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May 3

Jamar Clark fatal shooting

Minnesota poll survey results for who agrees or disagrees with the decision not to prosecute officers.
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May 2

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May 2

VOTERS' PULSE

"Do you think things in the nation are heading in the right direction, or have they pretty much gotten off on the wrong track?"
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April 29

Opioid-related deaths

Opioid-related deaths in Minnesota rose 8 percent in 2015, with the largest number of deaths occurring outstate.
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April 29

Asian tiger mosquito in U.S.

Researchers have detected the Zika virus in Aedes albopictus, the mosquito species known as the "Asian tiger," a finding that increases the number of U.S. states potentially at risk for transmission of the disease.
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April 29

Shifts in global steel market lead to year of cuts

A glut of overseas steel has pushed ore prices to a 10-year low and shuttered many of the major mining operations on Minnesota's Iron Range.
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April 27

Burglaries in the Third Precinct

Minneapolis police are warning residents, businesses and others in a large portion of the city about a surge in burglaries. They're coming at a rate of more than three a day and are up 45 percent over the same time period last year. The vast majority are coming during the daytime, with Friday being the favorite day of the week for attack.
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April 24

INTERACTIVE: U.S. storm reports, warnings, precipitation

This map shows the National Weather Services (NWS) storm reports and radar. Data is regularly updated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Please be patient, some visualizations can take longer than others to load.
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April 22

Bike trails in the land of 10,000 lakes

Consider Minnesota the land of 10,000 spokes. Across the state, more than 1,500 miles of bike trails — some paved, some natural, all off highway — line abandoned railroad beds and cross public lands. Pedal along one for a close-up experience of a unique landscape. Here are some of the best in the state.
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April 16

Washington County intersection reconstruction

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April 15

Hottest year on record

Difference of global average temperature from the 20th-century average
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April 15

Summer road construction . . . is coming

Here's a look at the top 10 summer construction projects you might want to avoid.
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April 12

St. Croix river land dispute

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April 11

How demographics affect disparities

Here's what would happen to homeownership rates, at least on paper, if minorities were the same as whites in age and other demographic characteristics, according to a new report.
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April 8

Mapping the emerald ash borer

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has teamed up with students from Inver Hills Community College to survey emerald ash borer populations along the Minnesota River. Data-gathering is crucial at this time of year because ash borers are beginning to hatch, which indicates how large their numbers will be and where they're likely to spread.
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April 4

Narcotics' rising toll

Federal agents suspect that heroin dealers have begun spiking their product with fentanyl - an extremely powerful synthetic narcotic - which could explain a rising number of drug seizures and overdose deaths in recent years.
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March 28

INTERACTIVE; Active volcanos around the world

Locations of active volcanoes around the world. Data is provided by the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Natural Hazards Support System (NHSS) and is updated on a regular basis. Graphic by RAYMOND GRUMNEY Notes about the data U.S. Volcanoes: Information about active volcanoes in the United States is derived from the Recent Volcano Observatory Activity Reports generated by the USGS Volcano Hazards Program. NHSS retrieves this information every 12 hours and uses it to refresh the features in the U.S. Volcanoes layer. World Volcanoes: NHSS derives this information from the Weekly Volcanic Activity Report generated as a cooperative project between the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program and the USGS Volcano Hazards Program. NHSS updates this layer once a week. Notices of volcanic activity posted in the Weekly Volcanic Activity Report are preliminary and subject to change as events are studied in more detail.
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March 24

Map: Callaway, Minn., train derailment

Location of Callaway, Minn., on the White Earth Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota.
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March 24

Train collides with propane tanker truck in northwestern Minnesota

A freight train collided with a propane tanker truck, igniting a fire and prompting the evacuation of the town of Callaway in northwestern Minnesota.
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March 24

New Route 494 suburb-to-suburb express bus route is suspended

Demonstration Route 494 will make its last run on April 4 after operating for just three months, the Suburban Transit Association said.