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Former Viking Alan Page Honored For Service In Supreme Court

Justice Alan Page got special recognition from the state Senate Thursday morning. A resolution honored him for more than two decades of service on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

04/30/2015

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Dubnyk, Hammond, Letang Finalists For Masterton

Goalies Devan Dubnyk of Minnesota and Andrew Hammond of Ottawa and defenseman Kris Letang of Pittsburgh are finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy as NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.

04/30/2015

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Police: Loaded Shotgun Found Next To Sleeping Child

A young St. Paul father is facing serious charges for endangering the safety of his 4-year old son. Police say 25-year-old Jeremy Smith Jr. showed no regard for his son’s safety when he left the boy alone in a bedroom that was scattered with guns and ammunition.

04/30/2015

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Pedestrian Killed By LRT Was Longtime Minn. Senate Staffer

A longtime staff member of the Minnesota Senate was killed after being struck by a Green Line light rail train on her way to work Thursday morning. Lynne Thomas had been a legislative assistant in the Senate for 28 years. She was crossing University Avenue on the light rail tracks when she was hit and killed by a train around 7:30 a.m.

04/30/2015

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2 Stolen Pit Bull Pups Turned In, 3 Others Still Missing

Two pit bull puppies that were in a stolen animal rescue van earlier this week have been found. Rescued Pets Are Wonderful (RPAW) says that two male pups were turned into a gas station Wednesday night in Hugo, a northern suburb of St. Paul, where the animal rescue group’s van was stolen Tuesday morning.

04/30/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Gray Duck Chai In St. Paul

It started with one cup of chai tea a young chef brought to her restaurant coworker. That tea sparked a growing, successful company — and a loving, romantic relationship. DeRusha Eats takes a look inside Gray Duck Chai, a commercial kitchen and small – but growing – bottling line in St. Paul.

04/30/2015

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St. Paul Man Faces Charges After Found With Missing Girl

A 21-year-old faces charges after authorities say he was found with a missing 15-year-old girl in Hastings. Court documents say police were called to a Hastings home by a father who tracked his missing daughter there.

04/30/2015

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Brodin’s Quiet, Consistent Play Gives Wild Boost In Playoffs

One of the Wild’s quiet, but very talented defenseman made a big impact on their series against the St. Louis Blues despite not recording a single point over six games.

04/29/2015

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Minnesota Approves 2 Labs To Test Medical Marijuana

Another step in the process as medical cannabis becomes legal in Minnesota in just a few months. Minnesota’s medical cannabis program is still on track to begin this summer. The Minnesota Department of Health is approving two laboratories to test the products that will be coming from the state’s medical cannabis manufacturers.

04/29/2015

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Wild Taking School Submissions For Playoff Spirit

The Minnesota Wild is encouraging schools across Minnesota to get into the playoff spirit. The team has set up a contest for elementary, middle or high schools to come up with the best sign supporting the Wild as the team gears up to face the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night.

04/29/2015

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Final Bid Coming In Minnesota’s Education Funding Debate

State lawmakers will soon draw the final line in Minnesota’s education funding debate.

04/29/2015

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St. Paul Files Injunction To Restrict Gang Activity During Cinco De Mayo

The City of St. Paul has filed an injunction to restrict the activities of the “Hit Squad” gang during Cinco de Mayo festivities. According to court documents filed Tuesday, the city wants a temporary injunction within the city’s District del Sol during the May 2 events.

04/29/2015

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State Patrol: 8-Year-Old Drives Car With 2 Kids Inside

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy drove his foster family’s car with two younger children inside from St. Paul to Mounds View before pulling safely into a random driveway. Minnesota State Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Tiffani Nielson says none of the children or anyone else on the roads were injured.

04/29/2015

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Fontaine Gives Wild Quiet Spark In Playoffs

One of the fun things about the Stanley Cup Playoffs is watching to see who on the third and fourth lines, steps up and makes a name. The Minnesota Wild is deep, and one of the people who has made his presence known is Justin Fontaine.

04/28/2015

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St. Paul Puts Youth On ‘Right Track’ With Summer Jobs

It’s early spring, but there’s already a push to line up summer jobs for teenagers. The city of St. Paul is actively recruiting businesses willing to hire high school students from low-income families who want to gain some work experience.

04/28/2015

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Senate Democrats Sign Lease For Downtown St. Paul Office

Minnesota state senators have found some new digs in downtown St. Paul. Senate Democrats and staffers will move into a temporary office space in the UBS Tower in late May as construction consumes the Capitol. They’ll stay there until a new senate office building opens early next year.

04/28/2015

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Parise Has Been In Right Place, With (And For) The Wild

Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild have all week to prepare for the Western Conference semifinals and their rematch with the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year, after beating the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of that first-round series, the Wild had to hustle off to Chicago to play two days later.

04/28/2015

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Wild Start Western Conference Semifinals At Chicago Friday

The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday the schedule for its Western Conference Semifinal series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the Chicago Blackhawks. Game 1 will be at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Chicago. Game 2 will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, also in Chicago.

04/28/2015

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Best Gift Shops For Mother’s Day In Minnesota

Five Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.

04/28/2015

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St. Paul Gears Up For Cinco De Mayo Festivities

It’s not the Minnesota Wild that people will just be celebrating this upcoming first weekend of May in St. Paul. Cinco De Mayo Celebrations will fill the streets of St. Paul’s west side.

04/28/2015

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Wild Playoff Success Means Big Business For St. Paul

Minnesota Wild fans are waiting to hear when the playoff push will continue. The announcement could come Monday night. For area businesses, home games mean large crowds and even larger profits. Reg Chapman explored more on how a packed Xcel Center means big dollars for businesses.

04/27/2015

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Southwest LRT Project Under Scrutiny Following $341M Price Hike

Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that he’s “shocked and appalled” to learn that the Metropolitan Council raised its estimate for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project by $341 million for a total budget of nearly $2 billion.

04/27/2015

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Eastbound Highway 5 To Close For Overnight Construction

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that eastbound Highway 5 between Fort Snelling and St. Paul will close overnight Thursday and Friday while crews remove an abandoned water main from the bridge.

04/27/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In Minnesota

Spring in Minnesota brings out the festivals. Take a look at these five best fairs going on later this spring.

04/27/2015

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No Injuries In St. Paul Duplex Fire That Displaced 15

Eastern Minnesota authorities say no one was injured in a duplex fire that displaced 15 people over the weekend. The St. Paul Fire Department says the Sunday blaze started after oil was left cooking on a hot stove.

04/27/2015

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