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UPDATE: Five People Hurt in Three Vehicle Crash in Meeker County

Five people were hurt in a serious crash on Highway 15 south of Kingston Friday. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 15 and County Road 21.

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A Look At Some Aspects Of 3 Minnesota Budget Bills

The Minnesota Legislature took up three budget bills Friday as the deadline approaches to pass a two-year budget.

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Attempts To Dismantle MNsure Fail In Minnesota Senate

Governance of Minnesota's health insurance exchange could be in for a change, but MNsure won't go away entirely.

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9-Year Sentence For Coon Rapids Man in Drunk Driving Crash

A Coon Rapids man who drove drunk and killed a 16-year-old boy cried in court as he was sentenced to nine years in prison.

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Senate Rejects Fee, Inspection Rule For Abortion Clinics

Minnesota senators have turned back a measure that would have led to twice yearly inspections and $10,200 licensing fees for clinics that provide 10 or more abortions per month.

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Minnesota City Sues Sanitary Wipes Makers Over Clogged Pipes

A Minnesota city is suing six makers of sanitary wipes, saying the "so-called flushable wipes" are clogging sewer systems.

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Full Environmental Review Won’t Be Done For Mine Expansion

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has rejected a request for a full environmental review of a proposed taconite mine expansion near Babbitt, MN. Northshore Mining has plans to expand their mine to allow for five to ten more years of mining.

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Lawmakers Drawing Up Contingency Funding Plans For Bird Flu

Top Minnesota lawmakers say they're developing contingency plans that would allow state agencies to more easily access emergency response dollars if the spread of avian influenza intensifies.

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Minnesota State Patrol Patch (Photo by: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Minnesota State Patrol Patch (Photo by: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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14-Year-Old Girl Killed in Southern Minnesota Crash

A 14-year-old girl from Iowa has died and three others have been injured in a two-vehicle crash in southern Minnesota. The State Patrol says Daisy Rodriguez died in the crash at a rural intersection near the Brown County community of Sleepy Eye Thursday about 5 p.m.

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Legislature Moves To Combat Terrorism Recruitment

Minnesota lawmakers are putting up extra money to combat terrorism recruitment.

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