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Police ID Couple In Woodbury Murder-SuicidePolice in Woodbury have identified the couple who died in a murder-suicide last Friday.
Terror Trial Judge Warns Defendant's Mom To Stop ConfrontationsA federal Judge issued a warning to the mother of one of the defendants in the Twin Cities terror trial Tuesday. Abdirahman Daud, Mohamed Farah and Guled Omar are all on trial accused of trying to join ISIS.
Mpls. School Board To Pick Superintendent CandidateThe Minneapolis school board will meet Tuesday night to pick its preferred superintendent candidate.
Keillor Plans 'Minnesota Show' Of Prairie Home Companion From State FairGarrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of "A Prairie Home Companion" at least one more time.
Officials: Matches Likely To Blame In St. Michael Barn FireFire officials say a barn fire in St. Michael that injured a man and killed three horses on Monday was likely the result of a careless use of matches.
Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax BreakMinnesota's largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill.

Politics

Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax BreakMinnesota's largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill.
Political Historian: New Wis. Voting Laws Are DiscriminatoryRecent Wisconsin laws limiting voting hours and requiring people to present photo identification at the polls, taken together, amount to state-sponsored discrimination, a political historian testified Tuesday in federal court.
Both Parties Pointing Fingers As Legislature Ends In ChaosThe Minnesota Legislature ended Sunday night without passing the biggest bills of the year. And as the smoke clears Monday, the finger pointing has begun.
House Speaker Daudt Pushing For Special Session This WeekRepublican House Speaker Kurt Daudt is pressing for a special session this week to wrap up unfinished work.
Walker Owes Nearly $900K From White House RunWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker still owes nearly $900,000 on his failed presidential campaign, which ended abruptly last fall.
Dayton Still Unsure About Possible Special SessionHours after Minnesota lawmakers adjourned the 2016 legislative session that saw them fail to reach agreement on several key issues, Governor Mark Dayton is as indecisive as the rancorous political climate inside St. Paul's capitol complex when it comes to calling a special session.

Weather

A Rainy, Stormy Week AheadFollowing a weekend of sunshine and highs in the 80s, the work week is expected to be rainy, with the possibility of severe storms.
Minnesotans Soak Up The Sun On #Top10WxDayThe temperature reached a high of 79 degrees in the Twin Cities on Saturday. From festivals to fundraisers, the #Top10WxDay helped make outdoor events a success.
Minnesota Anglers Prepare For Chilly Fishing OpenerAnglers can put their rods in the water when the clock strikes 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and fish for walleye.

Crime

Police ID Couple In Woodbury Murder-SuicidePolice in Woodbury have identified the couple who died in a murder-suicide last Friday.
Terror Trial Judge Warns Defendant's Mom To Stop ConfrontationsA federal Judge issued a warning to the mother of one of the defendants in the Twin Cities terror trial Tuesday. Abdirahman Daud, Mohamed Farah and Guled Omar are all on trial accused of trying to join ISIS.
Hibbing Man Charged In Roommate's Brutal MurderA 19-year-old Hibbing man was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in the death of his roommate, according to the St. Louis County Attorney's Office.
1 Detained, 1 Injured In St. Cloud H.S. BB Gun IncidentOne student has been detained and another has suffered minor injuries in an incident involving a BB gun at a St. Cloud high school Tuesday, according to police.
Charges: Man Rapes Woman After Asking For DirectionsA 24-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of raping a woman last week after asking her for directions.
Police: Man Breaks Into Home, Gets Beaten Up By HomeownerOfficials in central Minnesota say a man is facing burglary and assault charges after breaking into home Monday morning without any clothes on and getting into a fight with the homeowner.

Entertainment

Keillor Plans 'Minnesota Show' Of Prairie Home Companion From State FairGarrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of "A Prairie Home Companion" at least one more time.
Purported Prince Heirs Object To Genetic TestingTwo people claiming to be heirs of Prince's estate are objecting to having to take blood and genetic tests to prove their relationship to the musician.
Minnesota Music Icon Bob Dylan Turns 75Minnesota music icon Bob Dylan turns 75 years old today. Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in Hibbing.
Why Are So Many Minneapolis Restaurants Failing?Even though the highly acclaimed Il Foro seemed to have a winning combination between the owners, cuisine and chef, they closed their doors for good Sunday.
Beyonce Concertgoers Take Shelter Due To Severe WeatherConcert organizers are playing it safe at TCF Bank Stadium ahead of a superstar's concert.
Dayton Declares It 'Beyonce Day,' As Storms LoomAs storms threaten to dampen spirits at the TCF Bank Stadium, Gov. Mark Dayton ramped up concert excitement by declaring Monday "Beyoncé Day" in the state of Minnesota.

Health

Most Americans Think Burgers Are Healthy, Survey FindsA lot of people love a good burger, but a new survey shows a lot of people also think they are healthy!
How We Sabotage Our SleepNot getting enough sleep is an obvious reason for feeling tired, but there are other things we do daily to sabotage the sleep we do get.
Kylie's Kids: Meet BellaFor those of us in the immediate metro area, we can take for granted how close we are to some of the best medicine in the world. This week's Kylie's Kid, Bella, drives four hours from Ely to get chemo at Masonic Children's Hospital where she's fighting bone cancer.
Officials: Zika Virus Not A Concern For MinnesotaWith summer around the corner, many people are starting to wonder if Zika virus will become a problem in Minnesota. The state’s top health officials say no.
Good Question: Why Do We Drink So Much In The Midwest?A new report revealed the drunkest cities in America, and our neighbors to the east are well represented. Twelve of the top 20 cities are in Wisconsin, and seventeen of the top 20 are in the Upper Midwest.
State Suing Life Insurance Companies For Not Paying BeneficiariesWCCO has discovered the State of Minnesota has sued several companies for not paying beneficiaries in millions of dollars.

Consumer

Why Are So Many Minneapolis Restaurants Failing?Even though the highly acclaimed Il Foro seemed to have a winning combination between the owners, cuisine and chef, they closed their doors for good Sunday.
Delta To Help Out TSA During Busy Summer SeasonWith the busiest months for air travel just days away, concern is growing over long lines and delays at airport security checkpoints. So, to help ease congestion and speed the screening process, Delta is giving the TSA a hand.
Acme Comedy Co.: Proposed Luxury Apts. Will Put Club In 'Instant Peril'The owner of Acme Comedy Company says the club will be forced to close and relocate after nearly 25 years of business if a proposed luxury apartment development is approved.
Il Foro Closes In Downtown MinneapolisDowntown Minneapolis Italian eatery Il Foro has closed its doors for good. Il Foro is one of three Italian restaurants that has already closed this year.
Coon Rapids Joining Cities To Legalize Raising ChickensWhether they are kept as pets or for their eggs, more Minnesotans will soon be able to raise chickens in the backyard.
Dermatologist Says Sunscreen SPF Study Is MisleadingA Consumer Report out this week says nearly half sunscreens they tested failed to meet their SPF claims.

Water Cooler

World's 1st Surviving Septuplets Graduate H.S. In IowaThe world's first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.
51 Personalized MN License Plates Flagged For ReviewThe Department of Motor Vehicle Services has reviewed every one of the state's 98,564 personalized plates, and flagged 51 as possibly offensive.
Minnesota Bucks Trends With Most Popular Baby NamesLast week, the Social Security Administration announced Noah and Emma as the top boy and girl names in the U.S.
Walz Wins Franken's 2016 Hotdish CompetitionAfter being postponed from its original date on March 16, Sen. Al Franken's sixth annual Hotdish Competition was held on Wednesday.
The Prince Concert That Could've Been: U.S. Bank StadiumDetails have emerged suggesting Prince may have been in line to be the first musician to perform a concert at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Herbivorous Butcher Serves Paul McCartney DinnerA local vegan butcher shop had the honor of serving dinner to Sir Paul McCartney before his concert in Minneapolis last night.

CBS National News

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Bernie Sanders pushes ahead to California primary

CBS World News

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