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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Aaron Jay Kernis returns to Minnesota to debut viola concerto with SPCO

Composer Aaron Jay Kernis, who quit the Minnesota Orchestra in protest last fall, brings a world premiere to St. Paul next weekend.

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Related Topix: Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

Minnesota's wealthy caught in a tight tax net over residency

It's getting tougher for Minnesotans to avoid the state's taxes by spending part of the year somewhere else.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

10 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Minn angler may have landed record-breaking catch

According to the Star Tribune, Andy Fronek reeled in a monster 5' 11", 29-inch girth Sturgeon last weekend on the Rainy River.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

14 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota fundraisersCentral Minnesota fundraisersA schedule...

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Pizza Ranch, 110 Second St. S, Waite Park.

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Related Topix: Waite Park, MN, St. Joseph, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Court case to test Minnesota's 'Buy the Farm' law

This May 31, 2006, file photo shows organic milk which Cedar Summit Farm bottles and sells organic milk, in returnable bottles at the New Prague, Minn., farm and through upscale grocery stores and food cooperatives in the Minneapolis-St.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Life, Food, Organic Food, New Prague, MN, Hampton, MN, Agriculture, Science

WWTC-AM Eagan

Hearing To Decide Public Defender For Minnesota Couple

A hearing today will determine whether a high-living Minnesota couple charged with making bogus medical and food stamp claims in Minnesota and Florida will be given a public defender.

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KSTP

Minn. Minister Accused of Sexual Abuse Reported in Wash. State

The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Examiner.com

Minnesota gains 2,600 jobs in March to historic high of 3 million

The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March, as the unemployment rate remained at 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

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St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota group awards arts grantsCentral Minnesota group...

Central Minnesota group awards arts grants on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/arts-grants-central-minnesota-legacy/7828483/ People sit in lawn chairs or blankets they brought to Munsinger Gardens for a summer concert.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Sartell, MN, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Star Tribune

Minnesota Senate pioneer Nancy Brataas, 86, dies

Former state Sen. Nancy Brataas died Thursday, leaving legislators past and present speaking of a woman they say helped shape Minnesota history.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Dayton, tourism officials make new push for visitors with 'Only in Minnesota' campaign

Gov. Mark Dayton and the state's top tourism official are making a dramatic push to increase tourism with a new campaign to showcase things visitors can do only in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

St. Cloud Times

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweepMore than 65 arrested...

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/17/arrested-minnesota-heroin-sweep/7849117/ Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanke held up a flier inviting anyone to come to an emergency meeting to keep heroin out of Hennepin County during a press conference, to announce that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Minnesota Government, Hennepin County, MN

Examiner.com

BCA seeks public's help in finding Level 3 Sex Offender

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, has issued a Facebook posting announcing that they are currently searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, and asking for the help of the public in this search.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Valley News Live

Henderson Charged with Attempted Murder in Deputy Shooting

The suspect in an officer-involved shooting earlier this week made his first court appearance today.

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Related Topix: Norman County, MN, Fertile, MN

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Minnesota Pipe Line seeks to expand capacity

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Pipe Line Company plans to ask regulators for approval to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities.

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Related Topix: St. Paul Park, MN, Rosemount, MN

New York Daily News

Minnesota cult leader charged with 59 sexual abuse counts over 'Maidens'

Victor Arden Barnard, 52, has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing girls as young as 12 and 13 in a Minnesota cult.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pine County, MN, Finlayson, MN

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Minnesota Officials Warn of Jury Duty Scam

Minnesota judicial officials are warning of a phone scam that involves jury duty.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Son admits hosting party that led to teen's death

A 19-year-old western Minnesota man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a star high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.

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Star Tribune

Kill Kancer amps up its efforts with all-star PSA video, Cedar concert

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Soul Asylum, Music, Entertainment

City Pages

2013 was record year for chlamydia in Minnesota

New statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate both the state's chlamydia rate and the raw number of reported cases has never been higher than it was last year.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota, Human Sexuality

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