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Hot, humid "Thrifty Thursday" kicks off the Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together starts tomorrow, and a lot of events are planned for the opening day. The theme is “Thrifty Thursday” – with cheaper admission and lots of bargains. Another theme will be "hot and humid."

Target reports 2Q earnings fall; investors aren't spooked

The Minneapolis-based retailer said its earnings were down about 20 percent compared to the same period a year ago, and downgraded its outlook for the rest of the fiscal year. But shares actually rose 1 percent on the day.

Shots fired as driver leads police on high-speed chase

A northern Minnesota man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase Tuesday night for 30 miles, ending in a standoff and gunfire on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

Parents do the math; costs for school supplies soar

New national numbers indicate families will spend an average of $670 this year on supplies for children in grades K-12.

Vikings great Mick Tingelhoff one step closer to Hall of Fame

Tingelhoff’s chances of getting a plaque in Canton, Ohio increased today when the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced he's a senior nominee for the Class of 2015.

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Missing: Minnesota man last seen in Sioux Falls area

Aaron Pearson, 41, was reported missing on Thursday.

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Protest for Tyre Nichols to be held outside MN Governor’s Mansion

Activists groups say they’ll call on Gov. Tim Walz and the Legislature to implement police reforms.

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Minnesota pool contractor banned from industry, must pay $2 million-plus

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison filed suit against Charles Workman and his company, MN Crete Pools, LLC, in August.

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St. Paul man identified as victim of north Minneapolis homicide

The shooting occurred on the 2200 block of Emerson Avenue North on Wednesday.

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Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington

Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.

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Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

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Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

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Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

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Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

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