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The Mall of America breaks ground on expansion; will double in size

Officials "broke ground" -- inside the mall -- on the $320 million expansion of the MOA. The kickoff Tuesday focused on the construction of a new luxury hotel which will be attached.

 Former Minnesota GOP chair's new fund decries single issue politics

A former Minnesota Republican Party chair has started a new political fund aimed at counteracting the influence of single-issue politics. Pat Shortridge's effort grew out of the battle within his party over same-sex marriage.

Massive online child porn ring busted; Minnesota man busted, too

A 33-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with receiving child pornography in one of the largest online child exploitation investigations in the history of U.S. Customs and Enforcement.

Winter storm could make evening driving tricky in metro area

A tough-to-predict snowstorm already making roads slick outside the metro Tuesday could make driving this evening and tonight in the Twin Cities difficult, forecasters say.

Jared Allen mulling his options after visiting Dallas Cowboys

Vikings defensive lineman Jared Allen says he'll decide soon where he might continue playing football after meeting with the Dallas Cowboys today.

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Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.

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Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

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Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

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Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl

Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care

The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment

It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.

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U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery

The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.

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7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate

"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.

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Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood

It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.

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Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

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Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends

The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.

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