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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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