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AP: Coleman wins, recount likely

The Associated Press reports that Republican Norm Coleman has defeated Al Franken in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate contest, but an automatic recount is expected. To read more, go here.

AP: Obama wins Minnesota

The Associated Press reports that Barack Obama has won Minnesota, defeating John McCain to become the ninth straight Democratic presidential hopeful to take the state. To read more, go here.

Kids go to the polls in Shoreview

At Turtle Lake Elementary School in Shoreview, pint-sized voters stepped up to miniature booths this afternoon and checked off their choices for U.S.

Heavy turnout on North Shore

In Duluth’s Lincoln Park/West End neighborhood, the 28th precinct’s head election judge, Anges Vogel, said at 1:30 p.m. she had already had 668 voters. “It’s heavy today, more than usual,” […]

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