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Dayton seeks construction bill of nearly $1 billion

Don't let anyone tell you that Gov. Mark Dayton isn't in the holiday spirit. Just in time for Christmas the governor announced that he would like to see a bonding bill in the range of $975 million, larger than earlier expectations.

Lawsuit seeks to put the brakes on Minneapolis' Downtown East project

A last-minute lawsuit is aiming to stop Minneapolis' plan for a major redevelopment of the five-block area leading to the site of a new Vikings stadium. Plaintiffs include two former Minneapolis City Council members who are challenging the city's role in funding the $400 million project.

Officials: Hospitalized UMD student found 'stiff as a board' on porch

There is more information today on the University of Minnesota Duluth student found suffering from severe hypothermia. Duluth police say 19-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel was found Saturday around 9:30 a.m. by a passerby who called 911. Authorities say Lommel had been dropped off at her home around midnight after attending a party the night before.

Minnesota vocal group impresses judges in 'Sing Off' debut

A group of Minnesota singers impressed big-shot music judges on the national TV stage. The country a cappella group Home Free knocked out the show's judges on the premiere episode of the new NBC-TV singing competition "The Sing Off" Tuesday night.

Golden-hearted teen turns in wad of cash found at McDonald's

If you found a wad of 28 one hundred dollar bills on the ground, would you keep it? Or turn it in? A Moorhead college student, Erica Clark of Dilworth, turned in the cash-stuffed envelope she found while leaving a Moorhead McDonald's on Tuesday.

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