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Heavy snow load takes toll on roofs around the region

The weight of the most recent winter snowstorm is straining roofs for businesses and homes. Several stores at a mall in Duluth are closed indefinitely because of a weak roof. Roofs have collapsed in several communities in the area, and businesses that handle residential snow removal have been swamped with calls.

Salmonella outbreak sickens diners at Old Country Buffet

A boy was hospitalized and at least 22 other people were sickened by salmonella after eating at the Old Country Buffet in Maple Grove last month. The outbreak is being investigated by the Minnesota Health Department and Hennepin County.

Mom of boy who died by suicide won't support anti-bullying bill

The mother of a boy who committed suicide after being bullied is speaking out against an anti-bullying bill, which will be up for debate in the Minnesota legislative session. Kathy Trosvik of Fridley said the bill falls short of protecting kids who are bullied, and would not have prevented her son from killing himself in 2006 at the age of 12.

Border battle: Are Wisconsin's roads in better shape than Minnesota's?

It's been a topic of conversation among motorists in the last few days. Some drivers say the Badger state seems to have clearer roads. There are a couple of reasons why, and one of them has to do with cheese.

Jerry Kill: I'm 'getting paid way too much'

Just two days after receiving a one-year contract extension and a nearly $1 million raise, Minnesota Golden Gophers football head coach Jerry Kill says he’s “getting paid way too much." Kill will earn $2.1 million for the next football season.

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LIVE UPDATES: Protesters, police clash in Brooklyn Center

Tracking Monday night's clashing between law enforcement and demonstrators.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center recommends firing police chief and officer who shot Daunte Wright

The new acting city manager will make the decision on Tuesday.

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Cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter

She is a 26-year veteran on the police force.

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Chauvin trial: Cardiologist among witnesses as prosecution draws to close

Judge Peter Cahill also rejected the defense's motion to sequester the jury on Monday following a fatal police shooting in Brooklyn Center.

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Medical examiner: Wright died of gunshot wound to the chest

The 20-year-old was killed by a police officer on Sunday, April 11.

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Brooklyn Center fires city manager following Daunte Wright killing

The mayor has taken swift action after being granted extra powers by the city council on Monday.

Brooklyn Center unrest

National Guard presence in Twin Cities to double; 25-30 arrested on Sunday

Gov. Tim Walz said it's 'devastating and heartbreaking that we're here once again' following the killing of Daunte Wright.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center police chief: 'Once we got pelted, we responded in kind'

The police presence will be enhanced Monday and beyond.

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Chief: Officer who killed Daunte Wright meant to use Taser, pulled gun by mistake

Chief Tim Gannon provided the update as Brooklyn Center PD released bodycam footage of Daunte Wright's death.