State senator asks for investigation into $15,000 AG doors

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State senator asks for investigation into $15,000 AG doors
Sen. David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, is asking the legislative auditor to investigate Attorney General Lori Swanson's $15,000 security doors. Why would she really need these ultra-expensive door?

Husband and wife shot during alleged botched robbery in their home
This story has all kinds of sketchy written on it, but it's scary nonetheless. A man broke into their home during the day Thursday while the family with their five children were inside. Someone else answered the door and the two ended up shot and wounded. The kids were OK. The police aren't saying what the robber wanted. 

St. Cloud State prof's body found in Utah wilderness
A St. Cloud State University professor who disappeared last May has been found dead in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. Jerry Wolff, 65, left a note to his family saying he was going into the wilderness to return his body to nature.

Flood victims get extra time to file taxes
Flood victims in North Dakota and Minnesota have until midnight May 15 to file their taxes, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service. They are giving them a break because the flooding happened so close to the April 15 filing deadline. Check out the link above for counties that qualify.

Alleged Postal Officer bomb-threat letter writer charged
A Faribault woman was charged Thursday in the writing of bomb threats against 16 southern Minnesota post offices. Christina Anne Reineke, 38, was arrested March 27 at her home.

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