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Breakthrough? Syria 'welcomes' Russia's plan

President Barack Obama will address the nation regarding proposed U.S. military action in Syria at 8 p.m. You can watch the address live on

Worker killed when concrete slab falls at new ballpark site in St. Paul

A Plymouth man working on the Lowertown ballpark project in downtown St. Paul was killed when a concrete slap fell on him.

Teen surrenders in shooting case of Minneapolis baby

The 17-year-old connected to an accidental shooting of an infant in Minneapolis last week turned himself into police.

$3,000 reward offered for information on reindeer poacher

"Claus," a prized 5-year-old reindeer, was shot and killed in his pen on a McLeod County farm last month.

Grab a shovel, it's gonna be a snowy winter, almanacs say

Two rival publications predict we ought to brace for a cold and snowy winter.

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'Particularly dangerous situation' issued by NWS as potential derecho nears

Storms could produce damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes.

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Calls for investigation after former DFL staffer details sexual harassment

Cynthia Callais provided her account to the Minnesota Reformer.

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Driver in Orono crash that killed Motzko, Schuneman is in custody

The 51-year-old reportedly turned himself into police Wednesday.

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Twins smash 7 homers, still lose to Tigers

It was a wild afternoon at Target Field.

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Decision on school mask mandates will be up to local districts

It will not come from the health or education departments, an official said Wednesday.

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McCormick recalling some spice mixes sold in Minnesota

The company issued the voluntary recall over possible salmonella risk.

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Mayo Clinic named No. 1 on 'Best Hospitals' list

It's the sixth year in a row the Rochester hospital has been named the best of the best.

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Bystander on dock sees teen struggling in water, jumps in to save him

The teen kept going under the surface near a dam on Otter Tail Lake.

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Cluster of COVID-19 cases tied to camp in western Minnesota

Ten cases have been reported among staff, report states.

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Rodgers pummels Packers front office in viral press conference

"The rules are the same for most people, but every now and then there are some outliers."

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MDH urging that all wear face masks, 12+ get vaccinated for upcoming school year

State health officials revealed their COVID-19 recommendations for 2021-22.

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Gallery: Aspen-inspired estate on private lake is yours for $4.95M

Each bedroom has its own bathroom. And there are four laundry rooms.