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Allina Health Employees Picketing Over Long Hours

Crowds of Allina Health employees say they are overworked and worried about their jobs.

03/25/2015

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St. John’s Basketball Coach Jim Smith Retiring After 51 Seasons

St. John’s University is about to lose a legend. Jim Smith started coaching basketball there in 1964 and has won more games than any other college basketball coach in Minnesota history. Tuesday, Smith told his team he’s retiring.

03/18/2015

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St. Croix Bridge Construction Reaches Halfway Point

A milestone has been reached on the St. Croix Crossing bridge. The $600 million project has reached the halfway point.

03/17/2015

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Neighborhood Rattled After Man Killed In St. Paul Officer-Involved Shooting

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Monday afternoon, according to police. The incident happened at 411 White Bear Avenue, which is just north of Interstate 94 in St. Paul.

03/16/2015

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Congregation Concerned NE Development Will Rattle Historic Church

Parishioners of a Minneapolis church are trying to get people who don’t attend to take on their cause. Our Lady of Lourdes is holding a meeting Thursday to inform people about the skyscraper that’s been proposed a few doors down. The church is the oldest in the city, and parishioners are worried major construction could shake the integrity of the building.

03/15/2015

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Early Spring Means Business For Food Trucks, Nice Ride Bikes

Late winter days like Thursday aren’t just good for morale. For some locals, the early arrival of spring means more money. For instance, on Marquette Ave. and 7th Street, light jacket weather equals heavy foot traffic in the food truck lines.

03/12/2015

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Police Seek 3 Suspected Of Stealing $15K In Textbooks

Police in St. Cloud are searching for three males suspected of stealing textbooks from a bookstore on eight separate occasions. According to the press release, at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14 St. Cloud Police responded to a call of a theft by shoplifting at Husky Bookstore, located within Centennial Hall in the 2000 block of 8th Street South.

03/11/2015

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Charges: Wis. Woman Was Using Facebook Before Crash That Killed 3 Kids

A 34-year-old western Wisconsin woman is accused of using Facebook on her phone while driving and causing the deaths of three child passengers when she drove into oncoming traffic, according to charges filed in Pierce County.

03/05/2015

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Parents Of Killed U Of M Band Member Get Apology In Court

The parents of a U of M band member killed on his motorcycle say they got an apology in court Wednesday. The apology came from the teenager who crashed into him.

03/04/2015

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After Crash Involving Trooper, Officials Call For Drivers To Slow Down

A state trooper is recovering after a crash during the Tuesday morning commute. He has been released from the hospital and expected to be OK.

03/03/2015

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Como Zoo Workers Mourn The Death Of 22-Year-Old Lioness

Workers at the Como Zoo say they are in the midst of a time of grief. A week ago, the zoo lost 22-year-old Wynona.

03/03/2015

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Twin Cities Somalis Say They’re Unfairly Affected By Anti-Terror Efforts

Some local immigrants say they, and their families, are being unfairly affected by an anti-terrorism effort. Most banks that have helped east African immigrants wire money home are no longer doing that.

03/01/2015

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Section 8 Housing Applications Outnumber Slots

For the first time in more than five years, thousands of people in the metro area have a chance to apply for Section 8 housing.

02/25/2015

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Power Lunch: Local Somalis Gather At MOA In Stand Against Terror

They hit the pavement and jumped on public transportation to display their desire for peace, not violence. About ten leaders in the Somali-American community are trying to show solidarity and stand up against the terror threat video released by al-Shabaab.

02/24/2015

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Shoppers Hit Mall Of America Despite Alleged Terror Threat

Crowds of shoppers turned out at Mall of America Sunday, one day after a chilling video clip. A terror group linked to al-Qaida, released a video yesterday hinting to a threat at the mall.

02/22/2015

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Experts Testify In MN Sex Offender Program Trial

A federal judge is closer to deciding if it’s constitutional to keep Minnesota sex offenders in custody indefinitely. Only three offenders have been released from treatment.

02/18/2015

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Woman Talks Of Man Accused Of Murder In Her Baby’s Death

A Farmington mother said her boyfriend had quietly turned into a monster. Police charged the mother’s boyfriend, 35-year-old Mike Meak, with second-degree murder.

02/16/2015

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’50 Shades': Conversation Starter About Sex? Or Movie To Stand Against?

A movie coming out this Valentine’s weekend has a lot of people talking, and whispering.”50 Shades of Grey” is based on a book series about a sexual relationship between a man and woman. One local group is taking a national stand against the film. The Minnesota Child Protection League has turned their website into a pledge site.

02/12/2015

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Target Cutting 550 Jobs In Minnesota

The Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is reportedly shedding 550 jobs in Minnesota following the discount retailer’s retreat from Canada.

02/11/2015

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Wayzata Man Loses 80 Pounds … Skijoring

A Wayzata man is only a portion of the man he once was after he lost 80 pounds in a very Minnesota-like way. A dramatic picture shows Dallas Johnson before and after he started skijoring. The sport combines cross country skiing with dog racing and the two are tethered together with a bungee.

02/10/2015

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Mom Of Minnesota Toddler Hurt In Crash Speaks Out On Texting

A mother of a toddler who suffered a severe head injury in a crash near the Twin Cities is asking people to avoid texting while driving.

02/09/2015

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1 Dead Following South Mpls. House Fire

Minneapolis Fire Department officials are investigating an early morning fatal fire Sunday they said was difficult to battle.

02/08/2015

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Deadly Crashes Declining As Roads Grow Safer

Minnesota roads are safer than they’ve been in decades. Early numbers show the total amount of deadly crashes last year, 370, was the second lowest number since World War II.

02/05/2015

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Police: Manhunt Ends With Suspect Found Dead In Jordan Home

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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Construction Starts On Wisconsin Side Of St. Croix Bridge

In just over a year and a half, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be connected by a brand new $360 million bridge. The whole project, including new roads, will cost $600 million.

02/02/2015

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