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Duluth Police Say 2 Children Were Found In New York

Police in Duluth say two young girls who were reported missing have been found safe in Buffalo, New York, with their mother.

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Environment Funds Would Pay For Property Taxes In Bill

A proposal from a bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers would divert money from two environmental funds to pay for schools, roads and other local needs.

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2nd Western Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit by Bird Flu Outbreak

State and federal officials have confirmed an outbreak at a second Minnesota turkey farm of a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry.

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Man Fatally Shot in Downtown Minneapolis

Minneapolis police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting downtown. Authorities say an off-duty police officer working security heard gunshots about 6:30 a.m. Friday near a parking ramp and found a man who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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Costs of Major Minnesota Capitol Renovation Creeping Up

A major renovation of the state Capitol threatens to run $30 million over budget. Documents released Friday to a commission overseeing the overhaul show the extra costs stem from water damage repairs, security improvements and other costs.

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Dayton Calls For Felony-Level Penalties Against Poachers

Gov. Mark Dayton wants to crack down on poachers with tougher criminal penalties and longer license revocations.

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28 Years in Prison for Shooting Outside Target Field

A Brooklyn Center man has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for a shooting outside Target Field last year. Twenty-eight-year-old James Davis was earlier found guilty of two counts of attempted murder for wounding two gang rivals outside the ballpark last April.

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UPDATE: 1 Resident Dies in Fire at Senior Care Facility in Woodbury

Authorities say one person has died in a fire at a senior care facility in Woodbury. Two other residents and a firefighter were treated for smoke inhalation. Fire Chief Todd Johnson says there was heavy smoke on the first floor of the Woodbury Healthcare Center when fire crews arrived Friday morning.

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Duluth Police Looking for 2 Children, Noncustodial Mother

Police in Duluth are asking for the public's help in locating two young children who they say were taken by their mother against a court order. The children are female, ages 2 and 7 months.

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Cloquet Woman Gets Nearly 10 Years in Sauna Shooting

A northeast Minnesota woman has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in jail for shooting her estranged husband in his sauna. Marie Majerle of Cloquet pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in the January 2013 shooting of Richard Majerle.

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