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Mother Of 5 Behind ‘Tipsy Pies’ Hopes It’s The Start To Something Big

The only new food vendor at the Minnesota State Fair this year is Sara’s Tipsy Pies. Sara is a mom of five who just started her business a few years ago and is already showcasing pies with alcohol baked in.

09/01/2015

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Black Lives Matter Expects 1K To Block State Fair Traffic

The St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter has promised the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair will not be “business as usual.” Organizer Rashad Turner said Friday afternoon that he expects nearly 1,000 people will march from Hamline Park in St. Paul along Snelling Ave. to reach the front gates of the fair.

08/28/2015

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Elementary Janitor Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Adopted Daughter

A janitor at an Washington County elementary school is accused of raping his preteen adopted daughter and possessing a large amount of child porn on his school-issued computer.

08/25/2015

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Black Lives Matter Plans Protest On 1st Saturday Of State Fair

Black Lives Matter has announced plans to “shut it down” and protest the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair.

08/21/2015

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Killing Coyotes Won’t Stop Them From Being A Suburban Problem

Police are warning pet owners about a series of coyote attacks in one south metro community.

08/17/2015

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Woman Starts ‘No Helmet, No Ride’ Group After Son’s Near Fatal Fall

After her 14-year-old son almost died from a fall off of his skateboard, Mary Barsness of Little Canada has spent hundreds of hours asking young skateboarders and people on bikes to please wear a helmet.

08/16/2015

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Sheriff: Man, 43, Drowns In Lake Harriet

Water rescue crews are looking for a man they say probably drowned in Lake Harriet Sunday night. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews came out to search at about 6:30 p.m. when witnesses say a 43-year-old man went under.

08/16/2015

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Police Warning Bloomington Pet Owners After Coyote Attacks

Police want pet owners in one south metro suburb to be extra cautious after a series of deadly coyote attacks. Bloomington resident Patty Palacios lost her dog a few weeks ago to a coyote.

08/15/2015

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Firefighters Battle Extreme Heat In 2 Minneapolis House Fires

Saturday’s hot weather took a toll on fire crews in Minneapolis. Firefighters with the Minneapolis Fire Department took extra caution while battling a duplex fire on the 3200 block of Colfax Ave S. at about 3:15 p.m.

08/15/2015

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MFD: Crews Battle Heavy Fire At Mpls. Duplex

Minneapolis fire crews are fighting a big blaze at a duplex in the midst of high heat and humidity Saturday afternoon. Officials say the three-alarm fire is at a three-story building on the 3200 block of Colfax Avenue South.

08/15/2015

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Arthritis Foundation Hosts Camp Cambria For Kids In Maple Lake

The Arthritis Foundation estimates 1 in 250 children has juvenile arthritis in the U.S. This week, a camp that is located about one hour west of the Twin Cities is giving children with juvenile arthritis a chance to spend time with others who share the disease.

08/11/2015

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Mpls. Police Seek Help Finding Driver Following Attacks On Cyclists

Police are still looking for the public’s help to find a driver they say is hurling chunks of cement at bicyclists in south Minneapolis.

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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Target Set To Upgrade To Safer Card Technology

Changes are on the way for customers in the check-out line. After the Target data breach that impacted at least 40 million accounts, stores and banks decided to upgrade to chip-implanted credit cards.

08/03/2015

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Minneapolis Pool Adds New Safety Protocol After Drowning Scare

An opening weekend drowning scare at an innovative new pool in North Minneapolis has the city’s parks department rethinking its safety procedures.

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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Internship Program Growing In Cedar Riverside Neighborhood

Students in one Minneapolis neighborhood say their summer jobs are about much more than making a little money.

07/21/2015

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Harper Lee’s 2nd Novel Released To Eager Fans

Harper Lee’s second novel hits store shelves Tuesday, 55 years after her first.

07/14/2015

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More Students Turning To Crowdfunding For Tuition

With the cost of tuition rising every year, crowd fundraising site GoFundMe reports more people are turning to the internet to ask for help. The College Board estimates the average college student graduates with $30,000 in loans.

07/10/2015

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Minnesota Sees Worst Air Quality In 20 Years Due To Canadian Wildfires

Massive forest fires in Canada continue to cause problems in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) reported that Monday’s air quality was the worst that has been recorded in Minnesota in the last 20 years. MPCA spokesperson Frank Kohlasch says for about 8 hours on Monday air quality was worse in Minnesota than it is in Beijing, China.

07/07/2015

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Man Talks Of Flying Confederate Flag At Albert Lea Parade

A small-town Minnesota firefighter has stirred up a firestorm by flying the Confederate flag at an Independence Day parade. Brian Nielsen is a volunteer firefighter in the town of Hartland. He said he was demonstrating against political correctness when he flew the flag at Friday’s parade in Albert Lea.

07/05/2015

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A Year After Flooding, Delano Plans Fourth Of July Parade

Each year the city of Delano has one of the largest and oldest Fourth of July parades in the state. But last year intense flooding of the Crow River almost cancelled the festivities.

07/03/2015

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Egg Shortage Leaves Local Bakeries Struggling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates nearly 50 million birds have been wiped out because of bird flu. While that means shoppers at the grocery store will be shelling out a little extra for one carton of eggs, bakeries, which rely on thousands of eggs a week, are now scrambling to keep up.

06/29/2015

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State Patrol: Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Alarmingly High In 2015

In the last two days, five people have died on Minnesota roads. The State Patrol reports the five people died in four different accidents. One of the people killed was a motorcyclist in southwestern Minnesota, adding to a summer season authorities say has brought an alarming spike in motorcycle rider fatalities.

06/28/2015

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Woman Angry With Parking Ticket She Got At Neighbor’s Funeral

Several people attending a funeral this week came out of the service to find parking tickets on their windshields.

06/26/2015

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