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Wisconsin, Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional

Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage has been struck down, paving the way for gay marriage to become legal in the state in the future. The U.S. appeals court in Chicago today threw out bans in both Wisconsin and Indiana. Court watchers say the 40-page decision sets up an eventual ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the same-sex marriage question.

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Garrison Keillor to have surgery, cancels Sept. 27 ‘Prairie Home Companion’ show

Garrison Keillor was only a little shy when he announced that a medical procedure will force him to cancel a September edition of his "Prairie Home Companion" radio show. In a statement, he acknowledged that he, “knows more about the prostate” than he ever wanted to. He expressed confidence in his surgeon and in his quick return to the stage and the airwaves.

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Study: Minnesota HS football, hockey players most at risk for concussion

High school athletes suffered an estimated 3,000 sports-related concussions during the last school year, according to a report from the Minnesota Health Department released today. The study found that football players suffered 42 percent of the concussions reported. Girls soccer came in second at 9 percent, and boys hockey was at 8 percent.

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Man charged with sex crimes, admits tainting co-worker’s coffee

A Blaine man has been charged after he admitted to ejaculating into his co-worker’s coffee and at her desk multiple times in an attempt to get her to notice him, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County District Court.

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Adrian Peterson predicts a touchdown on his first carry

Adrian Peterson’s first carry of the 2013 season went for a 78-yard touchdown against the Lions. He called that shot, so he’s calling it again – saying he’ll score on his first carry against the Rams Sunday. In his words, “Touchdown. First run.”

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