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Gas Prices Drop Below $3 In Minnesota

The average price for unleaded regular gas has dropped below $3 in Minnesota. Industry observers say it's the first time since last December that unleaded regular has dipped below that mark in Minnesota.

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Minnesota To Pay Farmers For Leaving Corn Stalks

Minnesota officials are offering to pay farmers who leave corn stalks standing along highways this winter to help keep snow from drifting. The state Department of Transportation says stalks can break the wind's force and limit snow from blowing onto roads.

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Police: Eagan Man Charged In Online Photos Case

An Eagan man has been charged with 27 misdemeanor counts in connection to thousands of online photographs of girls. Egan police said Tuesday that 20-year-old Tyler Sauve was charged Monday in Dakota County court with counts including disorderly conduct, defamation and public nuisance.

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Body Of Missing Kayaker Positvely Identified

The Hennepin County medical examiner's officer has identified a body pulled from a Plymouth lake as that of a missing kayaker. The medical examiner says 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park apparently drowned. His death was ruled accidental.

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Good Weather Speeds Minnesota Soy, Beet Harvests

Favorable weather helped Minnesota farmers make strong progress on their soybean and sugarbeet harvesting this past week.

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Decades-Old Human Remains Found In Pine County

Pine County sheriff's officials are calling in specialists to help with the discovery of human remains. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a state archaeologist and a forensic anthropologist are assisting with the investigation.

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5 Things You Should Know About Ebola — How It Spreads, Symptoms & More

Ebola is all over the headlines lately. Here are some helpful facts about the deadly disease (that you're not going to catch).

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Dayton, Johnson Duel Over Middle-Class Mantle

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson are dueling over whose policies would make life easier for average Minnesota families. In their first one-on-one debate Tuesday, the candidates both grabbed for the mantle of middle-class champion.

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Internet Company To Expand Outside Of Twin Cities

A local Internet company plans to expand high-speed service outside of the Twin Cities after it finishes wiring in Minneapolis. The vice president of technology at US Interne says the company hopes to begin reaching out to other communities next year.

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Farm Near Hutchinson Searched For Missing Man

State and local authorities have focused their investigation on a farm in McLeod County in their search for a man missing since August. The farm southwest of Hutchinson is near the home of a man charged with kidnapping 25-year-old Christopher Rossing of Albion Township.

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