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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 22, 2015.

Protesters rally over police custody death in Baltimore

Protesters have been rallying in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, who died from a spinal injury Sunday while in police custody.

[Read more from the Baltimore Sun]

Sandra Bullock calls People beauty honor 'ridiculous'

Sandra Bullock has been named People magazine's "most beautiful woman" – at 50 the oldest to earn the title – but responded by calling it "ridiculous," saying she laughed when she found out.

[Read more from the LA Times]

World marks Earth Day – urge action on climate change

Countries around the world have been marking Earth Day by pushing for steps to be taken to fight climate change. President Barack Obama was in the Florida Everglades today, where he said: "Protecting the one planet we’ve got is what we have to do for the next generation."

[Read more from CNN]

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Beloved Eagan Dairy Queen says goodbye

A summer staple has shuttered in Eagan.

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Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.

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Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce

Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.

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Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4

A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.


SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning

There's a developing story out of Eagan.


Comedian claims hotel bed bug ruined his Twin Cities visit

The Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Minneapolis states otherwise.