Witness: 'Internet fame' brought him to Clark protest, where 5 were shot

Witness: 'Internet fame' brought him to Clark protest, where 5 were shot

Julio Suarez first attended the protest with Allen Scarsella, who days later returned and shot five.
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Minneapolis Fed launches institute to tackle racial and economic disparities

The new effort aims to understand the economic disparities in the state.
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Group seeks new rules on use of 'granny cams' in Minnesota nursing homes

Task force balances privacy rights against the desire to prevent elder abuse.
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Ramsey County jail inmate sexually assaulted by fellow inmate, charges say

The assault suspect was in custody for allegedly fondling and propositioning other men.
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New leader of rural Initiative Foundation has small-town roots

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Minneapolis City Council president appointed to Public Employees Retirement Association

Barb Johnson will help oversee the state's pension fund until 2021.

Minneapolis poet reads his poem that will be performed with music at Trump's inauguration

Although he's not a supporter, poet Michael Dennis Browne finds Trump's inauguration an opportunity to make a point.
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Mound fire victim is identified

Authorities have identified the woman who died in a fire at a Mound apartment building last week as Elizabeth M. Maldonado, 61. She died of…
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Twin Cities Jewish community center among 18 nationwide to get bomb threat

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Transit board takes initial steps to dissolve

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Shakopee industrial accident victim identified

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Man charged in fatal stabbing after domestic dispute

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Dozens in law enforcement from Twin Cities dispatched for inaugural parade duties

All expenses for the assignment are covered by the federal government, the Sheriff's Office said.
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The club said it will stay open as long as the weather allows.
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St. Thomas' new facilities plan gets mixed reviews from neighbors

As the state's largest private university takes the first steps in a major expansion, its neighbors in St. Paul hope for relief from traffic and housing woes.

Convicted felon jailed in fatal shooting of man in Iron Range apartment

Authorities have yet to disclose what prompted the gunfire.
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Loaded rifle, ammo stolen from squad of Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Office

The unmarked vehicle was parked in a St. Louis Park ramp at the time, police said.
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Goodhue County deputy injured in Red Wing scuffle

A Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputy serving civil papers on a man in Red Wing was attacked and injured by that person on Wednesday morning, the…
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Evidence supports charges against officer in Castile shooting, prosecution argues

A judge will hear defense and prosecution arguments on Feb. 15, and is expected to decide that day whether the case proceeds.