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St. Paul Man Gets 5 Years In Fatal Drunken Crash

A man with four previous drunken driving convictions has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison after admitting he was drunk when he hit and killed a pedestrian. Thirty-seven-year-old Anthony Frausto will be required to serve about three years in prison before supervised release for killing 56-year-old Gary Rumpza near his home in August.

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Minnesota Ranks Fifth In The Nation For Student Debt

A new report shows Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation for student debt and fourth for its proportion of students grappling with loans. Seventy-Seven percent of the state's college students graduated last year with some amount of debt.

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Squad Car Gadgets Distracting Officers

As police cars across Minnesota add more technology, there's growing concern that officers may be subject to the same distracted driving they're supposed to stop. Research found 61 crashes in four years where an officer's distracted driving was a factor.

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Police: Man dies After Assault In Maplewood Bar

Police say a St. Paul man has died and another is in custody following an assault at a Twin Cities-area bar. Maplewood police said Wednesday that Eduardo Alberto Figueroa died shortly after he was assaulted by two strangers Tuesday while he celebrated his 40th birthday.

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Snow Shovelers Needed At TCF Bank Stadium

The University of Minnesota is putting out the call for snow shovelers at TCF Bank Stadium ahead of Saturday's Big Ten game between the Gophers and Ohio State. This week's snowstorm left tons of snow in the stands.

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Rosemount Man Convicted in Burnsville Bar Death

A 32-year-old Rosemount man has been found guilty in last year's fatal shooting outside a Burnsville bar.

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Minnesota Deer Harvest Down in Minnesota

Hunters have taken fewer deer during the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, compared with last year.

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Audit Faults Minnesota Public Health Care Programs

Minnesota's legislative auditor says the state Department of Human Services has failed to adequately verify the eligibility of people who enroll in public health care programs through the state's health insurance exchange MNsure.

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Veteran Employment Improving In Minnesota

A new federal report shows the number of unemployed veterans in Minnesota has made a significant drop in the last year. The U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee's report says veteran unemployment declined from 8.8 percent in 2013 to 5 percent this year.

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St. Cloud Teen Arrested In Sister’s Shooting Death

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old St. Cloud man who they say fatally shot his 16-year-old sister. The teen was being held in the Mille Lacs County Jail on Tuesday on probable cause for second-degree murder.

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