Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Malala Yousafzai followed in the evening by inspiring a much larger crowd, about 5,000 people — many of them girls — who packed Target Center to hear Yousafzai tell her life story.
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Musician shot dead at Winona bar; 1 other person wounded

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Edina offers $1,000 reward in vandalism incidents

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Jury deliberations underway in Sandra Grazzini-Rucki's trial

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Twin Cities boy, 3, badly hurt after falling 4 stories in Rochester

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Judge reprimanded for 'accusatory, hostile' conduct in Scott County

Judge Rex Stacey has faced past censure over actions on bench.
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MnDOT will broadcast Snelling Avenue improvement plans live on Facebook

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More protesters were arrested Tuesday night near the governor's residence on Summit Avenue in St Paul.

Dozens arrested, more overnight, near governor's residence

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Nice Ride reduces single ride fee for app users

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The St. Anthony City Council meeting drew a crowd Tuesday night interested in a conversation about race relations.

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Malala Yousafzai surprises young women in Minneapolis

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai surprised young Somali women in Minneapolis
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July 26

Worker buried when trench collapsed in Minnetonka has died

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Unlicensed hit-and-run driver who killed Albert Lea woman gets two years

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U creates sex-assault panel to weigh in on discipline

Under the plan, training will be increased for those deciding whether to discipline accused students.
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Mother is third in family to die in Dakota County crash

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Plan to reconnect Cedar-Riverside, downtown Mpls. hits roadblock

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