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Woman Dead After Stabbing at Minneapolis Ramp

A woman is dead after a stabbing at a parking ramp near Target Center and Target Field in Minneapolis. Police say the stabbing happened just before 6 a.m. Thursday at Ramp A.

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Appleton Resident Isolated With Tuberculosis

An Appleton resident has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and is being treated in isolation. The city's health department made the announcement Friday. Health Director Kurt Eggebrecht says officials are looking into who the infected person had contact with over the past several months.

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Stillwater Prison Escapee is Recaptured

The man who walked away from the Stillwater prison at Bayport has been found in Wisconsin. Forty-year-old Patrick James Buswell was a minimum-security prisoner and was working on a grounds crew when he disappeared last Friday.

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Reports Offer Peek at State Capitol Lobbying in 2015 Session

Minnesota lawmakers dished out billions of dollars in a new budget assembled in a just-concluded legislative session. Groups spent millions lobbying for a slice or to alter policy sometimes closely tied to the state money. Lobbying disclosure reports published Tuesday offer an early glimpse of where the most expensive battles were.

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17-Year-Old Held in Death of Girlfriend’s Daughter

A 17-year-old boy is in custody in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter in Minneapolis. The child's biological father, Max O'Neill, says doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center told him his daughter, Sophia O'Neill, had suffered a ruptured kidney and pancreas and died of internal bleeding.

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Judge: Man Accused of Trying to go to Syria to Remain Held

A federal judge has ordered that a Minnesota man remain held until his trial on charges he tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Mohamed Abdihamid Farah appeared in court Thursday for a detention hearing. He's charged with four counts, including conspiracy to support a foreign terrorist group. Prosecutors say he faces up to 53 years in prison if convicted.

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Stearns County Farm to Become 2nd in Minnesota to Restock

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says one of the first farms in Stearns County to be hit by the Midwest bird flu outbreak is set to restock with turkeys in the coming days. It'll be the second Minnesota poultry farm to resume production. The board says a Pope County turkey farm that was the first in the region to record a confirmed case of H5N2 avian influenza was restocked on Sunday.

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Apple Valley Man Charged With Stabbing Mother

A 22-year-old Apple Valley man who called 911 to say that he had killed his mother has been criminally charged. Tyler Christensen's mother survived multiple stab wounds to her neck and was rushed to Fairview Ridges Hospital and later transferred to another facility where she underwent surgery.

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State Budget Remains Unresolved, Agencies Prepare

The gears for another potential partial shutdown of Minnesota government are in motion. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget mailed out some 9,450 layoff notices Monday to employees at agencies covered by incomplete budget legislation.

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St. Cloud Man Charged For Allegedly Having Sex With 14-Year-Old

An 18-year-old St. Cloud man is charged with criminal sexual conduct after Hutchinson authorities became aware that he was allegedly having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in Hutchinson. Police say Steven Sherrard has been charged in McLeod County Court with felony 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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