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Minnesota’s Economic Growth Forecast to Outpace Region and Nation

Undated (KROC-AM News) - The author of a respected economic report says the latest numbers indicate economic growth in Minnesota will be higher than in the rest of the upper Midwest and the nation as a whole over the next few months.

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Child Sickened by Toxic Algae in Western Minnesota

UNDATED (Townsquare Media) – Safety officials want you to check the water before you dive into the lake this holiday weekend.

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Rochester Man Takes Loaded Gun To Neighbor’s House

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - Rochester police arrested an intoxicated man Tuesday night after he went to a neighbor’s house to complain about his children - and had a loaded gun in his pocket.

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RPU Center Evacuated Over Complaints About Eye and Respiratory Irritation

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Public Utilities Service Center was evacuated Tuesday afternoon.

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Guilty Plea to Federal Charge in Child Porn Case

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has worked out a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in a child pornography case that also resulted in charges against 6 other men earlier this year.

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UPDATED – It Was Not a Bomb

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester Police say the suspicious object that was removed from a downtown parking ramp this morning was not a bomb.

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Olmsted County Burglary Ring Busted?

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a breakthrough in its ongoing investigation into a recent series of residential burglaries.

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UPDATED: Suspicious Device Found at Rochester Parking Ramp

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A suspicious device was found at a downtown Rochester parking ramp Tuesday morning and the St Paul bomb squad was contacted to deal with the situation.

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Hail Reported in Olmsted County

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - Storm cells developed late Monday afternoon across southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin and northeast Iowa and produced heavy rain, lightning and even hail in some areas.  

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Mantorville Man Sent to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Child

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Mantorville man has been sentenced to 22 ½ years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl.

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