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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 18, 2015. 

 1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting in Mesa, Arizona

Six people were shot, one fatally, in a series of morning attacks in Mesa, Arizona on Wednesday. A suspect has been arrested.

[Read more from CNN]

 Fed signals interest rates may rise mid-year

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday moved to the verge of raising interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession, but didn't seem to be in a rush to do so.

[Read more from the New York Times]

 Starbucks feels backlash on 'Race Together' effort

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz defends the company's new "Race Together" campaign that has been criticized for being naive and even using racial tensions to boost its bottom line.

[Read more from The Associated Press]

Gunmen kill tourists in rampage at Tunis museum

At least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in a gun attack on the Bardo museum in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, Wednesday.

[Read more from the BBC]

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Charges: MN high school counselor sexually assaulted student

The 16-year-old victim had regularly gone to him for academic help and other support, authorities say.

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Proctor investigation: Senior charged with sexually assaulting teammate

The criminal charges come after a monthslong review of the allegations.

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Ordway will require vaccinated audience members also be boosted

If someone has not gotten a booster shot, they will have to show a negative COVID test.

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U of M to require vaccine or negative test proof for large events

The policy doesn't go into effect until late-January.

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Man indicted for first-degree murder in ex-wife's death

He's accused of killing her days after she remarried.

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Crashes, spinouts piling up as snow blankets southern MN

Snow is expected to continue throughout the day.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 14

More than 11,000 cases for a second day in a row.

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Mashed.com's choice for MN's best sandwich? A famous burger

Is the Juicy Lucy great? Yes. But we can't help but think some sandwiches may have been overlooked.

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Boundary Waters permits available next week, but there won't be as many

The number available this year have been cut after increased visitation that's led to congestion and damage to natural resources.

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Four arrested after attempted carjacking at Moorhead gas station

The incident occurred at around 3:40 p.m. at the Travel Mart in Moorhead.

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