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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota House on a vote of 123-to-1 has given thumbs-up to nine million dollars for deputy registrars across Minnesota, for losses incurred due to continuing problems with the MN-LARS vehicle registration system. Willmar Republican Dave Baker says deputy registrars are M… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A Hollywood red-carpet-style event takes place Saturday at The Willmar Civic Center to draw attention to the problem of human trafficking. It's called "Break the Silence-End Human Trafficking" and goes from 2 to 10 p.m. Event Coordinator Israel Mireles says upon arriving, guest… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Minnesota Surpreme Court Wednesday disbarred Willmar Attorney George Hulstrand Junior. In a 16-page ruling, the justices said disbarment is the appropriate discipline for an attorney who misappropriated client funds and failed to safeguard client funds. It also said Hulstra… Read more

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(South Padre Island, TX) -- Minnesota fugitive Lois Riess is in custody. Riess was arrested without incident at a restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas, last night by two deputy marshals. Riess is a suspected gambling addict and grandmother accused of killing her husband in Blooming Prairi… Read more

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(Atmore, AL) -- An 83-year-old killer is now the oldest person to be executed in modern American history. Walter Moody was convicted of the mail-bomb death of a U.S. Circuit Court judge in Minnesota in 1989. An Alabama jury convicted him of capital murder five years later, and he was put on … Read more

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(Chanhassen, MN) -- Prince fans are converging on Paisley Park for the Prince Celebration, ahead of the second anniversary of the singer's death. Fans at yesterday's beginning of the four-day festival say this year's mood is much more celebratory. Longtime musical collaborator Sheila E. head… Read more

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(Chaska, MN) -- A Minnesota county attorney says the death of Prince two years ago is a tragic example that opioid addiction and overdose deaths do not discriminate. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced yesterday there is no reliable evidence surrounding the death to charge anyone crim… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Eagan, MN) -- The Vikings' 2018 regular-season schedule is out. They begin the season hosting the San Francisco 49ers on September 9th. Minnesota travels to Green Bay in Week Two to start a stretch of three road games in four weeks. The Packers will visit the defending champion Philadelphia… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves try to get back in their first round series with the Rockets when they meet in Game Three tonight at the Target Center. The Wolves find themselves in an 0-2 hole after losing both games in Houston. Game Four is also at the Target Center on Monday. Read more

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(St. Petersburg, FL) -- The Twins open up a three-game weekend series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field. Lance Lynn will get the start for Minnesota still seeking his first win of the year. Tampa will counter with right-hander Chris Archer. The Twins are coming off a two-gam… Read more

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(Winnipeg, Manitoba) -- The Wild look to stave off elimination tonight when they face the Jets in Game Five of their West quarterfinal series in Winnipeg. The Jets grabbed a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven set with a 2-0 win in Game Four at The X on Tuesday. If the Wild can win tonight, Game S… Read more

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(Houston, TX) -- The Timberwolves are coming home in an 0-2 hole in their first-round playoff series. They lost Game Two of their Western Conference quarterfinal 102-82 at Houston. Karl-Anthony Towns was held to five points and has scored single-digits in his first two career playoff games. … Read more

NATIONAL NEWS:

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels is vowing to “vehemently argue” against an attempt by President Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen to delay her lawsuit challenging the validity of a non-disclosure agreement she signed d… Read more

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Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the roughest day yet for Bill Cosby’s defense team, a so-called toxicology expert acknowledged on the stand on Thursday that he had Googled data for his expert report, that his sole active license was a driver’s license and that one of the scholarly p… Read more

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