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Mourners at funeral honor fallen Officer Scott Patrick

Friends, family and fellow officers are among the hundreds attending a funeral service for Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick. He was fatally shot last week during what’s been described as a routine traffic stop. The funeral began at 11 a.m. and a nearly 8-mile procession of police officers will accompany Patrick's casket to the cemetery.

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Customers keep suspected groper from leaving Wal-Mart

Onlookers kept a man suspected of groping a woman from leaving a Blaine Wal-Mart yesterday. Police say the victim was in the store, felt a hand on her inner thigh and heard a picture snap – shoppers then kept the man from fleeing until police arrived. The Isanti man faces charges of sexual misconduct.

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Vikings: Bridgewater will get first-team reps against Raiders

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said they “need” rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to get some game reps with the first-team offense in Friday’s preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

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