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Panel shoots down 1 of 3 proposed Southwest LRT routes

An advisory panel rejected a plan Wednesday that would send the proposed 16-mile light rail line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie through a tunnel in south Minneapolis’ Kenilworth corridor.

Maximum sentence handed to man in Craigslist killing

A 27-year-old Maplewood man was sentenced Wednesday to about 24 years in prison, accused of luring a 19-year-old with a fake Craigslist ad for an iPhone and then killing him in a robbery.

Employment picture brightens with most job openings in 12 years

It’s the best time to look for a job in more than a decade.

Truck belonging to 'person of interest' in Granite Falls murder found

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Kara Ann Monson.

Photos: The Astros are bad, their fans are worse, Minute Maid Park is a ghost town

It was eerie how empty the stadium was last night, even as the home team battled to beat the Twins in extra innings.

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Two Ramsey County men sentenced in mail theft scheme

Sonny Vang Xiong was sentenced to three years in prison, while Davis Her was sentenced to six and a half years in prison.

Jeff Gladney

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.

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