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Report: Matt Cassel named Vikings starting QB

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports is reporting that Matt Cassel has been named the Vikings starting quarterback. Glazer says the team was informed during a meeting Monday morning. He adds that the Vikings love Teddy Bridgewater, but Cassel did nothing to lose the job.

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Poll: Dayton holds 9-point lead over challenger Johnson

The first major public poll of the election season shows Gov. Mark Dayton with a solid lead over Republican candidate Jeff Johnson. KSTP’s Survey USA poll has Dayton with 49 percent and Johnson, who’s a Hennepin County commissioner, with 40 percent. The poll surveyed 600 Minnesota voters within a week of when state Republicans picked Johnson in the primary election.

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Delta plans to hire 1,800 flight attendants

Delta Air Lines plans to hire at least 1,800 new flight attendants over the next year. The Atlanta-based airline, which is the major carrier out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, projects an expansion in its flight schedule. The airline began taking applications last week. The last time Delta had openings for flight attendants, the company received more than 100,000 applications.

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CNN employee struck in head by water bottle in Brooklyn Center

The man was knocked the ground, clearly dazed by the assault.

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Researchers share first-ever collar camera footage from wild wolf

The Voyageurs Wolf Project called it "fascinating," showing that wolves in northern Minnesota clearly know how to hunt fish.


Reminder: Tornado warning sirens will sound twice today for test

It's part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota.

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No tear gas used as police, protesters engage again in Brooklyn Center

Fewer arrests were made Wednesday compared to Tuesday.

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Daunte Wright protests: Police treatment of residents, media in spotlight

There were reports of residents not involved in the protest being detained, and media members being held and forced to show credentials.

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Defense witness: Cause of Floyd's death 'undetermined'

Dr. David Fowler, former Maryland chief medical examiner, said there were a number of possible factors that could have led to George Floyd's death.

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Red Sox sweep Twins in Wednesday's doubleheader

The Red Sox defeated the Twins 3-2 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2.

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Wild score 3 power play goals in win over Coyotes

Mats Zuccarello scored twice in a 5-2 victory.

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Viral drone video of Bryant Lake Bowl to be auctioned off as NFT

Non-fungible tokens are the latest craze in consumer finance.

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Here's what the manslaughter charge against Kim Potter says

Activists are calling for more serious charges against the former officer.