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Health officials: E.coli traced to traveling petting zoo; 13 cases so far

At least 13 people who visited a traveling petting zoo have been infected with E. coli. State health officials traced the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak to the Zerebko Zoo Tran petting zoo. In a press release Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health says that of the confirmed cases, seven people have been hospitalized, including three children. The petting zoo exhibited at several county fairs between July 4 and July 27.

GOP Official apologizes for 'insensitive' tweet about Robin Williams

Chris Field, the Minnesota Republican Party official whose Twitter comment about the death of Robin Williams caused a storm of criticism on social media Monday night, issued an apology Tuesday afternoon. The war of words began shortly after Ellen Anderson, a Minnesota DFL Party official, tweeted a message mourning the passing of actor and comedian Robin Williams.

Early turnout light as voters pick candidates for November election

Minnesotans took to the polls Tuesday for the state's primary election, where voters will choose candidates to represent their political party for governor, U.S. Senate and state auditor in the Nov. 4 general election. Low voter turnout was expected, with only 200,000-300,000 people expected to cast votes. Polls are open until 8 p.m.

Family IDs man killed at gas station; authorities search for suspect

The man who was shot and killed at an Arden Hills gas station Monday has been identified as Kelly Phillips, a longtime executive at Boston Scientific and the co-founder of a Minneapolis bar, according to reports. Phillips, 48, was fatally shot Monday morning moments after stepping out of a BMW at a Holiday gas station on West Highway 96.

Minnesota teen performs with idol Brad Paisley, at WE Fest

A Moorhead, Minnesota, teen got to play with his music idol at WE Fest over the weekend thanks to a little help from social media. Dan Brekke, a country musician himself, has long idolized Brad Paisley, one of the headliners at WE Fest. Brekke was allowed to play one song with Paisley after a friend started a #letBrekkeplay hasthtag on Twitter.

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LIVE UPDATES: Protesters, police clash in Brooklyn Center

Tracking Monday night's clashing between law enforcement and demonstrators.

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Brooklyn Center recommends firing police chief and officer who shot Daunte Wright

The new acting city manager will make the decision on Tuesday.

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Cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter

She is a 26-year veteran on the police force.

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Chauvin trial: Cardiologist among witnesses as prosecution draws to close

Judge Peter Cahill also rejected the defense's motion to sequester the jury on Monday following a fatal police shooting in Brooklyn Center.

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Medical examiner: Wright died of gunshot wound to the chest

The 20-year-old was killed by a police officer on Sunday, April 11.

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Brooklyn Center fires city manager following Daunte Wright killing

The mayor has taken swift action after being granted extra powers by the city council on Monday.

Brooklyn Center unrest

National Guard presence in Twin Cities to double; 25-30 arrested on Sunday

Gov. Tim Walz said it's 'devastating and heartbreaking that we're here once again' following the killing of Daunte Wright.

Tim Gannon

Brooklyn Center police chief: 'Once we got pelted, we responded in kind'

The police presence will be enhanced Monday and beyond.

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Chief: Officer who killed Daunte Wright meant to use Taser, pulled gun by mistake

Chief Tim Gannon provided the update as Brooklyn Center PD released bodycam footage of Daunte Wright's death.

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