Minnesota student test scores fall flat for the year

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New statewide standardized test results show no overall improvement in math, reading or science this year, as well as little progress in closing the state’s persistent achievement gap.

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Kristen Hall led the group of protesters from Animal Rights Coalition and Minnesota Animal Liberation in chants in front of Dr. Walter Palmer's dental practice in Bloomington on Wednesday.

U.S. agencies step up in case of dentist who killed lion

In Zimbabwe, two men implicated in the killing of Cecil were in court Wednesday. In Bloomington, Dr. Walter Palmer was referring his patients to other dentists for the time being.
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