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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 22, 2015.

Protesters rally over police custody death in Baltimore

Protesters have been rallying in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, who died from a spinal injury Sunday while in police custody.

[Read more from the Baltimore Sun]

Sandra Bullock calls People beauty honor 'ridiculous'

Sandra Bullock has been named People magazine's "most beautiful woman" – at 50 the oldest to earn the title – but responded by calling it "ridiculous," saying she laughed when she found out.

[Read more from the LA Times]

World marks Earth Day – urge action on climate change

Countries around the world have been marking Earth Day by pushing for steps to be taken to fight climate change. President Barack Obama was in the Florida Everglades today, where he said: "Protecting the one planet we’ve got is what we have to do for the next generation."

[Read more from CNN]

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.

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Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.

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Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair

An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.

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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress

The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.

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Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster

The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.

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1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis

There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.

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St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time

The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.

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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN

The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.

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Foo Fighters abruptly cancel Gophers stadium show hours after announcing it

The band is looking for a new venue because of a disagreement over COVID protocols.

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