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Gov. Dayton signs $9.50 minimum wage into law

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill in a ceremony at the Capitol Monday afternoon, which will give more than 325,000 workers in Minnesota a pay raise beginning Aug. 1.

Task force report critical of Archdiocese's handling of clergy abuse

A new report from a task force created by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis notes “serious shortcomings” in the way the archdiocese handled allegations that priests were sexually abusing minors.

Pulitzer Prize winners include Minnesota connections

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday, and there were a couple of Minnesota connections on the list.

Subway taking 'yoga mat' bread off its menu 

The Subway sandwich chain says it will remove a chemical found in yoga mats from its bread by next week. The chemical, called azodicarbonamide, is also found in other food products, including some breads sold in supermarkets.

Lunar eclipse overnight will give us 'blood moon' 

A total eclipse of the moon will take place in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, and it will be particularly stunning because the moon will turn reddish orange.

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Timberwolves' defense fuels win over Pelicans

The Wolves' have bought in on the defensive end as part of a 2-0 start.

Minnesota Wild

Ryan Hartman's OT goal helps Wild stay undefeated

The Wild improved to 4-0 with a win over the Ducks.

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Gophers pound Maryland to stay in Big Ten West race

Four different players scored a rushing touchdown in a 34-16 victory over Maryland.

Father Paul Kubista at St. Mary of Czestochowa

Controversy after Delano priest shares vaccine misinformation in church bulletin

Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.

robberies

Mel-O-Glaze, DreamHaven Books robbed at gunpoint minutes apart

The businesses were hit by three robbers just six minutes apart on Oct. 21.

Cambridge house explosion

Explosion destroys house in Cambridge, 5 injured

The explosion occurred early Saturday morning on the 33000 block of Hillary Circle.

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Charges: Lyft driver sexually assaulted woman in her home

The defendant is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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Black bear bites professional baseball player in western Wisconsin

The former MSU-Mankato star was bitten in his back.

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Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

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