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Election 2020

Calls for armed guards, 'Army for Trump' cause alarm in Minnesota

Amid preparations complicated by the pandemic, state and federal officials are monitoring new reports of private security contractors advertising jobs that would — illegally — dispatch armed guards to Minnesota polls.
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Suburban police chief says public safety needs to be part of Minnesota's bail reform debate

President Donald Trump greets supporters at the White House in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2020.
Politics

Emmer: GOP's chances in U.S. House depend on Trump

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WCCO's Pat Kessler retiring as daily reporter after 36 years

Cheryl Odegaard, a medical assistant at St. Luke’s Respiratory Clinic, prepared to administer a COVID-19 test to a patient in their drive-through te
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Cheryl Odegaard, a medical assistant at St. Luke’s Respiratory Clinic, prepared to administer a COVID-19 test to a patient in September.

Minn. health officials link rise in virus deaths, accelerating spread

Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm noted that the pandemic has entered a new phase, moving beyond urban areas into rural parts of the state.
Visitation senior Margaret Dalseth, competing in a race earlier in the 2020 season.
Local

Cross-country section championship keeps parents from attending in person

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The Little Brown Jug was on a pedestal at TCF Bank Stadium in 2014.
Sports

In 1918, the Little Brown Jug rivalry had to navigate a pandemic — and war

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