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Minnesota COVID-19 deaths at 10 with 56 now hospitalized; 24 in ICU

The intersection of Marquette and Seventh in downtown Minneapolis was largely empty on Monday morning, the first day of Gov. Tim Walz's stay-at-home o
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The intersection of Marquette and Seventh in downtown Minneapolis was largely empty on Monday morning, the first day of Gov. Tim Walz's stay-at-home order.
Gov. Tim Walz said that finding personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves, face shields and gowns, continues to be a challenge but added that the state is getting more help from the federal government.

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New York's governor urgently appealed for medical volunteers Monday amid a "staggering" number of coronavirus deaths, as he and health officials warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what other U.S. communities could soon face.
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The Rev. John Henry III, pastor at St. James Lutheran Church in Northrop, Minn., says nine parishioners have tested positive for the virus.
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Gophers guard Marcus Carr (left) declared for the NBA draft Monday.
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The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has put an electronic sign on the driveway to The River Church Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tampa, Fla, after w
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In this photo taken Sunday Dec. 1, 2013, Tomie dePaola poses with his artwork in his studio in New London, N.H. The beloved children's author and illu
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Diners sat at an outdoor restaurant, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. The area experienced some of the state's first COVID-19 deaths, but l
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Florida tourist haven at nexus of debate about next steps

Students and their families were seen moving out of campus housing at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. On campus classes moved
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