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Authorities ask for public’s help in fatal hit-and-run; ‘we have nothing to go on’

The State Patrol is asking for the public’s help finding the driver involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 35-year-old St. Paul mother of two.

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Dayton urges state agencies to hire more Minnesotans with disabilities

Governor Mark Dayton wants state agencies to hire more Minnesotans with disabilities. Right now, 3.2 percent of the state workforce is disabled. The governor issued an executive order directing state departments to increase that to 7 percent by 2018.

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Vigil for 15-year old boy who drowned in Lake Nokomis

A vigil this afternoon to remember a 15-year old South High School student athlete who drowned in Lake Nokomis. Sha-kym Adams drowned Wednesday as he swam with seven of his friends in the South Minneapolis lake.

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Minneapolis is among the ‘Most Miserable Sports Cities’

Minnesota sports teams are pretty good at building up fans’ hope only to fall short. Forbes released its 2014 list of America’s most miserable sports cities, and Minneapolis came in at No. 9.

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U of M hopes to ban ‘Redskins’ during November Vikings game

The U of M is taking a stand against Washington’s controversial NFL team name. University president Eric Kaler says he’s working with the Vikings to ban the name Redskins from the November home game, which will be played at TCF Bank Stadium.

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.


Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.

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Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair

An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.

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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress

The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.

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Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster

The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.


1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis

There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.


St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time

The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.

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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN

The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.

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Foo Fighters abruptly cancel Gophers stadium show hours after announcing it

The band is looking for a new venue because of a disagreement over COVID protocols.