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Keagan Johnson-Lloyd, photo courtesy of the Anoka County Jail
Keagan Johnson-Lloyd, photo courtesy of the Anoka County Jail
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Rochester Man Accused of Squirting Blood on Nurses

A Rochester man is accused of using a needle and syringe to squirt his own blood at nurses at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Twenty-year-old Keagan Lee Johnson-Lloyd is charged with multiple counts of terrorists threats.

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Earmark Hands Annandale $2 Million in Rural Broadband Money

The central Minnesota city of Annandale would get one-fifth of the new money available statewide for broadband Internet build-outs in an earmark that passed the Legislature this week with no time to spare. The earmark vaulted Annandale past a competitive bidding process that other rural towns must go through.

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2 Men Hurt When Pickup Collides with Semi in Morrison County

Two people are in serious condition after their pickup collided with a semi in Morrison County. The State Patrol says the incident happened at about 10:40 p.m. last (Thursday) night on Highway 10.

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St. Paul Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Church Fire

A 27-year-old man who pleaded guilty to starting a fire at a St. Paul church has been sentenced to five years in prison. Gregory Louis Knox pleaded guilty to one count of arson in March for a December fire at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was sentenced Thursday.

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Environmental Advocates Picket At Governor’s Mansion

Environmental advocates picketed outside the governor's mansion to demand a veto of some policy provisions in the budget bill.

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Dayton Vetoes Public School Budget But Waits On Other Bills

Gov. Mark Dayton has followed through on his promise to veto the Legislature's budget for public schools.

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Bird Flu Crisis Slows In Minnesota, Focus Now On Recovery

Minnesota has notched six straight days without a new bird flu case. And though state officials aren't ready to say the outbreak is over, they're beginning to stand down.

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Cass County Deaths Were Apparent Murder-Suicide

Authorities in northern Minnesota say the deaths of two men who were fatally shot in a home near Walker appear to be a case of murder-suicide.

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Minnesota Adds Jobs While Unemployment Rate Barely Budges

Minnesota's employment rolls grew by 7,400 last month but the unemployment rate barely budged.

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Minnesota Attorney General Sues Savers Over Charity Claims

The Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Savers thrift store chain, claiming it's misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities. Savers uses charities' names to solicit clothing and household goods that it sells through its retail stores.

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