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Railroad: 850 Gallons Of Soybean Oil Leaked In Derailment

The Canadian Pacific Railroad says around 850 gallons of soybean oil leaked when six tanker cars derailed into the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. CP spokesman Andy Cummins says three of the six cars were successfully unloaded Thursday and are expected to be safely removed from the river Friday

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Teen Accused in School Plot Transferred to Treatment Center

A Waseca teenager accused of plotting to attack his school and kill his family has been taken to an undisclosed treatment facility following his release from jail.

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Audit: State Overspent Due to Wrong MNsure Determinations

A new state audit projects Minnesota spent at least $115 million in estimated overpayments in a five-month period last year for people who got incorrect eligibility determinations from the MNsure system.

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Minnesota Hunter Pleads Guilty In Colorado Teen’s Death

A Minnesota hunter accused of fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy while hunting on western Colorado's Grand Mesa has pleaded guilty to all charges. Fifty-nine-year-old Guy Pohto of Cook, Minnesota was handcuffed and remanded into custody of the Mesa County Jail after entering his plea on Wednesday.

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Abbey’s Files of Accused Abusers Include Victim Information

When St. John's Abbey released files on its 18 monks accused of sexually abusing minors, it also published some personal details about at least two victims.

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Officer Shot, Wounded In Oakdale

Authorities say an Oakdale police officer has been shot and wounded. The Washington County Sheriff's Department says the officer was hit in the arm during a call Thursday morning.

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UPDATE: 6 Derailed Train Cars Land In Mississippi River

Canadian Pacific Railway says six train cars loaded with soybean oil ended up in the Mississippi River after a freight train derailed in southeastern Minnesota. The railroad says about 15 cars derailed around 10 p.m. Tuesday on tracks about three miles south of Brownsville.

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Mom Sues After Teen Denied Coverage for Gender Reassignment

A northwestern Minnesota woman alleges in a federal lawsuit that her employer and her medical insurance provider have denied medication and surgery for her 17-year-old to help him transition from a female to a male. Brittany Tovar, who works as a family nurse practitioner for Essentia Health's hospital in Ada, pursued the discrimination claim through the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in May.

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Analysis: Chronic Conditions Cost Nearly $23 Billion In Minnesota

A state analysis of medical claims in Minnesota in 2012 shows care for chronic health conditions cost nearly $23 billion. The state Department of Health was able to put a dollar figure on the cost of chronic health conditions for the first time.

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UPDATE: Man Killed In Anoka County Crash Identified

Authorities have released the name of the driver who died in a one-vehicle crash north of the Twin Cities. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office identifies the victim as 38-year-old Jeremy John Lind of Ramsey.

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