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  • Holder plays asparagus card against GOP antagonist
    To really appreciate the moment, you had to know that Holder -- who's among the administration officials most detested by conservatives -- was mocking a Gohmert malapropism from last year that was committed during another bilious hearing involving the attorney general.April 8, 2014
  • Joe Senser casts his wife as a victim
    With his wife, Amy, about to be sprung from prison months early for her criminal vehicular homicide conviction, former Viking Joe Senser is still refusing to accept what a jury determined only a little more than two years ago: His wife killed a man and then drove away without stopping.April 8, 2014
  • Woman's body found in cornfield identified
    The sheriff's office says the body has been identified as that of 23-year-old Alejandra Guzman-Flores. She was last seen by her family on Oct. 5, 2013.April 7, 2014
  • Minnesota's 3,000-case immigration court backlog
    Nationwide, there are more than 350,000 cases in the immigration justice system.The Daily Circuit, April 7, 2014
  • Supreme Court rejects gay wedding photography case
    An appeal by a company that refused to photograph a gay wedding was turned down. The justices also refused to review a ruling that corporations cannot contribute directly to political candidates.April 7, 2014
  • New trial for St. Paul priest convicted under clergy abuse law
    For the second time, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a St. Paul priest and ordered a new trial on charges he took advantage of a vulnerable woman he was counseling.April 7, 2014
  • Minn. man fined over vandalism on monument
    A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in south-central Montana last fall has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines.April 7, 2014
  • The story behind stop-and-frisk laws
    "Of those waylaid in New York between 2004 and June 2012, 83 percent were black or Hispanic," Daniel Bergner wrote.The Daily Circuit, April 7, 2014
  • Dante Cunningham arrested again
    The particulars of Cunningham's latest run in with the police isn't known. Authorities will release a statement Monday, the same day Cunningham is to be in court again on the earlier charge.April 7, 2014
  • About 100 arrested in Southern California brawl
    Police say about 100 people were arrested and at least 44 people were taken to the hospital during a college party in Southern California that devolved into a street brawl.April 6, 2014
  • Truck driver finds child barefoot in Mpls. snow
    Minneapolis police don't suspect child neglect after a 4-year-old boy was found barefoot in snow and freezing temperatures.April 6, 2014
  • Lucrative illegal animal trade thrives in Southern California
    From sea cucumbers to deadly scorpions, exotic-animal trafficking is a multibillion-dollar business. Here in the United States, Southern California is a hub for distribution.April 5, 2014
  • Witnesses: Dispute came before Fort Hood shooting
    The soldier who is believed to have killed three people in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, had argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted Wednesday, according to numerous accounts.April 5, 2014
  • Man accused of stalking terminally ill girl, 13
    Waukesha County authorities have arrested a 30-year-old man accused of stalking a terminally ill 13-year-old girl.April 5, 2014
  • Wolves' Cunningham accused of choking girlfriend
    A criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court says his girlfriend told police they got into an argument early Thursday at his suburban Minneapolis home. She told police he grabbed her around the neck and slammed her against the wall.April 4, 2014

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