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August

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I-94 & I-90 To See Extra Patrols This Weekend

Drivers in 15 states – including Minnesota — are being asked to take part in a challenge on Interstate 90 and 94. If you’re driving on the two interstates from Aug. 1 through Aug. 4, expect to see extra patrols.

07/31/2014

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Wander Minnesota: August Festivities

Hard to believe that August is almost here, and the summer is winding down. Never let it be said that Minnesota lets summer go by without a lot of celebration. The number of events around the state reaches a peak this month. There are some biggies, like the Renaissance Festival opening Aug. 16, and, of course, the Minnesota State Fair, opening Aug. 21.

07/29/2014

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Charges: Coach Photoshopped Student Into Child Porn

A Brooklyn Park volleyball coach faces felony charges for allegedly having child porn on his computer and photoshopping images of a student he knew onto pornographic pictures.

06/19/2014

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Johnson Says He Won’t Go Negative On GOP Rivals

Endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he doesn’t intend to wage a negative campaign against three fellow GOP hopefuls who are challenging him in an August primary.

06/02/2014

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Holiday Hiring Already In August? You Bet

The State Fair is still a week away, but stores are already thinking ahead to winter. From the decorations to the seasonal hiring, the holidays are trending earlier and earlier each year. Michael Hagie, owner of the 50th and France boutique Gather, said inquiries for holiday gifts started months ago.

08/14/2013

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Trees Showing Early Signs Of Fall

Our soggy spring and now mild summer weather makes it feel like summer will be short lived this season. In fact, some trees in St. Paul are already changing color. Overcast skies, a slight breeze and when the sun goes down some folks have a hard time determining what season we are in here in Minnesota. Most Minnesotans know this is not typical for August. Sweaters and jackets were well represented by walkers on the Nicollet Mall Saturday.

08/10/2013

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The Postal Service Heads To Roy Wilkins This Summer

The Postal Service has announced a stop in St. Paul as part of its first tour in about a decade.

03/05/2013

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Minnesota Primaries One Week Away

One week from today, Minnesota voters go to the polls in a primary election to narrow the list of candidates for the November campaigns.

08/07/2012

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August’s Veteran Of The Month: Virgil Bradley

Virgil Bradley was born at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and as his father was in the Air Force, he grew up on military bases all over the country.

07/26/2012

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Special Session Planned For August To Help Flood Victims

Top Minnesota lawmakers say they are putting aside politics to deal with severe flooding in northern Minnesota.

07/11/2012

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JLo, Enrique Iglesias Headed To Target Center This Summer

It’s being billed as the summer’s hottest tour — Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez are coming to the Twin Cities.

05/10/2012

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Coldplay Coming To St. Paul In August

Coldplay will return to the stage after a nearly three-year hiatus — including a stop at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

12/08/2011

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Police: Man Charged For Aug. 14 Fatal Shooting

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged a 38-year-old man with two counts murder in connection with the death of a man who was shot in the head in early August.

09/16/2011

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Teen Accused Of Stealing Credit Card Info From ‘Hundreds’ Of McDonald’s Drive-Thru Customers

If you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.

09/09/2011

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Weather Blog: Stormy Start To August

We started the month with damaging winds, flooding rain and a muggy day as well.

08/01/2011

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