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Minnesota Governor Candidates Meet In Moorhead

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson began their second debate by sparring over the relationship between the Twin Cities and far-flung parts of the state. Wednesday night's debate in Moorhead also included Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet.

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Minnesota Officials To Meet About Ebola Response

Top Minnesota government officials as well as airport managers are meeting to discuss how to prevent Ebola from entering the state and what to do if it does. Health and public safety leaders in Gov. Mark Dayton's administration were meeting Thursday to discuss the prevention and response plans.

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Red Lake Woman Sentenced For Fatal Stabbing

A northwestern Minnesota woman has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for fatally stabbing a man on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. A federal judge announced the sentence Wednesday for 26-year-old Alison Brown, a member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

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December Trial Date Set In Adrian Peterson Abuse Case

A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Judge Kelly Case set the date Wednesday as Peterson made his first court appearance in suburban Houston for the incident that occurred earlier this year.

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News @ Noon: Orphan Train Riders Subject of Little Falls Conference [AUDIO]

It seems impossible now, but for a long time in our nation's history it was common to put orphaned children on trains out east and ship them here to the Midwest. This Saturday the 54th annual "Orphan Train Conference" is being held at the St. Francis Center in Little Falls.

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2 Suspects At Large In Nicollet County Baseball Bat Beatings

Authorities have one person in custody and are looking for two accomplices in a baseball bat beating in Nicollet County that left two men hospitalized, including one in critical condition. Sheriff's officials say a newspaper delivery person found the two victims severely beaten near the Buessman Bridge not far from New Ulm on Sunday morning.

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Minnesota Retailers Not Expecting Holiday Sale Gains

Many of Minnesota's biggest companies say they aren't expecting to achieve an expected 4 percent growth in holiday sales. The National Retail Federation issued its industry forecast, which anticipates the biggest gain in three years, on Monday.

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Police Release Driver In Fatal Minneapolis Crash

Police say they have questioned and released a woman without charges after the SUV she was driving fatally hit a woman sitting in a Minneapolis bus shelter. Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said Tuesday the investigation is ongoing and the woman could still be charged.

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Staples Man Arrested For Alleged Drunk Driving

A Staples man has been arrested for alleged DWI. The Todd County Sheriff's Office says they got a call of a vehicle in the ditch near Staples.

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Austin School Teacher Accused of Sex With Student

A teacher at a Catholic school in Austin has been fired and jailed on suspicion of having sex with a minor student.

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