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

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Protesters showed up at the University of Minnesota to demonstrate against a speech by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. About 100 protesters gathered outside Northrop Auditorium yesterday as Rice prepared to speak to a packed house. The Star Tribune reports some carried signs with slogans such as "War criminals off campus." A university spokesman says there were no arrests.

ADA, Minn. (AP) - Bond is set at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy in northwestern Minnesota. Steven Henderson, formerly of Fertile, is charged with attempted murder. KFGO-AM reports Henderson made his first court appearance yesterday. Court documents say Henderson fired as many as 10 rounds from a .45-caliber pistol as Norman County Deputy Nathan Warner arrested Henderson's 18-year-old brother on a warrant during a traffic stop Tuesday near Perley.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Duluth police believe a body found this week is likely that of a 74-year-old woman who had been missing since last summer. WDIO-TV reports the passer-by found the body of Dale Gerard Tuesday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood long a fence and brush line.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - More than 65 people suspected of selling heroin in Minnesota have been arrested as part of a sweep this week. U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Andy Luger says the arrests "struck at the heart" of international drug cartels that have been doing business in the state and will have a significant impact on the heroin trade in Minnesota.

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