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Dayton says he'll support Sunday liquor sales if bill passes in 2014

Gov. Mark Dayton said he would sign a bill that would allow for Sunday liquor sales should the state Legislature pass a measure to lift the decades-old ban. Dayton said it doesn't make any sense for government to dictate which businesses can operate on certain days.

Forecasters; Minnesota to fall back into the deep freeze

Minnesota could see some of its coldest temperatures in years on Sunday and Monday during the final few days of 2013. Forecast lows on those mornings are expected to be between minus 15 and 17 below zero.

Lawmakers call for FTC to investigate Target; PIN data exposed in breach

Two East Coast lawmakers are calling for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Target Corp. after a massive security breach compromised the debit and credit card information of 40 million customers. Target also has confirmed that encrypted PIN data was also compromised in the breach.

Former Minneapolis mayoral candidate, Mark Andrew, beaten at MOA

A former Minneapolis mayoral candidate was beaten outside a coffee shop at the Mall of America on Thursday night after a thief took off with his iPhone. Mark Andrew, 63, of south Minneapolis went after the thief and encountered two young women waiting outside who attacked him. The two women, one of them a teenager, were detained and face charges of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery.

Snooping or security: legislature wants to know

The privacy versus security debate consuming Washington D.C. will come to Minnesota in next year's legislative session. Lawmakers plan to ask law enforcement leaders about surveillance equipment they use. At issue are devices like the KingFish and StingRay which mimic local phone towers to capture data and location information of cellular phones in a given area.

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William Carlson

Nearly 80 years later, Minnesotan honored for WWII heroism

He defended a sinking passenger ship from a U-boat.

ambulance, crash

Pedestrian fatally struck by driver in Brooklyn Park

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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Some storms could pack a punch Sunday afternoon

Widespread severe weather is not expected, but some storms could get feisty.


Man, 23, killed in single-vehicle wreck near St. Cloud

The crash happened on Highway 10 around 11:30 a.m.

Byron Buxton

Buxton returns, Twins get another victory in Texas

Buxton missed 39 games with a hip strain.


Homicide in Robbinsdale leads to 10-hour standoff in Brooklyn Center

The suspect was at a residence in Brooklyn Center.


St. Paul will not put on fireworks display this year, citing budget concerns

Minneapolis and Stillwater have also canceled their displays this year due to logistical challenges.

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5 people shot overnight in Dinkytown, investigation underway

It happened in the area of 14th Ave SE and 4th St SE.