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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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