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Number 2 Leader at St. John’s Abbey Steps Aside on Abuse Claim

St. John's Abbey says its No. 2 leader, the Rev. Tom Andert, has stepped aside because of an allegation of sexual misconduct involving a former student at Saint John's Preparatory School.

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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Up, Jobs Shed in July

Minnesota's unemployment rate is up and its job count is down, according to new data for July. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 4 percent.

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UCare Asks Judge to Halt Impending Public Program Signups

UCare is asking a Minnesota judge to halt the state's upcoming sign-up period for public insurance programs as the health coverage provider fights a decision eliminating it from the menu of options.

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Fatal Shooting of Woman Investigated in Nobles County

Sheriff's officials are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in a small southwestern Minnesota community. The Nobles County Sheriff's Department says the woman's husband called 911 shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday to say someone had entered their home in Brewster and shot his wife while they slept.

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Group Plans Conferderate Flag Rally at Minnesota Capitol

A Minnesota-based group plans to hold a rally in support of the Confederate battle flag at the Minnesota State Capitol. A permit application for the Sept. 5 rally was approved Wednesday. The application from a group called "Minnesota 10,000 for Southern Heritage" estimates about 25 people will be there.

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Bloomington Man Gets Jail for Crash that Killed Woman

A 26-year-old Bloomington man has been sentenced to a year in jail for causing a crash that killed a 34-year-old woman in Burnsville. Neftali Ramirez was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in July to criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Erin Randall.

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Amy Klobuchar Adds Personal Touch to Political Profile Memoir

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is burnishing her political profile with personal touches in a new memoir. The book is called "The Senator Next Door" and is set to go on sale Aug. 25.

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GOP Led Push for Pricier Furnishings in Remodeled Capitol

In restoring Minnesota's Capitol to its old glory, renovators planned to spend $4.5 million on furniture and decorative finishing touches on the inside.

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Red Lake Members Voting on Alcohol Sales at 2 Casinos

Members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa are voting on whether to allow alcohol sales at its casinos in Thief River Falls and Warroad. The voting takes place Wednesday at community centers in Red Lake, Redby, Little Rock and Ponemah.

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Police Looking for Lakeville Mother in Disappearance of Daughters

The attorney for a Minnesota woman accused of hiding her two teenage daughters from their custodial father says the mother doesn't know where the girls are located. Sandra Grazzini-Rucki is charged in Dakota County with felony deprivation of parental rights.

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