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Preview: Minnesotans head to Sochi for Winter Olympics

19 Minnesota athletes will take part in the Sochi Olympic games. All but the hockey players will be on hand for Friday's opening ceremonies.

Traffic reporter Rusty Gatenby out at KSTP after 30 years

Gatenby is one of the longest-serving broadcasters in Twin Cities media. He says he has nothing bad to say about his now-former employer.

Charges in north Minneapolis homicide: Good Samaritan killed by his own gun

A 20-year-old man is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing a Minneapolis homeowner with his own gun. Prosecutors say the victim allowed the man into his home after the 20-year-old said someone was trying to kill him.

BBB: Don't be a victim of 473 phone scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning of a telephone scam that involves a single ring and a hangup. Don't call the number back.

Minnesota AG sues estate-planning firm for alleged fraud

Attorney General Lori Swanson says an estate-planning firm bilked about 500 Minnesota families out of nearly $1 million.

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MN police leader on Daunte Wright: 'If he would've just complied'

Brian Peters is a former commander with the Brooklyn Center Police Department.


Women killed in ATV crash in Paul Bunyan State Forest

She wasn't wearing a helmet and alcohol was involved, officials say.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Aggressive police response on third night of Daunte Wright protests

Law enforcement used armored vehicles, tear gas, and fired rubber bullets, but say officers were targeted with bricks and other projectiles.

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Woman found suffering from 'fatal wound' in St. Paul apartment

Her death marks the 10th homicide in the city this year.

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15-vehicle pileup closes Hwy. 169 near Maple Grove

The incident happened shortly before 5 a.m.

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Grand Casino celebrates 30th anniversary with more than cake

Hundreds of thousands of winning dollars are on the table.

Brodd defense witness

As defense starts, expert argues Chauvin's use of force was reasonable

Use-of-force expert Barry Brodd testified on behalf of the defense.

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Chet Holmgren named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

Minnehaha Academy produces back-to-back award winners for the second time in state history.