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Shock in New Orleans after Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

New Orleans officials were stunned when NFL owners voted Tuesday afternoon to give the marquee February event to wintry Minneapolis, where the new $1 billion Vikings stadium has not yet been built. The Big Easy was considered the big favorite to host its 11th Super Bowl. 

Minnesota is 1st state with law assuring adoption option for research dogs and cats

Minnesota is the first state – and first political body in the world – to mandate that dogs and cats used in research must be put up for adoption when research is over, instead of being euthanized. Gov. Dayton signed the measure into law this week.

No more "get out of jail free" cards for Minnesota lawmakers

The Minnesota Secretary of State announced Wednesday his office would no longer issue legislative privilege cards that some believed gave lawmakers immunity from being arrested for DWI during a legislative session.

Target takes earnings hit, but analysts see signs of turnaround

Target reported a 16 percent drop in first-quarter profit, but an analysis of the numbers in the first quarter earnings report by Reuters sees signs of progress for the troubled Minneapolis-based retailer.

Reports: Grizzlies' Joerger to interview for Wolves' coaching job

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger is going to interview for the head coaching job with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to media reports. Joerger is a native of Staples, Minnesota.

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Ex-Minneapolis cop Noor resentenced to 57 months in prison

Justine Ruszczyk Damond's fiancé said he forgives Noor.

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Anthony Edwards was right: he is Houdini and his bag of tricks is incredible

Edwards put the entire league on notice with his season-opening performance.

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New 'public service' charter school backed by Ramsey Co. Sheriff to open

Efforts to open the school were spearheaded in part by Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher.

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Minnesota to offer free COVID rapid testing at 9 more sites

Three new rapid testing sites opened in Minnesota this week.

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Elvis Costello cancels Mystic Lake show, will play vax-requiring First Ave instead

Those who bought tickets to Mystic Lake will be refunded, and need to buy new tickets.

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23 Minnesotans infected with salmonella linked to onions

Four of Minnesota residents were hospitalized. None have died.

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Timberwolves smash Rockets in season opener

The Timberwolves showed they have plenty of firepower in a victory over Houston.

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Frey challengers Knuth, Nezhad agree to rank each other 2nd

They're urging supporters to do the same on Nov. 2.

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Charges: Man lied to buy gun later used by St. Paul mass shooting suspect

He's accused of making false statements during the purchase of a firearm.

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BCA releases investigative file in Winston Smith's shooting death

The file contains 1,000 pages of documents, hundreds of photos and dozens of audio files.

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