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Preview: Primary election Tuesday, low voter turnout expected

Minnesotans will take to the polls Tuesday for the state’s primary election, where they’ll choose candidates to represent their political party for governor, U.S. Senate and state auditor in the Nov. 4 general elections.

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Woman charged in hit-and-run involving 2 bicyclists in Minneapolis

Charges were filed Monday against a woman who struck a married couple in their 20's who were bike riding in Northeast Minneapolis Saturday night. Stephanie Smith-El, 62, of Minneapolis was charged with criminal vehicular operation causing bodily harm. She was suspected of drunken driving and fled the scene. The cyclists are both hospitalized.

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This week’s Internet Cat Video Festival is catnip to feline lovers

Here, kitty-kitty. Once again, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will put on the popular cat video festival. The free event is at the museum’s outdoor field on Thursday night. About 10,000 feline fans flocked to the first year of the festival – cat lovers found the event to be – wait for it – purrr-fect.

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LIVE UPDATES: Protesters, police clash in Brooklyn Center

Tracking Monday night's clashing between law enforcement and demonstrators.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center recommends firing police chief and officer who shot Daunte Wright

The new acting city manager will make the decision on Tuesday.

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Cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter

She is a 26-year veteran on the police force.

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Chauvin trial: Cardiologist among witnesses as prosecution draws to close

Judge Peter Cahill also rejected the defense's motion to sequester the jury on Monday following a fatal police shooting in Brooklyn Center.

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Medical examiner: Wright died of gunshot wound to the chest

The 20-year-old was killed by a police officer on Sunday, April 11.

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Brooklyn Center fires city manager following Daunte Wright killing

The mayor has taken swift action after being granted extra powers by the city council on Monday.

Brooklyn Center unrest

National Guard presence in Twin Cities to double; 25-30 arrested on Sunday

Gov. Tim Walz said it's 'devastating and heartbreaking that we're here once again' following the killing of Daunte Wright.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center police chief: 'Once we got pelted, we responded in kind'

The police presence will be enhanced Monday and beyond.

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Chief: Officer who killed Daunte Wright meant to use Taser, pulled gun by mistake

Chief Tim Gannon provided the update as Brooklyn Center PD released bodycam footage of Daunte Wright's death.

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