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Minneapolis has logged a decade-high 1,416 overdoses, 78 of which were fatal, according to police records.
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Fairview Health will shrink Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul by half

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A lone flag has been posted in a field near the crash site of the National Guard helicopter Friday afternoon near Marty, Minn.
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A lone flag has been posted in a field near the crash site of the National Guard helicopter Friday afternoon near Marty, Minn.

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The UH-60 Black Hawk on a routine maintenance test flight fell into a field shortly after takeoff Thursday afternoon. Gov. Tim Walz ordered flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the three soldiers who died in the crash.
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Tide is turning: Multiple bowl projections now have Gophers playing Alabama

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South St. Paul goaltender Gary McAlpine kissed teammate Doug Woog after the freshman scored the lone goal in the Packers' 1959 state tournament quarte
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Tradition-rich South St. Paul celebrates 75 seasons of boys' hockey

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Rendering of Maven, a $23 million apartment complex being built by Venue in Burnsville.
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Michelle Kennedy grabbed a pack of cigarettes behind the counter for a customer at Vernon BP gas station in Edina.

Where does all Minnesota's tobacco tax revenue go?

All rolled up, taxes on every tobacco product in the state since 1957 total $11.75 billion. A reader wants to know what happens to the money.