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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 6, 2015.

IS militants demolish historic site, prompting outcry

The Islamic State is bulldozing the ancient city of Nimrud, an Assyrian site located in Iraq and founded in the 13th century BC. Archaeologists are outraged at its destruction, and one UN official called it a war crime.

[Read more from the BBC]

US economy adds 295K jobs in February

New jobs numbers show the United States added 295,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent. But experts say the number of people actually looking for work is still too low, which is troubling.

[Read more from the Christian Science Monitor]

Mob breaks into prison, kills rape suspect in India

A rape suspect in India was killed after a mob of more than a thousand broke into the high-security prison where he was being held and dragged him out. The Indian government recently banned a documentary highlighting the country's issues with sexual violence.

[Read more from NBC News]

Last classical sheet music shop in NYC closing

“There were days I would come in, unlock the door at 7[am] and wait. I’d wait for the phone to ring or for a customer to come in. And no one would come, all day. On those days I’d just go home and cry.”

[Read more from the Guardian]

Harrison Ford will be fine after plane crash

One day after his single-engine plane crashed on a California golf course, Harrison Ford is in the hospital recovering from injuries, "but OK."

[Read more from CNN]

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Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion

The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.


Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break

The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.


Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike

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Man dies after shooting on St. Paul's East Side

It happened on the same night a man was fatally shot by police in the nearby Dayton's Bluff neighborhood.

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St. Paul police hit man with squad car, fatally shoot him

Police said officers responded to a domestic incident involving the suspect Monday night.


Charges: Minnesota elementary school teacher sexually assaulted 3 boys

The incidents were captured on video taken inside an elementary school classroom.

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Person shot by police in St. Paul Monday evening

It happened around 6:10 p.m. on the city's East Side.

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Woman killed in Moorhead identified as suspect's mother

An appeal has been issued to find the suspect's vehicle, which remains missing.


Ticket details released for 5-week run of 'Hamilton' in Minneapolis

The tour of the production has been delayed twice due to the pandemic.


Minnesota Board of Pharmacy files lawsuit against 3 THC edible retailers

The board has received 46 complaints in the past four months regarding the products.