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Preview: Primary election day is Tuesday; low turnout expected

Minnesotans will take to the polls Tuesday for the state’s primary election, where they’ll choose candidates to represent their political party for governor, U.S. Senate and state auditor in the Nov. 4 general election.

Police searching for suspect who shot, killed man at metro gas station

The incident occurred Monday morning at a gas station in Arden Hills, in the northern metro.

Testing reveals landslide area near U hospital unstable; road still closed

A busy one-mile stretch of West River Parkway remains closed two months after heavy rains caused a mudslide near the University of Minnesota’s Fairview Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Craft beer taproom comes to northwest metro

A new microbrewery and taproom is coming to the northwest metro. Owners of the new Big Lake beer mecca hope to make it easier for people in the northern suburbs to sample the craft beer boom a little closer to home.

Gophers 10th in first Big Ten football power rankings 

Even after they finished 8-5 last season and went to a bowl game, college football experts aren’t looking for the Gophers to make a big improvement this year. ESPN puts Minnesota 10th in its first Big Ten Conference rankings of the season.

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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.