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FDA Approves OxyContin For Children 11 And Older

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain.

08/17/2015

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4 Things To Know: Trump’s Jury Duty, NY Fashion Week’s Model & More

From Donald Trump’s scheduled jury duty to a heart-warming story of a certain model at the New York Fashion Week, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Aug. 17.

08/17/2015

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Study: Americans Waiting Longer Than Ever To Buy First Homes

Younger Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy a home for the first time. The real estate firm Zillow crunched the numbers and found the typical first-timer rents for about 6 years before buying a home. That’s up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s.

08/17/2015

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Football’s Future? QBs Training With Virtual Reality

Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan straps on a headset that covers his eyes, and instantly, he sees a scene that looks like a video game, all set from his perspective.

08/17/2015

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Best Abstract Art Exhibits In Minnesota

Minnesota’s thriving arts scene goes a little abstract at these local exhibits.

08/17/2015

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5 Day Trips Near Minnesota To Do Before The Kids Go Back To School

Five sure-fire day trips in Minnesota that the kids will remember.

08/15/2015

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Victims ID’d In First Avenue’s Ceiling Collapse

The Minneapolis Police Department has identified the five victims – and a witness – involved in the partial ceiling collapse at First Avenue Wednesday evening.

08/14/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Burned In Sherburne County House Fire

A 57-year-old Haven Township man has been severely burned and a 17-year-old suffered minor burns in a house fire Friday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

08/14/2015

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Norwood Young America Man, 23, Charged In Deputy-Involved Shooting

A 23-year-old Norwood Young America man has been charged in a deputy-involved shooting in April, and charges have been declined against the deputy involved, the Carver County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

08/14/2015

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Talks Stall On Aid For Lake Mille Lacs Resorts

Despite agreeing that there’s a need to do something, lawmakers have stalled on talks to help the struggling Lake Mille Lacs area.

08/14/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From a two-day evening of local acts at the Cedar Cultural Center to an exciting album release party at the Icehouse, here are the four shows to see this weekend.

08/13/2015

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Suspicious Bag Prompts Partial Evacuation Of MSP Airport

A suspicious bag that tested positive for explosive material prompted a partial evacuation of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport early Thursday morning, according to an airport official.

08/13/2015

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A Night Out In Lowertown

You don’t know nightlife in the Twin Cities until you’ve spent time in St. Paul’s Lowertown.

08/13/2015

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Great Lakes Gas Prices Jump After Partial Refinery Shutdown

Oil and gas industry watchers said Wednesday prices at the pump have jumped across the Great Lakes region because of the unexpected, partial shutdown of a large Indiana oil refinery, and those increases could continue.

08/12/2015

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Judge In Sex Offender Case Warns Of ‘Forceful Solution’

A federal judge who ruled Minnesota’s sex offender program unconstitutional is warning state leaders he may resort to a “more forceful solution” if they don’t prove willing to fix the program on their own.

08/12/2015

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Charges: Mpls. Man Shot By Police After Pointing BB Handgun At Them

A 35-year-old Minneapolis man faces charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at Edina police officers, who then shot and wounded him, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

08/12/2015

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Minnesota Supreme Court Expands Access Of Cameras In Court

The Minnesota Supreme Court will allow expanded access of news camera and audio recordings of criminal proceedings as part of a pilot project.

08/12/2015

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4 Things To Know: Clinton Emails, Brian Williams’ Suspension Over & More

From the latest on the Hillary Clinton email controversy to Brian Williams’ suspension being over, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Aug. 12.

08/12/2015

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Best All-Day Breakfast Restaurants In Minnesota

Breakfast food isn’t just for breakfast anymore.

08/12/2015

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Father-Son Racing Duo Living Out Their Dream At Elko Speedway

The closest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series track is more than 400 miles away, the Chicagoland Speedway, but there’s plenty of racing excitement to be had at one small Minnesota town.

08/12/2015

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Sex Offender Granted Monitored Release From Minnesota Lockup

A 68-year-old man who has spent two decades in the Minnesota sex offender treatment program is on the verge of provisional release.

08/11/2015

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Mayor Of St. Paul Hoping To Land Soccer Stadium

Back in March it was announced that Major League Soccer would be coming to Minnesota. Just a few months later, however, that plan could be in jeopardy with a stadium site yet to be decided. Now, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is hoping to sway the league east of the Mississippi River.

08/11/2015

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St. Cloud Police: Toddler Injured After Falling From 3rd Story Window

A 3-year-old girl is in the hospital after falling from a 3rd story apartment window, according to police.

08/11/2015

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Gov. Dayton, Mexico Secretary Of Foreign Affairs Complete Trade Mission

Gov. Mark Dayton and the Mexico Secretary of Foreign Affairs completed an important trade mission by signing five new agreements Tuesday.

08/11/2015

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4 Things To Know: State Of Emergency In Ferguson, ‘Lady’ On Mars & More

From more developments in Ferguson to an interesting image captured on Mars, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Aug. 11.

08/11/2015

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