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Woman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In St. Paul Stabbing

A St. Paul woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death Thursday. Natalie Jonelle Pollard, 33, has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree.

07/06/2015

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Former Marine Now A Preseason All-America For Concordia Football

Hank Goff was a standout on the Minnetonka state championship football team in high school. He went onto South Dakota State to play football, but it didn’t work out academically. That’s when his life changed.

07/06/2015

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St. Paul Breweries Start Sunday Growler Sales

It’s a big day for craft beer lovers in St. Paul. Breweries and brewpubs there started Sunday Growler sales today. St. Paul joins a growing list of Minnesota cities allowing growler sales on Sundays. It’s a new exception to state laws that generally ban sales of alcohol to go on Sundays.

07/05/2015

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‘A Prairie Home Companion’ Celebrates 41st Anniversary At Macalester

Garrison Keillor is celebrating the 41st anniversary his popular public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” Saturday.

07/04/2015

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Amtrak: 2nd Daily St. Paul-To-Chicago Train Could Be Popular

A new Amtrak study says adding a second round-trip between St. Paul and Chicago could prove to be popular. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation as well as La Crosse County in Wisconsin asked Amtrak to conduct the study.

07/04/2015

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‘A Taste Of Minnesota’ Returns To Carver County

It may look like the Minnesota State Fair, but it has got its own flavor. “All the great music, all the great bands, it’s fantastic,” Chaska resident Daniel Mills said. A Taste of Minnesota, which dates back to 1983, has had its share of issues over the years.

07/03/2015

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Sunday Growler Sales Now Allowed In St. Paul

Buying alcohol on Sunday is now easier in St. Paul.

07/03/2015

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‘Prairie Home Companion’ Returns To Macalester For 41st Anniversary Show

Garrison Keillor will celebrate the 41st anniversary of “A Prairie Home Companion” Saturday with a live broadcast from St. Paul’s Macalester College.

07/03/2015

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Reality Check: Gov. Mark Dayton Faces Criticism For Cabinet Raises

DFL Governor Mark Dayton is not backing down from criticism over huge pay hikes he gave his Cabinet. He says Minnesota’s top officials make less than other states. The two-term Democratic Governor says Minnesota’s top officials are underpaid.

07/02/2015

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Saints’ DiFazio Named American Association Player Of The Month

The St. Paul Saints are off to a hot start, and catcher Vinny DiFazio has a lot to do with it. DiFazio was named the American Association Player of the Month for June on Thursday. He hit .393 with seven home runs and 27 RBI in 22 games for the month.

07/02/2015

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Charges: Man Broke Into St. Paul Apartment, Sexually Assaulted Woman

A 27-year-old St. Paul man is accused of breaking into a St. Paul apartment and sexually assaulting a female victim last month, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Jacob Michael McKinley faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary and kidnapping, all felonies, in connection with the June 16 incident.

07/02/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets For Fourth Of July

We’re working for the weekend, and not just any weekend but the Fourth of July weekend! That means there are a ton of events around town to celebrate the holiday.

07/02/2015

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MLS To Meet With St. Paul Officials About Stadium Site

Major League Soccer officials had a July 1 deadline with Minneapolis to reach a deal for a stadium site and keep professional soccer in the Twin Cities. The talks never materials, but don’t count the Minnesota United out just yet.

07/01/2015

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Minnesota AG Sues Florida Student Loan Forgiveness Company

The growing problem of student debt, coupled with a tight job picture, is giving rise to an industry aimed at helping customers deal with debt repayment. But it is also the reason the Minnesota Attorney General is suing a Florida company, claiming it is misleading customers into thinking it will eliminate their student debt.

07/01/2015

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1st Patients For Medical Marijuana Get Their Meds In Minnesota

The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.

07/01/2015

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Wild sign C Mikael Granlund, D Mike Reilly

The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Granlund had eight goals and 31 assists last season.

07/01/2015

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Reports Show History Of Abuse Before Toddler’s Death

Child protection reports show a history of abuse and neglect allegations in the case of Sophia O’Neil, the 2-year-old who was kicked and stomped to death last month in St. Paul.

06/30/2015

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Community Event Name Changed After Backlash From Activists

A St. Paul pastor says he never expected his annual church picnic would be the center of a controversy. This year, Summit Church decided to go with the theme, “Love The Police.” That didn’t sit well with some members of the group Black Lives Matter.

06/27/2015

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Minnesota

We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.

06/27/2015

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Wild Will Host Champion Chicago 3 Times, Including Outside

The Minnesota Wild will host Stanley Cup champion Chicago three times this season, including their outdoor game Feb. 21. The NHL schedule was unveiled Thursday.

06/25/2015

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Water Problems Threaten Big Repair Costs For Science Museum

The Science Museum of Minnesota, a major tourist attraction that opened its new, $100 million home just 15 years ago, has serious water infiltration problems that could leave state taxpayers with a hefty repair bill.

06/25/2015

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Wild Host St. Louis In Minnesota Home Opener Oct. 10

The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season on the road. The Wild open the season at Colorado against the Avalanche on Oct. 8 and then return for their home opener against the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 10.

06/24/2015

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MNsure CEO: Supreme Court Ruling Won’t Affect Subsidies Here

The head of Minnesota’s state-run health insurance exchange says an eagerly awaited Supreme Court ruling on subsidies will have no impact in the state.

06/24/2015

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Behind A $42 Billion Budget, Smaller Fees Rack Up

Minnesota lawmakers kept tax levels steady but have still found ways to scoop up millions of additional dollars. More than a dozen new fees and increases for business licenses are tucked away inside the thousands of pages that compose Minnesota’s new budget.

06/24/2015

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Supreme Court Reinstates Priest’s Sex Misconduct Conviction

The Minnesota Supreme Court has reinstated a sexual misconduct conviction for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice.

06/24/2015

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