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Como Conservatory Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

The Como Conservatory is celebrating 100 years of visitors and wedding vows. The conservatory is marking its 100 year anniversary with the unveiling of a new Centennial Garden.

06/20/2015

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Woman Charged In March Hit-And-Run That Critically Hurt Mother

A 30-year-old woman faces three counts of criminal vehicular operation in connection with a hit-and-run that critically injured a young mother in March. Charges have been filed against Danielle Dennay Sivels, of St. Paul. Investigators accuse her of causing the March 16 crash at the intersection of 6th Street and Cypress Street on the east side of St. Paul.

06/19/2015

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Sanneh Foundation Offering Free Twin Cities Summer Camps For Kids

Not many things are free anymore. So, when we heard about free summer camps for kids across the metro, we couldn’t wait to spread the word.

06/18/2015

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Animal Humane Society: Dog Adopted From St. Paul May Have Canine Flu

Adoptions are on hold at the St. Paul Animal Humane Society because of a possible case of dog flu. A family adopted an adult Shar Pei mix on June 14, which later showed flu-like symptoms. A blood test came back positive for H3N2, or canine influenza.

06/18/2015

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Wild Waive Veteran Cooke, Will Buy Out Last Year Of Contract

The Minnesota Wild have placed veteran left wing Matt Cooke on waivers, for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release. The Wild announced Thursday they will buy out the final season of Cooke’s contract, provided his clearance through waivers.

06/18/2015

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Minnesota Records 13 Straight Days With No New Bird Flu

Minnesota recorded its 13th straight day with no new cases of bird flu on Thursday as the focus on recovery continues. Minnesota producers have lost around 9 million turkeys and chickens on 108 farms to the H5N2 avian influenza virus since its presence was first confirmed in early March.

06/18/2015

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National Senior Games Seeking Volunteers In Minnesota

Looking for an opportunity to have a blast outdoors this summer while being a part of a national athletic competition? Look no further — the National Senior Games are coming to Minnesota this summer, and they need volunteers!

06/18/2015

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St. Paul Police Seek Suspect In Wal-Mart TV Theft

The St. Paul Police Department is looking for a suspect who allegedly walked out of a Wal-Mart store with a large television.

06/18/2015

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Pioneer Press Moving Offices To River Park Plaza

Officials with the St. Paul Pioneer Press said Tuesday the company is moving from its downtown location to a new space in River Park Plaza. Officials said the company will occupy one floor of the eight-story, 300,000 square foot facility that was built in 1988.

06/16/2015

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Judge Denies Toyota New Trial In Fatal Minnesota Crash

A federal judge has denied a new trial for Toyota Motor Corp. in a lawsuit resulting from a fatal crash in Minnesota. U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery ruled Monday the jury reached a reasonable conclusion that an accelerator defect was the key factor in the 2006 crash.

06/15/2015

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St. Paul Taproom Offering Unlimited Beer For $1K

How much is it worth it to you to have an unlimited supply of beer for the rest of your life? How about one grand?

06/15/2015

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St. Paul Man, ‘Dr. Fan,’ Travels Worldwide To Witness Baseball History

Unless he gets injured, Alex Rodriguez will get his 3000th major league hit later this week. And unless he suffers a similar fate, Dr. Seth Hawkins will be there to see it, as he has for each of the last 20 hitters to reach that milestone.

06/14/2015

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Green Line Connecting Minneapolis, St. Paul Turns 1

It’s now been one year since the first Green Line train went between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul. The $1 billion line has had some issues with collisions and non-paying riders. But it’s also had more riders than expected.

06/14/2015

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Young Faces Of ALS Hosts Bean Bag Tournament At CHS Field

There was a great turnout Sunday at CHS Field in St. Paul to benefit ALS in the Twin Cities. There was a big bag toss tournament at the new home of the St. Paul Saints.

06/14/2015

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Surviving World War II Vets Honored At Fort Snelling With Quilts Of Valor

There are about 15,000 men in Minnesota with a rare distinction: They are surviving veterans of World War II. On Sunday morning, 12 of them were honored in a way that brought several to tears.

06/14/2015

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Twin Cities Donut Crawlers Brave Rain, Crowds In St. Paul

aturday’s Twin Cities Donut Crawl was met with a lot of people— and a lot of rain. It was hard to tell donuts were being served in the sea of umbrellas at St. Paul’s Mears Park.

06/13/2015

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Sen. Franken Speaks Out Against Payday Loans In St. Paul

Efforts are under way to crack down on the types of loans that offer quick cash, but exorbitant interest rates. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, spoke out against “payday” loans and other high interest loans Saturday.

06/13/2015

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Vacated Pioneer Press Building To Be Converted Into Apartments

We now know what will replace the Pioneer Press building in downtown St. Paul, as it moves its headquarters — apartments.

06/13/2015

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Police Officer Helps Homeless Couple Finally Tie The Knot

A newlywed couple hopes to one day live in a home, surrounded by family. That dream got a little closer on Friday, when they finally tied the knot.

06/12/2015

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Metro Transit Celebrates Green Line’s 1st Year With Weekend Closures

Metro Transit is excited about the continued success of the Green Line. Sunday marks its one-year anniversary, so Metro Transit will distribute commemorative buttons along the way on Monday.

06/12/2015

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Sex Trafficking Ring Leader Pleads Guilty In St. Paul, 3 More Still Facing Trial

A St. Paul man and woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to a multi-state sex trafficking ring in exchange for testimony against three more defendants, according to a statement from the Ramsey County Attorney’s office.

06/12/2015

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4 Things To Know: Special Session, Boeing 787 Take-Off & More

From Minnesota’s one-day special session to Boeing 787’s amazing take-off, here are your four stories to know for Friday, June 12.

06/12/2015

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Man Charged With Child Endangerment After Boy, 8, Crashes Car In St. Paul

An Eagan man faces child endangerment charges for letting his 8-year-old cousin drive his car. Blake Folson, 25, was in the passenger seat when the child drove and crashed into another vehicle at Atlantic Street and Reaney Avenue in St Paul.

06/11/2015

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Wild Announce 6-Game Preseason Schedule With 3 Home Games

The Minnesota Wild have announced a six-game preseason that includes two home games against the Buffalo Sabres and a home-and-home series with the Winnipeg Jets. The Wild will play three games at Xcel Energy Center, opening the preseason at home against Buffalo on Sept. 21.

06/11/2015

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Key State Official To Become CEO Of Medical Cannabis Company

A Minnesota health official instrumental in getting the state’s medical marijuana program off the ground is leaving to become chief executive of a company that grows the cannabis — a move that may expose him and the Department of Health to questions about prior regulatory decisions.

06/11/2015

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