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Minnesota senator questions new iPhone technology

A built-in fingerprint scanner on the newly-released iPhone 5S that allows users to unlock and access the phone is raising privacy concerns, Sen. Al Franken says.

Trevino's roommate takes the stand

Matthew Roff, who lived in the basement of the home of Jeff Trevino and Kira Steger, testified that he didn’t see or hear anything unusual the last day that Steger was seen alive.

Minneapolis mayor Rybak sets his sights on the governor’s office

As his third and final term as mayor of Minneapolis nears an end, R.T. Rybak hints at what’s ahead, including a possible gubernatorial bid. “It’s probably the only [political] job I would be interested in right now.”

Mankato woman's lost class ring found after 33 years

A Mankato woman has her high school class ring back 33 years after she lost it.

Bud Grant: I chose U of M over cash, car from Wisconsin

The legend of Bud Grant in the state of Minnesota seems to grow on a weekly basis.

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Jeff Gladney's ex-girlfriend files $1 million civil lawsuit

The civil lawsuit accuses Gladney of assaulting the woman for over two hours.

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St. Paul care home group will mandate COVID vaccines for staff

It comes amid reports of COVID outbreaks at homes where residents are all vaccinated, but staff are not.

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Starbuck man charged with uploading, sharing child pornography

The 47-year-old was arrested after a tip from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children.

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Boy, 11, seriously injured after 'fall' that police now suspect was abuse

It was initially reported that the boy slipped and fell.

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Investigation underway after body found during welfare check in Plato

The identity of the deceased has not yet been revealed.

Mayor Brad Wiersum

'Please, please, please get vaccinated,' Minnetonka mayor pleads

This comes as the local state of emergency officially ends.

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Can you answer all the Minneapolis questions from this week's 'Jeopardy?'

KARE personalities including Randy Shaver and Rena Sarigianopoulos presented the clues.

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35 counties, including most of Twin Cities, now COVID hotspots

The CDC recommends everyone wear a mask in public, indoor places in these counties.

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CDC document: Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox

Vaccines remain very effective at preventing severe illness from the delta variant, however.

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'Unprecedented': The wildfire smoke isn't going anywhere this weekend

The air quality alert that was supposed to end Friday is now in effect into early next week.

Alexis Saborit

Charges: Woman killed in horrific Shakopee attack was trying to leave suspect

The shocking incident happened at an intersection Wednesday afternoon.

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