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MDH: Lab Testing Rules Out Amoeba As Cause Of Swimming Teen’s Death

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that a Minnesota child, Hunter Boutain, did not die from suspected Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) as was reported in early July, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Monday.

08/10/2015

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Closures Begin On Southbound I-35W Ramp To Westbound Hwy 62

Drivers in Minneapolis will have yet another road closure to deal with beginning Monday night. Westbound Highway 62 will be inaccessible from southbound Interstate 35W starting at 10 p.m. Monday.

08/10/2015

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Twins Reinstate Byron Buxton, Option To Triple-A Rochester

The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they’ve reinstated outfielder Byron Buxton from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Class AAA Rochester.

08/10/2015

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City Of Mpls. Looks To Bill Urban Explorers Who Need Rescue

A Minneapolis city council member wants to bill urban explorers who end up needing rescue. City Council President Barbara Johnson is proposing the fee. She says the person is choosing to participate in an illegal activity and put rescuers at risk as well.

08/10/2015

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Best DIY Pottery In Minnesota

Who makes the best pottery in Minnesota? You do!

08/10/2015

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Answers Tough To Find After Cyclist Hit By Chunk Of Concrete

A cyclist in Minneapolis never saw what hit him, but a witness said it was a vicious attack. Mackenzie Jensen has a fractured jaw after someone threw a chunk of concrete at his face from a passing vehicle.

08/09/2015

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Minnesota Pulls Away From Sparks For A 72-64 Victory

Maya Moore scored 20 points Sylvia Fowles added 15 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 72-64 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak.

08/09/2015

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Police Issue Warning After Cyclists Randomly Attacked In Minneapolis

Random attacks against bicyclists in Minneapolis are prompting warnings Sunday from police. We’ll warn you, there are disturbing photos with this story as someone’s been throwing chunks of concrete at bikers.

08/09/2015

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Prince Invites Journalists To Paisley Park Studios

Prince had a gathering at his Paisley Park Studios but he didn’t perform — he wanted to talk promotion and business. He invited journalists attending the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Minneapolis to a four-hour dance party on Saturday.

08/09/2015

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Former NBA Players Serve As Positive Role Models At Youth Basketball Clinic

A basketball clinic taught dozens of Twin Cities youth more than just the basic skills of the game. The “Full Court Press: Prep for Success” program hosted its first clinic ever in Minneapolis on Saturday.

08/08/2015

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Authorities: Man, 49, Found Dead At WE Fest

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says a 49-year-old North Dakota man was found dead at WE Fest.

08/08/2015

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What To See & Do At The 52nd Uptown Art Fair

More than 350 artists featuring limited editions and one-of-a-kind treasures can be found this weekend at the Uptown Art Fair, which is now in its 52nd year.

08/08/2015

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Minnesota Police Trained To Identify Veterans In Crisis

Some police officers across Minnesota are going through training to recognize and offer support for a growing number of returning war veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder or a traumatic brain injury.

08/07/2015

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Police Training To Identify Veterans In Crisis

Some police officers across Minnesota are going through training on how to identify veterans in crisis.

08/07/2015

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Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer Ends

Get out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.

08/07/2015

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Black Journalists Discuss Race In America

For the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Black Journalists is holding its yearly convention in Minneapolis. More than 1,500 members of NABJ are expected to show up at the Minneapolis Convention Center. They include TV and print journalists, as well as journalism students from across the country.

08/06/2015

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Incident At Downtown Minneapolis Hotel Ends Peacefully

Police in Minneapolis say officers responded Thursday afternoon to a situation involving a possible suicidal person on an upper floor of a downtown hotel.

08/06/2015

Cold Christmas

Report: Minneapolis Named ‘Least Comfortable’ Major City In Lower 48

Minnesota’s moody weather often draws the national spotlight — from brutal cold and blizzards to flooding and searing heat.

08/06/2015

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Flurry Of Filings In Minn. Terrorism Case

There was a lot of activity Thursday in the terror case involving a number of young Minnesota Somalis accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

08/06/2015

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Goodbye ‘Minneapolis Institute Of Arts,’ Hello ‘Mia’

The Minneapolis Institute of Art, in the midst of record attendance, is proving to be a sassy centenarian. Officials announced Thursday the museum is undergoing a rebranding in its 100th year, and will now simply be called by feminine first name “Mia.”

08/06/2015

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10 Reasons To Be Excited About Gopher Football

Minnesota will open its 2015 season with a night game on Thursday, Sept. 3, against TCU. The Horned Frogs enter the season ranked No. 2 in the country in most national polls. Here are 10 reasons why Gophers fans should be excited about the upcoming season.

08/06/2015

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Activists Want More Transparency In Counterterrorism Efforts

Muslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation are calling for greater transparency in an Obama administration program aimed at countering homegrown terrorism.

08/06/2015

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Father Of Teen Arrested In Assault Case Says Son ‘Defended Himself’

The father of one of the teens arrested in Wichita, Kansas, over the weekend asks people to reserve judgment until the whole story is told.

08/05/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Farmers Market In Minnesota

With buzz words like “sustainable,” “grass-fed” and “natural,” farmers markets are truly farm to table. And your favorite place to eat the food grown in rural Minnesota is right in the heart of our urban center — the Minneapolis Farmers Market. Farmers markets give us a chance to buy food fresh and local.

08/05/2015

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Gang Member Charged With Murders Of Innocent Bystanders In Mpls. Shooting

A Bloomington man faces eight criminal charges in connection to the gang-related shooting deaths of two men in a Minneapolis park in July. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says 23-year-old Antonio Frasion Jenkins Jr., who goes by the nickname “Popeye,” fatally shot 24-year-old Abdirahman Jined and 20-year-old Jorge Zavaleta-Martinez in the Peace Garden section of Peavey Park on the night of July 25.

08/05/2015

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