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Downtown St. Paul streets close at noon Wednesday for Obama's visit

President Obama’s visit to downtown St. Paul Wednesday will cause some traffic headaches starting around noon, when some streets will be closed and traffic will be detoured away from the Union Depot. The president is expected to speak at 2 p.m. at the depot, which is off Fourth Street.

Minnesota House opens session by approving more heating aid

Isn’t opening day of the legislative session just for ceremony? Not this year. The Minnesota House suspended its rules to put additional money for the state’s heating assistance fund on a fast track and then unanimously approved a $20 million transfer,

Rochester woman injured by snowblower in scuffle with neighbor

A 53-year-old Rochester woman, irked that her neighbor was blowing snow onto her driveway and yard, confronted the man and ended up in the hospital with a snowblower injury.

 After 25 years, sun to set on landmark lakeside restaurant

Just in time for dining al fresco, a new restaurant will open in the space that Sunsets Wayzata has occupied for 25 years. The longtime restaurant overlooking Lake Minnetonka will serve its final dinner on Sunday, March 2.

NFL draft hopefuls beware: The Vikings follow you on Twitter

Rick Spielman knows how to use Twitter. That’s fair warning for college football players hoping to hear their name called during the NFL Draft. At the NFL Scouting Combine, the Vikings’ general manager said he tracked 60 players on Twitter – and actually red-flagged eight of them for comments they made on their Twitter accounts.

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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.

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