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Black Lives Matter Protest Marches Toward State Fair

The group Black Lives Matter is expected to make their way toward the Minnesota State Fair Saturday. The group says about 1,000 people are expected to march along a mile-and-a-half route from Hamline Park toward the fair’s main gates.

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St. Paul Standoff Ends With Armed Suicidal Man Shooting Himself

A man was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday evening following a standoff with St. Paul police. Officers were called to the 400 block of Jessamine Avenue East Friday afternoon on a report of a suicidal man on his porch with a gun.

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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.

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State Patrol Released Video Of 8-Year-Old’s Joyride

An 8-year-old’s joyride on the highway earlier this year was caught on camera. Dash-cam video released by the Minnesota State Patrol shows the boy at the end of his route from St. Paul to Mounds View on April 28.

08/27/2015

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At 64-24, Saints Enjoying Record-Setting Season In St. Paul

It’s been a magical season in St. Paul. The Saints are 64-24 and lead their division by 22 games. As David McCoy reports, a new ballpark and a veteran manager have come together for a memorable summer.

08/27/2015

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DNR Unveils Changes Aimed At Mending Mille Lacs Relations

Minnesota’s wildlife officials are making sweeping changes at Mille Lacs Lake to restore trust with locals after shutting down the lake’s walleye fishing season. The Department of Natural Resources is setting up a new outpost on the central Minnesota lake with more staff to monitor its walleye population.

08/27/2015

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Best Brewery Tours In Minnesota

So many brews, so little time.

08/27/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

4 Things To Know: Medical Marijuana, Amazon Prime Now & More

From pot to pups, here’s a look at the four stories that you need to know about for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

08/26/2015

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Emerald Ash Borer Find Confirmed In Scott County

Emerald ash borer has spread to another Minnesota county. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture on Tuesday confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Scott County.

08/25/2015

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State Auditor Otto Contracts With Law Firm Over Audit Change

State Auditor Rebecca Otto has paid out $21,000 in legal fees already to a law firm she retained to give her advice about a new audit privatization law. Documents released to The Associated Press under a government records request show the firm was retained in June.

08/25/2015

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Police: 1 Dead In Maplewood Shooting; Person Of Interest Sought

Police in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood say they are seeking to speak with a person of interest following the apparent shooting death of a woman early Sunday morning.

08/23/2015

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91-Year-Old Triathlete Offers Tips To Young Competitors

America’s oldest triathlete advised the nation’s youngest triathletes at Lake Elmo Saturday. Bob Powers of St. Paul is 91-years-old. He’s been competing in triathlons for decades. A few weeks ago, he won his age group at the national triathlon championship in Milwaukee.

08/22/2015

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Thousands Attend St. Paul Planned Parenthood Protest

Huge crowds turned up outside Planned Parenthood clinics nationwide Saturday, including a crowd of thousands in St. Paul. They are taking part in a protest aimed at cutting off federal funding for the health-care organization.

08/22/2015

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Good Questions: Highways, Green Screens & Presidents

Every Friday, Heather Brown answers some of our viewers burning questions. This week, she’ll tell you about the names of highways, how green screens work and about the qualifications for the vice presidency.

08/21/2015

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Media Organizations Speak Up In Jesse Ventura Defamation Case

There’s a new twist in the ongoing saga involving Jesse Ventura’s defamation case.

08/21/2015

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St. Paul Chase Leads To Bleeding Brain, Flaming Power Lines

A police officer is recovering today after a chase and crash Thursday night in St. Paul. It happened around 10:45 a.m. near University and Milton Avenues. An officer tried to stop a car driving with the lights off, but the driver took-off.

08/21/2015

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

From an indie pop album release show at the Varsity Theater to a local-band-gone-national at a festival in Loring Park, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!

08/21/2015

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Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In Minnesota

Seize the opportunity to do something different. Check out these five diverse, but interesting diversions.

08/21/2015

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Woman Burns Hands In St. Paul Duplex Fire

One person burned their hands Thursday trying to put out a St. Paul fire.

08/20/2015

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UCare Asks Judge To Halt Impending Public Program Signups

The health insurance company UCare has asked a Minnesota judge to halt the state’s upcoming sign-up period for public health insurance programs as the coverage provider fights a decision eliminating it from the menu of options.

08/20/2015

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Man, 35, Accused Of Leading St. Paul Police On 2 Chases

A 35-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly getting away from police in two chases earlier this month and possessing an AK-47 with a scratched off serial number.

08/20/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Catch An Exhibit

We’re definitely in a weird patch at the moment, with chilly, rainy weather at this writing, and more rain and low temperatures possible for the coming weekend. Of course, we can expect the heat to return next week, as it often does when the Minnesota State Fair opens. But until then, if you’re looking for some indoor entertainment, take a look at what’s happening in the museum world.

08/19/2015

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Tap Talk: Bad Weather Brewing Company

Weather is a major part of conversation and everyday life here. So it makes sense that a Minnesota brewery would find inspiration in the exact elements that can determine how their brewing may go. Enter Bad Weather Brewing Company.

08/18/2015

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Best Print Shops In Minnesota

Custom tees, signs, swag? Minnesota’s got you covered.

08/18/2015

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Dayton Prepared To Make His 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court Pick

Minnesota’s highest court is about to welcome its newest member. Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to name a new Supreme Court justice Tuesday afternoon.

08/17/2015

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