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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Jan. 23, 2015.

 After Saudi king's death, successor swiftly takes over

The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, died Thursday, at the age of about 90 years old. His half-brother, 79-year-old Salman Bin Abdulaziz, was named successor shortly after Abdullah's death.

[Read more from BBC News]

Drug tests for welfare recipients moving ahead in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is continuing to push forward a plan that would require able-bodied adults to be drug tested if they receive food stamps, public health care, or unemployment benefits.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Ebola vaccines being tested again in Africa

An experimental Ebola vaccine was slated to arrive in West Africa Friday, as trials of the drug continue. There are a handful of other vaccines also scheduled to be tested.

[Read more from CNN]

 Death of Argentinian investigator probed

A prosecutor who worked for Argentina's government was found dead Sunday – and country officials now say they believe he was killed by rogue members of the official intelligence service. The victim was investigating a 1994 bombing, and was supposed to appear before Congress Monday.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Walker, The Current announce end of Rock the Garden festival

The Walker Art Center and Minnesota Public Radio announced the festival will retire so the organizations can dream up new events.

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Able Seedhouse + Brewery in NE Minneapolis to close

The brewery and its onsite food truck, Animales Burger Co., will both be open for their last day on Saturday.

Lake Minnetonka

Police investigate spate of car break-ins on south Lake Minnetonka shore

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department received reports that cars in Shorewood and Excelsior were broken into Tuesday morning.


1 dead, 3 injured in crash involving tractor and SUV

The man driving the tractor was killed in the crash.

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U of M gives some students 50% off meals for September after complaints

Students have complained about an array of issues surrounding dining halls.


Gallery: Sprawling estate near Superior National Forest listed for $2.9M

The property has been in the same family for over 60 years.

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Surgery clinic proposed to replace 111-year-old farmhouse in Eagan

A developer is proposing to transform the remnant farm property.

Hurricane Ian

Why Hurricane Ian could be catastrophic in Florida

Hurricanes are the atmosphere’s biggest show of force and energy, and Hurricane Ian is no exception.


Suspect arrested after man and dog shot on St. Paul's East Side

The shooting happened around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.


Bemidji police appeal to find missing teenager

Tahlia Poitra was last seen Wednesday.


Crisp & Green owner launches new chain, with 12 MN locations planned

Steele Brands already owns and operates Crisp & Green and Stalk & Spade.