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Nonprofit Offers Post-H.S. Option For Special Needs Athletes

There are many opportunities for students with special needs to play sports in Minnesota. But after they graduate and leave their high school teams, then what?

10/27/2014

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured After Refusing To Buy Alcohol For Underage Suspects

Maplewood police say a 25-year-old man was shot and killed this weekend because he refused to buy alcohol for at least three underage boys.

10/27/2014

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Minnesota Farmers Make Rapid Harvest Progress

The roar of combines filled the air across much of Minnesota as farmers made rapid progress on the corn harvest. Thanks to favorable weather last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday the state’s corn harvest is 41 percent complete, compared with 16 percent a week earlier and is running only 10 days behind average.

10/27/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Fatal Burnsville Bar Shooting

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of shooting another man to death at a Burnsville bar. Shavelle Chavez-Nelson, 32, is accused in the death of Palagor Jobi. Jobi, 23, was shot to death in September 2013 during a fight in the parking lot of the bar.

10/27/2014

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Sheriff: 3-Year-Old Pulled Into Tiller, Killed In Wis. Farm Accident

A 3-year-old boy is dead after accidentally being pulled into a tiller on a western Wisconsin farm, according to the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office. At 3:30 p.m. Saturday, emergency personnel responded to the farm accident east of Webster on Austin Lake Road in Meenon, Wisconsin.

10/27/2014

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Timberwolves Waive Guard J.J. Barea

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said that the team has waived guard J.J. Barea in order to get down to the roster limit of 15 players. Barea had one year and $4.5 million remaining on his contract.

10/27/2014

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McFadden Fights Back Against Attack Ads

Republican Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is fighting back against Democrats’ attempts to brand him as a ruthless businessman. The pushback comes in response to the latest attack ad from Sen. Al Franken.

10/27/2014

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Former North Stars Legend Preps For HOF Induction

If you grew up rooting for the Minnesota North Stars, then no doubt you remember Mike Modano. He played his entire career for the team, now the Dallas Stars. On Monday, Nov. 17, Modano will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

10/27/2014

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Best Upcoming Musicals In Minnesota

Spend an evening at one of these upcoming shows.

10/27/2014

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New Home Test Shakes Up Colon Cancer Screening

Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that’s noninvasive and doesn’t require the icky preparation most other methods do.

10/26/2014

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Best Places To Go With Your Family For The Weekend In MN

Pack up your family and head out of town without leaving the state.

10/25/2014

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Reality Check: Why Are Candidates Allowed To Lie?

Candidates and outside groups are spending nearly $4 billion this election cycle, most of it on TV ads.

10/24/2014

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Police: Man Bit & Killed Infant Son, Blamed It On Neighbor’s Dog

An Itasca County man is accused of biting and killing his infant son, blaming the bite marks on the neighbor’s dog.

10/24/2014

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Vikings’ John Sullivan Probable For Bucs Game

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan is listed as probable for the game at Tampa Bay on Sunday after suffering a concussion last week. Sullivan was a full participant in practice on Friday. He left the loss at Buffalo last week with a concussion, which he says is at least the fifth of his career.

10/24/2014

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Moorhead Man Pleads Not Guilty In Tattoo Case

A Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges he ran an unlicensed tattoo shop. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Ralph Curiel set up the business in his Moorhead apartment. Most of his customers were teenage girls.

10/24/2014

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