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Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods For 2015

It is the day many Minnesota foodies have been waiting for: The Minnesota State Fair just announced all the delicious new food for this year’s fair. The fair released the list Tuesday that features 40 new foods and 11 new frozen treats.

06/23/2015

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Charges: Wis. Man Shoplifted At Wal-Mart, Pointed Gun At Cop’s Face

A 34-year-old Wisconsin man and convicted felon faces three new felonies, according to court documents filed in Ramsey County, after he allegedly pointed a gun Sunday at an off-duty police officer and fled police.

06/23/2015

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DNR Kicks Off Campaign To Deter Drinking And Boating

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is working with other state agencies to deter drinking and boating as summer starts and we approach the Fourth of July.

06/23/2015

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Ramsey County Official Sues Boy Scouts For Alleged Sex Abuse

A St. Paul man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts of America, claiming his scoutmaster repeatedly sexually abused him when he was between 12 and 16.

06/23/2015

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Minnesota AFL-CIO President Announces Retirement

One of Minnesota’s top union leaders is stepping down. Minnesota AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson announced Monday she will retire on Oct. 9.

06/22/2015

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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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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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