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Ex-Deputy With Lou Gehrig’s Disease Not Guilty in Killings

A former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease has been found not legally responsible in the killing of his wife and sister-in-law. Forty-year-old Andrew Steele pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the Aug. 22 shooting deaths of his 39-year-old wife, Ashlee Steele, and her sister, 38-year-old Kacee Tollefsbol of Lake Elmo, Minnesota.

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Prosecutors to Seek Detention for Minnesotans in Terror Case

A detention hearing is set to be held in federal court in St. Paul for four of the six Minnesotans who are accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The hearing starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. The remaining two defendants will appear in a San Diego courtroom Friday.

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Bird Flu Hits 13 More Minnesota Farms With Over 430K Turkeys

The number of Minnesota farms hit by bird flu outbreaks has taken a big jump - 13 new farms with over 430,000 turkeys.

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House, Senate Move To Provide Help to Idled Taconite Workers

A measure that has won initial backing of Minnesota House and Senate lawmakers would ensure that Iron Range taconite workers are eligible for unemployment benefits when several plants are idled in coming months.

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Identity Given For Duluth Man Who Died In Boundary Waters

Authorities have identified a Duluth man who died after becoming ill while hiking a remote trail in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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State Defends New Camera Ban for Prison Interviews

Gov. Mark Dayton's administration says a new ban on cameras for prison inmate interviews is meant to shield crime victims from harmful images of their assailants. Television stations and journalism organizations are crying foul over the ban on still and video cameras.

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Defense: Waseca Bomb Plot Case Might Stay In Juvenile Court

The attorney for a teen accused of plotting to carry out an attack at Waseca Junior and Senior High School says the case might stay in juvenile court.

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Teen to Stand Trial in Fatal Stabbing of Fisherman

A judge in western Wisconsin has ordered a Minnesota teen to stand trial on charges of fatally stabbing a fisherman during a confrontation along the St. Croix River. Nineteen-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the April 14th death of 34-year-old Peter Kelly at Interstate State Park in St. Croix Falls on the border of Minnesota.

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Man Killed in Duluth Bus Crash was Attempting to Help Driver

Duluth police say the passenger who was killed in a transit bus crash was rushing to help the driver as the vehicle careened out of control. Authorities say 53-year-old Michael Mooney died when the Duluth Transit Authority bus crashed April 14th.

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Amazon Distribution Center in Shakopee Could Employ 1,000

Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build a distribution center in the Twin Cities area that could eventually employ 1,000 people. The online retailer is asking the city of Shakopee for about $5 million in tax breaks to build the 820,000-square-foot center and warehouse.

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