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E. Coli Sickens 2 Dozen On Minnesota Reservation

State health officials are investigating an outbreak of about two dozen suspected cases of E. coli on a Chippewa reservation in northeastern Minnesota. More than a handful of cases have been confirmed as E. coli.

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Teenage Girl Testifies In Cook County Attorney Trial

A teenage girl has testified in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct. Witnesses took the stand Tuesday in the trial of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell in St. Louis County Court.

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Minnesota Race Track To Refund Horse Owners

A Minnesota race track manager says the track will refund horse owners after an audit found it shorted race purses by nearly $437,000 over four years. The Running Aces Harness Track general manager spoke at a legislative hearing Tuesday.

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Armed Man Leads Coon Rapids Police On Car Chase

Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says officers responded to a report Tuesday that a Coon Rapids man was suicidal and had left his home with a loaded handgun.

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Jury in Ventura Trial Breaks for Day; No Verdict

The jury deliberating in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against late "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has gone home for the day without reaching a verdict.

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Attorney General Sues Two Colleges

Minnesota's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against two colleges, accusing the schools of misleading criminal justice students about their ability to land a job in their field and about transferring credits to other institutions.

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Teen Shot While Standing Outside Home

Sheriff's deputies in northern Minnesota are investigating after a girl was shot several times while standing on the deck of her home.

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Thousands In Northern Minnesota Without Power Due To Storms

Thousands of Minnesotans are without electricity after powerful storms moved through central and northeastern Minnesota. Strong winds of 50 to 70 mph knocked down trees and power lines overnight Monday.

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Minnesota’s KIDS COUNT Rank Brings Good, Bad News

Minnesota has ranked among the states that best care for their youngest residents. The annual report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation gauges the well-being of the nation's children.

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FX Network Plans Second Season Of ‘Fargo’ TV Show

The FX network is planning a second season of "Fargo" the TV show, but with a new cast and a new story line that will take place a little farther south. Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman shored up the cast for "Fargo's" first season, which recently picked up 18 Emmy nominations.

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