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Tentative Trial Date Set for Adrian Peterson

CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.

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Rochesterfest Moving to New Site

It looks like Rochesterfest will have a new home next year.

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Rochester Park Muggers Snubbed

Two would-be muggers picked the wrong victim last night.  

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Costs of Proposed Olmsted Weapons Screening Program Approach $10m

It was a case of sticker shock yesterday for the Olmsted County Board.  The board decided in August to proceed with a proposed weapons screening project at the Government Center.

 Yesterday the board was told the estimated cost of the project had shot up from around $6 million to more than $9 million. The board has decided to see

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Austin Pacelli Teacher Arrested and Fired

The Winona Diocese has fired a teacher at Austin Pacelli High School because of allegations of sexual abuse.

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Byron Woman Crashes in Rochester During Police Chase

A Byron woman who sent two people to St. Mary’s yesterday is expected

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Higher Fares Proposed for Rochester Cabbies

Rochester’s taxi cab fares will likely increase next year.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Two Years in Prison for Brutal Domestic Assault

A Rochester man has been sentenced to two years in prison for convictions stemming from a brutal assault on his wife earlier this year.

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Rochester Named A “Best Place For Families”

Movoto, a real estate brokerage site, published a list of the best places for families to live in Minnesota. They took 2010 US Census data and looked at factors such as crime rates, households with children, and school ratings to come up with the top ten list.

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Prison Sentence for Man who Fought Police Dog

A Rochester man has been sent to prison for an incident in June that involved a chase with Olmsted County deputies.

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