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4 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Science, Paleontology

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota DNR intervenes in $1.8B Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion lawsuit

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The DNR on Tuesday filed papers in U.S. District Court seeking to intervene in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Moorhead, MN, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dilworth, MN

5 hrs ago | Walleye Insider

Vacationing in the Northwoods of Minnesota

For a short spell, we will be vacationing with six of our 10 grandkids and some of their parents in the Northwoods of Minnesota, where we will watch them fish more than we will fish.

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9 hrs ago | Camden Chat

Orioles win lottery for a competitive balance draft pick for third straight year

The Orioles were awarded a pick in the Competitive Balance Round B for the 2015 draft.

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Related Topix: The Orioles, Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Star Tribune

Shot, slain Somali star had ties to Minnesota

A popular Somali folk singer, who lived in Minnesota briefly and was a member of the Somali parliament, was killed Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu.

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Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News

The Modesto Bee

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton paid nearly $106,000 in state and federal taxes last year, and upped his charitable giving, too.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Tax, St. Paul, MN, Bemidji, MN

CBS Local

Audubon Society: New Stadium Could Be 'Death Trap' To Birds

A prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed.

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Related Topix: Weird

Town Topics

"My Stars Shine Darkly Over Me" - Shakespeare Says It, Charlie Parker Plays It

A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.

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Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, Twelfth Night, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Star Tribune

Minnesota names new director of medical cannabis

From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Minnesota Government, Sleepy Eye, MN, Drugs

City Pages

American Cannabis Company is counseling potential Minnesota pot producers

They won't say who, but the American Cannabis Company is counseling a group of " Minnesota-based entrepreneurs " who want to become manufacturers of the new state-sanctioned medicine.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Democrat, US Governors, North St. Paul, MN

ScienceBlogs

Is Matt Entenza really from outstate Minnesota? No, he is not. [Greg Laden's Blog]

Entenza claims he is from Greater Minnesota, and thus, would do a better job representing the interests of Greater Minnesotans.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pension, Personal Finance, Social Security, Retirement, St. Paul, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Insight News

Minnesota expands expungement relief

As a defense attorney, one of the most common questions I get is: "how long will this be on my record?" It is easy to see why people are so concerned about their records.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Criminal Justice

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Attorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kyle

An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.

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Related Topix: Opinion

St. Cloud Times

Dayton seeks pre-election release of MNsure ratesDayton seeks...

Dayton seeks pre-election release of MNsure rates Republicans had criticized Dayton's administration for not publishing before Election Day Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/22/dayton-seeks-pre-election-release-mnsure-rates/13012597/ Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he is pushing to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Valley News Live

Minnesota Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against MSB and Globe University

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University-Minnesota corporations under common ownership-for misrepresenting the job opportunities available to their criminal justice graduates and misleading students about the transferability of their credits to other higher ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

St. Cloud Times

Minnesota's Kids Count rank brings good, bad newsMinnesota's Kids...

Minnesota's KIDS COUNT rank brings good, bad news Minnesota ranked among states for best care for their youngest, according to annual report Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/22/minnesotas-kids-count-rank-brings-good-bad-news/12993437/ KIDS COUNT, an annual report released Tuesday by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

St. Cloud Times

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunitiesParamount...

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunities The grant intended for artistic creation, exploration, education and enjoyment of the arts Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/07/22/paramount/12990267/ The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded the Paramount Arts Resource Trust Inc. a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Entertainment

KSTP

23K Lose Power as Storm Hits N.D., Minnesota

A line of severe thunderstorms with high winds and hail came through North Dakota and continued into central and northern Minnesota overnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, University of North Dakota, Crookston, MN

CBS Local

Dayton Seeks Pre-Election Release Of MNsure Rates

Dayton says publishing rates earlier will give Minnesotans more time to select a plan.

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Related Topix: Weird

The Daily Beast

Han Solo for the Facebook GenerationBy Marlow Stern

The Parks and Recreation star opens up about his journey from stripping at bachelorette parties to headlining this summer's hottest superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Chris Pratt, Zero Dark Thirty, Avatar, Star Trek, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

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