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Minnesota Cities Trying To Adapt To Climate Change

Some communities in Minnesota are already making efforts to adapt to climate change through moves designed to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

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State Alleges Process Server Filed False Claims

The Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a Wadena process service company and one of its former employees saying they falsely claimed some individuals were served with debt collection lawsuits.

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Panel Working on Minnesota Medical Marijuana Details

The state panel tasked with implementing Minnesota's medical marijuana program is working on details.

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Cokato Man Hits Tow Truck On Icy I-94 In North Dakota, Is Killed

A Minnesota man was killed on an icy Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota when his vehicle collided with a tow truck that had stopped to pull other vehicles out of the ditch. The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 40-year-old man from Cokato, Minnesota.

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Minneapolis Man Convicted In Fatal Shooting

A Hennepin County jury has convicted a 25-year-old man of fatally shooting another man in the victim's backyard. Diamond Griffin of Minneapolis is set to be sentenced in December to life in prison with parole for the July 2013 killing.

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University of Minnesota Sues Cell Providers Over Patents

The University of Minnesota is suing the four largest wireless carriers in the U.S. over alleged patent infringement. The university contends AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are illegally using technology developed by a university professor to improve speed and reliability of 4G wireless-data service.

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Minnesota Says 48 In Ebola Monitoring Program

Minnesota health officials say they're currently monitoring 48 recently arrived travelers as part of their new program to watch for signs of Ebola. The Department of Health says it's contacting another 12 travelers to set up monitoring.

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Mother Of Peterson Son Supports Plea Deal

The mother of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's son says she supports a plea deal that gave Peterson probation on a charge of abusing the boy. Peterson acknowledged using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son earlier this year.

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Victim’s Fighting History Barred From Trial

A judge in Dakota County won't allow the defense to bring up a shooting victim's past history of bar fights during the defendant's homicide trial.

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Solar Manufacturer Locating in Minneapolis

A solar panel manufacturer based in Washington state is planning to open a plant in south Minneapolis early next year.

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