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Man who grew up in Minnesota killed fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, reportedly graduated from Robbinsdale Cooper High School. He was killed over the weekend in Syria.

4 charged in Fridley stabbing assault

Two men and two women were formally charged Tuesday with ambushing and stabbing two men in Fridley over the weekend.

Byron Smith breaks down in court during hearing on restitution appeal

Convicted murderer Byron Smith was in court Tuesday to contest the amount of restitution prosecutors are asking him to pay for the deaths of the two teenagers he shot after they broke into his home.

Mayo Clinic to offer at-home colon cancer screening test

Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic is the first to offer a new product that its makers claim is a reliable alternative to the dreaded colonoscopy.

New Timberwolves greeted by huge crowd at State Fair

A huge crowd gathered at the State Fair today to see the newest Minnesota Timberwolves in person for the first time. Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine answered questions from fans, ate fair food and took a trip down the Giant Slide.

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.

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Canceled: The Halloween bar crawl that no bars knew about

The dubiously organized event was planned for this weekend in Minneapolis.

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St. Cloud gets Minnesota's 6th COVID-19 saliva testing site

Four more sites are expected to open in the Twin Cities in the coming weeks.

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Part of Burnsville Center is being auctioned off

More than 500,000 square feet of the mall is being auctioned off.

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Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.

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Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving senior residence

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

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Investigation: Sprinklers could have saved 5 killed in Minneapolis high-rise fire

The deadly fire broke out at the Cedar-Riverside apartment block last November.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 27

Hospitalizations continue to rise quickly in Minnesota.

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Amazon looking to hire 1,000 seasonal workers in Minnesota

The retail giant is hiring 100,000 nationwide.

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9 kids accused of damaging Minnesota golf course

The full extent of the damage won't be known until spring.

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Ordway to host 3 virtual holiday shows this season

'A (Virtual) Christmas with The Griswolds,' 'Hip Hop Nutcracker' and 'A virtually Celtic Christmas' will be streamed live for those who buy tickets.

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Charges: Minneapolis man threw rocks at Portland police during protest

Adrian Ruben De Los Rios is charged with civil disorder in federal court.

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