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State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This Weekend

The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.

05/04/2012

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APNewsBreak: Man With MN Ties Added To Most Wanted

A former teacher with Arizona ties accused of possessing and producing child pornography in Washington, D.C., has been added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list, authorities announced Tuesday.

04/10/2012

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GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Romney Is Nominee

That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.

04/07/2012

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Minnesota Beats Washington 68-67 In OT In NIT

Freshman guard Andre Hollins scored 20 points, including five in overtime, and short-handed Minnesota beat Washington 68-67 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT title game.

03/27/2012

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Bruising Gay-Marriage Showdowns In MN, Other States

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.

03/08/2012

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Prosecutors Form Coalition To Fight Crime, Drug Abuse

Representatives from Ramsey, Dakota and Washington counties got together Tuesday to talk about what they can do about the growing concern in the metro about prescription drug abuse.

02/28/2012

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FDIC Closes Small Banks In Minnesota, Georgia

Regulators on Friday shuttered small banks in Georgia and Minnesota, bringing to 11 the number of U.S. bank failures this year. By this time last year, regulators had closed more than twice as many banks — 23.

02/24/2012

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Gingrich: WA Same-Sex Law Was Passed ‘The Right Way’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declined Friday to outright reject a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, saying if it is approved by voters it will at least be enacted “the right way.”

02/24/2012

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Minnesota Man Proud Of Women’s Boxing Olympic Debut

Saturday is the final day of the U.S. Women’s Boxing Trials in Spokane, Wash. The road to the 2012 London Olympics begins there for Olympic hopefuls.

02/18/2012

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Santorum: I Won And Raised About $250K Tuesday Night

Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.

02/08/2012

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Franken, Kline React To Payroll Tax Cut Extension Vote

The odds of your paycheck getting smaller next year just a got a lot greater.

12/20/2011

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Minn.: 1 Of 9 States To Win Learning Grant

Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.

12/16/2011

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Man Killed, Woman Injured In N. Mpls. Shooting

A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a double shooting in north Minneapolis.

11/20/2011

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Bachmann Postpones Iowa Stops For Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is rescheduling several Iowa presidential campaign events on Friday in order to return to Washington for a vote on a balanced budget amendment in the House of Representatives.

11/16/2011

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2012 Race To Be Tough, Close, Maybe Brutal

One year to go until Election Day and the Republican presidential field is deeply unsettled, leaving President Barack Obama only to guess who his opponent will be. But the race’s contours are starting to come into view.

11/05/2011

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Reality Check: Has Obama Come Through On Promises?

One year to the day before the 2012 election, President Obama is already being judged on his handling of the economy.

11/01/2011

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WCCO Exclusive: Amelia Interviews The President

WCCO-TV got a rare opportunity Tuesday to meet with President Barack Obama and take a behind the scenes tour of the White House.

11/01/2011

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Obama Announces Total Iraq Troop Withdrawal

President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year’s end.

10/21/2011

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Romney’s Rise Challenges Tea Party’s Clout In GOP

Mitt Romney’s early success in the Republican presidential race is challenging the tea party’s clout.

10/15/2011

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National Summit Takes Closer Look At Bullying Issues

Government leaders, teachers, parents and students are at a second national summit on Wednesday taking another look at growing bullying problem.

09/21/2011

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Bachmann: Even If Obama Gets Jobs Plan, It’ll Fail

Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is criticizing President Barack Obama’s plan to create jobs. She says Obama’s approach amounts to more “failed gimmicks.”

09/08/2011

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Lynx Rebound From Bad Loss, Rout Mystics 81-62

Seimone Augustus scored 18 points and Maya Moore added 14 as the Minnesota Lynx rebounded from their worst loss of the season by routing the Washington Mystics 81-62 on Thursday night.

08/18/2011

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Pawlenty Blasts Bachmann’s ‘Nonexistent’ Record

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a “nonexistent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress.

07/10/2011

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After Heavy Rains, Mosquito Control Combats Pest Population

A plan of attack has been made to combat the large amount of mosquitoes swooping into Anoka, Washington, Hennepin and Carver counties after the season’s heavy rains.

06/25/2011

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In Washington, Mayor Rybak Seeks More Tornado Aid

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is in Washington seeking more aid to help North Minneapolis tornado victims.

06/20/2011

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