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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Union workers
Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar will be going back to work after approving the company's contract offer on Saturday. (04/13/2013)
A Minneapolis police sergeant has been found guilty of assault for punching a 44-year-old man at a bar in June. (04/13/2013)
Dese'Rae Stage
Survivors of attempted suicide across the United States are volunteering to be part of a project called "Live Through This" -- a collection of photographic portraits and personal accounts. It's one of several new initiatives transforming the nation's suicide-prevention community as more survivors find the courage to speak out and more experts make efforts to learn from them. (04/13/2013)
Here we go again. Just as the last flurries from our five-day storm are winding down, a new weather-maker is on the way. This storm will stream out of the High Plains across the Dakotas and into Minnesota on Saturday night.
The cherry blossoms are finally in bloom in Washington, D.C., and what better way to celebrate these beautiful Japanese gifts than with a haiku?
At least two people have died in a weather-related crash in Duluth and more snow is expected.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is extending the state tax filing deadline for some residents affected by storms this week.
When one person hacks into someone else's computer to access a bank account, credit cards or even email, the crime fighting path is uncertain. Local police departments are looking to boost their expertise so they can respond to cybercrimes and cyberthreats that are expected to only get worse.
State and federal officials toured ice storm damage on Saturday in southwestern Minnesota, where government and business representatives estimate it will cost more than $10 million to clean up tree limbs and restore power.
President Barack Obama's budget would raise Medicare premiums for many comfortably retired seniors, adding to a surcharge that already costs some 2 million beneficiaries hundreds of dollars a year each. And because of inflation, 20 million beneficiaries would end up paying higher "income related" premiums for outpatient and prescription coverage.
The Minnesota Agriculture Department is encouraging use of a new mapping system to protect organic crops from pesticide drift.
Young filmmakers have less than two weeks to submit their entries to a Minnesota film festival for high school students.
A new application will make it easier for senior citizens to apply for food stamps.

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