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Minnesota the first to require "kill switch" on smart phones

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the “kill switch” bill into law, making Minnesota first in the nation to require smartphones and tablets sold in the state to have remote shut-off devices in case a device is stolen.

2nd suspect charged in Mankato assault; denies throwing punch

Trevor Shelley, 21, of St. Peter, Minnesota, has been charged in an assault on a man in Mankato over the weekend that left the victim fighting for his life. Shelley has denied punching the victim in the head. Former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson is also charged with assault in the same case.

Last year, it was 98 degrees. Tonight – frost?

If you’ve been grumbling about unseasonably cool weather this week, you might remember last year when it was exactly the opposite. Last year on May 14, much of Minnesota was sweltering, with a record high of 98 degrees in the metro.

Austin's Molly Kate Kestner appears on GMA, ABC News

The teenage singer-songwriter received twice as much attention as she expected from ABC in a trip to New York City this week. Kestner – who was booked last week to appear on the network’s “Good Morning America” program – was also featured Tuesday night on ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer.”

5 reasons for optimism about the Minnesota Wild

After a hard-fought Game 6 which they lost in overtime 2-1 to the Blackhawks, the Wild start their offseason. Despite the disappointing end, there are reasons for optimism on the morning after.

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Motorcyclist killed on I-494 crash in Richfield

The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim as a 42-year-old Shakopee man.


Gallery: This Seward Neighborhood gem SOLD fast!

Classic 1903 home came with modern updates

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Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus

Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.

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‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School

The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."

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Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder

A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.

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'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary

"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.


Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County

The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.

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Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts

Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.

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St. Paul plans to extend $500 payments to low-income families

The expansion would give more than 300 families a monthly payment of $500.

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Use of car seat in crash that killed child still under investigation

The mother of the child was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.