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COVID cases growing faster in Minnesota than anywhere else in US

But there's a bit more to the story when also considering hospitalizations and deaths.

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Large employers will have to ensure workers are vaccinated or tested weekly

President Joe Biden announced the new rule Thursday. Here are the details.

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Rep. Hagedorn being investigated by House Ethics Committee

The probe appears to be related to his office's finances.

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What we know about the MN National Guard in Afghanistan

The soldiers were in Kabul "helping secure Hamid Karzai International Airport."

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Walz, Flanagan: MN ready to welcome Afghan refugee families

They wrote a letter stating as much to President Joe Biden this week.

Minnesota State Fair gets shoutout in Newsweek 'Best of' list

Newsweek identified the best 'late summer' festivals across the world.

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Body of Minnesota college grad pulled from river in Italy

It came days after his the body of his friend was found in the same river.

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Basilica of Saint Mary to hold special mass for Notre Dame

The Tuesday mass will be a chance to show support for Paris.

Attention world leaders, can you please try not to wipe out humankind?

Nuclear war and climate change put us at huge risk of catastrophe.

Betsy Hodges' next move? Harvard's Institute of Politics

Here's what she'll be doing at the university's Institute of Politics.

Xcel Energy will send crews to Puerto Rico to help restore power

Months after Maria, many Puerto Ricans still don't have electricity.

Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama: Here are 4 big takeaways

Alabama picked Jones, a Democrat, in a Tuesday special election for the U.S. Senate seat.

Bomb explosion at busy NYC transit hub an 'attempted terrorist attack,' mayor says

The lone suspect reportedly had the device attached to his body.

Minnesota isn't getting the World's Fair

The state fell at the first hurdle.

Driver barrels down bike path in Manhattan, killing 8 people

Reports say the driver was yelling 'Allahu Akbar' after the attack.

Graham-Cassidy: The latest Republican health care bill is dead

Republican leaders said they don't have enough votes to pass Graham-Cassidy.

Savannah Leckie's mother pleads not guilty in the teen's death

Savannah Leckie's remains were found on her mother's Missouri property.

Minnesota activists rally in solidarity with St. Louis

Tensions are high in St. Louis after a former police officer was acquitted on murder charges.

Bison hunters wanted – but you have to be in amazingly good shape

It'll be at the Grand Canyon in the middle of a cold, snowy winter.

Minnesota soldiers to help with wildfires out west and hurricanes down south

Gov. Dayton has signed executive orders to help other states dealing with natural disaster.