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Judge To Rule June 17 on Minnesota Sex Offender Program

A federal judge plans to rule next week on a constitutional challenge to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

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Minnesota DNR Sets Deer Population Goals

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has approved new deer population goals for large portions of northeastern, north-central and east-central Minnesota. The agency approved the goals, covering 40 of 128 deer permit areas in the state, despite objections from Minnesota's largest deer hunters group.

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1st Minnesota Farm Hit by Bird Flu Restarts

The first Midwest poultry farm struck by a deadly form of bird flu is growing turkeys again, even though the virus is still lurking in Minnesota and beyond. Dr. Dale Lauer of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the Pope County farm was restocked with new birds Sunday.

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Minnesota Man Convicted in Terrorism Case Ordered Released

A Minnesota man convicted of threatening federal agents during a terrorism investigation has been released while a judge weighs whether a recent Supreme Court decision affects his case. Mohamed Ali Omar was supposed to be sentenced Tuesday. He convicted in March.

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Victim Of Grain Elevator Fall Was University of Minnesota Student

The woman who fell to her death after climbing inside a vacant grain elevator in Minneapolis over the weekend is identified as a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student.

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Dayton Backs Off on Auditor Role to Clear Special Session Path

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says he will no longer insist on the repeal or modification of a new law regarding the state auditor's duties as a condition for him calling a special session.

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UPDATE: 19-Year-Old From Browerville Killed in Long Prairie Rollover

A 19-year-old from Browerville is dead after a rollover in Todd County on Monday morning. The State Patrol says the incident happened just after 5:15 a.m. on Highway 71 South in Long Prairie. The identity of the person killed hasn't been released.

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Brew Review: Lift Bridge “Irish Coffee Stout”

Stillwater brewery knocks it out of the park with it's 5 Watt amplified stout. I have finally found it! The beer that reminds me most of Third Street's "Cool Beans" - Lift Bridge Brewing Co's "Irish Coffee Stout"!

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St. Cloud White Castle Employee Claiming Age Discrimination

A man who now works at White Castle in St. Cloud is one of two people suing the fast food chain, claiming they were forced from management positions because they're too old. Fifty-one-year-old Allen Spreeman, of Montrose, was a manager for 30 years until his reclassification and demotion this year.

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Survey: UMinn President Ranks 30th in Pay Nationally

A survey of salaries and benefits for public college leaders shows University of Minnesota President Eric Kahler is paid well above the national average compared to his counterparts. The report by the Chronicle of Higher Education compares pay for more than 200 colleges and university leaders.

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