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Twins Take High-School Pitcher In MLB Draft

The Minnesota Twins have selected Texas high-school pitcher Kohl Stewart with the fourth pick in the Major League Baseball draft. Stewart is a 6-foot-3 right-hander and also has a scholarship to play quarterback at Texas A&M.

06/06/2013

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Gopher TE: Texas Explosion Happened 2 Miles From My Home

As many as 15 people are feared dead and more than 160 others hurt in a fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas.

04/18/2013

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Texas Rocked By Fertilizer Plant Explosion

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in West killed between five and 15 people, at least, and left more than 160 others badly injured. Rescue workers are continuing to dig through the debris after the Wednesday evening blast just north of Waco.

04/18/2013

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Texas Tech Introduces Tubby Smith As New Coach

It is Tubby time at Texas Tech.

04/02/2013

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Rally Falls Short As Minnesota Season Ends 78-64

Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 win Sunday in the South Regional.

03/24/2013

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Apparent Texas Murder-Suicide Has Minnesota Tie

A phone call from a Minnesota trucking company led police in gas masks to a grisly scene.

03/21/2013

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Low Payout Limits Can Hinder Wrongfully Convicted

An innocent Texas man was convicted of rape and robbery and served 30 years in prison before his conviction was overturned. The state paid him $2.4 million in compensation plus annuities of $13,000 per month.

02/03/2013

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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Synthetic Drug Case

A Texas man accused of selling controlled substances used to make the synthetic hallucinogenic drugs that led to the overdose deaths of two teenagers in the Grand Forks area has pleaded not guilty.

01/29/2013

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Ex-Gopher A.J. Barker Arrested On Pot Charge In Texas

A former University of Minnesota wide receiver who quit the team after accusing the head coach of abusive behavior has been arrested in Houston on a marijuana possession charge.

01/16/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Reality Check: Where Are Guns Allowed In Schools?

In Minnesota, guns are banned on all school properties — public or private, across all grade levels.

12/18/2012

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Houston-Area Man Pleads Guilty To Enticing MN Child

A Texan has pleaded guilty to enticing a 9-year-old Minnesota girl he met online into posing nude and emailing him the photo.

12/07/2012

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Resisting Arrest Charge Dropped For Adrian Peterson

A resisting arrest charge stemming from a July arrest in Houston, TX has been dropped for Adrian Peterson, according to his attorney.

11/13/2012

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Kids Draw 9/11 Scenes

A teacher in El Paso, TX had 4th-graders draw the 9/11 attacks in class. What was this teacher thinking? See the pictures here.

09/14/2012

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Cop Drags Woman From Car

An officer in Texas is facing criticism for how he handled a traffic stop with a 77-year old grandmother. Read the story and see the video.

09/13/2012

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