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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.

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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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St. Cloud man sentenced after traveling to meet minor he solicited online

Nathan Paul Grondahl learned his fate in a federal court this week.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Report: Contract talks between Kaprizov and Wild have 'gone cold'

The report states Kaprizov is drawing interest from the KHL.


Glensheen Mansion reveals new coffee bar - with fresh donuts

It's located in the historic Carriage House garage space

Bogdan Vechirko

Charges against trucker who barreled through protestors could be dropped

Bogdan Vechirko will have to avoid legal trouble for a year.

Dychaun Chew - South High School Facebook

Loved ones mourn 16-year-old killed in Minneapolis hit-and-run

South High School held a balloon release for Dychaun Chew Thursday evening.

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5-year-old dies 3 weeks after assault, mother's charges upped to murder

The girl died three weeks after the assault took place.