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News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press

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DODGE CENTER, Minn. (AP) - A Dodge Center woman has been charged in a car crash that killed a passenger. Twenty-two-year-old Shyanne Jensen lost control of a car on county Road 7 earlier this month and struck a tree, killing 18-year-old Guy Carlson. Jensen is charged with vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated.

RAY, Minn. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in northern Minnesota say a home invasion ended in deadly gunfire. Authorities say a man came to the door of a home in Koochiching County and asked for help on Saturday. When the female homeowner opened the door, the suspect assaulted her. Officials say the homeowner's son then shot the suspect.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Getting caught speeding through a road construction zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota. Starting Friday, the offense comes with an automatic $300 fine plus the normal traffic ticket surcharges. Officials from the Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are planning a news conference today to highlight the change.

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Paul Bunyan State Trail has now been extended to Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd. The DNR says construction of a six-mile paved trail segment connecting the trail to the park is complete. That brings the total length of the trail to 115 miles.

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