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 Report: Fresh off Oscar nomination, Barkhad Abdi 'dead broke'

Abdi made $65,000 from his Best Supporting Actor nominated role as the Somali pirate leader in “Captain Phillips,” yet is struggling to make ends meet. One writer says he is “dead broke.”

Man changes plea to guilty in murder of Minnesota National Guardsman

A South St. Paul man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering a Minnesota National Guard member in his sleep last summer. The man also agreed to testify against the wife of the dead Guard member. Authorities say the wife planned the killing of her husband.

Pair of semi wheels fly loose, crash through SD house

South Dakota highway patrol troopers say a semitrailer truck lost a set of dual wheels that went flying from the road and smashed through the wall of a house, creating a surreal scene of destruction inside the home.

Minneapolis couple grateful for gesture after husband's seizure

Aaron Purmort, who has brain cancer, had a seizure while driving in northeast Minneapolis. Before he knew it, he was in an ambulance, and found out the whereabouts of his vehicle thanks to a note in his jacket pocket that read, “Your car is parked in the tobacco shop parking lot at 18th Av NE and Stinson.”

 Wild get Moulson from Buffalo in big deadline trade

For the second consecutive day the Minnesota Wild made another move right at the NHL trade deadline. The team has acquired forwards Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick from the Sabres in a trade that involves Torrey Mitchell and two second-round draft picks.

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