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Lawmakers Seek Tougher Penalty For Repeat DWIs

A pair of Minnesota state Republican lawmakers wants the Legislature to strengthen the maximum penalty for repeat drunk-driver offenders. Rep. Chris Swedzinski and Sen. Gary Dahms appeared at a news conference with the parents of a 5-month-old boy whom a drunk driver killed in July 2012.

03/18/2014

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Snatching Your Neighbor’s Recycling In Mpls? That’s Illegal

After you put out your recycling bin, thieves may be stealing your aluminum cans. The city of Minneapolis said it’s losing $135,000 a year because of thefts from recycling bins.

04/17/2013

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Pranking 911? Minn. Bill Would Stiffen Penalties

Minnesota lawmakers want to put prank callers to 911 emergency lines on notice that future fake calls could come at a price.

03/03/2013

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Father Seeks Stiffer Penalties For Dogs After Daughter Bitten

A Twin Cities father wants to see stiffer penalties for dangerous dogs after his 5-year-old daughter was bitten by a pit bull.

04/20/2012