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Minnesota, Wisconsin Try to Reboot Income Tax Reciprocity

State tax officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin say they're working to reinstate a system that allowed 80,000 people who work across their shared border to file one state income tax return. Under the reciprocity system that began in 1968, Wisconsin made payments to Minnesota to make up for what border-crossing Wisconsin residents would have given to Minnesota in taxes.

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Lake Superior Ice Caves Prove Popular Again

The ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin are proving very popular again this year. The caves on Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands attracted nearly 12,000 people this weekend.

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Construction Worker Killed at Rochester Hotel Site

Authorities say a construction worker died after a large metal attachment from a forklift fell on his head in Rochester. The man was working at the site of a hotel project Friday afternoon when a heavy attachment fell from the arm of the forklift.

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Minnesota Could Be On the Hook for $700M in Tax Trial

Minnesota could be on the hook for $700 million in refunds if the state loses a case pending in tax court. The case involves how multistate corporations calculate tax liability in Minnesota. It's scheduled to be heard later this month.

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Reward Offered in Burning Puppy Case in Northern Minnesota

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to whoever left a puppy to die in a burning trash bin in northern Minnesota. The Humane Society announced the reward Friday. The 5-month-old husky mix was rescued Feb. 20 from a garbage dump bin on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

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Blood Donations Dropping Along With Temperatures

The call is going out for blood donors in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Memorial Blood Centers said its supply of O-negative blood is dangerously low across its 11 donor sites in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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House GOP Walks Thin Line in Doling Out Budget Surplus

A hefty surplus puts majority House Republicans in a game of tug-of-war with other Democrats and within their own party. House Speaker Kurt Daudt says they'll dedicate at least half of the state's $1.87 billion surplus to tax relief.

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DNR Promotes Wild Turkey Hunt To Spur Interest In The Bird

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is teaching people to hunt for their own wild turkeys, as part of an effort to increase interest in hunting and bolster support for wild land and conservation.

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Judge Sentences Couple Convicted Of Prostituting Teen

A Ramsey County judge handed down stern words and stiff sentences for an Eden Prairie couple convicted of prostituting a 15-year-old girl in St. Paul.

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Report: U of M Should Do More to Protect Research Subjects

Investigators say the University of Minnesota should do more to protect vulnerable participants in human research trials.

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