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Lawmakers Send Governor Bill That Would Eliminate Part-time Cops

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota could soon stop licensing part-time police officers who have the same power as their full-time counterparts, but are required to have just 40 hours of training.

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Mayo Announces Largest Ever Fundraising Campaign

The Mayo Clinic hopes to raise $3 billion dollars by the end of 2017.

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State Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

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MN Senate Rejects Sunday Booze Sales

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stock up on beer, wine and liquor on Saturday.

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MN Kindergartner Brought Gun To School

BENSON, Minn. (AP) — Swift County sheriff's officials say all students at a Benson elementary school are safe after a kindergartner brought a gun to school.

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Bill Championed By Rochester Lawmaker Signed Into Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials have regained the ability to indefinitely retain blood samples from newborn babies unless a parent refuses permission.

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IRS warns of more scams in Rochester area

The Rochester office of the IRS has received several reports of a scam that was first publicized last October.

In this scam, the thief poses as the IRS and makes an unsolicited call to their target

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Rochesterfest buttons on sale

Rochesterfest buttons are now on sale throughout the city.

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Medical Pot Bill Headed to Full Senate for a Vote

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill to legalize medical marijuana is headed to the Senate floor after passage by the Finance Committee.

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Lawmakers Defeat Effort To “Water Down” E-Cig Regulations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Supporters of defining electronic cigarettes in the same light as traditional tobacco have won a key round in the Minnesota Legislature.

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