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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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Minnesota Leaders Already Planning For 2018 Super Bowl

This year’s Super Bowl is being played Sunday in a much warmer place: Arizona. But several of the people leading Minnesota’s Super Bowl Committee are there taking notes.

02/01/2015

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Case Alleging Toyota Camry Had Defect Goes To Jury

After three weeks of trial, the case alleging there was a defect in a Toyota Camry that was involved in 2006 fatal crash has gone to a jury.

01/28/2015

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Man Beats The Odds After ATV Crash Leaves Serious Brain Injuries

It has now been one year since a young Crosby man’s mom got the call. There had been an ATV accident near the North Dakota oil rig where he was working.

01/26/2015

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Communities Mourn Shooting Death Of Popular Teacher

The shooting death of a Twin Cities man is having an impact on several communities in the east Twin Cities metro. David Frigaard, 46, was a popular teacher and business owner.

01/25/2015

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Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies Online

A Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He’s calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.

01/21/2015

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Marches On Martin Luther King Day

Demonstrators at the “Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” rally Monday said they think Martin Luther King Jr. would’ve been proud of what they did.

01/19/2015

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3 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Apple Valley

Three people were found dead in an Apple Valley home on Saturday, the result of an apparent murder-suicide. Authorities said they found the bodies of two adults and one child inside a home on Ramsdell Drive.

01/18/2015

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10 Charged In MOA ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest

The Bloomington City Attorney announced Wednesday that 10 people have been charged in connection with the “Black Lives Matter” protest at the Mall of America on Dec. 20, 2014.

01/14/2015

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Lawsuit Over Toyota Crash Moves Forward

It’s a complicated trial that has the attention of many who drive a Toyota.

01/13/2015

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Goldy The Gopher Heading To National Cheer Competition

He doesn’t even have vocal chords, but a local guy you may recognize is heading out to perform at a national cheerleading competition.

01/12/2015

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‘Meet Minneapolis’ Finding Unique Ways To Attract Tourists

So the weather as of late hasn’t exactly been alluring to everyone. That’s why tourism groups have to think outside the box to bring visitors to the Twin Cities this time of year.

01/11/2015

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Falling Dairy Prices Bad For Farms, Good For Pizza Parlors

Good news for your next grocery trip: Dairy prices are lower than they’ve been in years.

01/10/2015

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Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come True

Thursday’s snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen’s dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children’s Hospital. He’s been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park’s Snocross track in Shakopee.

01/08/2015

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