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Crackdown on speeding begins in Minnesota

The state recorded 113 speeding-related crash deaths last year, the most since 2008
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St. Paul school board renames school that honored slave-owning president

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Joan Del Rio, Monroe High School class of 1976, on Tuesday night held a sign in protest against the proposed name change of the Linwood Monroe Arts Pl
Linwood Monroe Arts Plus to drop name of President James Monroe.
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Park officials announce Mississippi River overlook in north Minneapolis

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Renderings of a new overlook of the Mississippi River in north Minneapolis, set to break ground in 2019. The overlook is the first public access to th
The overlook will be the first new access to the river for the North Side in almost 20 years.
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More than a thousand St. Paul residents jumped at a chance to dump their junk at a citywide trash drop-off last Saturday. Many were unaware that their

Brooks: For once, St. Paul residents were smiling about garbage

For six straight hours, people in St. Paul smiled when they talked about garbage.
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Daniel Brundidge, 4, sang along to “Old Town Road.”

Cottage Grove mom thanks the rap star who inspired her autistic son to sing

Sheletta Brundidge called Lil Nas X to thank him for helping her son sing.
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Twin Cities nurses and their supporters picketed last month ahead of expiring contracts with hospitals.

Three Twin Cities health systems reach tentative contracts with their nurses

HealthEast, Fairview Health and Methodist Hospital negotiators reach tentative agreements.
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Luis Hummel at his hemp farm.

Minnesota hemp farmer faces felony charges over products' THC content

Luis Hummel had previously sued the Department of Agriculture after his license was suspended.
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PolyMet Mine in Hoyt Lakes, Minn., had been the subject of a multiyear permit battle.

Leaked e-mail raises new questions about regulators' handling of PolyMet permit

Federal officials had multiple pollution concerns that were never entered in the public record.
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A July 2008 fireworks display over downtown St. Paul.

St. Paul duo who revived Grand Old Day now looking at July 4th fireworks

Timeline is tight, but fundraising is doable, they insist. The effort needs to raise more than $100,000 in just a few days
Minneapolis
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spoke after a small tour of the EcoVillage Apartments, a community of affordable housing, on Tuesda

HUD's Ben Carson: More should follow Minneapolis and phase out single-family zoning

In his first visit to Minnesota as a federal official, Carson said educating more people and fighting off "NIMBYism" or "Not In My Backyard" will be important.
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Gable Steveson warms up before wrestling in an NCAA Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis, Minn, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Nationally-ranked University of Min

No charges filed against Gophers wrestlers; investigation continues

Gophers wrestling star Gable Steveson, 19, and teammate Dylan Martinez, 21, were released from the Hennepin County jail. They had been held on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct since their arrests over the weekend.
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Some Ramsey County Board candidates say they can repair the schism between the county and Arden Hills over the contentious redevelopment of the 427-ac

Dozen vie for Ramsey County Board seat vacated by Blake Huffman

Several candidates say the TCAAP dispute with Arden Hills drew them into the race.
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The Minnesota State Capitol

Despite more funding from state, some Minn. school districts face big budget cuts

School leaders around the state say years of insufficient funding and rising costs mean help from the state isn't enough.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo honored officers and civilians for heroism and courage in the line of duty, including a pair of beat cops w

Minneapolis police honor sworn, civilian heroes

The awards ceremony was held Tuesday at City Hall.
West Metro
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Florence Olson of Chaska, early recycling advocate, dies at 83

Olson was active as a volunteer for decades and served on Chaska's Planning Commission, as well as the City Council.
East Metro
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Uber driver rescues woman who was shot and left to die near Stillwater

The alleged shooter and suspected gang member was arrested and charged with murder and kidnapping; an accomplice is at large.
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Rooms at Children's Minnesota Hospital are equipped with a variety of amenities to make patients and their families feel more at home. Each room has a

Big hospital merger shelved between U of M, Children's

The University of Minnesota and Children's Minnesota pursued an agreement last year to combine their competing hospitals into a "new, independent pediatric care system." Management disagreements scuttled the discussions.
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Retired EPA lawyer: Comparison of draft, final permits shows key issues were not resolved

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Twin Cities skating coach admits sexually abusing girl he instructed

The plea deal allows prosecutors to seek up to a 30-year sentence and nothing less than 12 years.
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Breakfast Potato Skin: Deep-fried potato skin stuffed with scrambled eggs and peppers, topped with blackened beef chislic -- a South Dakota bar food s

State Fair adds 31 new foods and 7 new vendors

Get ready for Cheesy Sriracha Funnel Cake Bites, Mini Donut Lattes and Peaches n' Cream Nachos. The Minnesota State Fair has announced its new foods for the 2019 fair, and the list includes the usual attention-seekers and potential gut bombs.
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Anthony E. Cannady Credit: Hennepin County jail

Brooklyn Center man admits spraying gunfire outside Minneapolis bar and killing 1, wounding 3

He was mad after the bouncer kicked him out, according to prosecutors.
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Canby boy dies after being run over

Sheriff says toddler's death was an accident.
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A truck carrying 25 tons of gravel rolled over on westbound Hwy. 36 at Manning Avenue in Lake Elmo Tuesday June 18, 2019

Truck rollover closes lanes on Hwy. 36 in Lake Elmo

The truck carrying 25 tons of gravel flipped on its side at Manning Avenue.