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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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CNN employee struck in head by water bottle at Brooklyn Center protest

The man was knocked the ground, clearly dazed by the assault.

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Researchers share first-ever collar camera footage from wild wolf

The Voyageurs Wolf Project called it "fascinating," showing that wolves in northern Minnesota clearly know how to hunt fish.


Reminder: Tornado warning sirens will sound twice today for test

It's part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota.

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No tear gas used as police, protesters engage again in Brooklyn Center

Fewer arrests were made Wednesday compared to Tuesday.

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Daunte Wright protests: Police treatment of residents, media in spotlight

There were reports of residents not involved in the protest being detained, and media members being held and forced to show credentials.

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Defense witness: Cause of Floyd's death 'undetermined'

Dr. David Fowler, former Maryland chief medical examiner, said there were a number of possible factors that could have led to George Floyd's death.

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Red Sox sweep Twins in Wednesday's doubleheader

The Red Sox defeated the Twins 3-2 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2.

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Wild score 3 power play goals in win over Coyotes

Mats Zuccarello scored twice in a 5-2 victory.

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Viral drone video of Bryant Lake Bowl to be auctioned off as NFT

Non-fungible tokens are the latest craze in consumer finance.

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Here's what the manslaughter charge against Kim Potter says

Activists are calling for more serious charges against the former officer.