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Stories of Adrian Peterson receiving childhood whippings surface

Adrian Peterson’s brothers are telling how they were punished by their father when they were children. Reports say their father used a belt on Peterson in front of 20 of his middle school classmates in response to a teacher’s report of his disruptive behavior. Peterson was indicted last week for using a switch on his 4-year-old son. In a statement, the Vikings star said he has sought counseling to find alternatives to corporal punishment.

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Welcome home: Minnesota soldiers return after 9-month deployment

A joyous reunion this morning in Inver Grove Heights when the soldiers of the 114th Transportation Company reunited with their families. The Minnesota National Guard unit, which is based in Chisholm, returned home after nine months’ duty in Afghanistan. A welcome home celebration is scheduled on the Iron Range for next month.

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Minnesotans feel shockwaves of Ebola threat; health officials say not to worry

Fears about the Ebola virus are causing people to lose their appetite for African food. KSTP reports Mama-Ti's African Kitchen in Brooklyn Park has seen a sharp drop in business due to concerns about the deadly virus. The owner is emphasizing that she uses only ingredients from the U.S. A health department spokesman said worries of contracting the virus from a restaurant are "completely unfounded."

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ITT Tech

Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students

President Joe Biden moved to cancel the federal debt this week.

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Twine kills 2 young ospreys in Long Lake, Minnesota

One bird was found hanging by its leg from the nest.

Mindy Kiepe

5 Great Danes kill owner on northwest Iowa farm

The dogs were euthanized after the incident.

Becker Public Schools

School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'

The district has faced heightened scrutiny for months now.

Andrew Luger, former U.S. Attorney of Minnesota

After dozens of arrests, concern over rising 'militaristic' weapons on MN streets

The U.S. Attorney provided an update on the violent crime strategy in collaboration with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

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Outrage after ‘vote with bullets’ remarks from GOP Senate candidate

The candidate's comments were recently brought to light in a video recording.

State Patrol

2 killed after driver crosses center line near Silver Lake

A toddler in the vehicle survived the crash.

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The answer to winter woes: St. Paul's upcoming Palm Springs-style supper club

Take a first look at inside the menu at The Apostle Supper Club.

Muhammad Masood

Guilty plea: Ex-Mayo Clinic researcher tried to fly to Syria and fight for ISIS

Muhammad Masood, 30, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization in U.S. District Court Tuesday.

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