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Rachel Chazin

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Rachel Chazin is the Star Tribune's social media and digital content producer, and online writer. She previously worked as an assignment editor and content editor for FOX 9 News. Rachel graduated from the University of Minnesota in May 2013 with a degree in Professional Journalism.
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Shakopee High student killed, 2 others critically injured in crash

Shakopee High student killed, 2 others critically injured in crash

A student at Shakopee High School was killed and two others were critically injured after a vehicle carrying five people overturned Thursday afternoon in Jackson Township, Minn.
Top Republican lawmakers blast Trump's attack on MSNBC hosts

Top Republican lawmakers blast Trump's attack on MSNBC hosts

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Minnesota honors Prince, his legacy on anniversary of death

Minnesota honors Prince, his legacy on anniversary of death

A year ago today, the music world — and his home state — lost a legend. We will provide updates all day on how he's being remembered on the anniversary of his death.
Minnesota police dept. wins Twitter again with hilarious 4/20 tweet

Minnesota police dept. wins Twitter again with hilarious 4/20 tweet

The Wyoming, Minn., Police Department is at it again with its comical tweets. In just a few hours, the quick-witted officers received thousands of retweets…
Photos: So many colors! Minnesota woke up to an incredible spring sunrise

Photos: So many colors! Minnesota woke up to an incredible spring sunrise

Start your day off right with these beautiful sunrise photos taken all over Minnesota on Wednesday morning.
Masked suspect in Lakeville home invasion turns out to be hungry 20-pound raccoon

Masked suspect in Lakeville home invasion turns out to be hungry 20-pound raccoon

Lakeville police officers responded to a reported home invasion this week. The suspect? A hungry 20-pound raccoon.  Police said the homeowner awoke in the night…
Ordinary is extraordinary: How messy mornings are uniting women in Minnesota

Ordinary is extraordinary: How messy mornings are uniting women in Minnesota

Women in the Twin Cities are showing the power of opening themselves up during a vulnerable time of day.
Take a look inside 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Mpls.

Take a look inside 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Mpls.

Remodeled and expanded, the 9,500-square-foot home includes seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
Photo of cribs outside Jewish community center following bomb threat goes viral

Photo of cribs outside Jewish community center following bomb threat goes viral

A phoned-in bomb threat closed a Jewish community center in St. Louis Park on Wednesday where an early childhood center operates. Following the threat,…
Franken, Perry share awkward 'Saturday Night Live soundbite' moment

Franken, Perry share awkward 'Saturday Night Live soundbite' moment

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is known for making verbal gaffes, and he lived up to that reputation when questioned by Sen. Al Franken during his confirmation hearing.
2-year-old Utah boy saves twin brother pinned under fallen dresser [with video]

2-year-old Utah boy saves twin brother pinned under fallen dresser [with video]

A video of a 2-year-old boy saving his twin brother pinned under a fallen dresser is going viral after the father posted home surveillance video of it Sunday.
Mac 'n' cheese doughnut at Glam Doll's new Mpls. location is internet sensation

Mac 'n' cheese doughnut at Glam Doll's new Mpls. location is internet sensation

Glam Doll's new "food porn" hit — a mac 'n' cheese-filled doughnut — has received thousands of shares on social media.
Car plunges down Mississippi River embankment; victim rescued

Car plunges down Mississippi River embankment; victim rescued

A driver was rescued after his car broke through a retaining fence and plunged down an embankment near the Mississippi River on Tuesday morning. According…
Large ice chunk flies off semi, smashes through car's windshield on I-694

Large ice chunk flies off semi, smashes through car's windshield on I-694

A large ice chunk flew off a semi and smashed through a car’s windshield Monday morning on Interstate 694 in Mahtomedi, the Minnesota State Patrol…
10 magical places in Minnesota that look like the North Pole

10 magical places in Minnesota that look like the North Pole

From reindeer to ice castles, there are plenty of enchanted experiences to behold in Minnesota.
Photos: With temps below zero, sun dogs fill Minnesota's sky

Photos: With temps below zero, sun dogs fill Minnesota's sky

Minnesotans took to social media on Monday morning to share their photos of sun dogs that appeared all over the Twin Cities.
Photos: First snow of the season arrives in Minnesota

Photos: First snow of the season arrives in Minnesota

Minnesotans took to social media Friday to post their first snow pictures. We will update this gallery throughout the day.
Minnesota Zoo, Como Zoo animals compete in adorable 'cute-off'

Minnesota Zoo, Como Zoo animals compete in adorable 'cute-off'

The Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo tweeted back and forth with animal photos Tuesday for "Give to the Max Day."
Brightest supermoon in 68 years lights up Minnesota's sky

Brightest supermoon in 68 years lights up Minnesota's sky

The moon will be at its brightest this week because it is coming closer to the Earth along its elliptical orbit than at any time since January 1948.
Your photos: Minnesotans head to the polls for Election Day

Your photos: Minnesotans head to the polls for Election Day

The Star Tribune compiled some of the best Minnesota Election Day photos from social media. #MNvotes
Star Tribune offers free unlimited online access during election

Star Tribune offers free unlimited online access during election

The Star Tribune invites readers to take advantage of free unlimited access to all its online content during the election on Tuesday and Wednesday. Users…
Obama sings 'Purple Rain' to little boy dressed as Prince

Obama sings 'Purple Rain' to little boy dressed as Prince

A little boy dressed head-to-toe in Prince attire for Halloween can now brag that the President of the United States sang “Purple Rain” to him. …
Early voting hours expanded in Minneapolis

Early voting hours expanded in Minneapolis

Beginning Monday, Oct. 24 through Nov. 7, the city of Minneapolis will expand their early voting hours. Extended hours occur in the final two weeks…
Preemie baby with adorable smile goes viral; 'she was happy to be alive'

Preemie baby with adorable smile goes viral; 'she was happy to be alive'

A photo of a preemie Minnesota baby with a big adorable smile on her face is going viral and inspiring people around the world. The…
Minnesota's fall colors ... best in the world? It's certainly possible

Minnesota's fall colors ... best in the world? It's certainly possible

We asked readers to share their fall photos on social media with the hashtag #StribFall. Minnesota, you're a beaut.

Two teen pedestrians struck by vehicle near Maple Grove HS

Two teen pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk early Monday near Maple Grove High School, according to authorities. Police said a 15-year-old…
UND officials: Racially charged Snapchat photos are 'free speech'

UND officials: Racially charged Snapchat photos are 'free speech'

A zero-tolerance policy is "unachievable under the First Amendment," UND President Mark Kennedy said.
UND investigates second racist Snapchat photo in 48 hours

UND investigates second racist Snapchat photo in 48 hours

The latest occurrence involves four people posing in blackface with the caption "Black lives matter."
Photos: Massive storms swamp Minnesota

Photos: Massive storms swamp Minnesota

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UND investigating after 3 students post racist Snapchat photo

UND investigating after 3 students post racist Snapchat photo

The University of North Dakota is investigating after a racist photo was apparently posted on Snapchat by three students in a school dorm. The image…
Photos: Glorious sunset, rainbows stop Minnesotans in their tracks

Photos: Glorious sunset, rainbows stop Minnesotans in their tracks

Minnesotans captured photos of a stunning sunset and rainbows that followed a dark and rainy Thursday.
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