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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 5:16 am
A divorce filing submitted Tuesday in Washington D.C. claims a married man left his relationship due to his love for Rep. Ilhan Omar. Dr. Beth Mynett says her husband, Tim Mynett, informed her in April that he had been seeing Omar and that he was in love with her. Omar was a client of Mynett's...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, they are in active negotiations with Purdue Pharma, maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, as they attempt to reach a landmark settlement over the nation's opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 3:24 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's...
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Mug shot of school bus shooting suspect
Minneapolis Police Department
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 27, 2019 - 6:58 am
A Minnesota man accused of shooting at a school bus on a snowy highway, wounding the driver, pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree assault. Thirty-two-year-old Kenneth Lilly of St. Paul waived his self-defense claims during his court appearance. The bus driver, 78-year-old Thomas Benson, was trying...
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Todd County Sheriff's Office
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 27, 2019 - 6:30 am
The Minnesota man who's charged in the shooting deaths of his parents expressed thoughts of killing them when he was in a mental health treatment facility, according to records filed in the case in Todd County. 22-year-old Dylan Bennett is in court Monday in Long Prairie following his arrest in...
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Big old M
Entercom
Susie Jones
August 26, 2019 - 12:01 pm
It's Move-In Day for freshman and first-year students at the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus. All others are due on campus by the end of the week. There are 6,200 freshmen and nearly 2,000 transfers scheduled to move into their new dorms by the end of Tuesday. Today, incoming first-...
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