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4 elderly men charged with poker cheating scheme at Canterbury

Four men in their 70s are accused of a cheating scheme while playing poker at Canterbury Park last summer. One of the men is being held, while the other three have been charged, but their whereabouts are unknown.

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New wanted poster released for suspect in Kelly Phillips killing

The search for the man charged with killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station continues, and the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office has issued a new wanted poster hoping it will aid in the search.

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Jury finds Wayzata couple guilty in Orono project swindle

A jury has found a Wayzata couple guilty of funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars from an Orono office development project that was never completed. Prosecutors also say the couple played a role in the demise of a Bloomington bank.

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Liberian doctor makes Minnesota visit to raise Ebola awareness, supplies

A Liberian doctor with ties to Minnesota is back in the state this week hoping to collect urgently needed medical supplies and equipment in the battle to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in her home country.

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Twins snap scoreless streak, Vargas, Hughes lead them to win

The Minnesota Twins were able to salvage a game from their three-game series with the Cleveland Indians, as the team beat the Indians 4-1 on Thursday afternoon at Target Field.

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Hennepin Co. medical examiner: Police interaction tipped Floyd 'over the edge'

Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Floyd's autopsy, testified Friday in the trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin.


Attention, CNN: There will be extra tornado sirens in Minnesota next week

The national broadcaster was caught by surprise by the test this past Wednesday.

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Minneapolis Parks and Rec buys land to create park in North Loop

The Parks and Recreation Board is paying just over $2M for the land.

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Speed-related crashes, deaths are a mounting problem in Minnesota

Fatal speed-related crashes are ahead of last year's pace.

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Sections of Minneapolis parkways to close to vehicles till end of May

They will be designated for pedestrian and biker use only.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, April 9

Hospitalizations have more than doubled in the past month.

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Minnesota's 9th community vaccine site opening in Lino Lakes

All Minnesotans age 16 and older can try to get an appointment.


Another Minnesotan arrested in connection with Capitol insurrection

The 26-year-old from Lindstrom is facing federal charges.

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Minneapolis woman missing from Eden Prairie is found safe

Eden Prairie PD had issued an appeal to find Suzanne Merkl.