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Target: Data breach affected 70 million; emails, phone numbers compromised

Target Corp. announced Friday that a recent data breach affected far more holiday-season shoppers than the 40 million who had been previously disclosed. The Minnesota-based retailer also said more personal information may have been compromised than previously believed, including emails and home addresses.

State Rep. Daudt briefly detained in Montana gun incident

Minnesota House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, was involved in a gun incident in Montana last fall when he went with a friend to buy an antique vehicle. Daudt said he was caught in the middle of an "unfortunate situation" and did nothing wrong. He was not charged, but was handcuffed and briefly detained.

Dunkin' Donuts planning to move into Twin Cities, Duluth markets

One of the biggest players in the coffee-and-donut world is making a play for Minnesota. Dunkin' Donuts is working to line up investors for 10 franchises in the Twin Cities and as many as five in Duluth.

Metro food news: Just opened and coming soon

2014 is already shaping into a year that will offer some interesting new options for dining out. Some of the top names on the Twin Cities food scene will branch out with new restaurants in the new year.

WCCO meteorologist helps man propose to girlfriend

After a week of forecasts about extreme weather conditions, WCCO meteorologist Chris Schaffer got a chance Thursday to deliver a bit of sunshine to a couple of viewers. During a segment on the newscast Thursday night Schaffer helped a Monticello man named Luke propose to his girlfriend, Ally.

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Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota adds 2 more qualifying conditions for medical marijuana

There will be 17 conditions that qualify people to obtain medical marijuana in Minnesota.

Matt Birk

Ex-Viking Matt Birk confirms interest in future run for governor

The next gubernatorial election in Minnesota is Nov. 8, 2022.

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Handsome Hog in St. Paul to close temporarily

Executive chef Justin Sutherland cited inaction by state and federal leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Classroom

Dept. of Education adding more gender options when collecting student data

The public can comment on the implementation of the nonbinary gender options until Dec. 13.

police tape, crime scene

Police ID couple found dead in home, murder-suicide suspected

The bodies were found in St. Louis County after the pair failed to show for work.

State Capitol

Minnesota's budget forecast improves, shows $641M surplus for 2020-21

"Higher general fund revenues and lower expected spending result in a projected surplus," MMB said.

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Brooklyn Park shooting leaves 2 injured

Two victims sustained non-life threatening injuries during the Monday evening incident.

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Worthington settles police brutality lawsuit for $590,000, agrees to reforms

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Kelvin Francisco Rodriguez, who spent five days in the ICU after being arrested.

Michael Munoz

Rochester superintendent admits he plagiarized letter to staff

Med City Beat broke the story, prompting the superintendent to apologize.

police tape, crime scene

Man and woman, aged 55 and 62, found dead in their home

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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