Quick Bite: 3 stories to get you caught up on today’s news over lunch


'We made a mistake': Vikings change their mind, Peterson won't play after all

The Vikings reversed their decision to play Adrian Peterson in Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints and have placed him on the exempt list, suspending him from all Vikings activity. In a news conference Wednesday morning, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf addressed the decision saying, "We made a mistake. And we needed to get this right." This came after the team drew criticism for initially choosing to play him while he faces charges for child abuse charges in Texas.

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St. Paul professor among 2014 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winners

A St. Paul law professor earned a prestigious award for her work on behalf of American Indian women. Sarah Deer, a legal scholar at William Mitchell College of Law, won a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. She is one of 21 new MacArthur fellows announced by the foundation today.

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Justice Ginsburg at the U of M: Women’s rights, the environment and memes

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg engaged a crowd at the University of Minnesota last night, sharing stories from her many years on the Supreme Court bench. The 81-year old associate justice is known for her strong advocacy of women’s rights. She touched on everything from social media to same sex marriage. Ginsburg is the second woman ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, and the first Jewish justice.

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K-9 training at Willmar public housing complex on hold after ACLU complaint

The ACLU posted a photo on social media of a sign alerting residents at the Lakeview Apartments of K-9 training taking place in the building.

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Wild take Game 1 over Vegas in overtime thriller

It was an epic dual between Cam Talbot and Marc-Andre Fluery.

Taylor Rogers

Twins defense, bullpen squanders another rally

This is the story of the 2021 Twins.

Minneapolis police

3 Mpls officers injured on night of shootings, stabbings and fights

It was a tense weekend for the city of Minneapolis.

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Teen in serious condition after fall at abandoned Minneapolis mill

Multiple urban explorers have been hurt at the Fruen Mill.

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Brooklyn Center City Council votes to create department for noncriminal calls

The resolution is named after Daunte Wright and Kobe Dimock-Heisler, who were both killed by police in Brooklyn Center.

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Train derails while passing by lake in Albert Lea

The Union Pacific train derailed Saturday afternoon.

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5 questions for the Wild's playoff series against Vegas

The Wild seem to have the advantage, but can they win their first playoff series since 2015?

police tape, crime scene

Young girl shot in the head in north Minneapolis

The girl was outside when she was struck by the bullet, police said.

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Former Army Green Beret and U of M student sentenced for Russian espionage

Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 46, was sentenced to 188 months in prison.

Miguel Sano

Miguel Sanó's 8th inning blast ends Twins losing streak

The 5-4 victory over the A's snapped a five-game losing streak.