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Who Will Qualify For State's $250 Million In Bonus Pay For Front-Line Workers?Heroes of the pandemic could be in line for bonus pay as state lawmakers set aside millions to split among front-line workers.
Driver James Blue Arrested In Orono Crash That Killed Mack Motzko, Sam SchunemanPolice say the driver in a crash that killed two young men, one of them the son of Gophers men's hockey coach Bob Motzko, has turned himself in.
Drought Forces MN Landscape Arboretum To Prioritize Watering Rarer Plants Over GrassLike much of the state, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is suffering from this summer's drought, and they are having to hustle to keep up with watering demands.
Man Rescued From Top Of Jordan Water TowerWith assistance from the city's fire department, the company was able to get him down from the tower using their rescue protocols. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee.
St. Paul Mothers Share Wisdom To Beat Summer HeatEven under these clouds, kids came out for their swim lessons, and of course, jumping in the pool is a reliable way to keep cool.
Maple Grove Man Pleads Guilty To Multimillion Dollar SchemeA Maple Grove man pleaded guilty Wednesday to fraudulently applying for $9.6 million from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program.
David Donnell Jr. Charged With Killing Red Lake Tribal Police Officer Ryan BialkeA man faces federal charges after allegedly shooting at five tribal police officers, killing one of them, Tuesday morning.
COVID In Minnesota: State Officials Recommend Masks In Schools, Regardless Of Vaccination StatusHealth and education officials in Minnesota are recommending that all students, teachers, staff, and visitors should wear masks indoors at school this fall, even those who are vaccinated.
Homicide In Shakopee Under Investigation; Suspect In CustodyPolice in Shakopee say a suspect is in custody in connection with a Wednesday afternoon homicide.
Canadian Wildfire Smoke Prompts Air Quality Alert For Most Of MinnesotaThe agency encourages people who are affected by unhealthy air quality, such as the elderly or those with respiratory or heart conditions, to limit their physical activity.
Moorhead Man Pleads Guilty For Involvement In Capitol RiotJordan Stotts, 32, pleaded guilty to a single count of Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building in participation with the January 6 Capitol riot.
Eviction Moratorium: What Happens To Renters When The CDC Ban Expires?The CDC's eviction moratorium expires on July 31, and an extension is unlikely, leaving renters uncertain about their future in an economy still recovering from COVID.
Family Of Boy Thrown From Third-Floor Balcony Sues Mall Of AmericaA Twin Cities family whose 5-year-old son was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America by a stranger in 2019 is suing the mall for negligence.
COVID In Minnesota: State's Rate Of New Cases Per Capita Reaches Line Of Caution Once AgainThe health department reports that the rolling average positivity rate is now at 2.8%. While that's below the line for caution (at 5%), it's also up notably over recent weeks; earlier this summer, that figure hovered around 1%.
$10K Reward Offered For Info On Fatal Plymouth Road Rage ShootingA $10,000 reward is being offered for information on the fatal road rage shooting earlier this month that left a Twin Cities youth baseball coach dead.

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NDSU To Play Game At U.S. Bank Stadium In 2023The perennial powerhouse of the Football Championship Subdivision is taking its show to the home of the Minnesota Vikings.
'Excited About This Football Team': As Training Camp Opens, Fans Get First Look At Vikings' Many AdditionsThe Minnesota Vikings kicked off training camp Wednesday. Full-team practices are underway at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center in Eagan.
No, That's Not A Football Score; Tigers Top Twins With 17-14 Final ScoreDetroit led 10-0 in the fourth in an MLB game that wound with a score more fitting for an NFL matchup between the Lions and Vikings.
Olympics 2021: USWNT Faces Netherlands In Quarterfinals, Things To Know About Rematch Of 2019 World Cup FinalThe USWNT made it through the group stage but a matchup looms with a familiar foe, the Orange Lionesses, whom the U.S. beat to win the World Cup in 2019.
Aaron Rodgers Works Out With Packers, And Then Details ConcernsNobody’s making any promises regarding the 37-year-old quarterback's future beyond 2021.
UST Women's Hockey Coach Joel Johnson Will Lead 2022 Olympic TeamJoel Johnson has two decades of college coaching experience and first joined Team USA as an assistant in 2018.
Cabrera, Haase Power Tigers Past Twins 6-5 In 11th InningsMiguel Cabrera hit a run-scoring single in the 11th inning after Eric Haase tied the game with a grand slam with one out in the top of the ninth as the Detroit Tigerrs beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.
'We Were Pretty Loud': Sunisa Lee’s Dad Beams With Pride After Olympics PerformanceMinnesota gymnasts Sunisa Lee and Grace McCallum stepped up at the Olympics after Simone Biles exited the team final competition.
Rick Dennison Staying With Vikings In Advisory Role; New Offensive Line Coach NamedA Vikings positional coach who was reportedly set to leave the team after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine will stay on in an advisory capacity.

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on new indoor mask guidelines, what it means for schools and studentsCDC Director Rochelle Walensky joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new guidelines advising fully vaccinated Americans to return to wearing masks indoors in places with surging COVID transmission rates. Walensky talks about the reasons for the change and how it'll will impact students returning to school this fall.
CDC walks back COVID mask guidance as the unvaccinated fuel surge in casesThe CDC announced a major reversal on mask guidelines, recommending all Americans, despite vaccination status, wear masks indoors in COVID hotspots. They also recommended all students K-12 wear masks indoors with the school year set to begin in a few weeks. "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud reports from Louisiana, where cases are on the rise.
Farmers face excessive heat exposure due to climate changeResearch shows farmers are having to spend increasingly more time in excessively hot temperatures as a result of climate change. Dr. Michelle Tigchelaar, a research scientist at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss her findings.
Doctor shares strong, unexpected bond with NICU nurse who cared for him decades agoNurse Vilma Wong and Dr. Brandon Seminatore both work in the neonatal intensive care unit at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. But they first met there years before, under very different circumstances. Mireya Villarreal has the story about their unexpected bond.
NYC program tackles roots of gun violence with holistic prescription for peaceSome anti-violence programs are treating the recent surge in gun violence as a disease. Dr. Tara Narula shows us how one nonprofit is filling the prescription for change.