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Clinton, Democratic Hopefuls To Address DNC Members

The Democratic National Committee says all five of the party’s main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month.

07/28/2015

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Heavy Rains Stall Morning Commute

At least a half-dozen crashes were reported across the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday morning after heavy rains moved through the area just as traffic was firing up.

07/28/2015

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Authorities ID One Victim In South Minneapolis Double Homicide

Authorities have identified one of two men who were killed after a shooting in south Minneapolis Saturday night. Minneapolis police say the shooting happened just after 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of Franklin and Chicago avenues.

07/27/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds Law In Breath Test Refusal Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a law that makes it a crime for someone to refuse a breath test when arrested for drunken driving. Monday’s ruling comes in the case of David Bennett, who was arrested after a 2013 crash and refused a breath test at the Ramsey County Jail.

07/27/2015

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Young People To Cast Aluminum Sculptures For Display At MIA

Young people in a special program will get a chance to see their sculptures on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

07/27/2015

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Police: Dispute Ends With 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Minneapolis

Minneapolis police are investigating after an overnight dispute between two groups of people led to a fatal shooting.

07/27/2015

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Minneapolis Homicides Up For First Time In 3 Years

As summer scorches on, the city of Minneapolis is dealing with a disturbing trend in crime. So far this year, police have seen an average of one murder per week. Over the weekend, three separate shootings resulted in two deaths.

07/26/2015

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Police: South Mpls Shooting Leaves 2 Dead

Police in Minneapolis say a shooting Saturday night on the city’s south side left one man dead and another in serious condition.

07/26/2015

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Hundreds Show Up For Minnehaha Park Clean-Up

Minnehaha Park is a popular destination for many people in the Twin Cities, which also means it can get very dirty. About 1,600 people came out Sunday to clean up the creek and surrounding areas.

07/26/2015

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Hollywood Actress Hits Minnesota To Talk Human Trafficking

A Hollywood actress was in Minnesota this weekend trying to bring attention to a disturbing problem. Actress Julia Ormond met with Gov. Mark Dayton and top corporate leaders to raise awareness about the use of international slave labor.

07/26/2015

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Twin Cities YMCA Water Safety Program Goes National

A program started in the Twin Cities is working hard to teach water safety to people of color. And as of this year, it’s going national.And as we found out, it’s not focused on teaching swimming.

07/26/2015

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Rough Sixth Inning Downs Gibson, Twins In 7-2 Loss To Yanks

Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Sunday for a series win.

07/26/2015

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Minneapolis Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Moving Meth To ND

A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for transporting methamphetamine to a distributor in North Dakota.

07/26/2015

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MPD: 1 Injured In Dinkytown Shooting

Minneapolis police say a woman was injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood. The shooting happened on 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast near the University of Minnesota.

07/25/2015

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Tickets Go On Sale Early For 9th Annual Haunted Basement

It’s still summer, but The Soap Factory in Minneapolis wants to get you ready for Halloween chills. Tickets already are on sale for the ninth annual Haunted Basement.

07/25/2015

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Mpls. Police: Officer Shoots Armed Suspect In Downtown

One person was hospitalized after a officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning in downtown Minneapolis. It happened at about 3 a.m. near the Pizza Luce on the 100th block 4th Street North. Minneapolis police received reports of an individual with a gun.

07/25/2015

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1st-Of-Its-Kind Pool Opens In North Minneapolis

It has been a long time coming, but people in north Minneapolis now have a new place to cool off. Families lined up to be the first to splash into the brand new Webber Pool — which is the first of its kind in the country.

07/24/2015

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Gross National Turns Driving Range Into ‘Little Chipper’ Course

If you’re a golf course — or any business for that matter — you’ve always got two goals. Maximize your resources and recruit new customers — especially young ones. Gross National in Minneapolis found a rather creative way to do just that.

07/23/2015

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Superhero Window Cleaners Surprise Young Patients

They are faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive! But these super heroes are not leaping tall buildings. They are climbing the walls to clean the windows at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

07/23/2015

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MnDOT: WB I-394 To Reopen Friday In Downtown Mpls.

The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley — helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis’ Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins’ series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.

07/23/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Saguaro In Minneapolis

At Saguaro Restaurant in south Minneapolis, you’ll find tacos, enchiladas and tamales, but this isn’t exactly a Mexican restaurant.

07/23/2015

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A Glimpse Of Tangletown’s 11th Annual ‘Garden & Art Tour’

Just when most gardens are looking ripe of the picking, the 11th Annual Tangletown Gardens’ Garden and Art Tour kicks off Saturday.

07/23/2015

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Minneapolis Begins Aquatennial Celebration

They are called “The Best Days of Summer,” and they start this Wednesday! Minneapolis’s Aquatennial Celebration has a new format this year, but some of your favorites will be back.

07/22/2015

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Vikings’ Rudolph Excited For Training Camp, Staying Healthy All Season

The Vikings are starting to feel the end of their summer days, reporting to training camp on Saturday in Mankato. One of the interesting players to watch is Kyle Rudolph, if he can stay healthy.

07/22/2015

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Little, Sun End Six-Game Skid, Beat Lynx 78-77 In Overtime

Camille Little hit a jumper, scoring her only points of the game, with 8 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 78-77 in overtime on Wednesday, ending a six-game losing streak.

07/22/2015

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