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Ford Plant demolition

St. Paul leaders have big dreams for Ford site

The former riverfront home of Ford Motor Company's Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul holds tremendous potential for redevelopment, Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday.

Minn. man tossed off flight for tweeting

A Minneapolis man and his two kids were thrown off a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because he tweeted his displeasure that the two kids weren't allowed to "priority board" with him.

Tree planted to honor Beatle killed by beetles

Flowers may grow so incredibly high, as the Beatles once sang, but trees -- not so much. Actually, a pine tree planted in Los Angeles a decade ago to honor former Beatle George Harrison reached a height of 12 feet, before succumbing recently.
Bachmann at CPAC

Bachmann considers another presidential run

"The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it's going to be various men that are running," on the Republican side, she told Real Clear Politics. she said. "They haven't speculated, for instance, that I'm going to run. What if I decide to run? And there's a chance I could run."
Attorney General Lori Swanson

State AG files suit against Globe/MSB

"Going to college has long been a way for people to try to make a better life for themselves. The schools exploited this dream for some students, who are now saddled with debt," said Attorney General Swanson, in a statement.
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy

Minnesota backers praise EPA carbon rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency isn't holding any of its carbon emission rule hearings in Minnesota. So supporters of the rules held their own.

Parts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague

The report said all the people under quarantine were in good health, but that 10 checkpoints were still blocking off parts of the city of about 180,000.
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