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Congress: Deal reached to end shutdown

Congressional leaders on Wednesday announced a deal to avert a historic default on U.S. debt and to reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown. House Speaker John Boehner: "We just didn't win."

Armed robber sought in 6 heists in I-94 corridor

A masked armed robber has terrorized fast-food restaurant employees in the last month along the Interstate 94 corridor between the Twin Cities and St. Cloud, including holdups at three Burger King restaurants in Monticello, Clearwater and Maple Grove, investigators say.

More than 3,700 buy health coverage through MNsure

Out of 12,000 Minnesotans with MNsure accounts, nearly a third – 3,769 – have purchased health coverage or are waiting for their payments to process.

Replacements among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Acclaimed Minneapolis alternative rockers The Replacements are among the nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Fame in 2014.

Freeman on being named starter: 'Feels good'

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier named Josh Freeman the starting quarterback today for Minnesota’s must-win in New York Monday. Here's more in our sports section on what Freeman and Frazier had to say about it.

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Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day

A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.

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Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.

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Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

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Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

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Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl

Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care

The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment

It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.

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U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery

The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.

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7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate

"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.

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Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood

It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.

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Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

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