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'Project Exile' heroin sweep arrests more than 65 in Minnesota

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:12pm

State and federal law enforcement officials announced what they said was the largest heroin bust in Minnesota history, arresting dozens of distributors statewide Thursday.

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St. Paul shooting suspect also had pointed rifle at boy, charges say

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:10pm

A 19-year-old man -- arrested Wednesday in a shooting that critically injured his baby's mother in St. Paul -- had been charged in January with pointing a loaded rifle at his 13-year-old nephew. He had been released from jail earlier this month in that case, which is making its way through the court system.

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Firm seeks to upgrade N.D./Canada oil pipeline to Twin Cities

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Minnesota Pipe Line Co. announced plans Thursday 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 that produce most of Minnesota's and much of Wisconsin's transportation fuels.

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Roseville police open internal probe of cops accused of brutality during stop

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:50pm

The Roseville Police Department said Thursday it has opened an internal investigation into allegations four officers beat and Tased a compliant man during a traffic stop last May.

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South Washington County school leadership departures raise questions

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:41pm

Three school leaders and a top staff member have resigned from the South Washington County School District in the past six weeks with little explanation.

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Wisconsin won't revoke license of porn-viewing teacher

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:37pm

A Middleton teacher who viewed sexually explicit images while at school will keep his license to teach, the Department of Public Instruction has ruled.

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Top St. Paul development official departing for new position

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:29pm

A top development official is leaving the city of St. Paul.

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Suspect charged in shooting of Norman County deputy

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:27pm

ADA, Minn. -- Bond is set at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy in northwestern Minnesota.

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Light-rail Green Line will require safety heads-up by motorists and pedestrians, cops say

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:23pm

Police will begin a safety education and enforcement campaign for motorists and pedestrians along the Green Line in St. Paul next week, officials said Thursday.

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Baby gorilla dies at the Milwaukee County Zoo

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:18pm

MILWAUKEE -- A baby gorilla born less than a month ago at the Milwaukee County Zoo has unexpectedly died, the zoo said Thursday.

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The Lexington's new owners reveal big plans for St. Paul institution

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:17pm

For three restaurant guys who grew up in St. Paul, owning The Lexington on Grand Avenue is a dream come true.

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Milwaukee County man accused of killing blind wife over her nagging

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:14pm

MILWAUKEE -- A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she'd been nagging him for three weeks.

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Condoleezza Rice to speak at U today

Minneapolis Tribune - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:12pm
Activists who tried to block her visit protested her appearance on the Northrop Mall.
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St. Croix bridge construction turns up antique bottles

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:11pm

A slice of Stillwater's history surfaced this week as crews working on the St. Croix River bridge project uncovered two glass bottles that date back to the early 1900s.

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LAPD searching for armed kidnapping suspect charged in St. Paul

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:11pm

Los Angeles police closed off several streets downtown in a search for a kidnapping suspect charged in St. Paul, Minn., KABC-TV reported.

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Police report on St. Louis Park Middle School drowning describes events at pool

Minneapolis Tribune - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:10pm
Police interviews with children indicate teacher was attentive, students got along.
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Wisconsin appeals court revives protest group lawsuit over Capitol sign tickets

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:04pm

A Wisconsin appeals court Thursday revived a civil rights lawsuit brought against state officials by a group of sign-carrying protesters who were ticketed at the state Capitol in 2011.

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Minnesota's labor force tops 3 million, unemployment rate at 4.8 percent

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:28pm

Minnesota's labor force now tops 3 million.

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