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U to expand study of whether common diabetes drug could treat COVID

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Early research suggests metformin, an inexpensive drug used for diabetes and weight loss, can help women infected with the virus avoid serious illness.
Drew Evans, Superintendent of the BCA, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, stood in space originally designed as a gun range. He hopes to expand the Minn
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Drew Evans, Superintendent of the BCA, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, stood in space originally designed as a gun range. He hopes to expand the Minnesota Fusion Center in this space.

To stop domestic terror threat, Walz looks to little-known team

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The governor wants to turn the Fusion Center into a round-the-clock operation. Watchdogs worry about privacy violations of more surveillance.
Ricard Pitino talked to his players during a game against Purdue last month.
Sports

Pitino, Coyle say talks about future will come after the season

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Chef Ann Ahmed in the dining room at Lat14 in Golden Valley. RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII richard.tsong-taatarii@startribune.com
Variety

Chef Ann Ahmed has a name for her new south Minneapolis restaurant

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Metro Transit unveiled its first electric bus in February 2019.
Local

Metro Transit, which vowed to go all-electric, looking at spending $122M on new biodiesel buses

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Target gained $9 billion in market share this past fiscal year. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Business

Target's sales grew $15B last year, more than last 11 combined

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