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Minnesota’s Anticipated Surplus Swells to $1.87 Billion

Minnesota's bank account is projected to run up a $1.87 surplus over the next two years, which will drive calls for new spending, tax cuts or most likely a mix. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget provided the figure Friday in an updated economic forecast.

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Viking Cruises’ Mississippi River Plans Spur Competition

Viking Cruises' plan to launch service on the Mississippi River is generating some civic competition. The Red Wing Port Authority will spend $5 million to build dedicated dock space for a cruise ship. St. Paul officials are exploring ways to accommodate up to 60 cruises a year.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Dreams Come True for Adults at Minnesota Camp [VIDEO]

Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll. In Minnesota, Rock Camp for Dads is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to unleash their inner Jimi Hendrix. Since 2009, hundreds of dads - and moms - have tapped their musical fantasies.

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Dayton Signs Bill Retracting Commissioner Raises for Now

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill temporarily slicing the paychecks of more than two dozen top state administrators. Dayton signed the bill Thursday after it passed the Democratic-led Senate and the Republican-controlled House.

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Minnesotans Head East To Melt Boston’s Extreme Ice Dams

The snow that has buried parts of New England and left homeowners struggling with ice dams has created opportunities for Minnesota companies that melt ice off roofs but have found little work at home in their state's unusually mild winter.

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Police: Toddler Left in Car While Dad Drank at a Montevideo Bar

A Minnesota father is accused of leaving his toddler in a car with the engine running while he got drunk in a bar. Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Jasperson, of Montevideo, is charged with gross misdemeanor child endangerment. He remained jailed Thursday on $6,000 bail.

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Labs Extend Record as US Top Dog, but Bulldogs Make Waves

The American Kennel Club is releasing its 2014 breed popularity rankings on Thursday. They show Labrador retrievers reigned as the nation's top dog for the 24th year. They broke poodles' decades-old record in 2013.

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Annual Report: More Errors, Fewer Deaths in Minnesota Hospitals

An annual report on patient safety shows more errors but fewer deaths in Minnesota hospitals in the past year. The Department of Health found 277 so-called "adverse events" in categories long been tracked, such as wrong-site surgery or foreign objects left in a patient.

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Camera Captures Eaglet Birth in Minnesota

A camera set up by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has captured one of the season's first bald eagle births. The birth was caught on video Tuesday by the department's EagleCam.

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Man Rescued After Escaping Sinking Truck on Lake Minnetonka

Authorities say a 35-year-old man was able to escape from his sinking truck after it went through the ice on Lake Minnetonka. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department, the incident happened Wednesday night in Lafayette Bay.

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