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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 17, 2015.

Greece nears EU/Euro exit

After failing to reach a deal with European countries over its economic reforms, an exit from the European Union and Euro currency is in the cards for Greece, its central bank has warned.

[Read more from the BBC]

Prison worker 'plotted husband's murder with escapees'

New York prison worker Joyce Mitchell, who is accused of helping two convicted workers escape, spoke to the men about a plot to kill her husband, according to a prosecutor.

[Read more from NBC News]

Ruling could lead to hike in Uber prices

In a ruling that could impact the price of Uber ride-shares across the country, the California Labor Commission has ruled that one of the app service's drivers is considered an employee, not a contractor, making Uber potentially liable for additional costs such as social security and unemployment insurance.

[Read more from Reuters]

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COVID-19 case rate drops in 75 of 87 Minnesota counties

Transmission levels are still high throughout Minnesota.

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Man, 62, dies after his truck leaves road, hits tree

The Wisconsin man died after being airlifted to Regions Hospital.

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Municipal liquor stores in 24 MN cities could be in jeopardy

These sites reported losses in two of the last three years, triggering a mandatory hearing.

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2 Minnesota Wild players test positive for COVID-19

Both players will be unavailable Thursday night when the Wild face the expansion Kraken.

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Target reveals first Black Friday deals, available next week

There are some steep discounts to be had, even though Black Friday is nearly a month away.

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'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' coming to Minnesota in February

The show's professional dancers will be at Mystic Lake.

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WATCH: Video shows terrifying moment train derails in Fairmont

A large chunk of the track appears to come off just before the derailment.

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Grocery store beer sales? MN House hears nearly 30 proposals to update liquor laws

Calls to change the state's liquor laws grew louder during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3 people found dead inside home in Farmington

Police were conducting a welfare check when they found three people dead inside the home.

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Headstones pushed over, smashed by vandals at cemetery in Alexandria

Police have released images of a vehicle they believe is connected to the case.

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Puppies abandoned at Chaska golf course

It's illegal to abandon animals in Minnesota.

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