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MANKATO - Players for the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team announced Wednesday that they would not practice under their newly reinstated coach. Todd Hoffner, who was fired by the university over pornography allegations, announced Tuesday that he would return to his former coaching jo...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:23pm

MANKATO - After refusing to practice for recently reinstated coach Todd Hoffner, players on the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team are expected to return to practice Friday, a member of the school’s athletic department said Thursday. “All indications are that they will return to pr...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:15pm

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Location, location location: Not only is it key to the value of real estate, it's also a big driver of the cost of long-term care. A study of long-term care costs in the United States released this week shows that the cost of long-term services and support varies dramatically by ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:03pm

April 17 (Reuters) - Oil pipelines in the United States are undergoing a historic realignment in response to new production in the Eagle Ford development in south-central Texas, redevelopment of older production in the Permian Basin and new flows of oil from the Midwest and Canada that have oversupp...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:41pm

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc is on the brink of breaking through oil pipeline bottlenecks in the U.S. Midwest that have dogged the company for nearly four years, potentially ending a need to ration space at the heart of its network. But here's the rub: Relieving congestion downstream i...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:04pm

ALEXANDRIA - Larry Kvitek of Alexandria had an unusual encounter a couple of weeks ago. It all started when he came across a stranger in the parking lot of The Coffee Pot Café. The man came up to where Kvitek was parked and asked him for a ride to Walmart. Kvitek was a little wary of the request. H...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:43pm

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday. Megan Huntsman, 39, was ordered held in lieu...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:01pm

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches. Attorneys representing Charles and Grace Silvas, the owners of a recalled 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, had sought a...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:40pm

ADA – A 19-year-old man faces four felony charges after he was accused in Tuesday’s shooting of a Norman County deputy during a traffic stop east of Perley. Steven Anthony Henderson of Fertile was charged Thursday in a Norman County Courthouse with first degree attempted murder of a peace office...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:56am

BUFFALO - A three-vehicle crash in central Minnesota killed an Aitkin woman Wednesday evening. Karen Tibbetts, 65, was killed after losing control of her vehicle and sliding into oncoming traffic on Minnesota Highway 55 near Buffalo , the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Brett Riske, 28, of Maple Gr...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:52am