Local News

Storms Leave A Trail Of Debris, CleanupCleanup is underway in the north metro after strong storms pummeled a wide swath of central and northeastern Minnesota.
2 Hospitalized After Car Overturns, Catches Fire In Maple GroveTwo people are hospitalized after a vehicle overturned and caught fire in a crash in the west metro Saturday.
Woman With Quadriplegia Urges Hollywood To Be More HopefulA Wisconsin woman is getting a lot of attention for a blog post she wrote criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of people who are paralyzed.
Indianapolis Colts Owner Buys Prince's Guitar At AuctionIndianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s.
Increased Security Doesn't Dampen Twin Cities PrideVisitors to this year's Twin Cities Pride festivities will see a stepped up police presence.
Judge Denies Media's Request To Be Heard At Prince Estate HearingThe Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate case won't allow attorneys for several media companies to intervene in an upcoming hearing.

Politics

For Minnesota, Special Session Talks Aren't InfrequentMinnesota's Legislature is living through special session deja vu.
UK’s ‘Brexit’ Decision Could Have Worldwide ImpactBritain's surprise decision to leave the European Union sent a shockwave through financial markets around the globe.
Good Question: Why Is It So Hard To Pass A Law?A day-long gun control protest in the United States House is over. After more than 25 hours on the floor, Democrats ended their sit-in Thursday afternoon.
Dems Hail House Sit-In A Success; Republicans Call It ‘Publicity Stunt’ The Orlando massacre prompted dramatic action by House Democrats, who ended a raucous 24-hour sit-in Thursday to get a vote on gun control.
Supreme Court Limits Drunk Driving TestsThe Supreme Court on Thursday placed new limits on state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse alcohol tests.
Franken's Humor Could Be Key In Clinton CampaignFor years, Sen. Al Franken has kept one of his most potent political weapons in check: his wit. The former "Saturday Night Live" comic was determined to establish himself as a serious senator after winning his Minnesota seat by a razor-thin margin.

Weather

Storms Leave A Trail Of Debris, CleanupCleanup is underway in the north metro after strong storms pummeled a wide swath of central and northeastern Minnesota.
Severe Weather Moving Through Minnesota, WisconsinA storm system is bringing the threat of torrential rains, large hail and strong winds through Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Storms May Roll Through Your Weekend PlansChances are fairly good that your Saturday plans may end up being interrupted.

Crime

Sheriff: Mother & Daughter Arrested In Murder-For-Hire PlotA mother and daughter are in jail accused of plotting to kill the daughter's ex-husband, according to the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office.
3 Charged In Murder Outside St. Paul Auto Body StoreThree people have been charged in connection with a shooting that took place in outside an auto body store in St. Paul earlier this month.
Fmr. Harrison Student Pleads Guilty To Serious Assault On PrincipalAn 18-year-old former Harrison Education Center student has pleaded guilty to a an assault that left her principal with substantial bodily injuries last year, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
St. Paul Police Seek Public's Help Finding Restaurant Robbery SuspectPolice are seeking the public’s help in finding a male suspected of robbing a St. Paul restaurant.
Roseville Police Seek Help Locating POI In Hotel RobberyPolice in Roseville are seeking the public's help locating a person of interested in an attempted armed robbery at a hotel.
Shakopee Man To Be Sentenced In 1999 Murder Of Iowa WomanAn August sentencing has been scheduled for a Minnesota man accused of killing a woman in Iowa in 1999. Court records say 37-year-old Deshaun Phillips, of Shakopee, Minnesota, entered an Alford plea to a voluntary manslaughter charge Thursday in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids.

Entertainment

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From a huge jazz festival in St. Paul to a CD release at the iconic Triple Rock Social Club, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend.
‘De Palma’: A Cinematic Master Plays HimselfPerhaps the first time I became aware of director Brian De Palma’s reputation was from reading MAD Magazine as a kid in the late 80s. There was a single-panel cartoon of a man firing a handgun several times, each shot emanating the onamonapeia “DE PALMA! DE PALMA! DE PALMA!”
Film Playing During Pride Highlights 'How Love Won' In Minnesota"How Love Won: The Fight For Marriage Equality In Minnesota" powerfully highlights the historic defeat of the proposed marriage amendment in 2012 and the subsequent legalization of gay marriage soon after.
Local Music Tap: 4onthefloor, Viva Knieval To Headline Beer Festival In DuluthNext month's fifth annual All Pints North Summer Beer Fest in Duluth will feature local acts 4onthefloor and Viva Knieval, organizers announced Thursday.
Al Pacino, The Eagles Among Kennedy Center HonoreesThis year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical — and an actor known for his extraordinary range.
‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ To Broadcast Live During Political Conventions"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" will broadcast two weeks of live shows during the political conventions in July.

Health

Thousands Of Nurses Continue Strike For Fifth DayIt's day five of a strike at Allina Hospitals involving nearly 5,000 nurses, and Thursday's message centered mainly around staffing.
Good Question: How Often Should We Get Checkups?Like a finely-tuned engine, how we care for our bodies goes a long way in determining how long it lasts. Women tend to take their health more seriously and go in for more screenings and exams, especially over age 40.
Nurses' Strike Enters Day 4On Tuesday, the Nurses' Association called on Minnesota's attorney general to audit the finances of Allina hospitals.
Thousands Of Minnesota Nurses Enter 3rd Day Of StrikeNearly 5,000 nurses in the Twin Cities remain on strike for the third day in a row, as replacement nurses continue to care for patients.
Mpls. Urges Residents To Sing, Read And Talk To ChildrenThe city of Minneapolis is launching a new campaign to support children in the community.
2 Minnesota Children's Hospitals Make 'Best Hospital' List -- AgainTwo Minnesota children's hospitals were named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The media company named the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospitals and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota on its "Best Children's Hospitals" list for the 2016.

Consumer

It Finally Happened: Designer Creates 'Emoji' HandbagEmoji's have changed the way we communicate whether through text or social media. Now, you can literally wear your emoji with this new fashion accessory.
Skiplagged Website Claims To Find Cheap Airfare With 'Hidden City Ticketing'If you've been watching airfare to get the best price on your summer vacation plans, travel experts say there is a website you need to try.
Minnesota-Based GNP Co. Recalls 27 Tons Of ChickenMinnesota-based GNP Company is recalling more than 27 tons of chicken after contaminants were detected.
NEighbors (Not A Typo) Hold Huge Garage SaleThe adage "One man's trash is another man's treasure" rings very true this weekend in northeast Minneapolis. The NEighbors Sale Days is one giant garage sale, filled with plenty of great buys.
General Mills And The Lone RangerMinnesota-based General Mills turns 150 years old this year. The company does not have an exact date on when mills started making flour in 1866, but you can wish the company a happy birthday at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival Friday night.
Uber Offering Free Rides To LGBT Locations This WeekendUber announced they will be offering deep discounts on rides to or from LGBT bars in the Twin Cities.

Water Cooler

4 Things To Know: Orlando Shooter's Wife, Unbeaten Lynx & MoreHere are the four stories you need to know about for Wednesday, June 15. They include a frightening incident involving an alligator, and the memorial service plans for a hockey legend.
Tinder App To Block Users Under 18Many use the dating app Tinder to find their next potential mate. Some of them are not over the age of 18.
Herman School Graduates Class Of 2016 ... All 1 Of ThemHigh schools all over the state are graduating the class of 2016, and that's no different in Herman, Minnesota. The only major variable in this case is a matter of class size.
'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.

CBS National News

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Emotional farewell for Orlando shooting victims

CBS World News

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