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Sunday Liquor Sales Battle Back On The Table At Capitol

A long-running debate over Sunday liquor sales is back on the table at the State Capitol. Minnesota is one of about a dozen states that do not allow store liquor sales on Sundays.

03/15/2015

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St. Paul Celebrating St. Paddy’s Day Early

The City of St. Paul celebrated St. Patrick’s Day early on Saturday with an all-day block party along West 7th St. The St. Paul Visitors’ Bureau estimated the event that ran from 1a.m. to 11p.m. would rake in up to $250,000 just from sales tax from the participating businesses.

03/14/2015

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11 Charged In MOA Protest Make 1st Court Appearance, Plead Not Guilty

The 11 protesters charged with being behind a demonstration at the Mall of America have pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.

03/10/2015

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Cheap Tech Helping Homeowners Respond Faster To Crime

In the last two weeks, two homeowners have used the power of technology to catch burglars in action inside their homes.

Homeowners in south Minneapolis and Roseville used a combination of gadgets and small cameras to capture high-quality video of the thieves.

03/09/2015

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Bill Seeks To Provide More Counselors For Minn. Students

Kids see school counselors for a lot of things, from trying to find the best fit for college to a crisis in class or at home.

03/09/2015

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Flu Season Persists Despite Warmer Temperatures

The Minnesota Department of Health is reminding Minnesotans that warmer temperatures do not mean an end to flu season.

03/06/2015

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Mayor Hodges, TV Host Get In Online Dispute Over Housing

Mayor Betsy Hodges is demanding that Nicole Curtis of HGTV apologize for what appeared on Facebook. The dispute involves the tear down of an old home in south Minneapolis that Curtis had tried to save.

03/01/2015

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Fire Dept. Payroll Glitch Causes Headaches In St. Paul

A new payroll system in the city of St. Paul is causing major problems for some firefighters. The Local 21 Firefighters Union says the city overpaid more than $170,000 to some firefighters in the past month, and didn’t do a thorough job communicating with the affected employees.

03/01/2015

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Speed Limit To Increase On 2-Lane Highways In North, West Minn.

Do you have the need for speed? Well, you’re in luck! In the next few weeks roughly 340 miles of highways in northern and western Minnesota will get higher speed limits, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

02/27/2015

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Several Eden Prairie Players Suspended Following Brawl

Things got out of hand at Braemar Ice Rink Saturday after a high school hockey game between Eden Prairie and Benilde-St. Margaret’s.

02/22/2015

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Hunters Challenge DNR Deer Management Practices

A group of Minnesota hunters say the deer population is in worse shape than the state is letting on. Minnesota Bowhunters president Brooks Johnson talked about the changing landscape of the deer population as he walked through the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge in Big Lake.

02/20/2015

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U Of M Group Wants Peace After International Violence

A Twin Cities group is hoping to off-set recent international religious acts of violence with an act of love. The group of campus ministries and University of Minnesota students were inspired by an idea they first saw happen in Europe.

02/15/2015

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MnDOT Announces West Metro Construction Projects

MnDOT says crews will mostly be working to patch up the roads and bridges on parts of Hwy 100 beginning in April. The project is expected to last about two years.

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Lawsuit Could Change Minnesota’s Sex Offender Program

Testimony begins Monday in a lawsuit that could bring big changes to Minnesota’s sex offender program. In Minnesota, there are 700 sex offenders kept away in indefinite treatment, more than in any other state.

02/08/2015

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Man Steals Cat From Mpls. Store, Returns It With Apology

After a man walked into a Minneapolis pet store and stole a kitten Friday afternoon, the rescue community that first found the pet sprang into action. Ruff Start Rescue coordinator Abbey Lynn says she snapped pictures of the man from PetSmart security video and took to social media for help to find the cat named Wednesday.

02/07/2015

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Family Holding Out Hope To Find Missing Brainerd Man

A Minnesota family is doing everything it can to help get some new leads on the whereabouts of a missing loved one. Marc Welzant, 47, has been missing since October.

02/01/2015

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Love Makes Victorious – And Boo-Filled – Return To Minn.

Minnesota fans did not show very much love to former Timberwolves play Kevin Love Saturday night. The former Timberwolves forward returned to the Target Center for the first time since switching to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

01/31/2015

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Family, Police Identify 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Eagan

Family members and police have identified the 13-year-old boy whose death investigators have termed “suspicious.” Paramedics and police were called to a home on Silver Bell Circle just after 11 a.m. on Sunday.

01/26/2015

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Eagan Police Investigating Death Of 13-Year-Old Boy

Police aren’t saying why, but they’re calling the death of a 13-year-old boy in Eagan Sunday suspicious. And they’re questioning his two young siblings who were home with him.

01/25/2015

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#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Halt Traffic, LRT

Hundreds of protesters marching to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. have shut down light-rail traffic in St. Paul. Green Line trains and cars were stopped at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues Monday afternoon as Black Lives Matters protesters started their march to the Capitol.

01/19/2015

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‘Black Lives Matter Minneapolis’ Planning MLK Day March

The “Black Lives Matter” group that held a protest at the Mall of America last month is planning another big event in downtown St. Paul on Monday.

01/19/2015

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Parents Coping With Mysterious Death Of 12-Year-Old Daughter

A Maple Grove family is dealing with the tragic death of their 12-year-old girl.

Her parents still have no idea how Grace Heitzig died just over one week ago, and they may never find out.

01/13/2015

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Woman Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse At Priest’s Hand

A woman who says she was sexually abused as a child by a Catholic Priest told her story openly and shared her name for the first time on Monday. Marie Mielke said Father Michael Keating sexually abused her beginning when she was 12 years old back in the late 1990s.

01/12/2015

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Expert: Accused Cop Killer Faces Uphill Battle In Trial

Twin Cities criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino is not directly involved in Brian Fitch Sr.’s case, but told WCCO-TV the defense team faces major challenges heading into Monday’s trial.

01/11/2015

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Mpls. Couple’s Photo Booth Pregnancy Reveal Goes Viral

A Minneapolis husband and wife are still getting used to their unexpected fame. Jessica Devins set out to surprise her husband, Michael, with a creative way to let him know she’s expecting. They posted the video of the big reveal on YouTube Christmas Eve, and within weeks, the video got more than six million views and was all over social media.

01/10/2015

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