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NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of r…

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — For Gale Kreykes, volunteering has always been a way of life. At 99, the St. Peter woman continues to volunteer every weekday serving and packing meals at Parkview Manor in St. Peter and for the Meals on Wheels program.

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A 56-year-old Oronoco woman was charged on June 21 in Dakota County District Court with two felonies and two gross misdemeanors of criminal vehicular operation after she failed to stop for a stop sign on County Road 88 in Randolph Township during a fatal car crash on Oct. 22, 2016.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents on Monday raided the offices of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, who has been under intense public scrutiny for weeks over a $130,000 payment to a porn actress who says she had sex with Trump more than a decade ago.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former “Apprentice” star Omarosa is putting the White House on notice as she makes her exit: She has “quite a story to tell” about her time in President Donald Trump’s administration and “the world will want to hear it.”

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to have "illegal immigrants pouring into our country," tossing incendiary rhetoric onto a partisan showdown that had been showing signs of easing.

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The well-being of a vulnerable Kenyon man who went missing late Saturday night was of paramount concerns for those who spent time searching for him over the weekend, until he was located safe in the woods at Kenyon Depot Park.

ST. PAUL — Following a national trend, Minnesota families in 2016 had more money in their pockets, were less likely to be poor and were more likely to have health insurance, data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show.

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It has been just over eight months since Brian Strese lost his leg to a flesh eating bacteria that nearly took his life. Now friends and family are throwing him a benefit bash to help him afford the next stage in his journey to independence: a prosthetic leg.

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Not often does a Faribault community event feature the current cover star of Time magazine. It’ll happen Saturday, as state Rep. Ilhlan Omar — the nation’s first ever Somali legislator — serves as a featured speaker at the Know Your Neighbors get-together.

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Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman apologized Monday for mistakes her agency made in the summer roll-out of the new computer system for vehicle licensing and registration.

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Minnesota joined California, Maryland and Maine to file a lawsuit Monday against the Trump administration over its decision to end a program that protects thousands of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. The lawsuit alleges that the decision violates the Constituti…

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BIGFORK, Minn. – Small-town hospitals and clinics may not have all the bells and whistles of their big-city counterparts, but they offer something patients often cannot find in the cities: quarterbacks.

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The Minnesota Supreme Court said Friday that Gov. Mark Dayton was within his authority to line-item veto funding for the House and Senate. But justices ordered the parties engage in mediated negotiations to come up with a workable solution.

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MOORHEAD – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is touting proposed legislation to help the children of Guard and Reserve members deployed on active duty, and provide tax breaks for troops serving as peacekeepers in the increasingly dangerous Sinai Peninsula.

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Heading into Monday’s Supreme Court hearing on Gov. Mark Dayton’s appeal, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, was confident the Legislature would prevail.

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Whether you’re ready to retire, just joining the workforce, or somewhere in between, regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record could make a big difference when it’s time to collect your retirement benefits.

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Jesse Dean Brown was less than half a mile from home when his car reportedly drove into a bean field, overturned and burst into flames, killing one of his two passengers.

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota say they’re on the brink of a new era in cancer care — one in which doctors extract a patient’s white blood cells, have them genetically engineered in a lab, and put them back to become personalized cancer-fighting machines.

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