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You May Now Call Former WCCO Anchor 'The Reverend' Don Shelby

Former WCCO anchor Don Shelby has a new addition to his resume: he's become a minister-of sorts.

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Serial fraudster who drained vulnerable friend's retirement account gets 9 years in prison

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman discussed how William Meredig became the victim of theft from Thomas Joseph Syzdek during a press conference at his southwest Minneapolis home, Friday, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Hennepin County, MN, Publishing, Media

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Double-decker buses hit the road in Minnesota

SouthWest Transit has been running two double-decker buses as part of its State Fair shuttle service.

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Related Topix: Eden Prairie, MN, us Travel, Travel, Publishing, Media, Faribault, MN

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The Hopefuls: Stewart Mills, GOP candidate Eighth Congressional District

GOP Congressional candidate Stewart Mills believes in health care reform, sensible environmental regulation and would even seek out federal cash for appropriate district projects.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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DQ hit by Backoff malware breach

Dairy Queen appears to be the latest victim of a malware breach that would affect as many as 1,000 U.S. businesses.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Secret Service, US News

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Second Minnesota fightermay have been killed in Syria

A Minnesota Somali community leader said Thursday that he has multiple photos of a dead soldier believed to be a second man with Minnesota ties killed while fighting with terrorists in Syria.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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African-American Man Killed in Syria Fighting for Islamic Militants

Douglas McAuthur McCain, a black man from the Minneapolis, Minn., area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Publishing, Media

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Counterpoint: With prostitution, any market is a bad market

While readers of the London-based Economist may be familiar with its pro-prostitution stance, this largely European perspective about the economic value of the "free market" of prostitution is not one that Minnesota shares.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, Publishing, Media, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

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BKANR Update: Big Change to Gymnastics Team

Per an article in the Star Tribune by Jason Gonzalez, Gopher's Women's Gymnastic Coach Meg Stephenson has resigned from the University of Minnesota in what the U is calling a "mutually agreed-upon" decision.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, University of Minnesota, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Minnesota NCAA

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Crime Wire: Dairy Queen's Credit Card Records Were Hacked

Dairy Queen is the latest restaurant chain to fall victim to a data breach involving stolen credit and debit card information .

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Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Lee Schafer column

It's smaller today because that was the plan. It was about a year ago that Quality Ingredients sold by far its biggest business.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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James McBride to headline the fall English @ Minnesota series

Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996.

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Greenwich Citizen

St. Anthony sued over rejection of Islamic center

The federal government is set to announce a civil right lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center in 2012.

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Xcel defends handling of Monticello nuclear plant upgrade

Top executives of Xcel Energy said Tuesday that the utility acted reasonably during the costly, five-year rebuilding of its Monticello nuclear power plant - and that customers, not investors, should pay for it.

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Related Topix: Xcel Energy, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Excel Energy, Publishing, Media

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Chicago native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

A Chicago native was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.

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Best Buy is cautious about rest of the year [Star Tribune (Minneapolis) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 27--Best Buy Co.' s top executives thought investors needed a reality check -- and gave it to them.

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Best Buy is cautious about rest of the year [Star Tribune (Minneapolis) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 27--Best Buy Co.' s top executives thought investors needed a reality check -- and gave it to them.

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WGN-TV Chicago

Chicago native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

A Chicago native was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.

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Washington Times

Brainerd woman finds father's portrait at Pentagon

After years of searching, a Brainerd family has finally found an original painting of a late relative hanging in the Pentagon.

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Fewer school districts planning on asking taxpayers for more money this fall

From classroom trends to school board decisions, Class Act will keep you updated on all the school issues followed by the Star Tribune's education reporters.

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