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Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
Family: Former Minnesotan Killed In Alaska Plane Crash Killed HimselfDoug Demarest, 42, died when his small plane hit two buildings in downtown Anchorage, Alaska earlier this week. His wife worked for a Minneapolis-based law firm in one of those offices.
$94K Awarded To Suicide Prevention Programs In N.D.North Dakota health officials have awarded nearly $94,000 to a number of schools and regional education associations for new and established suicide prevention programs.
Police: Body Found On Side Of I-94 In MinneapolisMinneapolis police are investigating after a body was found on the side of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis Saturday morning. Police say the body was discovered on westbound I-94 near Groveland Avenue. Investigators have not found anyone who witnessed the death.
Grand Jury: No Wrongdoing In MN Man's Jail DeathA grand jury in Nebraska has found no wrongdoing in the death of a Minnesota man who was found hanging in a county jail cell earlier this year. The Kimball County grand jury convened Nov. 9 to review the death of Jesus Estrada-Perez, of Minnesota.
Minnesota Rock Singer Channels His Grief Into New AlbumNearly four years ago, the founder and lead singer of the rock group, The Honeydogs endured the most painful moments of his life. Adam Levy's son, Daniel, committed suicide.
Officer Rescues Suicidal Man From Parking RampA Minnesota police officer is being praised for saving a man from jumping off a parking ramp — and the whole thing was captured on camera.
Hennepin County Jail Inmate Dead In Apparent SuicideA 46-year-old inmate at the Hennepin County Jail is dead Tuesday in an apparent suicide.
From Robert To Emma: The Journey Of A Transgender MinnesotanCaitlyn Jenner told the world what the transgender community needs while accepting an award for courage last week. The former Olympian announced months ago she would begin living as a woman. A transgender woman from Minnesota made the same decision, and she is now documenting her very personal story.
Prosecution: Group Helped Minnesota Woman Kill HerselfProsecutors have rested their case in the trial of a national right-to-die group accused of assisting the suicide of a Minnesota woman. The prosecution finished Wednesday in the trial for Final Exit Network Inc. Defense attorneys did not present any evidence. Closing arguments were scheduled Wednesday afternoon.
University Admits Missteps In Second Drug StudyThe University of Minnesota is apologizing to a Rosemount man who claimed he was coerced into enrolling in a schizophrenia drug trial. It's the second local case to raise questions about patient safeguards during research.
Ramsey Man Kills Himself 2 Days Before Child Sex Abuse TrialA 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.

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