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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 24, 2015.

Dozens injured in California train crash

Dozens of people have been injured – three critically – when a commuter train in southern California derailed after crashing into a produce truck.

[Read more from USA Today]

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

President Obama has used his presidential veto for the first time in five years to reject the controversial construction of the Keystone oil pipeline.

[Read more from CNN]

Missing UK girls 'have crossed into Syria'

Three teenagers who left London last week and were believed to be traveling to join the Islamic State have been successfully smuggled into Syria, according to UK police.

[Read more from the BBC]

No civil charges over Trayvon Martin death

No federal civil rights charges will be brought against George Zimmerman over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the Justice Department has announced.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Police remind people to lock car doors after prowlers spotted on camera

These thieves checked the car doors, which were all locked, and were gone within a minute.

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Mayor Carter announces COVID vaccine mandate for St. Paul city workers

It comes after Minneapolis announced the requirement for vaccines or regular testing for city workers in September.

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Ridgeview cutting hours at 2 Minnesota urgent care locations

Hours of operation at a third location are also being shifted earlier.

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Latest to wade into Mpls. Question 2 debate is ... Ben & Jerry's?

The ice cream business said it supports the creation of a Department of Public Safety.

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Mpls. candidate tries to 'set the record straight' about where he lives

Questions about Ward 9 candidate Mickey Moore's residency are quickly piling up.

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COVID-19 case rate drops in 51 of 87 Minnesota counties

Four of the 10 lowest case rates are metro-area counties.

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Allina mental health workers vote to unionize

Concerns over safety led the workers to unionize.

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Minnesota reports COVID deaths of teen student, 2 school staffers

Cases in schools rose again in the past week, though there are signs cases may have peaked.

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Investigation of alleged misconduct on Proctor football team nears conclusion

The football team canceled its season and the coach subsequently resigned.

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Minnesota House will continue hybrid operations, require masks in 2022

The Speaker of the House announced the plans in a memo to members and staff on Thursday.

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