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Dayton: Chances for medical marijuana study this year "slim and none"

Gov. Mark Dayton says prospects for a study on one type of medicinal marijuana stand between “slim and none” because advocates for broader legalization don’t appear interested, and that likely means the issue is dead for this session.

Teen sentenced to 16 years in prison for beating of Ray Widstrand

Cindarion Butler, 17, was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for being part of a brawl last year that nearly killed innocent bystander Ray Widstrand. In January, a jury found Butler guilty on charges of first-degree assault and first-degree aggravated battery.

Fans will meet metal detectors at Target Field starting Opening Day

Ballparks hosting the All-Star Game are required to have metal detectors at all gates, and with the Midsummer Classic coming to Minneapolis this summer, the Twins will be one of the first teams to have a fully operational security screening system.

First eaglet hatches on DNR's Eagle Cam

The EagleCam is now starring its first fluffy gray eaglet, and two more eggs are still in the nest as yet unhatched.

Reality TV show checks Minnesota for hockey moms

A Twin Cities-based TV production company is looking for “lively and charismatic” hockey moms in the region, along with “unique hockey families with unusual circumstances,” for a new reality TV concept called “Hockey Moms.”

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