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  • Target Field

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The last place where smokers could light up at Target Field is being snuffed out. The smoking area was on the Target Field plaza outside Gate 6. Twins spokesman Kevin Smith says the …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Brooklyn Park Fire

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – Fire crews from several communities battled for several hours to snuff a large grass fire in Brooklyn Park. The fire began late Wednesday morning and soon filled the sky with thick, black smoke. …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Mercury Found in Skin Creams

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say skin-lightening products that contain mercury have been removed from store shelves in Minnesota. The skin creams were being sold in in ethnic grocery and convenience stores in the Twin Cities. …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Tom Devine

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Legislature has selected an insurance agency owner to serve on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Thomas Devine was elected a regent Wednesday night during a joint House-Senate convention. He …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Voting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A perennial push to set Minnesota’s primary election in early June has advanced through the state House. The primary would be moved from August beginning in 2013. The House approved the shift …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Voter ID test site

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Voters will decide in November whether the Minnesota Constitution should require a photo ID to vote. The Senate gave the measure final approval Wednesday on a 35-29 vote. The House has approved …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Judge Michael Davis1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A federal judge has ruled a health insurer improperly denied benefits to a spouse who had undergone a sex change operation. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis the health plan administrator for a United Parcel Service …

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    05 Apr 12
  • County Health Rankings1

    An annual Health Ratings survey has been released for every county across the US . Across our region, Stevens County ranked 48th out of Minnesota ‘s 87 counties. Stevens ranked 5th overall in the “Social and Economic Factors,” …

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    05 Apr 12