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Governor Dayton Proposes Parental Leave for State Workers

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) -- Governor Mark Dayton has unveiled a proposal that would provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave to state employees.

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Guilty Plea Expected in Minnesota Terrorism Case

Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Wire Services) -- Court filings suggest federal prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a Twin Cities man accused of helping a group of Somali-American men in Minnesota in their efforts to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State Group.

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Rochester Woman Sentenced for Chase and Crash

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  A Rochester woman has been sentenced to 5 years on probation for her conviction on a felony vehicle theft charge and a gross misdemeanor count of drunk driving.

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Mayo Researchers ID Another Cause of Lyme Disease

Rochester, MN (Learfield Wire Services) -- Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans.

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UPDATE – Police Release Photos of Robbery Suspect

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester convenience store was robbed just before midnight Friday.

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Rochester School Bus Collides with Car

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  A Rochester school bus collided with a car Monday morning at a busy intersection.

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Home Invasion Reported at Rochester Apartment

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  Rochester police officers were called to a southeast residence early Sunday to check a report of a home invasion.

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UPDATE: Father, Son Killed in Wreck Near Blooming Prairie

Blooming Prairie, MN (KROC-AM News) - An Austin man and his young son were the victims of Friday morning’s traffic wreck near Blooming Prairie. 

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MARIO PETERSON-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Suspected Shoplifter Causes Scene at Apache Mall

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - It was quite a scene at Rochester’s Apache Mall Thursday.  

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Austin Matthew DeRoo/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Accused Byron Burglar Pleads Guilty

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A man charged with breaking into an occupied house in Byron last year pleaded guilty Thursday and was placed on probation for one year.

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