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2 more cases of E. coli confirmed; illness tied to 9 Applebee’s restaurants

Two more cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed in Minnesota as part of a recent outbreak that’s been tied to some Applebee’s restaurants.

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Ex-police officer pleads not guilty to hiding bodies in suitcases

A former police officer pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he hid the bodies of two women in suitcases, which were found along a rural Wisconsin road in June.

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Police chief charged after signing tea party leader up on gay dating sites

A western Wisconsin police chief is facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly signing a tea party leader up on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites.

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New at State Fair: 8 thrill rides, bus hub, dog stunts show

The Minnesota State Fair has added dozens of new attractions for this year, including eight new thrill rides (four each in the Midway and Kidway), a remodeled west end and a new bus hub aimed at easing traffic jams, fair officials announced Thursday.

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Lasting legacy: Kirby Puckett Mobile Eye offers free eye exams

Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins have teamed up to offer free eye exams to children and adults – and they’re doing so with the Kirby Puckett Mobile Eye.

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