Minnesota

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Sloane Martin
May 23, 2018 - 5:52 am
A man is arrested in St. Paul after an apartment building was evacuated due to a strong chemical smell in the basement. Crews were called to the 200 block of Dayton Avenue around 8 p.m. Tuesday. An officer and firefighters complained of dizziness while responding. All were treated at the scene...
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Sloane Martin
May 23, 2018 - 5:46 am
The organization that operates a statewide suicide hotline has only a few weeks of funding left, unless Gov. Mark Dayton signs the budget bills sitting on his desk. “We’re currently the only (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provider in the state of Minnesota,” Canvas Health CEO Matt Eastman...
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Twins Tigers
Sloane Martin
May 23, 2018 - 4:31 am
Twins’ pitcher Lance Lynn dropped his earned-run average nearly a point with 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Tuesday’s 6-0 win over the Detroit Tigers at Target Field. Lynn, a former St. Louis Cardinal that signed with Minnesota this past offseason, entered the game with a bloated 7.47 ERA to start the...
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Sloane Martin
May 17, 2018 - 6:40 am
Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn was pulled after three inning work and the six relievers that followed couldn't contain the St. Louis Cardinals in a 7-5 loss at Target Field Wednesday afternoon. Lynn surrendered three earned runs, walked four and struck out five against his former team. He...
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Sloane Martin
May 16, 2018 - 5:36 am
Right-handed pitcher Jose Berrios has a high ceiling, but the last four starts put up an earned-run average over 8. Tuesday night, the curveball that lost its way for a couple weeks was sharp and helped him strike out ten St. Louis Cardinals at Target Field in the team's 4-1 win, ending a two-game...
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Adam Carter
May 14, 2018 - 12:24 pm
A state representative is wasting no time is proposing that Minnesota get into the sports gambling business, now that the US Supreme Court has struck down the federal ban on sports gambling. Farmington Republican Pat Garofalo says he'll introduce legislation on Tuesday that would allow for sports...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:25 am
The official state history of Minnesota began on May 11, 1858. 160 years ago, Minnesota became the 32 state to join the United States. It had been a U.S. Territory for nearly a decade, and during that time Minnesota's population grew to about 160,000 people. Statehood was granted about five months...
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Fishing Opener
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Paul Douglas
May 10, 2018 - 11:42 am
It's almost here, the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Opener. Considering we had a blizzard in mid-April, I'm just happy it's not snowing — and there's open water on (most) lakes, although expect some residual ice on Mille Lacs, Pelican and Leech. Ice-out is coming right down to the wire on those lakes, but...
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