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Police Training To Identify Veterans In Crisis

Some police officers across Minnesota are going through training on how to identify veterans in crisis.

08/07/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

In Minnesota, we love celebrating other each other’s heritages. That’s what will be happening in both Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend. Any excuse to have an outdoor festival, right?

08/06/2015

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St. Paul Teens Charged In Crime Spree That Ended With Friend’s Death

Three St. Paul teens face charges ranging from aggravated robbery to car theft for a string of crimes that culminated in the self-defense shooting death of their friend. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says 17-year-old Donte Edward Foster and 16-year-old Kendell Anthony Lewis are charged with two counts each of first-degree aggravated robbery.

08/05/2015

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Charges: Man Shot Neighbor’s Boyfriend In A ‘Rage’

A St. Paul man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man on Monday evening. The incident happened on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue in St. Paul just after 6 p.m. Police responded to find a number of people on the front porch of a residence, including one whose shirt was soaked in blood.

08/05/2015

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Police Identify Victim In Fatal St. Paul Shooting

Police in St. Paul have identified the person killed in a shooting Monday night. According to the St. Paul Police, the victim was 26-year-old Parnell Robinson, of St. Paul.

08/05/2015

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Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 3rd Year

A favorite instrument will be taking center stage this Saturday in St. Paul.

08/05/2015

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Uber Riders Concerned After Driver Accused Of Sex Assault

Uber is revisiting its safety procedures after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his riders last Sunday in Dallas, Texas. Court records claim Talal Chammout recently served federal prison time for weapons charges and other crimes that should have prevented him from being cleared to drive for Uber.

08/04/2015

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Lawmakers Search For Answers In Mille Lacs Walleye Decline

Lawmakers are studying the fallout of the declining walleye population on Mille Lacs Lake. A group of legislators and state officials studying the issue met for the first time Tuesday, the day after the state closed the lake for walleye fishing.

08/04/2015

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Police Identify Man Arrested After Fatal St. Paul Shooting

Authorities have identified the man arrested Monday night following a fatal shooting in St. Paul. Officers arrested 24-year-old Lepierre Carpenter in connection to the shooting on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue, St. Paul police tweeted on Tuesday.

08/04/2015

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Police Questioning Person Of Interest After Fatal St. Paul Shooting

St. Paul police are investigating a deadly shooting. They found a man dead outside a home in the 1500 block of Ames Avenue around 6:00 p.m. Monday night.

08/03/2015

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Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities Archdiocese

Right now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.

08/03/2015

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DNR Shutting Down Walleye Fishing On Mille Lacs

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ramped up planning Monday for a special session to help Lake Mille Lacs businesses cope with a sudden end to the walleye fishing season, a blow to tourism on one of the state’s “Big Six” lakes.

08/03/2015

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Minnesota, Center Erik Haula Agree On 2-Year Contract

The Minnesota Wild and center Erik Haula have agreed on a two-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Sunday with the restricted free agent.

08/02/2015

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A Month In, Medical Marijuana Yields Mixed Results

Patrick McClellan’s first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.

08/02/2015

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Twin Cities Communities Gear Up For National Night Out

On Tuesday, people around the country will head out into their neighborhoods as part of National Night Out.

08/01/2015

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Minnesota’s 1965 Leaders Honored On 50th Anniversary Of Voting Rights Act

The Minnesota Secretary of State honored four surviving members of the Congressional delegation who came from different political parties, but share a bond. They all worked to pass the landmark Voting Rights Act to reverse decades of discrimination at the polls.

07/30/2015

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Meeting In Federal Case On Sex Offender Lockup Ruled Private

When Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials go before a federal magistrate on Aug. 10 to discuss Minnesota’s embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public.

07/30/2015

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Minn. Toddler Born Without Arms Meets 1st Armless Pilot

An inspiring picture of Minnesota toddler is going viral this week: A 3-year-old without arms got to meet the first ever armless pilot.

07/30/2015

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Dayton Starts Special Session Legwork For Mille Lacs Lake

Gov. Mark Dayton started laying the groundwork Wednesday to call a potential special session to provide emergency relief to a Mille Lacs Lake area bracing for an abrupt end to its walleye fishing season — perhaps as soon as the end of next week, Dayton said.

07/29/2015

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St. Paul Celebrates ‘Dog Days Of Summer’ With Paws On Grand

St. Paul is going to the dogs this Sunday! St. Paul’s Grand Avenue is celebrating the “Dog Days of Summer,” complete with the Paws on Grand event.

07/29/2015

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Sturgeon, Paddlefish Deaths On Lake Pepin Investigated

Some commercial fishing operations have been temporarily halted on Lake Pepin following the discovery of nearly four dozen dead paddlefish and lake sturgeon. Both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources took the action, announced Tuesday.

07/28/2015

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Dayton Prepared To Call Special Session For Mille Lacs Walleye Decline

Gov. Mark Dayton is considering a special legislative session to prevent what he calls “economic disaster” at Minnesota’s premiere walleye lake. Lake Mille Lacs is suffering from a decline in its walleye population that is so severe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources may ban walleye fishing altogether.

07/28/2015

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Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. Paul

Protests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.

07/28/2015

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Minnesota Nets Extra $650M In Health Care Savings

State officials say they’ve saved nearly $650 million by tweaking its subsidized health care programs.

07/28/2015

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Heavy Rains Stall Morning Commute

At least a half-dozen crashes were reported across the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday morning after heavy rains moved through the area just as traffic was firing up.

07/28/2015

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