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Quick Bite: 3 stories to read over lunch


Minnesota hits lowest unemployment rate in 7 years

Minnesota added 8,500 jobs in June, pushing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 4.5 percent – the lowest it's been since February 2007.

Click here to read more on the state's jobless rate.

Suspect slipped away before 3-hour standoff, police say

Authorities thought they were in a three-hour standoff with a suspected armed robber at a western Minnesota pharmacy Wednesday, but it turns out the suspect slipped away before police secured the area.

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CDC: Majority of U.S. kids eat fruits and vegetables every day

A new survey shows most kids in the U.S. eat fruits and veggies every day, but many kids aren't eating a diet that includes produce. Some medical experts are saying overall this is good news, although the survey doesn't show if kids are consuming the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables.

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Vikings will face Everson Griffen twice after trade to Lions

The former Vikings star was traded to Detroit for a fifth-round pick.

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WCCO Radio's Jordana Green diagnosed with leukemia

"I got this," Green wrote on her Facebook page.


Minnesota-based Crisp & Green adds 20 locations in four states

The four-year-old local business says it's going national

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.


Canceled: The Halloween bar crawl that no bars knew about

The dubiously organized event was planned for this weekend in Minneapolis.

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St. Cloud gets Minnesota's 6th COVID-19 saliva testing site

Four more sites are expected to open in the Twin Cities in the coming weeks.

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Part of Burnsville Center is being auctioned off

More than 500,000 square feet of the mall is being auctioned off.

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Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.


Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving senior residence

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

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Investigation: Sprinklers could have saved 5 killed in Minneapolis high-rise fire

The deadly fire broke out at the Cedar-Riverside apartment block last November.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 27

Hospitalizations continue to rise quickly in Minnesota.