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Grill Left Unattended Causes St. Paul House FireA house in St. Paul caught fire Monday evening after a grill was left unattended, according to the St. Paul Fire Department.
The Current To Honor Prince With Nationwide SimulcastMinneapolis radio station The Current is planning to honor Prince with a nationwide simulcast of one of the late musician's biggest hits.
Muslim Leaders Want Investigation In TSA Profiling Of Somali-AmericansMuslim leaders in Minnesota are calling for an investigation after racial profiling accusations against the TSA.
Hiker Rescued After Falling From Barn Bluff In Red WingA man had to be rescued from Barn Bluff in Red Wing Sunday afternoon after falling from a trail and using a tree to prevent falling farther down, according to police.
Minn. High School Students To Participate In Mock ElectionMinnesota high school students will be voting for the next president of the United States.
Prince's Siblings Keep Low Public ProfilesPrince's death at age 57 stands to make instant millionaires out of six surviving siblings if no will is ever found. So who are they?

Politics

Minn. High School Students To Participate In Mock ElectionMinnesota high school students will be voting for the next president of the United States.
Senate Democrats Propose $1.5B Public Projects Spending BillMinnesota Senate Democrats proposed a massive $1.5 billion public projects spending bill on Monday.
Minn. Senator's Name Would Grace Street, But It's IllegalA Democratic state senator's name would grace a rebuilt street under a public construction bill released Monday — an illegal honor that one Republican lawmaker says reeks of political favoritism.
Gov. Dayton, GOP In Stalemate Over SWLRT, Transportation BillNo matter where they live, Minnesota lawmakers agree that state highways and bridges are in desperate need of upgrades. But they are paralyzed with the politics of paying for it.
Mpls. City Council Unanimously Approves $800M Boost For Streets, ParksThe Minneapolis City Council unanimously voted in favor of a capital funding package Friday, providing millions annually for improving the city's streets and parks. City officials say the package will give $33 million each year for up to 20 years to park and street projects.
Broad Cuts To Drug Sentences Put Minn. Legislature On NoticeMinnesota county attorneys and law enforcement officials say they've reached a deal to make broad reductions to prison sentences for drug offenders.

Weather

After A Week Of April Rain, May Is Bringing A Warm-UpAfter enduring rain and below average temperatures day after day, Minnesotans will be treated this week to a warm-up and sunshine.
NWS Issues Flood Warning For Rivers In Northwest IowaHeavy rainfall over the past two days in northwest Iowa has swollen area rivers with storm runoff. The National Weather has issued flood warnings for the Big Sioux, Little Sioux and Ocheyedan rivers.
Tornado Confirmed In Southern Minnesota, No DamageMeteorologist Shawn Devinny says multiple trained spotters confirmed the tornado in Faribault County on Sunday night.

Crime

Iowa Man One Of Two Missionaries Killed In JamaicaJamaican police said Monday they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked.
Life In Prison For Man Convicted In Fatal South St. Paul StabbingA 59-year-old South St. Paul man convicted of murder in an August 2015 stabbing death of a woman was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
4th Precinct Inspector On Paid Leave Pending InvestigationThe Minneapolis Police inspector in charge of the city's 4th Precinct is on leave amid an investigation.
Reward Offered To Find Suspect In Wobegon Trail Bridge ArsonA $5,000 reward is being offered to find a suspect responsible for a fire set Saturday on the Wobegon Trail Bridge in Albany Township, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
Adding Officers To Patrol North Side Reducing Gun ViolenceAn increase in the number of police officers who patrol north Minneapolis has led to a decrease in gun violence.
Man Who Fled Fargo Halfway House Reaches Plea DealA Minnesota man who walked away from a Fargo halfway house has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. Chad Sumner is charged in federal court with escape.

Entertainment

First Probate Hearing For Prince's Estate Wraps UpThe first probate hearing in the complicated job of dividing up Prince's estate has been scheduled for Monday morning at the Carver County courthouse.
At Tony Award Nominations Tuesday, All Eyes On 'Hamilton'One thing practically assured on Tuesday is that the Broadway megahit "Hamilton" will get plenty of Tony Award nominations. The real question is how many.
“The Talk”, “The Price Is Right” Win At 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsIt was a big night for CBS at the Daytime Emmy Awards Show in Downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night.
N.D. Farmer Pays Tribute To Prince Via Field ArtYou don't have to be from Minnesota to want to honor the memory of superstar musician Prince. A farmer in neighboring North Dakota took to the field to craft a special tribute.
4 Things To Know: Prince's Estate, Malia Heads To Harvard, Melanoma Monday & MoreFrom Malia Obama's announcement that she will be attending Harvard University to the first probate hearing in the case of dividing Prince's estate, here's a look at the four things to know from May 2, 2016.
Chef: Prince Suffered Throat, Stomach Pains RecentlyPrince's personal chef says the star was battling waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs in his final months.

Health

Kylie's Kids: Meet ParkerThere are a lot of adults calling the shots in children's hospitals, but there is also a group of kids, all former patients who also help shape the hospital's practices. One of those is Kylie's Kid Parker.
Minnehaha Park Hosts Walk For Multiple SclerosisThousands of people started their Sunday with a long walk, a walk that raised money for a great cause. Walk MS: Twin Cities brought folks together at Minnehaha Park on Sunday morning.
Prince’s Death Putting A Spotlight On Opioid Addiction While the cause of Prince's death has not been determined, reports that he suffered from opioid addiction have put a spotlight on an epidemic in Minnesota.
Lawmakers Voting On De-Funding Planned ParenthoodThe Minnesota House is expected to vote Thursday night on a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Woman Shares Experience With Often-Overlooked Oral CancerThis month doctors are trying to raise awareness about a type of cancer that dentists are often the first to notice.
New HIV Cases Higher Among Young Adults, People Of ColorState health officials announced Wednesday that new reports of HIV/AIDS in Minnesota show certain populations contracting the virus more than others.

Consumer

Tap Talk: Wayzata Brew Works Opens On Lake MinnetonkaEven though Minnesota is indeed the "Land Of 10,000 Lakes", there are still far too few breweries that you can literally drive a boat up to and enjoy a beer. Now, you can do just that on Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata.
Midwest Economic Survey Shows Slight Dip In AprilA survey of supply managers in nine Midwestern and Plains states released Monday reflected a slight dip in business conditions in April after rising in the three previous months, but it still points to modest economic growth.
Get Movin' Monday: Save Money With These May DealsMay is a special month because we celebrate several holidays: Memorial Day, Mother's Day and Cinco de Mayo is this week, too. With these holidays, you can save some money.
Hopkins Brewery Creates Beer Advocating Sunday Liquor SalesLTD Brewing in Hopkins held an event Sunday for the release of their new beer called "Sunday Sales Pale Ale."
Sports Authority Closing Stores Amid $1 Billion DebtIt's game over for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer is closing all 450 of its stores, and 10 of them are in Minnesota.
St. Paul Company Grows Organic Produce Year-RoundA Twin Cities company is hoping to change the way we think of Minnesota's growing season. St. Paul based J & J Distributing has found a way to grow local, organic produce year round.

Water Cooler

N.D. Farmer Pays Tribute To Prince Via Field ArtYou don't have to be from Minnesota to want to honor the memory of superstar musician Prince. A farmer in neighboring North Dakota took to the field to craft a special tribute.
New Collar Claims To Translate Your Cat Into EnglishOn the off chance that some people might have a vested interest in knowing what their feline friends say about them, there's a new device to consider.
You Can Buy Rain Water From Paisley Park On EbaySome Ebay sellers are offering a strange product for Prince fans.
Millennials Surpass Boomers In U.S. PopulationHere's a sign of the times: Baby Boomers are no longer the largest living generation in the United States. Millennials have officially surpassed them.
Parents Paying Consultants To Name Their BabiesHow important is a name when it comes to your long-term success and failure throughout life? Apparently it's important enough that some parents are now paying to get the perfect one.
Hamilton Reportedly Staying On $10 BillAccording to reports, the U.S. Treasury Department will announce that Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill.

CBS National News

5/02: Teacher walk-off the tip of the iceberg for Detroit's problems; Rescued circus lions make new home in South Africa
Military tests world's largest unmanned surface vessel
"Asian tiger" mosquito could carry Zika virus to more U.S. states
Prince's relatives in court over estate
Cruise ship makes historic voyage from U.S. to Cuba
Is Malia Obama's "gap year" a growing trend?

CBS World News

Hiking team returns to Everest for first time since deadly avalanche
Rescued circus lions make new home in South Africa
Cruise ship makes historic voyage from U.S. to Cuba
One of the biggest underdog stories in all of sports is now complete
Climber returns to Mt. Everest two years after tragedy
4 arrested in death of Honduran environmental activist

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