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WCCO says Matt Brickman, Kim Johnson to join morning news team

Starting in September, Matt Brickman and Kim Johnson will join Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas on WCCO TV's morning newscast. Brickman will replace meteorologist Mike Augustyniak and Johnson will replace Natalie Nyhus. Augustyniak and Nyhus are taking on different roles at the station.

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Minnesota leads nation in ACT scores for 9th year in a row

It’s not a perfect score, but it’s the best in the class. A new education report shows Minnesota has the highest average ACT score among states in which at least half the students took the exam. It’s the ninth straight year the state has finished on top. Minnesota also had the highest number of test-takers rank as college-ready in all four of the test’s subject areas: English, math, reading and science.

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Storms likely tonight; high heat, humidity expected Thursday

After a sunny day today, thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected to move in overnight and into Thursday morning. The storms will usher in hot and humid weather Thursday – heat indices could reach 100 degrees for the opening day of the State Fair.

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Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.

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Judge upholds star QBs suspension for state championship game

Sam Backer, of Chatfield Senior High, won't be allowed to play in Friday's title game.

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Another 5,000 lbs. of goldfish removed from Carver County lakes

It all likely stemmed from people dumping their pets into local waters a few years ago.

Rosaleia Shelton

Appeal to find 19-year-old missing from Bloomington

The teen left her home on Monday afternoon.

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Deaths of twin fetuses after woman was shot ruled a double homicide

The woman was shot in the abdomen in mid-September.