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Thousands of mourners pay last respects to police officer killed in line of duty

Thousands of friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers gathered Wednesday for a somber tribute to Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, who was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop in West St. Paul last Wednesday.

Teenage boy drowns in Lake Nokomis

A teenager who went to South High School drowned Wednesday as he swam with friends in South Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis. His body was found an hour later in about 15 feet of water.

Minnesota on track for fewest 90-degree days in 21 years

The Twin Cities have had just two days at or above 90 degrees this summer, and if that trend continues, this year will have the fewest number of 90-degree days in more than two decades.

Fastest ever Internet available soon for more people in Twin Cities

CenturyLink, Inc. says it will provide faster Internet for residents and businesses in 16 cities, including Minneapolis-St. Paul, over the next 12 months. How fast? Up to 1 gigabit per second.

Padres rally to beat Twins in extra innings

The San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. The loss for Minnesota snapped a string of nine straight Twins wins against the Padres that dated back to the 2008 season.

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