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Raid of Minn. home disrupted ‘terror attack’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI says a potential terror attack that it believes was disrupted by a mobile home raid was in its “planning stages” and the target was believed to be in western Minnesota. […]

05/06/2013

Minn. hospital says it mishandled stillborn’s body

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota hospital apologized Wednesday for mishandling a stillborn baby whose body was found in linens that had been sent to an off-site laundry service.

04/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Incoming

A high school hockey player was celebrating a winning goal in the Missouri state tournament when he got carried away and threw his stick into the crowd. As one local sportswriter put it:  “I’m just […]

03/26/2013

Bret Lewis

So what have you done for me lately?

UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland has been fired. And one of the guys he can blame is… Ben Howland. Wait a minute – what? It’s because a college coach has two separate jobs: Recruit and Win.

03/25/2013

Barack Obama making statement on contraception policy requiring religious institutions to fully pay for birth control. (AP Photo)

Business owner sues over health plan contraception

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota business owner is joining the wave of lawsuits over religious freedom and the birth control mandate included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

02/07/2013

Unions show muscle, spent millions in state races

WASHINGTON (AP) – When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor’s race this month, it wasn’t just a victory for fellow Democrats. Unions spent millions backing Hassan because she opposes a right-to-work bill that would […]

11/19/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

CHICAGO (AP) – Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has left the Mayo Clinic, where he was being treated for bipolar disorder for the second time since taking a leave of absence in June. Mayo spokesman Nick […]

11/13/2012

ABC's Diane Sawyer spurs jokes from Twitterverse (video)

NEW YORK (AP) – Diane Sawyer’s Election Night performance left some viewers asking if she had begun celebrating Tuesday’s election a bit early. Co-anchoring ABC News’ coverage, the veteran journalist struck a different manner from […]

11/07/2012

Tallest man in US gets custom-made tennis shoes

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — It was a tall order to fill, but the tallest man in the United States now has his own custom-made tennis shoes. Igor Vovkovinskiy stands just over 7 feet, 8 inches […]

10/19/2012

NOAA: Warm winter in West, but East? Who knows

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal meteorologists are forecasting a milder and drier winter for much of the western United States, but say they are stumped about what will happen in the East. The National Oceanic and […]

10/18/2012

Meningitis cases reach 170, 14 people die

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at […]

10/11/2012

Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases. The number of deaths rose by one to eight, with another fatality in […]

10/08/2012

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