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Unemployment Rate Drops Despite Job Losses

Minnesota's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 13 years even though more than 5,000 jobs were lost in December. The state economic development agency says employers cut 5,200 jobs in December. The department also revised November's job gains down by 4,000.

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Alabama Man Hurt in Semi Crash in Morrison County

Ice on the road is being blamed for a semi crash in Morrison County. The State Patrol says the incident happened just after 10:00 a.m. yesterday (Wednesday) on Highway 28 and Badger Creek Road.

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Police: Woman Stabbed on Southeast Side of Duluth

Duluth police say a 52-year-old woman was stabbed on the city's southeast side. According to the Duluth Police Department, the incident occurred Wednesday evening in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

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Autopsy: Apple Valley Deaths Were Murder-Suicide

Autopsy results confirm the deaths of two adults and one child in Apple Valley were the result of a murder-suicide.

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Officers Involved In Bloomington Shooting Identified

Bloomington police have released the names of the officers involved in a shooting that left one man dead.

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Minnesota Hiring Executive To Seek Out Executives

Minnesota is in search of a new government executive to recruit other executives.

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Low Oil Prices A Bonus For Minnesota Railroad Regulators

A Minnesota railroad regulatory official says lower oil prices have caused train traffic from North Dakota to level off. That's given Minnesota officials space to work on safety issues.

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Senator John Pederson announces his run for Congress. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Senator John Pederson announces his run for Congress. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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New Act Introduced To Make Retirement Easier On MN Seniors

Senator John Pederson (R-St. Cloud) says an act introduced earlier this week would make it easier for seniors to stay in Minnesota and enjoy their retirement.

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Authorities Identify 2-Year-Old Brooklyn Center Fire Victim

Authorities have identified the 2-year-old boy who died in a Brooklyn Center apartment fire.

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Lawmakers: Kids Not Always First In Child Protection System

A group of Minnesota lawmakers wants to change a state child protection system they say has strayed from always putting kids' safety first.A group of Minnesota lawmakers wants to change a state child protection system they say has strayed from always putting kids' safety first.

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