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  • Jerome Simpson

    NEW YORK (AP) – The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson for the first three games of the 2012 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Simpson also was fined one game check. …

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    12 Jun 12
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota’s farm fields to dry out a bit from a rainy May. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that topsoil moisture supplies declined slightly …

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    12 Jun 12
  • James Schowalter

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state of Minnesota is $148 million ahead of its revenue projections for the year after last month’s tax collections beat expectations. Management and Budget Commissioner James Schowalter said Monday that May revenues …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Hennepin County Sheriff

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A teenage girl has died after being pulled from Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office said Monday it has learned the 16-year-old girl has died. The girl, from Minneapolis, was swimming …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Larry Craig

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig is being sued by federal election regulators who say he misused some $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after a 2007 Minnesota airport bathroom sex sting. Federal …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Minnesota Department of Public Safety

    A statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, from May 21-June 3, resulted in 12,639 motorists cited for not wearing seat belts, according to preliminary results from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety …

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    12 Jun 12
  • UMM Jazz

    Two free, live music events have been scheduled for this evening (Tuesday) and Wednesday night, featuring jazz musicians from the area with special guest stars. A series of events have been planned for over the summer, dubbed the …

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    12 Jun 12
  • mn department of transportation(1)

    Motorists on Highway 28 east of Glenwood may experience delays when a road resurfacing project begins June 25. Crews will mill and resurface the roadway between Highway 55 and the Pope/Stearns county line. Motorists will …

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    12 Jun 12