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State Patrol Identifies Pedestrian Killed On I-94

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on Interstate 94 in St. Paul, according to St. Paul Police Department. The pedestrian was taken to Regions Hospital in serious condition. Later Monday afternoon, authorities confirmed the pedestrian had died.

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State Blames Web Portal For Driver’s License Data Breach

Minnesota officials say driver’s license data on 18 residents was accessed after a password-protected portal was inadvertently opened online. The Department of Public Safety said Monday the breach happened when a server update accidentally removed the authentication process to access the state’s driver’s license database.

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Patrol: Increased Enforcement For ‘Move Over’ Law

More State Patrol officers will likely be seen Monday on Minnesota roads. The State Patrol says it’s increasing enforcement of the state’s “move over” law.

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2 Arrested In Robbery Of 90-Year-Old Woman

Police say two women have been arrested in connection with a 90-year-old woman’s robbery in South Minneapolis last week. Marguerite Cornish was walking home after one of her weekly visits to Oxendale’s Market near Lake Nokomis.

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Man Gets 10 Years For Stabbing Brother In Chest, Stomach, Hands

A Grand Rapids man was sentenced was sentenced to 10 years in prison after stabbing his brother in the chest, stomach arms and hands with a knife.

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Dayton Declares Monday Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day

In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 31 as Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day.

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Woman, 24, Found Guilty Of Running Over Another Woman In Mpls. Parking Lot

Officials say a 24-year-old woman was found guilty of criminal vehicular operation for running over another woman last year in a downtown Minneapolis parking lot.

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How Many Calories Are In Your State Fair Foods?

Do you know how many calories are in those delicious cheese curds or that pork chop on a stick? If you actually knew what it took to burn off those calories, it may make you change your approach to what you eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

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Police: Minnesota Kayaker Revived After Going Underwater In Wausau

Police say a man whose kayak tipped over at Whitewater Park in Wausau has been rescued by fellow kayakers and first responders.

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1 Dead In Broadside Crash In Sherburne Co.

One person is dead after a broadside crash in Sherburne County Monday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 7:35 a.m. a person in a Ford Taurus was traveling east on Highway 301, crossing an intersection to go west on Highway 10.

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4 Things To Know: Gov. Walker’s US-Canada Wall, Stadium Death Funeral & More

From a funeral for the worker tragically killed at U.S. Bank Stadium construction site to Gov. Scott Walker’s thoughts on a U.S.-Canada wall, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Aug. 31.

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White House Renames Mount McKinley As Denali On Eve Of Trip

The Obama administration will change the name of North America’s tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Alaska.

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Funeral Monday For Worker Killed At US Bank Stadium Construction Site

People will come together Monday to remember a construction worker killed at the new Vikings stadium.

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NYT: More Women Are Keeping Their Maiden Names

More women who are getting married are choosing to keep their maiden names. According to a recent New York Times article, about 20 percent of women married in recent years kept their maiden names.

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Largest, Most Diverse Incoming Class At UW-Superior

University of Wisconsin-Superior administrators say this year’s enrollment increase can be attributed, in part, to a record influx of international students. Overall enrollment at the Superior campus is up 13 percent this year.

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State Patrol Investigates St. Louis Co. House Explosion

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a house exploded in the Central Lakes area. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, at 1 a.m. police received a call of debris in the roadway in the 3300 block of Highway 53.

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Get Movin’ Monday: Saving Money At The State Fair

If you spent the weekend at the Minnesota State Fair, you may have spent a decent amount of cash there too.

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Possible Biden Bid For White House Faces Rough Road

The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out last week’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

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Patrol: Wis. Man Arrested For OWI For 5th Time

A 45-year-old man from northwestern Wisconsin was arrested Sunday night for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, fifth offense. The Wisconsin State Patrol stopped a vehicle at about 5:30 p.m. being driven by the suspect, identified as Robert Truitt, because he and his passengers were not wearing seat belts.

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Finding Minnesota: Taking ‘Locally Grown’ To the Extreme

Duluth Grill, with produce gardens in its parking lot, is an unlikely success story, drawing national attention and $4.7 million in annual sales.

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Black Lives Matter Chant Called ‘Disgusting’ By Police Leader

Traffic disruptions and loud messages aren’t the only things memorable about Saturday’s Black Lives Matter march to the gates of the Minnesota State Fair. One of the chants heard from protesters is being called “disgusting” by rank and file St. Paul Police officers.

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Work Continues On Large Mural Honoring Bob Dylan In Minneapolis

Artists in downtown Minneapolis continue their work on an impressive mural of Bob Dylan. We checked in Sunday night to get an updated look. It’s a 60-foot tall, 150-foot wide work in progress at the corner of Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue.

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Fund Set Up For Boy Beaten, Killed By Mother’s Boyfriend

A fund has been set up for a child who police say was beaten and killed by his mother’s boyfriend. Dante Sears was supposed to celebrate his third birthday last week. Instead, his family had to make the painful decision to end his medical care.

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Monday Marks International Overdose Awareness Day

A vigil is planned on Monday evening to remember those who have died of overdose, and to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. Lexi Reed Holtum’s fiance shared her story with WCCO Radio’s Roshini Rajkumar, the host of News and Views Sunday program.

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Sheriff: Motorcyclist Hurt In Douglas County Crash

A 19-year-old man was injured Saturday night after his motorcycle lost control and crashed in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 7:31 p.m. on S Maple Lake Road SE near the town of Forada, which is just south of Alexandria.

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Cute As Butter: The Baby Animals Of The Minnesota State Fair

We bring you only the most adorable baby animals from the swine barn, the cattle barn, the horse barn and the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.

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Black Lives Matter Protests At State Fair

Protesters with Black Lives Matter marched along Snelling Avenue during the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2015.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Live On WCCO Radio

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s was a guest on NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s The Morning News with Dave Lee and told the story of how she got going in politics and talked about her new book “The Senator Next Door.”

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Goin’ To The Lake: Red Wing

This week, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Natalie Nyhus and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the Red Wing area.

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Protests At Bloomington Dentist’s Office

Hundreds of protesters showed up Wednesday at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake Mille Lacs

This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.

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Stadium Construction Progress: 1 Year Left

The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis has one year remaining on construction, and is roughly 65 percent finished. See pictures of the progress here!

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