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Minneapolis Students Flock To Classrooms On Spring Break

While most kids are on Spring Break having fun in the sun, some are spending their days in a classroom. More than 4,000 Minneapolis Public School students opted to spend their time off attending “Spring Break Academy,” a week-long adventure hosted at more than two dozen schools.

04/02/2015

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Wind-Fueled Fire Claims 2 St. Paul Homes

A fire fueled by high-speed winds has destroyed two St. Paul homes.

04/01/2015

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6 Suspects Caught In N. Minneapolis Home Break-In Wave

Police in Minneapolis today are investigating a rash of home break-ins.

Burglars have broken into at least 42 homes in North Minneapolis over the past two weeks.

03/31/2015

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Minneapolis Highlighting Stories Of Young Men Of Color

The city of Minneapolis wants to highlight stories of young people doing great things in the community.

The Brothers and Fathers Institute held a conference to raise awareness meant to focus on the positive role young people can have in making their schools and communities safer.

03/27/2015

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Unclaimed $1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Hennepin County Expires

Minnesota has a new millionaire, but he or she hasn’t claimed the money yet. The lottery says their winning Powerball ticket is worthless after Thursday night

03/26/2015

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Missing Boy’s Father Denies Child Abuse Allegations

It has now been seven days since a Twin Cities boy got dropped off from school, but never made it home. The only person named as a suspect in 10-year-old Barway Collins’ disappearance is his own father, Pierre Collins — and he insists he had nothing to do with it.

03/25/2015

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Father Denies Involvement In Son’s Disappearance

The father of Barway Collins, a missing 10-year-old boy, said Tuesday night that he had nothing to do with his son’s disappearance.

03/24/2015

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Crystal Police: Missing Boy’s Father Is A Suspect

Crystal police say the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway CollinsCrystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance.

Crystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway Collins, failed a lie detector test, and has not been honest with police during their investigation. Hennepin County investigators spend an hour interviewing Pierre earlier Tuesday at his apartment.

03/24/2015

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Police Investigating Several Scenarios In Crystal Boy’s Disappearance

Police in Crystal now say they’re investigating several possible scenarios in the disappearance of 10-year-old Barway Collins. He’s a fourth grader who was last seen walking away from the parking lot of his apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. Now police want the public’s help in identifying two people.

03/22/2015

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Auditor Calls For ‘U’ To Suspend Psychiatric Drug Trials After Patient’s Suicide

Minnesota’s legislative auditor is calling for the University of Minnesota to suspend all new psychiatric drug trials. The recommendation comes after the 2004 suicide of 26-year-old Dan Markingson.

03/19/2015

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Suspect, Officers Involved In St. Paul Shooting Identified

St. Paul Police are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left one dead Monday afternoon. According to police, authorities received a call around 3:20 p.m. Monday about a man who was outside a home at 411 White Bear Avenue with a rifle and wearing a bullet proof vest.

03/17/2015

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Eagan Outlet Mall Accused Of Racial Profiling

A Twin Cities outlet mall is facing a growing number of accusations of racial profiling.

03/16/2015

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St. Olaf Honors Alum, Icon In Civil Rights Movement

St. Olaf College in Northfield is celebrating the life and death of one of its most famous alums. Reverend James Reeb was a member of the class of 1950 and one of several icons of the civil rights movement. Reeb answered the call for clergy to join civil rights marchers in Selma in March of 1965.

03/12/2015

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Mpls. Selected In Nat’l Initiative To Curb Racial Bias

Minneapolis has been selected as one of six cities to host a pilot initiative designed to improve relations between police and the communities they serve.

03/12/2015

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Report: Black Minnesotans Missing Out On Economic Recovery

African Americans are not experiencing the same economic recovery compared to others in the country, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Popular Democracy. Some organizations say Minnesota is experiencing a crisis level of inequality with wages and jobs.

03/05/2015

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Ice Crashes Through Car In Roseville, Driver Suffers Minor Injuries

A Twin Cities motorists suffered minor injuries but had quite the scare after chunks of ice came crashing through his windshield Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/04/2015

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Minnetonka Man Critical After Being Shot By 15-Year-Old Son

Police were called to a home on the 5400 block of Byscane Way at about 5 p.m. Monday after reports of an explosion. When they arrived, they found the homeowner shot. His 15-year-old son was taken into custody.

03/03/2015

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Adrian Peterson’s Suspension Overturned By Judge, NFL Appeals

A U.S. District Court judge has overturned Adrian Peterson’s suspension from the NFL and has ordered him to be reinstated. According to court documents, Judge David Doty made the decision Thursday morning to vacate the suspension.

02/26/2015

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Sheriff Shows Think Tank How The Twin Cities Combats Violent Extremism

The second part of that international summit held at the White House last week will take place here in Minneapolis on May 12 and 13.

02/25/2015

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Twin Cities Rental Market Bucking Nationwide Price Spike

As rent prices spike across the country, apartments in the Twin Cities could be bucking the trend.

02/20/2015

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Senate Committee Discusses Restoring Voting Rights For Felons

Hundreds were expected to pack the hearing room at the State Capitol in St. Paul Thursday as the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee discussed whether convicted felons should have their voting rights restored.

02/19/2015

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Washington Post Questions Racial Equality In Minneapolis

An article in the Atlantic Magazine praising Minneapolis for its high employment, prosperity and affordable housing is under attack. The Washington Post responded with an article asking the question, “If Minneapolis is so great, why is it so bad for African Americans?”

02/18/2015

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Lawmakers Aim To Update Constitution For Data Privacy

State lawmakers are considering a constitutional amendment that would protect personal data from unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant.

02/16/2015

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Rosen Sports Sunday: Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve dedicated the entire Rosen Sports Sunday at 10:30 p.m. to the month, getting unique perspectives from Supreme Court Judge Alan Page, Greg Coleman and our own Reg Chapman.

02/16/2015

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Season’s Lack Of Snow Shouldn’t Hurt Farmers

More than 60 percent of Minnesota has less than two inches of snow cover. That’s causing climatologists to keep a close watch.

02/12/2015

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