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Pawlenty Says To Look Elsewhere For Potential VP

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he’s told Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to look elsewhere for a running mate.


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Ex-NFL Player Hansen To Enter Minn. Senate Race

Former North Dakota State and Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Phil Hansen is entering a new career — in Minnesota politics.


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Ex-Cop Arrested For Alleged Burglary, Again

A 39-year-old former Minnetonka police officer is accused of burglary for a second time.



MnSCU Asks Former Students To Finish Degrees

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is pushing to get working adults who have earned some college credits to go back to school and complete their degrees.


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Nurse Accused Of Stealing Painkiller Gets Probation

A former nurse charged with stealing drugs from one of her surgery patients will serve no prison time, as part of a plea deal struck Thursday in Hennepin County Court.


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Minn. Lawmakers To Hear From Ex-Gov. Bush Of Fla.

When Minnesota lawmakers return from a holiday recess, they’ll have a guest from Florida waiting to address them.


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Fmr. Gov. Ventura’s Lawsuit Against TSA Gaining Attention

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura’s lawsuit against the TSA and Homeland Security over pat downs at the airport is prompting a lot of reaction.


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Pawlenty Nears New Title: Former Governor

After this week, Minnesota Republican Tim Pawlenty gets a new title: former governor.


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Ex-Cop Found Not Guilty Of Violating Teen’s Rights

A former Minneapolis police officer has been cleared of charges that he violated a teenager’s civil rights.