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Minneapolis, Met Council reach tentative deal on Southwest light rail

The City of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council have come to a tentative agreement that could allow the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit project to move forward. The new plan would eliminate one of the proposed tunnels in Minneapolis, as well as add another station.

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Rochester aims to ban aggressive panhandling; preps for lawsuits

The city of Rochester is considering regulations to help curb aggressive panhandling after getting several complaints from residents who say they were intimidated by people asking for money on the sidewalk. But when it comes to panhandling, cities struggle to balance First Amendment rights and public safety.

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Video: Joe Mauer gives his support to #VoteMorneau campaign

Former Twin and current Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau is in a battle for the final spot on the National League roster for the upcoming All-Star game at Target Field. Joe Mauer, his former teammate and roommate, is one of the many MLB stars encouraging fans to #VoteMorneau.

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Governor Tim Walz

Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case

A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.

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2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash

Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.

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15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested

A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.

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3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights

Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.

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Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire

Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.

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1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash

The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo

None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.

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Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting

Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium

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Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube

Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.

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K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop

A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.

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