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Dayton says he'll support Sunday liquor sales if bill passes in 2014

Gov. Mark Dayton said he would sign a bill that would allow for Sunday liquor sales should the state Legislature pass a measure to lift the decades-old ban. Dayton said it doesn't make any sense for government to dictate which businesses can operate on certain days.

Forecasters; Minnesota to fall back into the deep freeze

Minnesota could see some of its coldest temperatures in years on Sunday and Monday during the final few days of 2013. Forecast lows on those mornings are expected to be between minus 15 and 17 below zero.

Lawmakers call for FTC to investigate Target; PIN data exposed in breach

Two East Coast lawmakers are calling for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Target Corp. after a massive security breach compromised the debit and credit card information of 40 million customers. Target also has confirmed that encrypted PIN data was also compromised in the breach.

Former Minneapolis mayoral candidate, Mark Andrew, beaten at MOA

A former Minneapolis mayoral candidate was beaten outside a coffee shop at the Mall of America on Thursday night after a thief took off with his iPhone. Mark Andrew, 63, of south Minneapolis went after the thief and encountered two young women waiting outside who attacked him. The two women, one of them a teenager, were detained and face charges of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery.

Snooping or security: legislature wants to know

The privacy versus security debate consuming Washington D.C. will come to Minnesota in next year's legislative session. Lawmakers plan to ask law enforcement leaders about surveillance equipment they use. At issue are devices like the KingFish and StingRay which mimic local phone towers to capture data and location information of cellular phones in a given area.

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Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect

Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.

Burnsville, Minnesota - May 2019 (2)

Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville

Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.

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Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.

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Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park

The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.


How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction

The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.


St. Paul's new 'skate trail' brings non-traditional park to life

Gateway Park is the first of four parks to open in the Highland Bridge redevelopment.


80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.


30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town

It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.

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Boy dies in motorcycle crash in Rochester

Police are investigating as of Friday afternoon.