘Snitch’

Dwayne (née The Rock) Johnson is a bigger rig than the 18-wheeler he pilots during the tenses moments of the new action-drama Snitch, but the movie asks you to believe that he can’t handle a couple small-time drug dealers without ending up face down on the pavement.

02/22/2013

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Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

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