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State Launches Ebola Information Line

The Minnesota Department of Health has launched an Ebola Information Line as a service to state residents with questions and concerns about the virus and related protections against the disease.

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iPad Purchase on School Board Agenda

The Rochester School Board is scheduled to be presented this evening with a proposal to to purchase nearly 3,500 iPads and could vote on the plan tonight.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Guilty Plea in Deadly Rochester DUI Wreck

A Rochester man who was drunk when he caused a fatal  traffic wreck in the city last month

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Minnesota Man Caught With 17 Pounds of Pot on Amtrak Train

HAVRE, Mont. (AP) – An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.

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photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Failed Olmsted County Jail Escape

An inmate at the Olmsted County jail may end up serving more time after a failed attempt to break out over the weekend.

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Council Could Vote on Higher Taxi Fares

The Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing at City Hall Monday night on a task force recommendation to increase taxicab rates and make some changes to the current ordinance.

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Homeless Camps on City Council Agenda

The Rochester City Council recently cracked down on panhandlers in the city. Now, staff is recommending going after homeless people who live in city-owned woods and other property. This would include flood control lands, stormwater facilities and RPU property.

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photo credit: Manae Media
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City Council to Discuss Charter Cable TV Dispute

The Rochester City Council is expected to discuss Monday whether the City Council will go after Charter Communications for violating the terms of its franchise agreement.

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Man Arrested for Bogus Bomb Threat in Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A man has been arrested after Mankato authorities say he falsely reported that he had received a bomb threat regarding the city's marathon.

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St. Paul Man Admits to Prostituting Rochester Teenager

A St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to federal sex trafficking charges for prostituting three teenage girls, including a 15-year-old from Rochester.

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