S.C. Senate votes to take rebel flag off Statehouse grounds

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Heavy rains, flash flooding inundate parts of Twin Cities
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Lightning struck a home in Brooklyn Park around 1 a.m., setting the roof and attic on fire. The residents escaped unharmed.

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