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Thousands of mussels must be moved for new St. Croix bridge; officer death investigated at Wauwatosa; database tracks nursing home flu study, more briefs

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STILLWATER, Minn. -- The new St. Croix River bridge near Hudson - which needed President Obama's approval earlier this year - cannot be built until over 7,000 mussels are moved away.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says divers will dig up both protected and non-protected mussels next spring and move them upstream and out of harm's way.

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