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Some Lawmakers Wonder Who Really Makes Minnesota Laws

Some lawmakers are wondering who really makes Minnesota's laws.

On issues from medical marijuana to GPS tracking devices, they're frustrated with what they see as police and prosecutors spending too much time at the Capitol to protect and serve their own interests.

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Amy Senser To Be Transferred From Prison This Week

The wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser will leave a state prison this week where she has served time for a fatal hit-and-run. Amy Senser is due to be transferred from the Shakopee prison to a work release facility. She's been approved for transfer to a jail or halfway house.

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Watkins Woman Killed In Crash In Cass County

One person was killed, and two others are in serious condition, after a three vehicle crash. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened at about 2:00 p.m. on Saturday on Highway 64 in Cass County.

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Minnesota Runners Head To Boston In Unity, Tribute

More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.

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Gunfire At Mankato Club Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

Mankato police say gunfire broke out in the parking lot of a club, leaving one person dead and three others injured. The shooting happened Sunday just before 2 a.m. at the Kato Entertainment Center.

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Southern Minnesota Man Dies After Canoe Capsizes

Authorities in Blue Earth County say a canoe carrying two men capsized on Madison Lake, and one man apparently drowned. The two men were canoeing Saturday night. Their craft tipped over, throwing both men into the water. Neither was wearing a life preserver.

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Vikings To Add Another $1.2 Million To Stadium Project

The Minnesota Vikings are contributing another $1.2 million to the new stadium to put in a bigger video board on the facility's west end and for other video-related upgrades. The funding was approved Friday by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. It brings the total cost of the project from $975 million to $976.2 million.

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Oil Transport Draws Cry for Disaster Training Help

North Dakota's oil boom has safety on the minds of many Minnesota towns as the volatile crude rumbles through town aboard long trains.

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Judge Strikes Down Part of Minnesota Energy Law

A federal judge has found that part of a Minnesota law designed to promote the use of renewable energy is unconstitutional and she barred state officials from enforcing it.

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Players Practice for Reinstated Minnesota State Mankato Coach

Coach Todd Hoffner is back on the field at Minnesota State after football players ended their brief boycott of spring practice.

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