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Washington Bridge Collapse Hits Close To Home For Minnesotans

We’re following the latest developments Friday morning on a story that touches very close to home for Minnesotans. A portion of a bridge on a busy interstate in Washington state collapsed Thursday, sending two cars into the water below.

05/24/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Minnesota Woman Loses Music Downloading Appeal

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Minnesota woman who has been ordered to pay record companies $222,000 for the unauthorized downloading of copyrighted music.

03/18/2013

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Local Spelling Whiz Preps For The Big Time

A 13-year-old from Little Canada is heading to Washington, D.C. in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, Jacob Lahti has to learn 600,000 words in several languages.

03/15/2013

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Brother Of Josh Powell Kills Himself In Minnesota

A year after Josh Powell killed himself and his two sons in an explosive house fire in Washington state, his brother Michael has committed suicide.

02/13/2013

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Congressman Seeks To Overturn Citizens United

A Democratic Minnesota congressman is introducing a constitutional amendment designed to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case that lifted many restrictions on corporate spending in political elections.

02/11/2013

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Obama Presses His Gun Proposals In Minnesota

With his gun proposals dividing Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday the challenges he faces in winning support for measures ranging from criminal checks on gun buyers to an assault weapons ban. But, he declared: “We don’t have to agree on everything to agree it’s time to do something.”

02/04/2013

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Klobuchar Lands Top Seat On Senate Subcommittee

Now in her second term, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has landed top committee post.

01/31/2013

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DeRusha Eats: 4-Course Vegetarian Sundays At Haute Dish

Don’t have plans for dinner Sunday night? You’re in luck. Sundays are becoming more exciting at Twin Cities restaurants, with chefs trying new things at lower prices.

01/26/2013

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Chaska Police Chief Weighs In On Obama’s Gun Control Proposal

President Obama is asking for a new, stronger assault weapons ban after the mass shooting in Connecticut where 20 elementary school students were murdered.

01/17/2013

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Suit: United Discriminated Against Muslim Couple

A Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.

01/14/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gun Sales Soar

As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.

01/12/2013

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Charges: Hamline Basketball Player Assaulted Woman In Washington

A basketball player from Hamline University in St. Paul is in a Washington jail after apparently punching a woman in the face on New Year’s Eve, authorities said.

01/03/2013

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Minn. Congress Members To Take Oath At U.S. Capitol

Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.

01/03/2013

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Lawmakers Reach Apparent Deal To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

It appears tax increases across the board in the U.S. will not happen after a bill was passed overnight by the U.S. Senate to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

01/01/2013

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