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Funeral Held In Minnesota For 8 Slain Texas Family Members

Eight black hearses lined up side by side outside a church in a small southeastern Minnesota community Thursday, each set to carry one member of a slain Houston, Texas, family to their final resting place. The funeral for Valerie and Dwayne Jackson and their six children, ages 6 to 13, at La Crescent United Methodist Church and their burial at Prince of Peace Cemetery west of town were closed to the media

08/20/2015

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4 Things To Know: Funeral For Family Of 8, Josh Duggar Latest & More

From a funeral for eight family members in Minnesota to new accusations against Josh Duggar, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Aug. 20.

08/20/2015

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Funeral Arrangements Being Made In MN For 8 Killed In TX Home

Funeral arrangements are underway in a small, southeastern Minnesota town for eight family members killed in their Houston home earlier this month.

08/19/2015

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Family Of 8 Slain In Houston, Tx. Seek Help For Burial Costs

There’s now a call for help from the family of the eight people shot and killed in Texas. They’re asking for funds to fly the bodies to Minnesota.

08/14/2015

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Texas Teen Pleads Guilty To Making Bomb Threats, ‘Swatting’ Minn. Residents

A teen from Houston, Texas pleaded guilty Friday to calling in fake bomb threats and hostage situations to several Minnesota residences and a high school.

08/07/2015

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Adrian Peterson Finding A New Normal With Vikings

Adrian Peterson has been back with the Minnesota Vikings for nearly a month now. He’s participated in practices, including the three-day minicamp that wrapped up on Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Peterson Absent But Still Wanted Back By Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing.

04/27/2015

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Patrol: 2 Killed In Crash Caused By Falling Hay Bale

The State Patrol says two people died in southern Minnesota over the weekend when a large hay bale fell off a semi and smashed into a pickup truck, causing it to crash and start on fire.

03/11/2015

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With Peterson’s Status In Question, Vikings Pay A Visit

According to sources, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman and Head Coach Mike Zimmer flew to Houston on Wednesday to meet with Peterson at his home and discuss his future with the team.

03/04/2015

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Harden’s Triple-Double Helps Rockets Over Wolves, 113-102

James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

02/23/2015

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Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail In Plea Agreement

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment. Peterson was sentenced to a form of probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.

11/04/2014

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Special SE Antlerless Deer Season Opens Thursday

Hunters in parts of southeastern Minnesota can take up to five does during an early antlerless deer season that runs from Thursday through next Sunday.

10/12/2014

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Adrian Peterson Gets Tentative Dec. Trial Date

A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson’s legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.

10/08/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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Mauer Goes Deep As Twins Beat Astros, 3-1

Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

08/13/2014

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Pino’s Tough Game Helps Astros Beat Twins 10-4

Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

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Mauer Leads Twins To 4-2 Win Over Astros

Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

08/11/2014

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FBI Investigates Suspected Serial Child Molester

The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. The suspect, 64-year-old William James Vahey, killed himself in Luverne, Minn., on March 21.

04/22/2014

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Love Misses Game With Elbow Injury

Minnesota forward Kevin Love missed the Timberwolves’ game against Houston on Friday night because of a hyperextended right elbow.

04/11/2014

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Harden Leads Rockets Over Timberwolves 129-106

James Harden had 28 points with eight assists and the Houston Rockets rolled to an easy 129-106 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.

03/20/2014

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Owl Festival Draws Bird Lovers To SE Minnesota

Lots of folks will give a hoot about the far southeastern Minnesota community of Houston this weekend. The International Festival of Owls is expected to draw nearly 2,000 visitors Friday through Sunday to the city of 979 people.

03/07/2014

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Finding Minnesota: An Owl In The House In Houston

When families decide to bring home an animal, they often go for cute and cuddly. But the creature living in one Minnesota home can be demanding and difficult.

03/02/2014

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12-9-13 Norwood Teague Joins The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague joins Dave Lee to discuss the bowl bid.

12/09/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Worst Person Ever

Houston Astros games can be very boring, the team is horrible. But is that any excuse for the behavior of this woman?

09/26/2013

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