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DPS: Extra DWI, Impaired Driving Patrols Through Labor Day

Drivers should expect to see more officers out on the roads searching for drunk drivers beginning this weekend. From Aug. 16 through Sept. 1, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will increase DWI enforcement and highlight their education campaign.

08/14/2014

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More Than 1,000 Arrested For DWI Since Thanksgiving Eve

More than 1,000 people have been arrested for driving while intoxicated in Minnesota since the day before Thanksgiving, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

12/12/2013

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Mpls. Police Ramp Up Speeding Enforcement In July

Police are reminding motorists to slow down in July as part of a statewide campaign to boost the enforcement effort on speeding drivers.

06/29/2012

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Texting And Driving, Challenges Of Enforcement

While the number of citations given by state troopers for texting and driving has steadily increased in Minnesota, the North Dakota Highway Patrol says enforcing that state’s new texting law has been a challenge.

09/26/2011

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Labor Dept. Expands Enforcement Of Wage Violations

The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nine states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their hard-earned wages.

09/19/2011

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Nearly 1,800 Arrested For DWI During Crackdown

More than 1,780 motorists were arrested during an 18-day statewide DWI enforcement effort.

09/14/2011

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State Patrol Steps Up DWI Enforcement This Weekend

The Minnesota State Patrol is increasing drunken driving patrols this weekend in the 13 counties that have had the highest alcohol-related deaths and serious injuries.

06/17/2011

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Moorhead Police Step Up Gas Drive-Off Enforcement

Starting Monday, Moorhead police are stepping up enforcement of gas drive-offs.

03/30/2011

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Some Minnesota Schools Target Synthetic Marijuana

It can be made to look like tobacco, herbal incense or a typical baking spice. But it packs twice as much of the active ingredient in marijuana, and the side effects can be life-threatening.

12/26/2010

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Edina Takes On Distracted Driving

Edina is taking a city-wide approach to tackle the problem of distracted driving. Police and school officials will hold a community forum on the issue Monday night.

11/15/2010

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