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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 30, 2015.

Report: Plane wreckage from Boeing 777, same as vanished MH370

Investigators examining what appears to be part of a plane wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island say a "component number" on the piece suggests it is from a Boeing 777. That's the make and model of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously disappeared last year. The investigation continues.

[Read more from CNN]

Another undercover 'Planned Parenthood' video released

A pro-life group has released a fourth video purportedly showing a Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of fetal tissue. The group says the videos – which have been criticized as "deceptively edited" – are proof the clinic sells off organs and other tissue from aborted fetuses for profit.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Cincinnati cop enters plea in shooting of unarmed black man

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing has pleaded not guilty to murder charges related to the fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose, who was unarmed when Tensing allegedly shot him during a routine traffic stop near campus. The presiding judge set his bail at $1 million.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Famous Dave's, Granite City owner sold for $200 million

The owner of Famous Dave's, BBQ Holdings, is based in Minnetonka.

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Appeal to find missing northern Minnesota woman

Alanna McLean was last seen this past weekend.


Minnesota reaches 55 confirmed cases of monkeypox

Nearly 9,000 cases have been confirmed nationwide.

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$1.45M payout for correctional officers prevented from guarding Derek Chauvin

The officers were reportedly ordered to avoid Derek Chauvin while he was in jail.


Palm Springs residents: Divert the Mississippi to solve our drought problems

Should the southwest have some of the Mississippi River?

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Minneapolis tries to spruce up street barriers with motivational messages

Police said the barriers will be in place through the beginning of the fall.


MnDOT debuts driverless shuttle in White Bear Lake

This is one of several self-driving pilot programs MnDOT is working on.


Farmer almanacs release their 2022-23 winter forecasts for MN

November is right around the corner and one of the almanacs figures it'll be a cold and snowy month.


Minneapolis Police Department seeks authorization to use drones

A public hearing on the matter could be held this month.

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Minnesota Harvest apple farm to open under new owners this month

New food and attractions are in store for this season's fall fun.