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Summer Unemployment For Teens Will Stay High

The summer unemployment rate for Minnesota teenagers is expected to remain high.


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Minneapolis Uptown Residents Concerned About Attacks

In the most recent incident, a 61-year-old man was attacked by a group of men. But the victim, who was an ex-marine, had a gun and shot off a couple of rounds. He told police he may have hit one of the suspected robbers.


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Minnesota Poll Shows Support For More Gambling

A new Minnesota Poll shows 72 percent of respondents supporting an expansion of gambling.


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Minnesota Mexicans Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

It’s a colorful celebration including a parade, food, stages and a lot more. The 29th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration continues through Saturday on the west side of St. Paul.


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Blind Bowlers Tournament Coming To Bloomington

Approximately 400 blind and visually impaired bowlers from around the country will compete in a national bowling tournament in Bloomington, Minn.


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MnDOT Plans 4-Year, $400M Road Repair Project

Minnesota’s Department of Transportation has announced a nearly $400 million road repair project, which will occur over the next four years.


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Erlinder: Returning To Rwanda Would Be Death Sentence

Rwanda’s top prosecutor says he’s ready to file charges against Peter Erlander, a professor at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, but Erlander is not about to cooperate.


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Progress Toward A New Retail Complex In Brooklyn Center

Demolition of most of Brookdale Center could begin soon.


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Twin Cities Red Cross Worker Helping Alabama Tornado Victims

A Minneapolis area Red Cross staffer is seeing the Alabama tornado destruction first hand.


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New Phone App Lets Parents Track Their Teens

Minneapolis based Eye Phone Group has come out with a phone app that allows parents to track where their teenager is driving and at what speed.


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Continued Decline In Minnesota Home Prices

The median home price in Minnesota was down 8.8 percent in the first three months of this year and down more than 11 percent compared to March a year ago.



Early AIDS Treatment Helpful But Is It Affordable?

Early drug treatment may increase survival time for AIDS patients, according to a recent study by Harvard.



Tuesday Is National Hiring Day At McD’s

McDonald’s plans to hire 50,000 people nationwide during a one-day campaign this Tuesday. More than 280,000 people had applied online prior to the hiring day.


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Huge Craft Show This Weekend

People who enjoy “crafting” are heading to the St. Paul RiverCentre this weekend for the annual American Craft Council Show.


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What’s That Sound? Thursday Is Tornado Drill Day

Severe weather season is just around the corner and some people have already experience it — so Thursday is Tornado Drill Day in Minnesota. That means sirens will be sounded in virtually every community throughout the state.


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Porky’s Building To Be Moved, Restored

Porky’s Drive-In will not be torn down. Instead the red and white checkered building will be moved from its University Avenue location in St. Paul to the Little Log House Pioneer Village about seven miles south of Hastings.


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With Spring Comes Allergies

After a long winter most of us look forward to green grass and buds on trees. But for many that also means spring allergies.


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Sen. Klobuchar: Budget Deal Something Of A Roadmap

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says the last minute budget deal reached Friday night will serve as something of a road map for an overall budget plan still to be worked out. The action averted a federal government shutdown.


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Metrodome Tour Includes Free Samples Of Ripped Roof

If you’d like to see the inside of the Metrodome as the collapsed roof is being repaired, now is the time.


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Trooper Squad Car Hit From Behind During Traffic Stop

A state trooper received minor injuries when his squad car was struck by a van. It happened around 8 p.m. Saturday evening on Interstate 94 near 42nd Avenue in north Minneapolis.


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Mississippi River At Crest In St. Paul

It appears the Mississippi River reached its crest Wednesday in St. Paul. However, according to the National Weather Service, there’s more to come.


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Preserving Military Records On Sexual Assault

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is co-sponsoring legislation requiring all branches of the military to permanently preserve records on sexual assault cases.


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2 Teenagers Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy have both died as a result of a shooting. Police say it appears to be a murder-suicide.


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Hamline Profs Response To Pawlenty’s Exploratory Committee

Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty probably will be getting more national media attention now that he’s formed an exploratory committee in the race for the White House.


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Flood Watches And Warnings Being Issued

Streams and rivers continue to rise across Minnesota.