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December 5

Are hate crime numbers telling the whole story?

Participation by Minnesota law enforcement agencies in the FBI's annual tally of hate crimes has been patchy in the last decade – dipping to less than half of all agencies in some years. Last year, at 319, was the highest since 2007.
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December 1

Detached retina can lead to blindness

Retinal detachment can occur when the gel-like material (vitreous) leaks through a hole or tear and collects underneath the retina causing it to pull away from the eye wall.
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November 28

Ohio State attack

At least eight people injured, suspect killed in attack on Ohio State University campus
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November 21

INTERACTIVE: Earthquakes around the world

Map of recent quakes that are occurring in both the United States and around the world. The data is from the United States Geological Survey's (USGS). Earthquake information is extracted from a merged catalog of earthquakes located by the USGS and contributing networks. Earthquake data will be available within a few minutes for California events, and within 30-minutes for worldwide events.
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November 18

Map: Suspect flees after day care hanging

A 16-month-old boy was hanged in a day care Friday morning by a woman in south Minneapolis, and she then fled and threatened to jump from a freeway overpass, according to authorities.
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November 18

Interactive: Snowfall forecast

This web map shows how much snow will fall in the next couple of days. You can navigate this map by panning and zooming, using the plus and minus button or click on the map to see the forecast snow amount. (Snow amount is the expected total accumulation of new snow, in inches during a 6 hour period.)Note: This map is time enabled, use the time bar to show changes over time. Run the full animation using the navigation arrow on the left or tab through it using the navigation tools to the right
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November 17

Failing to protect the Mississippi

A new report says the 10 states that border the Mississippi River are doing too little to stop pollution in the nation's greatest waterway and that federal regulators are relying on ineffective voluntary measures.
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November 16

How the Minnesota ISIL defendants were sentenced

All nine young men were convicted of conspiracy to provide material support to ISIL, though some were convicted of additional charges. Here's a breakdown of the sentences each received.
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November 15

Walsh done in by inaccuracy

Blair Walsh was released as Vikings kicker after his field goal and extra-point percentages declined this season on the heels of his infamous missed field goal in the 2015 playoffs.
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November 12

Minnesota leads nation in turnout

Minnesota led the nation in voter turnout for 2016. Nearly 2.9 million Minnesotans participated, 74 percent of eligible voters. Turnout fell short of the 76 percent in 2012.
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November 2

Campaign spending by legislative district

Total year-to-date spending by candidates, plus independent expenditures made by outside groups for or against candidates, in each Minnesota House and Senate district, according to campaign finance data released Tuesday.
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October 31

House legislative districts 54A, 54B, 57A

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October 31

House legislative districts 32B, 37A and 48A

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October 31

Senate legislative districts 48, 53, 58

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October 31

Senate legislative districts 36, 37, 44

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October 14

Solar eclipse across U.S. in 2017

Next August, for the first time in 99 years - a total eclipse of the sun will be visible across the United States, from sea to temporarily-not-shining sea.
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October 13

Evangelicals tend to vote Republican

Evangelicals have long been considered one of the most powerful voting blocks, in particular for Republican candidates, but they do not vote uniformly. A recent survey compares voting preferences by denomination and compared to mainline Christians.
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October 10

The corridor of death

The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Monday will begin building a concrete median on a dangerous 3 ½ mile segment of Hwy. 12 that has had six fatal crashes since 2011. The stretch of Hwy. 12 from Wayzata to the Hennepin County-Wright County Line in Delano has had 11 fatal wrecks between 2011 and 2016 killing 24 people. It's become known as the Corridor of Death.
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October 7

Map: Tracking Hurricane Matthew's path

Explore this data rich map of current and recent hurricanes/typhoons from around the world.
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October 6

A look at the St. Cloud mall attack

Here is a look at the path Dahir Adan took on this stabbing rampage in Crossroads Mall last month before he was shot dead by off-duty police officer Jason Falconer.