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Settlement Pending in Ventura’s Case Against ‘Sniper’ Author
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and the estate of ``American Sniper'' author Chris Kyle are apparently working toward a settlement in a yearslong defamation case.
Dropping Numbers, High Costs Worry Child Care Providers
Minnesota child care providers say their industry is facing a growing crisis.
Mall of America, Others Plan to Close on Thanksgiving
The Mall of America will again push back on early Black Friday sales and close on Thanksgiving.The Bloomington megamall is taking it a step further this year and offering holiday pay on Black Friday for the 1,200 people it directly employs.
Police Investigate Candy Tampering Report in Minnesota
Police in northern Minnesota are investigating a report of a nails found in a Halloween candy bar.
Vikings GM: Bridgewater’s Status Still Being Determined
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the organization has not yet determined whether to activate quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the physically unable to perform list next week.
Dayton Asks Lower Court to Hold Off in Budget Veto Battle
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking a lower court to stay its ruling that his veto of the Legislature's budget was unconstitutional while the Minnesota Supreme Court considers the case.
Book World Closing All 45 Stores in 7 States, 5 in Minnesota
Wisconsin-based Book World says it's closing all of its 45 stores in seven states, citing a shift in consumer preference to online shopping. The company's senior vice president Mark Dupont says 325 employees will lose their jobs as a result.
Animal Rights Groups Sue Minnesota Fur Farm Over Gray Wolves
Two animal rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop a fur farm and petting zoo south of Minneapolis from neglecting and killing gray wolves.
Police: Boy Tied to Minivan’s Roof to Hold Down Plastic Pool
A Wisconsin woman is facing charges after her 9-year-old son was tied to the roof of their minivan to help hold down a plastic pool.
Hearings on Enbridge’s Line 3 Oil Pipeline Open in St. Paul
A hearing opens in St. Paul on Wednesday on whether Enbridge Energy should be allowed to replace a stretch of its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline that crosses northern Minnesota.