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

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eleven people have been hospitalized after a Metro Transit bus hit a pedestrian in Minneapolis. Authorities say the bus struck the man at a downtown intersection last night. The driver and nine passengers on the bus suffered neck and back pain when the vehicle stopped quickly.

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin trial for an Arizona man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's fiance has been delayed while the defense analyzes new evidence. Forty-two-year-old Juan Padilla is charged with killing Terrance Luukkonen of Duluth, Minn., outside his workplace in Superior, Wis., last May. Padilla's trial was scheduled to begin May 5th, but a judge has delayed the trial at the request of Padilla's public defender.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of cracking down on public employees who abuse their access to citizen data. A measure being negotiated in a House-Senate conference committee would do more to expose and punish data snoopers who improperly use government databases. State officials would have to notify the person whose data has been compromised and allow that person to request a copy of the investigative report.

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Brookings Blizzard head coach Cory Laylin has accepted the head coaching job at Hamline University in St. Paul. Laylin has been head coach of the North American Hockey League team in South Dakota the past two seasons. Laylin will take over for Doc Delcastillo, who left at the end of last season.

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