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Cops: Search Warrant Digs Up 46 Guns, Meth

A search warrant of a Maple Grove residence turned up 46 firearms and methamphetamine, police say.

09/26/2012

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$5,000 Reward Offered In Woodbury Gun Theft Case

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for stealing more than 30 handguns from the Gander Mountain in Woodbury.

08/06/2012

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Task Force Finds Drugs, Firearms In St. Cloud House

A task force made up of officers from multiple agencies arrested a man Thursday after finding firearms, controlled substances and proceeds from sales of controlled substances in a St. Cloud house.

07/06/2012

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Wis. Police ID 85-Year-Old Man Killed By SWAT

An 85-year-old Hurley man shot and killed by a SWAT team had a pistol wrestled from his hands several hours before by his apartment manager, the Hurley police chief said Saturday.

06/23/2012

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Lawmakers Send Bill To Arm Prosecutors To Gov.

The Minnesota Legislature has given overwhelming approval to legislation allowing prosecutors to carry a firearm on duty as long as they have a permit.

04/05/2012

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Iowa Democrats Leave Capitol, Stalling Gun Debate

House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.

02/29/2012

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More Women Taking Conceal-And-Carry Classes

Thousands of Minnesotans carry guns. The latest numbers show 20,000 people applied for permits to carry last year. A big number of those who carry are women.

02/28/2012

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Wis. Assembly Leader Packing On Floor

The Republican lawmaker who presides over the state Assembly says he’s been carrying a concealed weapon during floor sessions.

02/03/2012

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Investigations Reveal Misconduct In Pine County

Details released by the Pine County Sheriff’s Office in the wake of internal investigations show a number of cases of alleged misconduct.

01/30/2012

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Minn. House Committee Says Yes To Arming Prosecutors

Less than two months after a Minnesota prosecutor was shot by a defendant in a Grand Marais courthouse, a legislative committee advanced two bills designed to beef up security for county attorneys, including one that would let prosecutors carry guns.

01/26/2012

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Bill Expanding Gun Rights Goes To Minn. House

A proposal expanding the right to use deadly force in self-defense is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House.

05/04/2011

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Theft A Prime Source Of Illegal Guns In Minn.

In January 2010, three men were gunned down during an apparent robbery attempt at the Seward Market in south Minneapolis. One of the victims worked at the store. The second victim was the clerk’s cousin who stopped by to chat. The third was a man who just happened to walk in at the wrong time.

03/28/2011

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Teacher Accused Of Bringing Gun On School Property

A northern Minnesota teacher is charged with bringing a gun on school property.

02/24/2011

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Dayton Opposes Move To Repeal Minn. Gun Permits

Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn’t want to get rid of state permits that provide “reasonable” background checks for gun buyers.

01/27/2011

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Hunting Opener Isn’t Just For The Men

The deer hunting opener is this weekend in Minnesota. It’s typically thought of as a big weekend for the men in this state, but they don’t hold exclusivity on the event.

WCCO-TV–11/05/2010

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