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Everything you need to know for the All-Star Game

It’s just a few days before MLB All-Star Game events get underway, and Target Field and the city of Minneapolis are making the final preparations.

Minneapolis, Met Council reach 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.

Running Aces shorted purses for race horse owners, audit says

A new report by the Office of the Legislative Auditor found that operators of the Running Aces Harness Park shorted race purses to horse owners by nearly $437,000 over four years.

Goodbye birth control pills; hello remote-controlled microchip?

Scientists at MIT are working on a revolutionary new microchip birth control implant that would allow women to control their contraception wirelessly by remote control.

Trivia quiz: 20 fun facts Minnesotans should know

Here are 20 trivia questions about our great state – how many can you get right? Oh, you know, just fer fun!

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.

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Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.

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It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history

Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.

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Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns

The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.

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Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes

There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.

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