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Girls Basketball MVP Shares Award Plaque

The coach of the girls basketball team at Lac qui Parle Valley High School says he initially didn't believe his MVP when she told him what she wanted to do with her award plaque.

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Authorities Warn About Jury Duty Phone Scam

Minnesota judicial officials are warning of a phone scam that involves jury duty. Residents in Olmsted, Rice, Dakota and Ramsey counties have reported getting phone messages saying they had failed to return a jury summons.

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MNsure Chooses Deloitte As Lead IT Vendor

Minnesota's online health insurance marketplace has chosen Deloitte Consulting LLP as its main information technology vendor to overhaul its troubled website and computer systems, citing Deloitte's record of success in other states.

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No-Parole Sentence Reinstated For Minnesota Man

A man who was 17 when prosecutors say he raped and killed a teenage girl won't be eligible for release from prison.The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower court decision that gave Tony Roman Nose a chance to seek parole.

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Ex-Minnesota State-Mankato Coach Returning To Job

Former Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach Todd Hoffner says he'll return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired. Hoffner said Tuesday that returning "will help heal that injury." He'd since taken a job at Minot State and says he'll be "forever grateful" to that school.

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Full Lunar Eclipse Delights North, South Americas

Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies. The moon was eclipsed by the Earth's shadow early Tuesday, beginning around 1 a.m. EDT for 5 1/2 hours.

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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Deputy Shot In Northwestern Minnesota

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a suspect has been arrested for shooting a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop. Norman County sheriff's dispatcher Kim Lewis says the deputy is expected to be OK.

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Austin Man Accused Of Driving Go-Kart While Drunk

Police in Austin have arrested a man for driving drunk in a child's go-kart. Chief Brian Krueger says an officer nearly hit the man who was driving the battery-powered go-kart on the road.

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Charges Filed Following Frozen Four Melee

A Richfield man has been charged with assaulting a police officer during a skirmish that followed the University of Minnesota's defeat in the Frozen Four championship game.

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Spring Fieldwork Off to Late Start in Minnesota

Spring fieldwork is off to a late start because of winter's stubborn grip on Minnesota. But yields shouldn't be hurt as long as farmers can get into their fields soon after Easter.

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