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Gov. Dayton signs anti-bullying measure into law

After the House approved the bill in the wee hours of the morning, Gov. Dayton signed the bill in front of a large crowd of supporters on the Capitol steps.

Teen who killed Willmar grandmother sentenced to life in prison

Brok Junkermeier, the 19-year-old who pleaded guilty to killing his friend’s grandmother, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole, according to media reports.

Does junk food make you lazy? New study says food rewires the brain

A new study finds eating an unhealthy diet not only makes you fat, it could make you feel less motivated, too.

Backlash weighs down Epilepsy Foundation's balloon launch

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota wants to celebrate its 60th anniversary across the state by organizing the release of tens of thousands of balloons. But it's getting pushback from people who say the debris from popped balloons is harmful if animals eat it.

Twins rally not enough; A's win in extra innings

The Oakland A’s defeated the Twins 7-4 in 11 innings at Target Field Wednesday – the eighth straight time the A’s have beaten Minnesota.

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