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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 8, 2015.

Manhunt continues for escapees from maximum security prison

As a massive manhunt continued for two convicted murderers who pulled off an elaborate escape from a maximum-security prison in upstate New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said they are investigating whether insiders may have helped with the pair break out.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Video shows police officer pulling gun on teens

The outrage was immediate. After a video surfaced of a chaotic confrontation between teens and police at a community pool in Texas, calls for one officer's dismissal were swift and loud.

[Read more from CNN]

Day 2 of G-7 meeting focuses on climate change, terrorism

The group will discuss measures to limit global temperature rises. There will also be talks with the leaders of Nigeria, Tunisia and Iraq on the threat from radical extremism.

[Read more from NPR]

Apple unveils streaming music service

Apple Music service will have more than 30 million songs available when it launches on June 30 for Apple devices, followed by Windows and Android versions this fall. It will cost $9.99 a month.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Eric Perkins, Miss Minnesota, Paul Fletcher create new podcast

The podcast is released Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and is available wherever you find podcasts.

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MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety

The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.

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These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee

The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.

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New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota

The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.

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Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run

He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.

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Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve

The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.

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Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?

A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.

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Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park

The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.

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Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother

The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.

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Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts

His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.

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Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI

The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.

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Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal

Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.

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