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 Former police captains sue Minneapolis chief for age discrimination

A lawsuit filed by five former captains with the Minneapolis Police Department claims Police Chief Janeé Harteau discriminated against them based on age, pushing them toward retirement with demotions and reassigning them to lesser positions.

Poll: Medical costs push many with insurance to skip needed care

Medical bills force around 1 in 8 Americans with private health insurance — that’s more than 16 million people — to skip needed medical care, go without food or drain their savings, according to a new national poll.

What's with the teal pumpkins this Halloween?

A teal-colored pumpkin is a signal for trick-or-treaters with food allergies that they can still get some Halloween treats at a given house without worrying about getting sick. Usually those treats are non-food items like small toys.

'All options on table' to fill Target Center renovation budget gap

The cost to renovate Target Center has gone up $11 million, and the question is whether the project will be scaled back or the parties behind the renovation will look for more public funding.

Wolves rookie Andrew Wiggins featured in GQ 

The only thing more impressive than Wiggins’ basketball talent is his ability to walk out of a closet looking like a million bucks. And that's why GQ brought him in for a photo shoot to help him dress like a pro.

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Wild score 5 unanswered goals to sweep Sharks

The Sharks scored first but the Wild stormed back in a 5-2 victory.

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Twins-Angels postponed Saturday and Sunday due to COVID

Outfielder Kyle Garlick and one other player tested positive on Saturday.


Curfew set at 11 p.m. in Brooklyn Center, Champlin Saturday

More protests are expected in Brooklyn Center.

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Victim killed in multi-vehicle crash that closed Hwy. 62 ID'd as woman, 23

The four-vehicle crash closed the eastbound highway for several hours.

protest, Daunte Wright, Brooklyn Center

Photographer reports being maced and punched by police, other journalists detained

It came just hours after a court order prevented law enforcement from using force against the news media.


Police move in swiftly to make arrests on 6th night of Daunte Wright protests

What started out peaceful took a turn as the night drew in.