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Quick Bite: 3 stories to read over lunch


Wife of accused New Brighton shooter found not guilty

The wife of a man charged in the shooting death of a neighbor has been found not guilty on all counts. Paula Zumberge was accused of egging on her husband as authorities say he fired at his New Brighton neighbors last May. They reportedly had a long-running feud over deer feeding. Zumberge waived her right to a jury trial so a judge decided the case. Her husband faces second-degree murder charges in his case.

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Kluwe case resolved: Vikings will donate to LGBT groups as part of settlement

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe reached a settlement in his threatened lawsuit against his former team. Per the settlement, the Vikings will donate money to LGBT organizations and provide sensitivity training to players and employees. Kluwe himself walks away with no cash in the deal. Kluwe had accused the organization of widespread homophobia.

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Are Minnesotans honest? Not compared to other states

Honesty may be the best policy, but it’s not one Minnesotans are following. That’s according to a national test by the Honest Tea beverage company. The company set up unmanned racks of tea, for payment on the honor system. Minnesota came in 50th out of 51 – residents of Washington, D.C. were sampled along with all the states. Only Rhode Islanders took more without paying.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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Minnesota man who had 28 DWIs dies weeks after leaving prison

Danny Lee Bettcher is considered the most prolific drunken driver in Minnesota history.

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Health leader calls Wisconsin's COVID-19 situation a 'nightmare scenario'

Wisconsin is reporting record numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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MN GOPers facing new claims they recruited legal pot candidates to run in swing races

Republicans have allegedly been encouraging people to run as legal marijuana candidates to take votes away from Democrats.

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Victim of car crash identified as Lake City firefighter

Lake City firefighter Clayton Brandt died after a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday.

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Hy-Vee starts using automated system to disinfect shopping carts

By mid-November, more than 200 Hy-Vee stores will have this system in place.