Candidates for Minn. attorney general clash over role of job

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Medtronic founder Earl Bakken has died in his Hawaii home

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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (top left) is running against GOP state Rep. Jim Newberger, and U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (bottom left) is running against GOP stat
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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (top left) is running against GOP state Rep. Jim Newberger, and U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (bottom left) is running against GOP state Sen. Karin Housley.
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Senate races: Klobuchar out front; Housley gains on Smith

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The Democrats still lead the two U.S. Senate races, but GOP challenger Karin Housley has closed the gap slightly on Tina Smith.
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Passing judgment: Experience wins out for Cousins, Vikings over Jets

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The Adam Thielen tote board now reads: 67 receptions for 822 yards and five touchdowns in the Vikings’ first seven games. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ ï cgonz
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Rocks placed in the road damage cars in Lakeville

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