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Head Of Minneapolis NAACP Leaving St. Thomas Law SchoolA prominent figure of the Black Lives Matter movement and head of the NAACP in Minneapolis is leaving her job at the University of St. Thomas Law School.
State Patrol: Woman, 21, Killed In Le Sueur Co. CrashA 21-year-old woman is dead and another man is seriously injured after a head-on crash Friday night in Le Sueur County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 99 near County Road 140 at about 9:15 p.m.
Willmar Sailor's Remains Return Home After 72 YearsThis Memorial Day will have extra special meaning for one Minnesota community. The city of Willmar welcomed home Navy Machinist Mate 1st Class John Anderson -- 72 years after his death.
Canterbury Betting Big On Wager System ChangeRacing season is underway at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, and the track is seeing some of the largest crowds in years. Fans are walking away with more winnings because of a change to the betting system.
Hundreds Head To Fort Snelling Nat'l Cemetery For Memorial Day WeekendFort Snelling National Cemetery is considered the fourth-busiest military cemetery in the United States, out of 134. Crews buried 18 veterans and their family members on Friday alone.
Low Gas Prices Fuel Jump in Memorial Day Weekend TravelIf you are going to be out driving this holiday weekend, you may want to leave yourself some extra time. AAA estimates 38 million American will drive this Memorial Day weekend -- the highest number of travelers in 11 years.

Politics

After Clinching GOP Nomination, Trump Shifts Campaign Focus To Clinton Presidential candidate Donald Trump, armed at last with a majority of the Republican Party's delegates, is celebrating by shifting his attention toward the general election while his likely Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, remains locked in a divisive primary contest.
4 Things To Know: Paid Sick Leave, Obama In Hiroshima, Stanley Cup Finals & MoreFrom President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima to the naming of America's best beach, here's a look at the top four stories from May 27, 2016.
Dayton: Lawmakers Punished H.S. League Over Transgender PolicyGov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers punished the State High School League because of Republican opposition to the league's transgender athlete policy.
Construction Leaders Urge Dayton Not To Rush Into Special SessionA coalition of transportation companies and workers are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to hold off on calling a special session.
Klobuchar: Lifting Cuba Embargo Would Help Minnesota BusinessesMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is leading the effort in the Senate to lift the Cuban trade embargo.
Legislature's Last-Minute Rush Falls Short -- A New Normal?There's a new recipe for ending Minnesota's Legislature: Pass a few bills hours before deadline and leave some others unfinished.

Weather

Good Question: Is Memorial Day Weekend Weather Always Bad?It is hard to trust the weather in Minnesota when planning holiday weekends. Rain and clouds all seem to be lingering right around the corner. In fact, some rain is expected in five of the next six days.
Good Question: Where Has Our Severe Weather Gone?Parts of Minnesota saw the first tornado warnings of the season on Wednesday, but they're happening less often than in years past.
Tornado Warnings In Central MinnesotaTornado warnings have been issued for Todd and Stearns counties in central Minnesota Wednesday afternoon.

Crime

St. Paul Kidnapping Charges Dropped After Victim Is UncooperativeProsecutors in St. Paul are dropping kidnapping and sexual assault charges against a man accused of chaining up a teen in his basement for days because the alleged victim doesn't want to cooperate with them.
Man Attacked With Scalding Coffee In Salvation Army Line ArgumentA 61-year-old man is in custody after allegedly attacking a man with scolding coffee in a Salvation Army line Wednesday morning.
Janitor Charged With Secretly Recording Video In Police Women's Locker RoomA Superior, Wisconsin man is charged with secretly recording video of the women's locker room in a Duluth Police Station.
High School Golf Team's Clubs Stolen Before Big TourneyA high school golf team is hoping to find the people responsible for stealing their golf clubs -- right before their biggest tournament of the year. The Le Sueur-Henderson High School golf team played the first day of the Section 2AA golf tournament in New Prague Friday.
Officer, Victim ID'd In Fatal St. Paul Police ShootingWe now know the name of the man killed in a deadly confrontation with police. Police say officers were working on an investigation on St. Paul's east side when they ran into 29-year-old Eugene Smith inside a bedroom at a home.
Grandmother Killed In North Mpls. ShootingA grandmother who was driving with her granddaughter is the latest victim of gun violence in Minneapolis.

Entertainment

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
Tony Presenters Will Include Oprah Winfrey, Cate BlanchettJames Corden will have some big names helping him hand out Tony Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane have signed up to help present.
'Saved By The Bell's Screech Back In Wisconsin JailThe actor best known for playing Screech in TV's "Saved By The Bell" is back in jail in Wisconsin.
Working For The Weekend: Dinosaurs, Mini Golf & MusicWe don't blame you if you're already Working for the Weekend. After all, we are coming up on a long holiday weekend. We have events to fill it, including with one that begins Thursday night and another that is sure to be fun for the whole family.
Was Prince A Father? A Look At Secret Kids Of Prominent PeopleA look at some other prominent Americans whose children surfaced years — sometimes decades — after they were born:
Acme Comedy Club Says Planned Apartment Complex Could Threaten BusinessA nationally recognized comedy club in the North Loop is worried new construction could mean the end of its 25-year run.

Health

CDC: 6 Percent Of Americans Engage In These 5 Health-Related BehaviorsJust six percent of Americans engage in five key health-related behaviors that can prevent chronic disease.
‘U’ Scientists Recreate Woman’s Aorta With 3-D PrinterA Minneapolis woman is alive and well thanks to some creative thinking and a 3-D printer.
HCMC Doctor Returns From Trip To Space StationAn HCMC doctor says his training not only prepared him for a career in ER medicine, it also prepared him for space.
Most Americans Think Burgers Are Healthy, Survey FindsA lot of people love a good burger, but a new survey shows a lot of people also think they are healthy!
How We Sabotage Our SleepNot getting enough sleep is an obvious reason for feeling tired, but there are other things we do daily to sabotage the sleep we do get.
Kylie's Kids: Meet BellaFor those of us in the immediate metro area, we can take for granted how close we are to some of the best medicine in the world. This week's Kylie's Kid, Bella, drives four hours from Ely to get chemo at Masonic Children's Hospital where she's fighting bone cancer.

Consumer

DeRusha Eats: Five GuysWe are in the era of the burger. Top chefs obsess over their versions. Fast-casual restaurants are opening left and right celebrating the beef. None of them are growing as quickly as Five Guys.
Good Question: Why Aren't We Getting Raises?Presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been talking about helping the middle class. In 2014, the typical American family income was about $53,000 dollars.
Why Are So Many Minneapolis Restaurants Failing?Even though the highly acclaimed Il Foro seemed to have a winning combination between the owners, cuisine and chef, they closed their doors for good Sunday.
Delta To Help Out TSA During Busy Summer SeasonWith the busiest months for air travel just days away, concern is growing over long lines and delays at airport security checkpoints. So, to help ease congestion and speed the screening process, Delta is giving the TSA a hand.
Acme Comedy Co.: Proposed Luxury Apts. Will Put Club In 'Instant Peril'The owner of Acme Comedy Company says the club will be forced to close and relocate after nearly 25 years of business if a proposed luxury apartment development is approved.
Il Foro Closes In Downtown MinneapolisDowntown Minneapolis Italian eatery Il Foro has closed its doors for good. Il Foro is one of three Italian restaurants that has already closed this year.

Water Cooler

'Saved By The Bell's Screech Back In Wisconsin JailThe actor best known for playing Screech in TV's "Saved By The Bell" is back in jail in Wisconsin.
Science Museum's Mummy A Lot Younger Than ThoughtNot that it's going to put much spring back into his step, but the mummy on display at the Science Museum of Minnesota is actually more than 1,000 years younger than initially thought.
World's 1st Surviving Septuplets Graduate H.S. In IowaThe world's first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.
51 Personalized MN License Plates Flagged For ReviewThe Department of Motor Vehicle Services has reviewed every one of the state's 98,564 personalized plates, and flagged 51 as possibly offensive.
Minnesota Bucks Trends With Most Popular Baby NamesLast week, the Social Security Administration announced Noah and Emma as the top boy and girl names in the U.S.
Walz Wins Franken's 2016 Hotdish CompetitionAfter being postponed from its original date on March 16, Sen. Al Franken's sixth annual Hotdish Competition was held on Wednesday.

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