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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Aug. 28, 2015.

Investigation reveals Virginia shooter's getaway plans, regrets

The ongoing investigation into the shocking on-air killing of two reporters in Virginia is shedding more light on the gunman, who killed himself following the shooting. This includes apparent plans for disguises, and text messages to a friend about having done "something stupid."

[Read more from CNN]

Poland 'sure' purported Nazi 'treasure train' is real

After a purported "deathbed" confession led to the rumored discovery of a Nazi train carrying stolen gold and artwork in Poland, Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski says new radar images suggest a "very high" probability the treasure trove actually exists.

[Read more from ABC]

Florida declares state of emergency ahead of deadly storm

Miami is bracing itself for Tropical Storm Erika, which is expected to make landfall in Florida on Sunday and is reported to have killed at least 12 people in the Caribbean. Though Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency over the state, experts say the storm will not form into a hurricane when it hits the U.S.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Hospital chiefs say nursing strike will come at 'worst possible time'

A nurses union announced an almost three-week strike to take place in the Twin Cities.


Sven Sundgaard: What's in store for MN's weather in December?

Sundgaard recaps Minnesota's fall and looks ahead to December.


Manure spill in Wisconsin leads to hours-long main street disruption

The spill was first reported just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.


Ice Cube to perform 2 nights at Mystic Lake Casino

The rapper hasn't performed in Minnesota since 2018.


Nicollet Mall's new Ties Lounge & Rooftop closes 'indefinitely'

The establishment aimed to reconnect the downtown community.

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Chinese restaurant closing after 50 years in Columbia Heights

The beloved family-owned restaurant will close Dec. 24.

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Kris Laudien leaving KARE 11 after four years on 'Sunrise'

KARE 11 announced the appointment of Jason Hackett to the morning show this week.


MN's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Nov. 29

There are now more than 570 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota.


Twin Cities nurses to strike for 20 days starting Dec. 11

A strike in Duluth and Two Harbors doesn't have an end date set.