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 Minnesotans plan emotional return to Boston to cross marathon finish line

More than 600 runners from Minnesota have been training for months for next week’s Boston Marathon, some of whom were unable to finish the race last year because of the bombs detonated near the finish line. Officials in Boston marked the one-year anniversary of the bombing today.

 Nationwide manhunt for accused Minnesota cult leader charged with sexual abuse

A man Pine County officials accuse of being a cult leader has been charged with 59 counts of sexual misconduct involving two of his underage followers. Victor Barnard, 52, is believed to be somewhere in Washington state.

Following ruling, Hoffner returns to coach football at Minnesota State Mankato

Todd Hoffner was fired as head football coach at MSU last May, after he was cleared of charges stemming from nude images of his children on his cellphone. Last week, an arbitrator ruled the university was wrong to fire him.

Minnesota breweries take home medals at World Beer Cup

Five Minnesota breweries won awards at the World Beer Cup last weekend. The competition is held every two years by the Brewers Association, the largest organization of brewers in the United States.

Tax day deals, freebies and discounts to ease the filing pain

As the last minute approaches, a number of fast food joints, restaurants and retailers are offering specials to ease the pain. We've compiled some of the lists put together by budget gurus and dollar-stretchers.

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Standoff in Prior Lake: Man assaulted officer, broke into home

The suspect allegedly assault an officer outside Kwik Trip, fled and broke into a home.

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Accumulating snow possible in Twin Cities next week

The storm system could arrive in the Tuesday-Wednesday timeframe.

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With Black Friday barely underway, Target reveals Cyber Monday deals

Plans for the two-day sale were revealed Friday morning.

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Man waves replica assault weapon at drivers in downtown Minneapolis

The alarming incident was spotted by the new MPD chief, Brian O'Hara.

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Extremely drunk driver arrested in Chaska

The driver was more than four times the legal limit.

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Stillwater police looking for suspect who stole vehicle with 1-year-old inside

The suspect abandoned the vehicle with the child still inside just 5 minutes after the theft.

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Suspected Bloomington restaurant killer arrested in Oklahoma

The 47-year-old Texas man was arrested around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Minnetonka woman, 23, ID'd as victim killed in Minneapolis crash

The fatal crash happened near the Minneapolis Convention Center on Nov. 21.

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More than 100 geese, ducks found dead on partially frozen MN lake

The discovery was made in Waseca at the weekend.

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After losing sponsor, advocates fear Minneapolis' Nice Ride could shut down

They are calling on the city to provide financial support till a new sponsor is found.

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Colleen Lindstrom announces departure from MyTalk radio show

Lindstrom's last broadcast on the long-running show will be Dec. 9.

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