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Health Officials Announce Next Batch Of Cities To Have Free COVID-19 Testing Next WeekThe Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday the next cities to get free COVID-19 testing sites next week as part of the four-week push to track how the virus is spreading in the state.

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University Of Minnesota Could Adjust Spring Break ScheduleUniversity of Minnesota students would still have a full week off, but by pushing the break back, they could do remote learning after the break and for the rest of the summer.

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Friday's COVID-19 Case Numbers Indicate IncreasesNumbers from the Minnesota Department of Health on Friday indicate that Minnesota continues to see a rise in new positive COVID-19 cases.

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Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Survey Halted After Teams Reportedly Encounter Incidents Of Intimidation, RacismCOVID-19 survey teams have been pulled from Minnesota after teams reportedly encountered intimidation and racism.

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Pumpkin Patch Festival at the Nelson Family FarmPumpkin Patch Festival at the Nelson Family Farm is a favorite event for many families each fall!

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Prep girls soccer: Marshall's Friday a standout any day of the weekHilltoppers senior is headed to college to play hockey but is dominant on a soccer field as well.

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Mikko Koivu stops short of retiring in formal goodbye to WildMikko Koivu wont play for the Wild next season. He also wont commit to hanging up the skates for good.

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Crystal officer crashes squad into another vehicle during chase; 3 suspects later arrestedThe officer was involved in a high-speed pursuit when they crashed into another vehicle that was on the roadway.

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COVID-19 in Minnesota: 6 new deaths, 1,191 more cases reportedSo far, 1,994 people have died of the coronavirus in Minnesota, including 1,438 in long-term care and assisted living to MDH, the 1,191 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests in Minnesota on Friday brought the state's total to 94,189 since pandemic record-keeping began.

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Minnesota downgraded to 'uncontrolled' COVID-19 spreadInfection growth is only one measure of the pandemic's severity, but reflects the statewide spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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UPDATE: Absentee ballot requests spike in St. Louis County, with over 39,000 applications so farBallots are now being sent out and should be arriving in the mail soon throughout St. Louis and Carlton counties.

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Coronavirus Friday update: Six more Minnesota deaths and 1,191 new casesMinnesota added another six COVID-19 fatalities and 1,191 new coronavirus infections to its outbreak tally Friday, according to the state Department of Health.

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Vikings CBs Mike Hughes, Cameron Dantzler unlikely to play SundayVikings cornerbacks Mike Hughes and Cameron Dantzler again did not practice Friday, making it unlikely they will play Sunday against Tennessee at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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Bow hunter gets into fight with resident, who pulls out gun and fires shotAn altercation between a bow hunter and a resident of the city of Aurora resulted in the latter pulling out a gun and firing a shot into the ground.

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73 more people with COVID-19 in St. Louis County — a single-day recordThe county estimates that 356 St. Louis County residents who have recently tested positive are currently requiring isolation.

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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nearly 1,200 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported, With 6 More DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health updated COVID-19's impact on the state Friday, reporting 1,191 additional positive cases and six more deaths.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, September 25Minnesota's coronavirus death toll is nearing 2,000 after six more fatal cases were reported Friday by the Minnesota Department of the Health.

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With $68 million in funds, Minnesota's Revol Greens to expand in TexasThe Owatonna-based lettuce company is bringing its indoor greenhouse model to the Lone Star State and California.

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North Dakota reports 436 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths FridayThirty-nine counties report new cases. Stark County reports the most new cases with 101 and Cass County the second most with 57.

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Paramount Takes Annual Fundraiser Online TonightGretchen Boulka, Paramount director for performing arts, said the Autumn Moon fundraiser is typically comprised of a sponsor dinner followed by a live theatrical performance, netting several hundred guests.

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More Twin Cities school districts begin transition to in-person learningHundreds of schools in the state have reported at least one positive coronavirus case since school began this fall.

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Beware of aerosolsIn welcoming students back to school, both private and public institutions have said much about their ability to keep surfaces clean.

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CDC COVID testers pulled from MN after hostile, racist encountersFederal health workers have been pulled out of Minnesota after repeated threatening and racist encounters with residents while they were conducting a random COVID-19 testing study.

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COVID-19 surveys halted in Minn. amid racism, intimidationA door-to-door COVID-19 testing survey has been halted due to multiple incidents in outstate Minnesota of residents intimidating and shouting racial and ethnic slurs at state and federal public health survey teams.

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National Democrats are going after GOP candidate Michelle Fischbach for something Minnesota Democrats have long championedA new ad from the primary super PAC of House Democrats slams Republican congressional candidate Michelle Fischbach for voting in favor of a bill that included the state's buffer rule, an environmental policy that DFLers have long supported.

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Surly, Union Representatives Reach Agreement On Election Terms; Union Busting Charge WithdrawnSurly Brewing company says it's reached an agreement on election terms for employees that are seeking to unionize.

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Two referendums on Minneapolis ballotTwo questions are on the ballot for Minneapolis voters. One of those questions is relatively simple. It asks voters if the city charter should be amended to mirror state law, which requires all cities to hold special elections for council and mayoral vacancies on already state-approved elect.

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Lunchbreak: ESPN Ponders Playmakers in Vikings-Titans GameESPN's team reporters recently previewed each of the games scheduled for this weekend, with Courtney Cronin and Turron Davenport offering their thoughts on the Vikings-Titans tilt.

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Theater review: Live theater returns with Shakespeare in the rainUniversity of Minnesota Duluth's production of "Henry V" runs through Oct.

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Pacelli sweeps WEM cross country teamThe Pacelli cross country team swept a dual meet with at the Mower County Fairgrounds Thursday.

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Kaufman: Make the election about Harris, not BidenDespite what the media contrives, Harris is the most left-wing senator in America.

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Trump approves final plan to import drugs from Canada ‘for a fraction of the price'Congress has allowed drug importation since 2000 but only if the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services certified it is safe.

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D.C. Memo: ‘We're going to have to see what happens'Welcome to this week's edition of the D.C. Memo. This week from Washington, Rep. Tom Emmer runs the show, the mayor of Bemidji talks about Trump's visit, and why you may have to wait longer for election results.

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Teenager charged with killing 2 in Kenosha to fight extradition, lawyer saysThe teenager had traveled to Kenosha on Aug. 25 from his home in nearby Antioch, Illinois, in a self-appointed role to protect the streets of Kenosha where the police shooting of Jacob Blake had sparked unrest during protests against police brutality and racism.

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Fargo man assaulted in Harwood Friday morningHARWOOD, N.D.A man was taken to a local hospital after being assaulted in Harwood Friday morning.

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This Minnesota family spends summers fishing Alaskan salmon to sell back homeThe Rogotzke family says building their Alaskan salmon business in Minnesota took "an astounding act of faith."

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With 'profound sorrow': Ginsburg lies in state at US CapitolWASHINGTON  The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extrao...

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MnDOT abruptly ends 25-year program with organic farmersOrganic farmers in southeast Minnesota learned their longtime agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation had ended when their no-spray signs were pulled from the ground this summer.

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DFL Candidate's View: Select a leader for Minnesota Senate to build bridges to equitable, resilient economyWe know that we are living through tumultuous times. Even before the pandemic, too many of us struggled to make ends meet and to find a decent affordable place to live.

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Republican Candidate's View: Pick a voice of common sense — not nonsense — to be Duluth's next state senatorI am the right voice, right now. I am a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Marine Corps, a wife, an adoptive mother, an elder with the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, and a community member.

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Sweet project provides for college, communityA North Dakota family started offering sweet corn for freewill donations, which has provided education and money for good causes.

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Minnesota's COVID-related housing assistance program has already received more than 19,000 applicationsThe program, funded with $100 million of federal CARES Act money, directs money to landlords, banks and utilities for people who've fallen behind on payments due to the pandemic.

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North Minneapolis Homeowner Arrested After Investigators Say Man Shot Was An AcquaintanceA man was fatally shot late Thursday night after he entered a home in north Minneapolis and fought with the homeowner.

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Northrop's Kari Schloner: ‘My crystal ball is broken'On Sept. 29, Northrop will host its first live performance in more than six months when Katelyn Emerson plays the refurbished Aeolian-Skinner organ for a limited-capacity audience of 250 or fewer.

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University of Minnesota receives seed funding for clinical study of metformin to treat, prevent COVID-19September 25, 2020 - University of Minnesota Medical School researchers received funding from the Parsemus Foundation to initiate research on the widely-used diabetes medication, metformin, available globally as an inexpensive generic drug for prevention and treatment for COVID-19.

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Opposing Viewpoint: 5 Questions About TitansWeek 3 awaits, and the Vikings are trying to regain their offensive identity while dealing with a slew of injuries on the defensive side of the ball in order to get their first win of 2020.

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Lawyer for Breonna Taylor's family calls for release of grand jury evidence"There seems to be two justice systems in America. One for Black America and one for white America," Crump said.

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West Fargo Slumberland employee helps phone customer having a mini-strokeA customer's speech, behavior and what she was saying didn't sound right to a Slumberland employee, who went with her gut and sprung into action.

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Social Distancing: Buffalo RoundupPlus Your Last Chance To Enjoy A Summer Staple And A Fall Colors Update.

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Iron Range mayors are making a mistake: More steelworkers went back to work under ObamaIt was the smartly designed, consensus-driven CAFE standards of the Obama-era that created the environment for massive reinvestment in the U.S. automotive industry after 2012.

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On the Constitution and the grave test that may loom before usI wonder whether our founding document's power to bind us might be about to face its most difficult test since the end of the Civil War.

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Help Sought Finding Suspect Vehicle In St. Cloud Hit-And-RunAuthorities in central Minnesota are asking the public's help in finding a car involved in hit-and-run in St. Cloud earlier this week that left a cyclist dead.

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How has COVID-19 affected Native American communities, people? View the entire 'Indigenous Impacts' project here"Indigenous Impacts: How Native American communities are responding to COVID-19" takes a deep dive into the effects of the coronavirus on Native American communities and individuals, and looks at how they are battling against the pandemic and the unique problems it poses to their people.

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Minnesota likely sees the final 80s of the yearAbove average temperatures continue through Saturday, then the month ends on a much colder note.

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Matt Wellens column: Please wear a mask and social distance so I can go to the DECC to watch Bulldog hockey, instead of spitting in a COVID-19 test tuMatt Wellens, the UMD hockey beat reporter for the News Tribune and The Rink Live, hasn't been back to Amsoil Arena in the six-plus months since the 2019-20 season was shut down.

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Guide to Game Day: Vikings-Titans Week 3While this post usually details all of the goings-on inside and outside of U.S. Bank Stadium on a game day, no fans will be in attendance because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Local View: Time and again, it's the hunters and anglers who protect our landsOn Sunday, we celebrate the legacy that sport hunters and anglers have left to America.

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State ag commissioners talk CFAP 2 and top ag issues at Big IronThe U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sept. 18 released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program or CFAP 2, for up to $14 billion.

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WATCH: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg service at U.S. CapitolLate Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at the U.S. Capitol.

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Cromwell woman dies in car crash near BrookstonA 42-year-old woman from Cromwell died after a head-on car crash Thursday night in St. Louis County.

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Ex-Minnesota Duluth captain Nick Wolff giving hockey in Hungary a tryAs he waits for word of when Boston Bruins training camp will start, Nick Wolff will play for a couple of months and hone his skills with the DVTK Polar Bears, a Slovakian league team based in Miskocl, Hungary.

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3 Arrested Following High-Speed Chase Through North Metro; Officer, Other Driver Hurt In Crash During PursuitA Twin Cities police officer and another driver are recovering following a crash that occurred Thursday night as the officer was pursuing a suspect vehicle through the north metro.

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Did German POWs really work on Minnesota farms during World War II?About 400,000 Axis prisoners of war captured during World War II were dispatched to 500 camps around the United States.

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Charges: Paynesville mom deprived care, killing her daughter with disabilitiesShe is accused of silencing her daughter's oxygen machine in the days leading up to her 13-year-old's death.

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Minnesota's Favorite Halloween Candy Is Skittles, Survey FindsWe don't really know what trick-or-treating will look like this year, if it happens at all.

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A€˜When In The Midwest! a€™: Ivanka Trump Tweets About Winona Fleet Farm VisitPresident Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, is meeting with supporters in Winona Friday, but made a stop at the city's Fleet Farm the night before.

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Rodney W. Kolb, 65Rodney William Kolb, 65 of Wabasha, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family.

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Matthew Engelhardt, 37Matthew Engelhardt, age 37, of Westmont, at rest suddenly, September 21, 2020. Beloved husband of Rachel ; father of Loic; devoted son of Jon and Ginger.

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Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state at U.S. CapitolWASHINGTON — Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Sept.

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Minnesota State Fair Food Parade sells out: Renaissance Festival to the rescueThe lucky ticket holders get access to the fairgrounds for a meandering drive past 16 food vendors.

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Weekend forecast for the Northland: Foggy and cool with a chance of stormsFog gradually improves throughout the morning, lingering longest near Lake Superior. Skies remain mostly cloudy Friday.

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Hormel Foods recognizes 10 under 20 inspiring young food heroesHormel Foods, a global branded food company, is celebrating the efforts of remarkable youth throughout the United States who are working to create a better world by designing innovative ways for a more transparent, secure and sustainable food system.

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Filtered by the Fan: Can Kendricks Repeat Big Day Against Titans?Kendricks earned the most votes in our "Filtered by the Fan" Twitter poll, which this week asked which Vikings defensive player will have "the biggest game" against the Titans.

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What's next for Indian Country amid the pandemic? All eyes on CongressWhat's next for Indian Country amid the pandemic? All eyes on are Washington, D.C. where key funding measures have stalled in Congress.

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Patrol: Man, 41, Dies In Hopkins Motorcycle CrashA 41-year-old Twin Cities man died Thursday evening in a motorcycle crash on Highway 169 in the west metro.

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Police: Woman exposed to toxic chemical at a park, ex-husband in custodyThey were at the park with their children for a custody visit.

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Fatal mix: More off-road vehicles, reckless drivers create surge in deathsSo far this year, an unprecedented surge in ATV ridership across Minnesota has led to 20 fatal accidents — more deaths than the state normally sees in a year.

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Jeff Daniels On Portraying Jim Comey For 'The Comey Rule': 'Here's Comey's Side Of The Story, Authentic"Jeff Daniels discusses playing former FBI director Jim Comey in the Showtime original 'The Comey Rule.'

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MDH Adjusts COVID-19 Hospitalization Data PresentationA daily count of current COVID-19 hospitalizations is no longer available.

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3 Matt Dumba Trades That Would Fuel the Minnesota Wild's FutureEver since the Minnesota Wild inked Jonas Brodin to a seven-year extension, all eyes have been on Matt Dumba and what will happen with him.

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Rise in COVID cases already causing school building closures across MinnesotaPlus: Pence and Ivanka Trump make visit to north Minneapolis; Minneapolis police face off with protesters in downtown Minneapolis; Wisconsin's daily COVID-19 case count hits second-highest total ever; and more.

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South Junior High Confirms 1 COVID-19 CaseThe St. Cloud Area School District confirmed the case on Wednesday. Close contacts of the person who tested positive have been notified and are required to quarantine for two weeks.

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Niiice. has a new record out called ‘Internet Friends' so we talked over the internet about the record and the internet and friendsPeople got into all kinds of stuff during the COVID-19, basket-making, sourdough starter.&.

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Letters: He calls that a 'great job'?During presidential campaigns, it’s customary to ask the question, “Are we better off today than we were four years ago?

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Jonathan Zimmerman: Ruth Bader Ginsburg practiced anti-cancel cultureIn 2015, at a Harvard University luncheon held in her honor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked what advice she would give young women today.

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Reds vs Twins: Three games in Minnesota will determine playoff berthThe Cincinnati Reds are set for a showdown with the Minnesota Twins with their magic number to make the postseason sitting at two.

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Crawl through an anemone, hunt like a lobster at Childrens Museums new Wild Kratts: Ocean AdventurePBS kids show Wild Kratts is bringing an interactive ocean-themed exhibit to the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

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Unlikely, but possible: How the presidency could hinge on MinnesotaThe recent death of a third-party candidate in Minnesota's 2nd District race will leave that seat temporarily vacant — which could end up swinging the results of the entire presidential election.

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Hot Tip: Nashville Hot ChickenHere’s a vote for the food truck called Nashville Hot Chicken, which I spy parked near the Guthrie every so often.

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Pence, Ivanka Trump Make Unplanned Stop at Damaged Minneapolis SalonMINNEAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump made an unannounced stop Thursday at a hair salon left in rubble by the violence that followed George Floyd’s death, part of a campaign visit aimed at driving home President Donald Trump’s law-and-order message in a key swing state.

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COVID-19 fact-finding leads to threats against health workers in MinnesotaSamples are tested for COVID-19 on March 3 at the Minnesota Department of Health. Racism and implied threats of violence have stopped the work of public health care workers on a project looking at how the coronavirus spreads in Minnesota.

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COVID-19 cases already closing some Minnesota school buildingsJust three weeks into the start of the academic year, COVID-19 is already changing learning scenarios for Minnesota students, teachers and schools.

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Reds play Minnesota, aim to build on Bauer's strong showingCincinnati Reds vs. Minnesota Twins. Minneapolis; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Cincinnati: Tyler Mahle.

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Asian shares mixed, cheered by US rally, stimulus hopesTOKYO — Asian shares are mostly higher, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and hopes for fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy.

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Portland protest declared unlawful assembly after fire setPORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Portland, Oregon, have declared an unlawful assembly at a demonstration where a fire was set outside a police union building late Thursday.

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Canceled flights strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 monthsWELLINGTON, New Zealand — A group of 25 residents from remote Easter Island has been stranded far from home for six months now due to the coronavirus.

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Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them back out to seaDIKILI, Turkey — Turkey and some human rights groups accuse Greece of large-scale summary deportations of migrants without access to asylum procedures.

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Gambler? McCarthy sees 'aggressive' 1st impression in DallasFRISCO, Texas — Mike McCarthy has made some risky moves in his first two games as coach of the Dallas Cowboys.

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AP Interview: Israeli virus czar fights outbreak, politicsAIRPORT CITY, Israel — A leading Israeli public health expert, who was named the countrys coronavirus czar in mid-July, has been hailed as Israel's best hope for halting a fast-growing number of cases.

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Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West CoastThe Pac-12 has set a Nov. 6 start date for a seven-game football season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.

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Lifting SNAP Drug Felony Ban on the Table in MichiganThe state permanently bans those with felony convictions from two or more separate drug-related crimes from food assistance available under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Screen Time and Vision: Protecting Kids' Eyes with Healthy HabitsScreen Time and Vision: Protecting Kids' Eyes with Healthy Habits COLUMBUS, Ohio - The shift to virtual and blended learning to reduce the spread of COVID-19 could have an unintended consequence for children's vision.

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MT's Vote-by-Mail Option Up in Air After GOP ChallengeThe future of Montana's vote-by-mail option for the November election could be decided any day now, after a legal challenge wrapped up this week in federal court.

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AR Survey Finds Declines in Poverty Erased By PandemicArkansas's poverty rate has trended downward over the past few years, but since the pandemic there's been a sharp rise in hardship across the state, according to the latest data from.

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Do You Have COVID-19 Antibodies? Donate Blood and Find OutThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Honors for Frederick Douglass in an Age of Racial ReckoningAs racially-charged protests continue across the country, tomorrow Maryland celebrates one of the nation's first civil rights activists - Frederick Douglass.

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Vikings-Titans PreviewThe thriving veteran quarterback. The game-controlling rushing attack. The premier pass rusher. Those are some of the strengths the Tennessee Titans will take with them to Minnesota.

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Twins open final regular season series tonight with Reds in townRight-handers Tyler Mahle and Jose Berrios take the mound Friday night in Minneapolis as the Cincinnati Reds and Minnesota Twins open their three-game series that will finish off the regular season.

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Vikings trying to develop new weapons on offenseJustin Jefferson is not used to losing, coming from college powerhouse LSU. His first two professional games with the Minnesota Vikings have been about as defeating as a player could experience in the sport.

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Seoul: North Korea's Kim apologizes over shooting deathSEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized over the killing of a South Korea official.

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The Latest: Vehicle runs into California protesters, 1 hurtLOUISVILLE, Ky. — Authorities in Los Angeles say at least one person was hurt when a vehicle ran into a small crowd of people protesting police brutality Thursday night.

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Roseville: Man arrested after ex-wife suffers potential exposure to toxic chemicalRoseville police arrested a man Thursday after his wife was potentially exposed to a toxic chemical in a city park, officials say.

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Dear Abby: Warring kids are barriers in couple's relationshipI got married to a wonderful guy 14 years ago, but after a year of marriage, our children couldnt stand one another and caused a lot...

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Biden's low-key campaign style worries some DemocratsWILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden had no public events scheduled Thursday, as he concentrated on preparing for next weeks debate.

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Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in XinjiangCANBERRA, Australia — An Australian think tank says China appears to be expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities are targeted in a forced assimilation campaign.

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In despair, protesters take to streets for Breonna TaylorLOUISVILLE, Ky. — People dismayed that the Louisville, Kentucky, officers who shot Breonna Taylor havent be charged with her death have vowed to persist in their fight for justice.

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Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US CapitolWASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol, capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life.

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Fight over Trump tax returns goes to appeals courtA a€” againNEW YORK — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Friday in President Donald Trump’s long-running fight to prevent a New York top prosecutor from getting his tax returns.

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Minnesota Escapes to Fall ForThe trees are calling, the prairie grasses are swaying in the wind, and the trails are standing at the ready.

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Trump infuses politics into his choice for the Supreme CourtWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump aims to maximize the benefit of his Supreme Court choice before Nov.

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Asia Today: India's daily new virus cases on declining trendNEW DELHI — India has reported another 86,000 coronavirus cases as the countrys daily cases continue a declining trend with recoveries exceeding new cases this week.

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3rd-party candidate in Minnesota congressional race dies, forcing special electionAdam Charles Weeks, a Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, died Monday, forcing a February special election.

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Biden's Scranton vs. Park Ave. appeal targets working classDemocrat Joe Biden is going after one of President Donald Trumps voter strengths. Biden is pitting his middle-class background against a billionaire president hes trying to defeat.

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Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a centuryRIO DE JANEIRO — A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won't be held in February.

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Woman who assaulted Alpha News journalist charged with rioting, assault and disorderly conductThe woman who assaulted an Alpha News journalist last month has been identified as 37-year-old Lauren Patricia Peterson, who was charged this week in Hennepin County District Court.

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Minnesota Department of Health no longer reporting current COVID-19 hospitalizationsThe Minnesota Department of Health abruptly stopped reporting the current number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 or in an intensive care unit in its daily situation update Thursday.

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Hearing seeks to move protest shooter for trial in WisconsinA 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, faces a hearing to return him to Wisconsin to face trial on homicide charges that could put him in prison for life.

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A time for choosing: Masks or freedom?The mask, when mandated by government, is a serious affront to the liberties of a free people.

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The Latest: Louisville protest ends after a night of tensionLOUISVILLE, Ky. — A tense protest has ended outside a Louisville church where demonstrators had rallied against a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case.

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'Unprecedented Demand' For Flu Shots Causing ShortageWith COVID-19 concerns and regular flu season warnings, health care providers say they're seeing an unprecedented demand for flu vaccines.

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UND Football Excited for Spring SeasonGRAND FORKS, N.D  North Dakota football also released their eight game spring schedule in their first year as members of the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

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5 Bold Predictions: Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans  Week 3The Minnesota Vikings' season may be in the balance against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, but what could happen as the Vikings try to avoid 0-3?

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Longtime volunteer at Minnesota State Fair's Hamline Dining Hall honored with benchThe Hamline Dining Hall at the Minnesota State Fair is honoring one of its longtime volunteers as a way to say thanks for decades of hard work.

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NDSU's Cofield The Veteran Back Heading into 2020-21 SeasonYear after year, the North Dakota State run game, keeps on doing their thing. In the last two seasons, the group has averaged over 287 yards per game.

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Minnesota Republican senator turns George Floyd's murder into pro-life argumentState Sen. Dan Hall would like to remain a state senator.

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How Did The 'Fans In The Stands' Cut-Outs Become A Thing? Good QuestionThis Sunday, the Vikings will take on the Titans at U.S. Bank Stadium. while there will no fans in the stands, there will be giant pictures of the Vikings faithful.

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Man In Custody After Possibly Exposing Ex-Wife To Toxic Chemical At Roseville ParkPolice say a woman was the victim of a possible chemical attack carried out by her ex-husband during a child custody visit at a Roseville park Wednesday night.

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Concordia Will Reduce Tuition By More Than 35%, Introduces New School ModelThe goal is to expand the opportunities to many families in the metro who didn't think college was a possibility for their children.

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Longtime Minnesota State Fair volunteer surprised with special birthday giftA longtime Minnesota State Fair volunteer got honored and surprised on Thursday...

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Packers show improvement in loss to WinonaThe Packer girls swimming and diving team made some solid progress, but it lost to Winona 91-89 in a virtual meet in Bud Higgins Pool Thursday.

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Lynx trail WNBA semifinal 2-0 after Game 2 loss to SeattleResiliency has been the trademark of the Lynx all season. Its about to be put to the ultimate test.

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Fargo Jet Center celebrates 25 years of businessFARGO, N.D.  The Fargo Jet Center was founded in 1995 by brothers Pat and Jim Sweeney as a startup.

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Amended Quarantine Order Now Rescinded In North DakotaBISMARCK, N.D.  An order amended by interim State Health Officer Dr. Paul Mariani on Wednesday for quarantining of close contacts of positive COVID-19 cases is being rescinded.

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‘Home Teams vs. Hunger' initiative aims to address Minnesota's growing needOne in eight Minnesotans are currently in need of food assistance, according to Second Harvest Heartland, including one in five children.

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Nearly 6-year term for Montevideo man who crashed while high, killed girlfriendA western Minnesota man has been given a term of nearly six years for being high while driving on a suspended license when he crashed into another vehicle and killed his girlfriend.

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Vehicle crashes into Outback Steakhouse in Rochester, MinnesotaAn Outback Steakhouse in Rochester, Minnesota is temporarily closed after a vehicle crashed into the building Thursday afternoon, according to the Rochester Fire Department.

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Reds play Minnesota, aim to build on Bauer's strong showingFollow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond.

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Garage Sales-Nope, Nevermind, WritingI went garage saling and found calligraphy pens. This has led to a story about the power of writing.

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Lynx say justice wasn't served in Breonna Taylor case, but they'll keep pushingThe Lynx, and really the WNBA at large, dedicated this season in the bubble in Bradenton, Fla., to Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed by police in her Kentucky home earlier this year during a late-night police search.

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Evel Knievel's son is suing Disney over a ‘Toy Story 4' characterA federal trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Las Vegas accuses the movie company of improperly basing the new character in last year’s “Toy Story 4” on Knievel, whose famous stunts included motorcycle jumps over the Caesars Palace fountain in Las Vegas and a row of buses at Wembley Stadium in London, and a rocket shot into...

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University Of Minnesota Officials To Discuss Delaying Spring Break Due To COVID ConcernsUniversity of Minnesota officials are considering pushing back 2021's spring break due to COVID-19 concerns.

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VP Pence and Ivanka Trump Hold "Cops for Trump" Listening Session In MinneapolisMINNEAPOLIS  Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump, the presidents daughter, are in Minneapolis to bring the Trump campaigns message of law-and-order.

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Drekker Brewing Puts On Event To Raise Funds For Alzheimer'sThey hope that through this event they are able to continue to raise more awareness and funding for research.

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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 25th, 2020Eric’s Weekly Preview Article: Week 3 Tennessee at Minnesota Preview. Remember The Vikings? As the 2-0 Titans come to town, the hapless and hobbled Vikings must reclaim a modicum of what made them a playoff team last year.

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Packers net a big win over RocketsThe Austin girls tennis team set a new standard and it showed when the Packers beat Rochester John Marshall 4-3 in Paulson Courts Thursday.

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Bruins begin season on Oct. 30, will host home opener on Nov. 7The North American Hockey League released it's 2020-21 regular season schedule on Thursday and the Bruins will have to wait a little bit longer than the rest of the league before they begin their complete 60-game season.

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The Steps To Take Before Losing Money At A Closed BusinessSome Twin Cities couples have spent the month scrambling after a popular downtown Minneapolis restaurant suddenly closed.

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Packers take third in Mankato EastThe Austin boys and girls cross country teams each took third in the Mankato East Triangular Thursday.

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COVID-19 cases spike at two federal prisons in MinnesotaThe outbreaks raise concerns that virus will spread beyond prison walls.

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'We're All In This Together': Local Pro Teams Band Together To Battle Hunger In The CommunityAll of the proceeds from these virtual auction items go straight to Second Harvest Heartland to battle hunger in our community.

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Are Unsolicited Absentee Ballot Applications Legit? Minnesota's Secretary Of State Weighs InEarly voting in Minnesota started this week. We're hearing from lots of voters who've been mailed unsolicited ballot applications.

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Gov. Walz Activates National Guard For Pence VisitMinnesota's governor called in the National Guard on Thursday to help provide security and keep the peace during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump to the city where George Floyd's death sparked angry protests that spread around the world.

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Lake cabin, then house — the order has worked out well for Minnesota familyFollow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond.

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Minnesota legislative leaders highlight their party's values and issuesOn Politics Friday, MPR News political editor Mike Mulcahy speaks with the legislative leaders of both parties about the major issues in the State Senate and House of Representatives races.

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Minnesota priest who says COVID-19 is a scam told to halt such preachingBut the Rev. Robert Altier still insists the pandemic is a "lie.''"

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Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly electionWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses drew swift blowback Thursday from both parties in Congress, and lawmakers turned to unprecedented steps to ensure he can’t ignore the vote of the people.

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Special Election To Be Held In Minnesota's 2nd District After Candidate DiesGOODHUE CO., Minn.  A Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesotas Second Congressional District has died.

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Sept. 30 is last day for public comment on Pigs Eye Lake makeoverPublic comment in Ramsey County closes Wednesday on the proposed $15.6 million makeover of Pigs Eye Lake.

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Staffers at MPR's music stations The Current and Classical MPR vote to unionizeThe two unions started a joint Twitter account where they outlined what they hope to gain from the move: “We are united in seeking fair and equitable compensation; an actionable and measurable plan to diversify the staff of both of our stations; and consistency and transparency in employee discipline and termination.”.

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St. Paul woman sentenced for manslaughter in man's death; murder charge dismissedThe St. Paul woman who was charged with the murder and manslaughter of a 65-year-old man last year was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Thursday.

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Former Vikings tight end Stu Voigt: Vikings, game-day atmosphere missing 'the juice'Stu Voigt was the Vikings’ tight end during most of their Purple People Eater glory days.

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Red Wing Businesses, Residents Come Together To Help Save Liberty's RestaurantA restaurant in a historic building in Red Wing is set to re-open after an impaired driver ran into it.

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Athletes Helping Students event aims to collect school supplies for St. Paul kidsThe Concordia St. Paul, Macalester and Rip City men’s basketball teams led an effort to collect supplies for St. Paul families in need in June.

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Second Congressional District Candidate Dies, Special Election SetA special election for a U.S. House of Representatives seat will be held next February following the death of Minnesota Second Congressional District candidate Adam Weeks.

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Roseville schools employee charged with criminal sexual conductA Roseville Area Schools staff member engaged in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, according to criminal charges.

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Seattle Storm surge past Minnesota Lynx for 2-0 series lead in WNBA semifinals; Connecticut Sun take Game 3 vs. Las Vegas AcesBRADENTON, Fla. – Jewell Loyd scored 20 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 89-79 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinal series.

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Minnesota health officials stopped reporting COVID-19 hospitalizations. Why?Critics cry foul as the state replaces the number of residents hospitalized with data showing ICU capacity, severity of disease.

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Minnesota 2nd Congressional District race delayed after 3rd party candidate diesAdam Weeks, who was running for the Minnesota 2nd Congressional District seat with the Legal Marijuana Now Party, has died, according to the Secretary of State Steve Simon's office.

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Ford Foundation grants $2.5 million to St. Pauls Penumbra Theatre, a record for the Black arts organizationSt. Pauls Penumbra Theatre announced Thursday that the company will receive a $2.5 million grant over the next four years from the Ford Foundation.

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Minnesota Captures How Confusing The 2020 Election IsFor all the talk of a constantly shifting election, my trip to Minnesota showed how things may not be changing much.

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Pence, Ivanka Trump Continue Pressing Case For President As 'Law And Order' CandidateThe campaign for President Donald Trump is bringing the message of supporting police and law and order to bring home an argument that Republicans feel can help them up and down the ballot, especially in Minneapolis, where George Floyd died.

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Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visitMinnesota's governor called in the National Guard on Thursday to help provide security and keep the peace during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump to the city where George Floyd's death sparked angry protests that spread around the world.

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Adam Weeks, Candidate In Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, DiesDue to law, Weeks' name will still appear on the ballot, but votes in that race would not be counted.

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Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visitMinnesota's governor has called in the National Guard to help provide security and keep the peace as Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump visit the Twin Cities.

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Coaching for Change with Victoria WestVictoria West has found a passion and a purpose that few others could understand as one of the NCAA's only minority rowing coaches.

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Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visitMINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's governor has called in the National Guard to help provide security and keep the peace as Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump were scheduled to visit the Twin Cities.

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Bison release 2021 Spring scheduleFARGO, ND  If the NDSU Bison win another FCS championship it will take place in May.

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UND wins $750,000 grant from NASA to develop next generation of spacesuitsGRAND FORKS, N.D.The University of North Dakotas Department of Space Studies has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop a new 3D-printed spacesuit.

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Once Again, Minnesota State Fair Food Parade Sells OutAll vehicles for the fall parade will be following the same 1.5-mile route through the fairgrounds getting to experience 16 food vendors.

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Minnesota Gov. Walz and Flanagan Announce AppointmentsST. PAUL,  MN  Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the following appointments to the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission, the Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board, the Minnesota Forest Resources Council, the Governor’s...

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Public's Help Sought After 2-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Has Custom Wheelchair StolenThe West St. Paul Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 2-year-old child's stolen custom wheelchair.

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Sally L. Kolb, 78Sally L. Kolb, age 78 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2020, in Austin, Minnesota, following a courageous battle with cancer diagnosed in early August of this year.

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Bruce W. Lees, 80Bruce Wayne Lees, age 80 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

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Arthur J. Goembel, 82Arthur James Goembel, age 82 of Austin, Minnesota passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday afternoon, September 22, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin after a 7-year battle with Bone Marrow Cancer and Leukemia.

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Upcoming COVID-19 community testing events in MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Health has been working in partnership with communities to provide safe and free on-site COVID-19 testing in areas with outbreaks, increasing cases or other barriers to access existing test sites.

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Alfred "Cedric" Thomas, 55Alfred “Cedric”. Thomas, 55, of Albert Lea, Minnesota passed away on September 22, 2020 at home, with family by his side.

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Mower adds four more cases, state changes part of its reportingWhile Mower County saw just a four case rise in COVID-19 cases according to the Minnesota Department of Health's Thursday report, the state saw a spike in cases.

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State legislative races to watchRepublicans currently have a three-seat majority in the Minnesota Senate — 35-32. In the House, the DFL has a 16-seat advantage — 75-59.

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The daily coronavirus update: three more deaths; 912 new cases in MinnesotaMDH also said Thursday there have been 93,012 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.

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Rep. Angie Craig to vacate her seat in January for special electionAThe death of Second District candidate Adam Weeks has triggered the special election. The House Clerk, Cheryl L. Johnson, will briefly take over constituent services for the office while the seat is vacant.Â.

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Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visitMINNEAPOLIS — Minnesotas governor called in the National Guard on Thursday to help provide security and keep the peace during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump to the city where George Floyds death sparked angry protests that spread around the world.

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Building TRUSTThroughout a 30-year career in journalism and communications, Rev. Toya Richards documented people of faith tackling challenges around the world.

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Arrests Made in Connection to Shooting at Moorhead PartyMOORHEAD, Minn.  Police arrest three men in the past few days over a shooting at a weekend party.

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Absentee ballot requests spike in St. Louis County with 37,000 applications so farMore than 37,000 voters have applied for absentee ballots with a couple hundred more arriving daily.

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Three Charged After Saturday Shooting in MoorheadDenà Dryden is a KNSI news anchor / reporter. Originally from northwest Kansas, Denà earned her B.A. in English creative writing at Kansas State University, building her reporting skills at the Kansas State Collegian, Wildcat 91.9 KSDB-FM and various other print and digital news outlets.

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Minnesota candidate's sudden death forces February special election for competitive House seatThe death of a minor party candidate running a long-shot bid for a competitive U.S. House seat in Minnesota will force a February special election, thanks to a bizarre quirk in state law.

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Fargo Police officers rescue woman from Red RiverFARGO, ND  Two Fargo police officers likely saved a woman from drowning in the Red River Wednesday morning.

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Pence brings 'law and order' message to MinneapolisVice President Mike Pence on Thursday brought his law-and-order message to Minneapolis, the city where George Floyd was killed.

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Vikings Defense Knows Toppling King Henry is Tall OrderWith Week 3 approaching, Vikings players and coaches know that everyone on the field will be asked to step up and help bring down the monstrous Titans running back who is listed at 6-foot-3 and 247 pounds.

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MDH stops publicizing current total COVID-19 hospitalizationsTotal hospital capacity remains public, but how many COVID-19 patients are hospitalized is not.

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SBN Reacts: Minnesota Football fan confidence is highApparently football being back has y'all in a good mood.

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Learning about the spread of COVID-19 on college campusesLike everything else,.

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How to Watch and Listen to Vikings-Titans in Week 3Here are the ways to watch the noon kickoff from U.S. Bank Stadium, which will host Tennessee for the first time but do so without fans in attendance.

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Dua Saleh joins the cast of Netflix seriesAre you a Minnesota music fan who watches the Netflix show Sex Education?

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Minnesota National Guard Activated to MinneapolisOne hundred National Guard Soldiers are being deployed to the City of Minneapolis for the Vice President's visit Thursday.

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Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millionsNEW YORK  Donald Trumps niece followed up her best-selling, tell-all book with a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the president and two of his siblings cheated her out of millions...

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Fall colors approaching peakFall colors across the northern tier of Minnesota from the Red River east nearly to the tip of the Arrowhead are near their fall peak at 75% to 100% color.

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Man reports he had to stab his dog after attack in St. Paul; police investigatingPolice responding to a 911 hang-up call early Thursday saw a large amount of blood and found a dog had been fatally stabbed in St. Paul.

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Minneapolis paid more than $3.3 million in police overtime costs after Floyd's deathPlus: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter reacts to the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case; employees at The Current and Classical MPR intend to form a union; gun permits rise sharply; First Avenue gets a new star; and more.

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Eight Minnesota schools get 'Blue Ribbon' recognitionThe schools were recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for progress in narrowing achievement gaps.

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Vikings cornerbacks Mike Hughes, Cameron Dantzler again miss practiceThe Vikings could be down two cornerbacks for Sundays game against Tennessee at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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Rematches key to control of the Minnesota LegislatureThe legislative contests in many parts of Minnesota have a familiar ring this year. There are dozens of rematches for House and Senate seats across the state, with undeterred challengers seeking a different outcome from the last time they ran.

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Northern half of Minnesota approaching peak fall color, DNR saysThe northern half of Minnesota is approaching peak fall color, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources weekly fall color report.

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Saliva COVID testing makes Minnesota debut at the DECCWednesday was the first day of COVID-19 saliva testing in Minnesota.

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Rochester Woman Arrested After Kicking Officer, Refusing To Wear Face Mask In BarA 23-year-old southern Minnesota woman was reportedly arrested nearly Thursday morning after she refused to leave a bar while not wearing a face mask and kicked a responding officer.

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NFL Week 3 Expert Picks Vikings-TitansThe contrarian in me planned to pick the Vikings all week. Teams with this much established talent usually respond before torpedoing their season at 0-3, and the Titans two wins came against so-so opponents with a fair bit of luck.

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John Shipley: The Twins won't do it, but let's us talk about the YankeesTaylor Rogers, the Twins’ left-handed closer, was asked Wednesday if the surging Twins had taken a peek at their potential opponents when the postseason begins Tuesday.

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8 Displaced In Shoreview House Fire; Firefighters Suffer Minor InjuriesFire crews in Shoreview battled a duplex fire Wednesday evening that displaced two families.

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89.3 the Current, MPR Classical are about to unionizeThe Twin Cities' two musical public radio frequencies — 89.3 the Current and MPR Classical — could soon become union shops.

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ATV deaths reach highest level in a decade, prompting warning from DNR, health officialsThe fall is the busiest time of year for OHV riders.

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Local View: Walz should support Minnesota's energy future, not block itWith the livelihoods of many Minnesotans hanging in the balance amidst the COVID-19 crisis, you'd think Gov.

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Requests for gun permits soar in MinnesotaIn June, Hennepin County received 1,588 applications for new permits, 371% more than the number applied for in June of 2019.

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McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transferCongressional leaders from both parties, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, swiftly pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov.

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Maplewood Area Historical Society will host open houseThe Maplewood Area Historical Society will host an open house at Bruentrup Heritage Farm from 11 a.m.

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Minnesota Keeps Breaststroker Josh Johnston In-State with 2021 CommitmentJohnston has only been swimming club year-round for a little over a year, and he's quickly progressed since that change.

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Metro Transit Workers Union Authorizes Strike If Contract Negotiations Fizzle OutThousands of Metro Transit workers have been authorized to strike after two days of negotiations and votes failed Wednesday.

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5 Things to Know About Todd DavisOriginally signed by the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2014, Davis was waived by New Orleans in October of that season and claimed by the Broncos, whom he played for through 2019.

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Now Open: Rosalia Pizza in Linden HillsSouthwest Minneapolis chef Daniel Del Prado has opened his latest project, Rosalia Pizza, in the former Rose Street bakery space in Linden Hills adjacent to his original venture, Martina. At Rosalia, the Argentine chef is serving up Sicilian-influenced wood-fired pizzas and the thicker Fugazza-s.

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Vikings Sign LB Todd Davis; Announce Roster MovesEagan, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have announced the following roster moves.

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US Department of Education awards Blue Ribbon honors to 8 Minnesota schoolsThe honor is based on a school's academic performance or its progress in closing the achievement gap...

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Charges: Elise Nelson Murdered Chronically Ill Child After Tempering With Oximeter, Depriving CareA central Minnesota mother is accused of murdering her teenage daughter who suffered from chronic respiratory issues by tampering with medical equipment and depriving care.

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Harvest Fun Days at Stoney Brook FarmsI'm always on the lookout for new places to check out with the family, especially in the fall!

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Census Workers Scramble to Count Everyone as Deadline LoomsLocal governments and community groups say an undercount can severely impact because the census determines how federal aid is divvied up.

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Former Treasurer Charged in Theft from Youth Hockey Association FundsThe woman admitted taking the money because she was in personal financial trouble.

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St. Louis County resident dies from COVID-1981% of the people diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last week live in Duluth-area ZIP codes.

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Lawsuit Challenges Minnesota's Mail-In Ballot Deadline ExtensionST. PAUL, Minn. — A Republican state representative and a GOP activist are challenging an agreement to accept mail-in ballots in Minnesota that arrive up to a week after the November election, adding to the nationwide legal fight over voting rules before the presidential election.

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Gophers in the NFL: Defenders rack up tackles while injuries add upDue to injuries, only five former Gophers players participated in the NFL in Week 2.

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Three people arrested following high-risk search warrant in MoorheadMOORHEAD, Minn.Three people have been arrested after the Lakes to River Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force executed a high-risk search warrant Thursday morning.

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'Anything can happen': More off-highway vehicles, no experience have been a fatal mix in Minnesota2020's fatalities already are beyond normal, and fall's just beginning. With hunting now contributing to one of the busiest periods of off-highway vehicle usage, the DNR is reminding riders to play it safe.

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