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Top Vet: Bird Flu May Be Spreading Farm to Farm in MN

Minnesota's state veterinarian has broached the possibility that bird flu may be spreading from farm-to-farm in the state's top turkey-growing counties.

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Man Hurt in Wright County Crash

A rear-end type crash sent an Elk River man to the hospital this (Wednesday) morning. The State Patrol says 73-year-old Robert Sandberg was traveling north on Highway 101, when his pick-up was rear-ended by a car at the intersection of Wright County Road 37.

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St. Louis County Sheriff’s Squad Car Stolen At University

St. Louis County sheriff's authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a stolen squad car. Sheriff Ross Litman says the unmarked black Chevy Impala was parked at the University of Wisconsin-Superior Tuesday night where it was taken.

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Middle School Boys Help With River Rescue

Farmington police are crediting two middle school boys with helping an officer rescue a man from a local river. John Gray and Matthew McGee were riding their bikes on a path along the Vermillion River last week when they saw the man who seemed disoriented.

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Fatal Shooting of Teen Apparently Accidental

Police say the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in Minneapolis was apparently an accident. Authorities say Brandon Wren was shot by a younger male relative on Sunday about 11 p.m.

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Voters Approve $125M Plan to Modernize Edina Classrooms

Voters have given the green light for the Edina school district to borrow $125 million to modernize classrooms and expand the high school. Unofficial results from Tuesday's election show 57 percent of voters from the Twin Cities suburb approved of the bond proposal.

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Minneapolis Officer on Leave Amid Inquiry Into Deaths Against Suspect

A Minneapolis police officer has been put on paid leave while the department investigates whether he threatened to break a suspect's legs. Police are looking into the authenticity of a video that appears to show the incident.

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U of Minnesota Student Raped in Dorm Room

Authorities say a University of Minnesota student was raped in her dorm room by two young men, one of whom was armed with a knife. Campus police say the assault happened early Sunday morning in Sanford Hall.

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Conditions Look Favorable for MN Fishing Opener

It should be a busy weekend at resorts and boat landings this weekend for Minnesota's fishing opener. DNR Central Region Fisheries Manager Brad Parsons with the early ice out this spring, and warmer weather on tap more people are expected to fish the opener

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Minnesota Zoo Welcomes 3 Baby Snow Monkeys

Three baby snow monkeys will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo just in time for Mother's Day.

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