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  • CreditCardSwipe

    Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has reported a massive data breach smilar to what occurred to the Target Corporation over the holiday season. Neiman Marcus says that thieves stole some of its customer’s payment-card information which …

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    14 Jan 14
  • BloodSample

    The Minnesota Department of Health has reached a settlement in a case over its practice of storing and using newborn blood samples without parental consent. The state says it is now destroying over 1 million …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Alcohol

    A leading Republican in the Minnesota House is introducing a new bill to allow Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota. Deputy Republican leader Jenifer Loon of Eden Prairie says it’s time for state government to abolish …

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    14 Jan 14
  • MNCapitol

    Lawmakers wanting to get their proposals in the pipeline have filed them ahead of the 2014 session. A total of 278 bills were introduced Monday, more than six weeks before the Legislature convenes. The early …

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    14 Jan 14
  • ECigarette

    The Mankato City Council has voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. Monday’s vote was 6-1. The ban on the vapor-emitting devices comes over concerns whether that vapor is dangerous, especially second-hand. …

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    14 Jan 14
  • SisterCities2014Recognition

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission on Monday presented its annual recognition award to long-time Sister Cities Commissioner Terry Johnson. Sister Cities Chair Bruce Fenske says that Johnson has served the Commission for 14 years, …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Morning News, 1/14/14

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    14 Jan 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Snow and blowing snow is heading into central and southern Minnesota on a clipper system that will blanket the region with two to four fresh inches tonight (MON) and into early tomorrow morning.  Forecasters with …

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    13 Jan 14