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Poaching Charges Dismissed Over GPS Device

A Minnesota judge has dismissed criminal charges against a man accused in a high-profile poaching case because of a tracking device used by authorities. District Judge Thomas Van Hon ruled the GPS device that conservation officers attached to Joshua Liebl's truck was illegal because they didn't have a search warrant.

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Man Cited After Clocked Driving 171 MPH

Authorities say a driver was cited after he was clocked driving 171 mph in northern Minnesota. Deputy Chief Shawn Padden of the Hermantown Police Department stopped a Chevrolet Camaro that was clocked at 171 mph and later 148 mph north of Duluth.

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The Latest: Minnesota Judge Blasted Over Sex Offender Ruling

Minnesota officials are asking a U.S. appeals court to overturn a federal judge's ruling that the state's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional.

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House GOP Targets Teacher Diversity in Budget Plan

Lawmakers in the Republican-controlled House want to recruit a new, more diverse pool of teachers and fund early childhood learning and literacy programs.

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Little Falls Man Arrested in Major Meth Bust

A lengthy investigation into Central Minnesota meth sales led to the arrest of an alleged major supplier on Monday. The Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force says during the past 1.5 years, they have been conducting several search warrants in the Stearns County area that have resulted in finding large amounts of meth.

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UPDATE: Suspect in Shakopee Deaths Killed Himself in Waseca

Shakopee police say the suspect in a double-homicide has killed himself after a standoff with police in Waseca.

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4th Man Arrested in Double Homicide at Motel in St. Paul

St. Paul police say they've arrested a fourth man in a double homicide at a motel last month.

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Transgender Bathroom Bill Supporters, Foes Pack Hearing

Some Minnesota parents say allowing transgender people to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with is ripe for abuse by people with bad intentions. A transgender woman says she's not a sexual predator - she's just trying to use the bathroom.

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Joseph Woods, photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Lottery
Joseph Woods, photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Lottery
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Lottery Win Sends St. Paul Bus Driver Into Retirement

A St. Paul bus driver has quit his job after hitting it big in the Powerball lottery game. Metro Transit driver Joseph Woods says his $1 million winnings are enough to go from semi-retired to really retired.

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Bail Set at $1.5M for Man Charged in Law Office Shooting

Bail is set at $1.5 million for a man charged with fatally shooting a law clerk in a St. Paul office last week.

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