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Twins to honor Jacob Wetterling with jersey patch
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins will honor the family of Jacob Wetterling with red jerseys and a No. 11 patch on their uniforms, on Friday night when they play Cleveland. The Twins announced they'll hold an online auction for 11 of the jerseys, with proceeds going to the Jacob ...
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Jacob Wetterling’s killer gives chilling details of abducted 11-year-old’s final moments alive

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Dozier surprised he's back to lead young Twins lineup
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brian Dozier participated in Minnesota's first full-squad workout on Sunday.Yup, he was a little surprised, too.Dozier set career highs with 42 homers and 99 RBIs last season, one of the few bright spots in a 103-loss season for the Twins. The second baseman was rumored to be on the move for much of the winter, but nothing materialized."Being honest with you, I thought that I wasn't coming back," Dozier said.Dozier said he was asked all the time if he would be with the team when it opened camp.
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Man shot by Amtrak officer near Union Station dies, Chicago police say
A Minneapolis man who was shot by Amtrak police near Chicago's Union Station has died. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says 25-year-old Chad Robertson died Wednesday, one week after being shot. Robertson was taking a bus from Memphis, Tennessee, to Minneapolis and was on a stopover in...
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Victim of Twin Cities hotel shooting was teen from St. Cloud
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say the woman who was fatally shot in a Brooklyn Center hotel over the weekend was a teenager from St. Cloud. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office on Tuesday identified the victim as 18-year-old Allie Marie Campbell. The medical examiner says she died of ...
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Minnesota coaches create own award amid Mr. Basketball flap
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota prep basketball coaches are trying to establish a new award to honor the state's top senior. The move comes after the owner of the Minnesota Mr. Basketball Award caught fire for tweets seen as critical of Muslims The Minnesota Boys' Basketball Coaches Association on ...
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Minnesota Gov. Dayton not waiting to start cancer treatment
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to begin treatment for prostate cancer as soon as possible.
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The Latest: Storm causes hundreds of crashes in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a wintry storm blowing across the upper Midwest (all times local):
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Review: Minnesota, other states hurting Mississippi River
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Environmental groups in Minnesota and across the county say the federal government has refused to require states to control nutrients from farms and cities that are slowly killing the Mississippi River. The Star Tribune ( ) reports that 13 state and national environmental groups, which make up ...
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Police: Girl survives hanging try in Minneapolis day care
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police say a woman tried to hang a 1-year-old girl in a day care and then threatened to jump from a freeway overpass. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Catherine Michal says the child so far as survived the attempted hanging, which happened Friday morning in a residential block ...
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State agency pays $59 million in overtime since 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A legislative audit shows overtime pay at one of the state government's largest agencies has reached $59 million in the past three years. The report shows employees at the Minnesota Department of Human Services accumulated more than 1 million hours of overtime between July 1, ...
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Heavy rain swamps portions of several Midwestern states
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's a soggy start to fall for several Midwestern states, where heavy rain has flooded homes, closed major highways and stranded motorists.
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Tigers-Twins game postponed, doubleheader Thursday
Game officially postponed in third inning        
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St. Paul man accused of ramming gate at Governor's Mansion
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A St. Paul man is charged with ramming his vehicle into the front gate of the Minnesota Governor's Mansion. Forty-two-year-old Wondu Seifu faces one count of criminal damage to property, a felony. According to the complaint, the State Patrol was called to the Summit Avenue ...
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The man who stopped the mall attacker
The stabbing attack at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, could have been much worse, if not for the actions of an off-duty police officer.
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Officer shoots man in Chisago County
ALMELUND, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Chisago County. Sheriff's officials say they received a call Sunday afternoon about a suicidal male at a home in Almelund. Tactical officers from a number of jurisdictions responded to the house. Authorities say a ...
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Ex-St. Paul mayor, judge Larry Cohen dies at 83
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Former St. Paul Mayor Larry Cohen, who was mayor of the Minnesota capital in the 1970s, has died. He was 83. Cohen died at home Sunday surrounded by his family, according to his son, Scott. The Minneapolis Star Tribune ( ) reports Cohen had been ...
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Tilting and whirling at the state fair
The state fair is an escape from digitology and other obsessions, phobias and intolerances, also a vacation from the presidential election which has obsessed many people I know.
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