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 Minnesotans plan emotional return to Boston to cross marathon finish line

More than 600 runners from Minnesota have been training for months for next week’s Boston Marathon, some of whom were unable to finish the race last year because of the bombs detonated near the finish line. Officials in Boston marked the one-year anniversary of the bombing today.

 Nationwide manhunt for accused Minnesota cult leader charged with sexual abuse

A man Pine County officials accuse of being a cult leader has been charged with 59 counts of sexual misconduct involving two of his underage followers. Victor Barnard, 52, is believed to be somewhere in Washington state.

Following ruling, Hoffner returns to coach football at Minnesota State Mankato

Todd Hoffner was fired as head football coach at MSU last May, after he was cleared of charges stemming from nude images of his children on his cellphone. Last week, an arbitrator ruled the university was wrong to fire him.

Minnesota breweries take home medals at World Beer Cup

Five Minnesota breweries won awards at the World Beer Cup last weekend. The competition is held every two years by the Brewers Association, the largest organization of brewers in the United States.

Tax day deals, freebies and discounts to ease the filing pain

As the last minute approaches, a number of fast food joints, restaurants and retailers are offering specials to ease the pain. We've compiled some of the lists put together by budget gurus and dollar-stretchers.

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