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State Patrol: Hastings Man Killed In Northern Minn. CrashA 22-year-old Hastings man was killed Wednesday morning in a crash in northern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Minneapolis North High Is On A Major ReboundIt is the first week back to school in Minneapolis, and there is a buzz about North High School that's all good.
Surgeon: Bridgewater's Injury 'Freakish'It has been just over 24 hours since the Minnesota Vikings announced quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was out for the season with a severe injury knee.
Ellison Calls For Life-Saving Medications To Be More AffordableAfter EpiPen prices began soaring sky high, many are calling for laws to deal with the rising cost of medications.
Craft Beer Now Big Money At The State FairThe Ball Park Cafe is part of an unexpected and surprising trend: the explosion of craft beer at the State Fair.
State Fair Pioneer Cabin Toys Endure The Test Of TimeIf you like Minnesota history and you like toys, there's one attraction at the State Fair you won't want to miss.


Trump Speaks After 'Constructive Discussion' With Mexican PresidentOn Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank, standing up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is widely despised.
MN Supreme Court Reverses Mpls. Minimum Wage Judgement, Won't Be On BallotThe Minnesota Supreme Court has reversed the judgement of a Hennepin County District judge, who ruled that the $15 minimum wage measure should go to a city-wide vote in November.
Met Council To Vote Wednesday On SWLRT FundingThe Met Council is voting on Wednesday on authorizing funding to potentially save the Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Wage Ballot QuestionThe Minnesota Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday about whether a $15 minimum wage question should be on the city of Minneapolis ballot in November.
Labor Secretary Tours U.S. Bank StadiumThomas E. Perez toured U.S. Bank Stadium with Sen. Al Franken, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and others who built the stadium. The tour focused on the role apprentices played in the construction.
250 Municipal Positions In MN Still Have No CandidatesDozens of Minnesota city councils, township board and mayoral elections are without candidates this year.


Nat'l Weather Service Ranks 3 Tornadoes That Hit North DakotaA weekend tornado that caused damage in the Hillsboro area had wind speeds up to 140 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
State Fair-Goers Finding Ways To Beat The HeatBoth fair-goers and the workers in the food booths are doing everything possible to stay cool.
Gov. Walker Declares Emergency In 3 Western Wis. CountiesGov. Scott Walker has issued emergency declarations for three western Wisconsin counties hit hard by storms and flooding earlier this month.


1 Dead In Frogtown ShootingOne man is dead following a shooting in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood Tuesday night. According to St. Paul police, around 9:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of multiple gun shots being fired in the area of Edmund Avenue West and Grotto Street North.
Hennepin Co., Other Partners To Cover SWLRT Funding GapThe Southwest Light Rail Transit project, whose future looked bleak after hopes of a special state legislative session were recently dashed, may now have another chance.
Teacher, Husband In Murder-Suicide Under Child Sex Crime InvestigationThe apparent murder-suicide of a Minnesota elementary school teacher and his husband in Washington State comes as the two were being investigated for sexually exploiting students that the teacher mentored.
Fired Lakeville Police Officer Sues City In Federal CourtA Lakeville police officer who was fired after talking to the media without permission is suing the city in federal court, arguing that the termination violated his First Amendment rights.
Suspicious Letter Prompts Brief Evacuation At Uptown Planned ParenthoodAll employees of the Planned Parenthood building in Uptown have returned to work after a brief evacuation.
2 Charged In Drug Deal That Lead To Death Of Montrose ManTwo people are accused of throwing a Montrose man from a truck – causing his death – after they robbed him during a drug deal Sunday.


The Revolution, Morris Day Slated For Prince TributeA tribute concert to Prince next month will reportedly feature some of the musicians closest to the late superstar, including The Revolution, and Morris Day and The Time.
Omi, Paula Abdul, George Takei Among WE Day Minnesota GuestsWE Day is returning to Minnesota! The event will be held on Sept. 20 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. On Wednesday, organizers of the event announced some of the performers and speakers that will be in attendance.
Comic Legend, Wis. Native Gene Wilder Dies At 83Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.
Robbinsdale Group Files Lawsuit To Save Historic TheatreA group trying to a save a historic theatre in Robbinsdale has filed a lawsuit to stop crews from tearing it down.
Report Suggests Prince Illegally Obtained Pills Containing FentanylThe disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally.
Road Closures In Downtown For Luke Bryan, Metallica ConcertsMetro Transit says it's ready to handle the crowds heading to U.S. Bank Stadium for back-to-back concerts this weekend.


Surgeon: Bridgewater's Injury 'Freakish'It has been just over 24 hours since the Minnesota Vikings announced quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was out for the season with a severe injury knee.
Good Question: Why Are Knee Injuries So Common?The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has a complete tear in his ACL -- the anterior cruciate ligament.
After Losing Wife To Cancer, Fmr. NFL Linebacker Visits With PatientsFormer NFL linebacker Chris Draft's wife Keasha lost her battle to lung cancer a month after the couple were married.
FDA Recommends Zika Screening At All Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
Stillwater Lab Developing Test For Early Zika Virus DetectionA test that could have a dramatic impact on the Zika virus outbreak is being developed right here in Minnesota.
Klobuchar Calls EpiPen Offer A 'Relief,' But Says More Needs To Be DoneAlthough the pharmaceutical company behind the EpiPen announced that it will now help more people pay for the life-saving allergy medication, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says more needs to be done to help Americans afford life-saving drugs.


Get Movin' Monday: September DealsSeptember is a month with no big gift giving holiday. It’s a month that also overlaps with back-to-school and Labor Day. And the weather is getting cooler out. These all come into play when it comes to deals in September.
Mike's Mix: Minnesota-Made MeadTo find the world's oldest alcoholic beverage you have to go back almost 10,000 years, when mead -- alcohol made from honey -- was first produced.
New Locking Handbag Promises To Help Stop Your SpendingSome high-tech fashion could help you to stop impulse shopping.
Survey Finds The Average Cost Of Wedding GiftsHow much do you spend wedding gifts? A new survey shows it depends on your relationship to the bride and groom.
Fall Travel Season Kicks Off With 'Cheap Flight Day'"Cheap Flight Day" is here, which means it is time to start planning that vacation.
Good Question: How Much Are We Spending On School Supplies?As kids head back to school, parents and teachers are heading to the stores. They're armed with very specific lists of supplies that are often shared in the classroom. So, how much are we spending on school supplies? Good Question.

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8-Foot Snake Captured In Glencoe AreaAuthorities captured an 8-foot snake in the Glencoe area over the weekend, and are now looking for the owner.
Amazon Experiments With 30-Hour Work WeekAccording to reports, the 30-hour employees would get the same benefits as full-time employees, but a lower salary.
Maladjusted Clown Menaces Green BayPolice in Green Bay, Wisconsin, say they have received a number of calls after someone was spotted dressed up as a scary clown holding black balloons.
Video Shows Dispute Between Veterans, 'Pokemon Go' PlayersLeaders in Winona are considering adding a city ordinance because of a controversy surrounding "Pokemon Go."
Good Questions: Yawning, Decaf Coffee & CarbonationEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers have sent in throughout the week.
Last Surviving Doolittle Pilot, Now 100, Honored For WWII MissionOne of the turning points in World War II was when the Doolittle Raiders bombed Tokyo. The courageous and dangerous mission happened after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

CBS National News

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