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

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Federal authorities have launched a crackdown against suspected heroin dealers in Minnesota. They've arrested more than 65 people in several counties in an operation called "Project Exile." Authorities say heroin deaths in the state have spiked in the last year.

ADA, Minn. (AP) - A man accused of shooting a Norman County deputy has made his first court appearance. Court documents say Steven Henderson fired as many as 10 shots as Nathan Warner arrested Henderson's brother during a traffic stop Tuesday near Perley. Two shots hit Warner but he was protected by a bullet-resistant vest.

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A Minneapolis man claims Roseville officers slammed him to the ground and shocked him with a stun gun even though he wasn't resisting arrest. Victor Hernandez-Rivera is suing and wants at least $500,000. He was riding in a car stopped for speeding last May. He was charged with obstruction and fleeing but the charges were later dropped.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - "More to Explore" is out and "Only in Minnesota" is in. State tourism promoters have unveiled a new slogan as part of a push to get vacationers to spend their time and dollars in Minnesota. A new series of TV ads will be running in 14 states, including some that Minnesota hasn't targeted before.

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