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Arizona Man Charged in Attack on Waconia Basketball Player

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A 19-year-old Arizona man is charged with assault after a Waconia high school girl allegedly planned an attack that sent her ex-boyfriend to the hospital.

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DNR: Conservative Deer Season will Lower Harvest

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The deer hunting season is coming up quickly, and this year the harvest limit may be the lowest it’s been since the early 1980s.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources big game program leader Leslie McInenly says the harvest could come in around 120,000; last year, 170,000 deer were harvested.

Authorities Identify Carver County Farming Accident Victim

The Carver County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a farming accident Sunday as 78-year-old Dennis Lenzen. Authorities say he was buried in dirt while he was putting in drain tile.

The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. on County Road 43 in Dahlgren Township, just south of Highway 212.

Another Year, Another Small Social Security Bump

This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. - Photo: AP/Patrick Semansky, File

For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.

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Amid Ebola Fears, Health Experts Remind People to Get Flu Shots

Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot from Sharon Bonadies at the conclusion of a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. - Photo: AP/J. David Ake, File

While the Ebola virus has the nation on edge, health experts are reminding people to also think about the flu, which kills thousands of people in the United States each year.

Health experts say October is the best month to get the flu vaccine.

Authorities: Girl Planned Attack that Sent Waconia Classmate to Hospital

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A Waconia high school girl planned an attack that sent her friend to the hospital over the weekend, according to authorities.

The incident happened at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen just before 5 a.m. Sunday.

Study: Human Trafficking Arrests Double in Minnesota

State law enforcement officials are arresting more "Johns" than ever before, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.