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Whist Player Behind Push to Change Minnesota Gambling Law

A lifelong player of the card game whist is behind a small push to change Minnesota's gambling laws this year.

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Watkins Man Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash

A Watkins man is hurt after a two vehicle crash today (Tuesday).

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Walmart will hire 55,000 seasonal employees in 2013.
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Walmart Hiring 400 in Mankato

Walmart has started taking applications for about 400 job openings in Mankato.

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Two Arrested in Connection With Cass County Cabin Burglaries

Two people have been arrested in connection with seven cabin burglaries near Backus and Pine River.

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On Body Cameras, Lawmakers Weigh Privacy Versus Transparency

As more Minnesota law enforcement agencies gear up with body cameras, the Legislature is trying to set some ground rules.

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Racial Discipline Gap In Minnesota Schools Widens

The gap is widening between white students and students of color when it comes to discipline in Minnesota schools

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News @ Noon: The Eelpout Being Celebrated this Weekend on Leech Lake [AUDIO]

One of the biggest winter celebrations in Minnesota hits the ice this weekend near Walker. The 36th annual "Eelpout Festival" runs today (Thursday) through Saturday on Leech Lake. Organizer Jared Olson describes the festival as "a big fishing tournament with a Mardi-Gras style party".

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Minnesota Lags in Minorities Graduating High School on Time

Minnesota continues to trail the rest of the country in on-time graduation for high school students of color.

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1 of 2 Horses With Contagious Virus Put Down

One of two horses that contracted a contagious virus at a Prior Lake farm has been put down. The other was taken to the University of Minnesota's Large Animal Clinic for treatment.

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Toyota Asks Court to Reduce Jury Award

Toyota Motor Corp. is asking a federal court to reduce the amount of money it was ordered to pay plaintiffs who successfully sued the automaker over a fatal crash in St. Paul.

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