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Sunday, April 14, 2013

According to GasBuddy.com, the average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.53. That's down about a nickel from last week and 14 cents less than 2 weeks ago. (04/14/2013)
Former President George W. Bush has become a grandfather. His daughter Jenna Bush Hager gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Saturday night in New York City. (04/14/2013)
The Burnsville Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension were investigating the discovery of skeletal remains that were found in a park on Saturday. (04/14/2013)
A bipartisan deal on immigration legislation would need tough enforcement and even stricter penalties for those who came to the United States illegally, a leading Republican at the center of negotiations said Sunday.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week will hear an emotional family challenge to longstanding federal law on the adoption of Native American children, with several states, tribes and children's welfare groups lining up to support the current rules.
Several dozen states are looking for an alternative to the GED high school equivalency test because of concerns that a new version coming out next year is more costly and will no longer be offered in a pencil and paper format.
The fourth season for the Nice Ride bike rental program should be back on track this weekend after a snowstorm last week temporarily shut it down.
Any mention of a female candidate's appearance in the media - be it positive, negative or even neutral - hurts her chance of being elected, according to a new study.
A new study by the National Taxpayer Advocate used confidential IRS data to show large clusters of potential tax cheats in these five metropolitan areas. The IRS uses the information to target taxpayers for audits.
A historic carousel that was saved from auction years ago is opening once again this year at Como Park.
Organizers of the Lao New Year's event in Crystal on Saturday say they brought the region's Hmong, Burmese and Laotian communities to celebrate together for the first time.
Minnesota's chief labor market analyst said he is concerned that the nation's recent jobs report could signal weakness in the state's employment numbers, due out this week.

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