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Bachmann Says She Is ‘Going To A Different Perch’

Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch." The Republican gave the keynote address Friday night during the 6th Congressional District's GOP convention in Monticello.

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Cloud Of Uncertainty Hangs Over 2 Football Teams

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over two university football programs as they await word on whether Todd Hoffner will try to reclaim the head coaching job he was fired from at Minnesota State University, Mankato, or keep his new post at Minot State.

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Woman Gets 4 Years In Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A Minnesota woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 92-year-old motorcyclist last year. Twenty-six-year-old Autumn Mason was sentenced Friday in Ramsey County Court.

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Free Earplugs To Be Mandatory At Minneapolis Clubs

Minneapolis bars and clubs that feature live music will have to offer free earplugs to patrons starting April 19. The Minneapolis City Council approved the ordinance Friday.

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Boys and Girls Club Announces Minnesota Youth of the Year

The Boys and Girls Club has announced Gao Hlee Moua as their Minnesota Youth of the Year.

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10-Year-Old Girl Found Dead After Hay Fire In Southwestern Minnesota

A 10-year-old girl has been found dead after a hay bale fire on a farm in southwestern Minnesota. Firefighters were called to the Todd Heideman farm west of Adrian just before 7 p.m. Thursday on a report of round bales on fire.

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Teen Gets 34 Years for Fatally Shooting Boy

A Brooklyn Park teenager is sentenced to more than 34 years in prison for fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy in a case of mistaken identity.

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Minnesota Lawmakers Boost Minimum Wage to $9.50

Minnesota's minimum wage will climb to $9.50 by 2016 and go up automatically in future years under legislation bound for Gov. Mark Dayton's signature.

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Minnesota Senate Panel to Continue Medical Pot Hearing

A Minnesota Senate committee will resume discussing a bill that would legalize medical marijuana after the Legislature returns from its Easter/Passover break.

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Health Officials Suspect Norovirus At Chuck E. Cheese In Maple Grove

Hennepin County health officials say they've got numerous calls from people who got sick after eating at a popular Maple Grove restaurant. Health Department spokesman Bill Billknap says they're looking into a suspected outbreak of norovirus at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant last weekend and have contacted others who ate there using cash register receipts.

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