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UPDATE: Minneapolis Inspectors Seek Cause of Club Ceiling Collapse

Building inspectors are at a landmark Minneapolis nightclub where part of the ceiling collapsed during a show. Officials say three people were hurt when a 30-by-30 foot section fell at First Avenue on Wednesday night.

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Eagan Robotics Team Headed For International Competition

A robotics team from Eagan will represent the U.S. in international competition in China. The team of seven girls made it to the World Adolescent Robotics Competition in Missouri last year where they were invited to apply for competition this year in Beijing.

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Dayton to Lawmakers: Decide Soon on Aid to Mille Lacs Lake

Gov. Mark Dayton says lawmakers need to decide whether they'll hold a special session to aid Mille Lacs Lake area businesses. A working group of lawmakers was meeting for a third time Thursday. The group is weighing how best to help resorts around Mille Lacs struggling after the state closed walleye fishing season early this month.

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Beer of Champions? Wheaties Teams Up with Brewery

These Wheaties may not be so good with milk. Wheaties says it's partnering with a craft brewery to create a limited-edition beer. The 16-ounce cans will only be available in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market starting Aug. 26, according to Wheaties parent company General Mills.

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Jesse Ventura Roots for Trump, Open to Being Running Mate

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he hopes Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination for president and would be open to running as his vice president. The former pro wrestler's support for Trump comes despite some major political differences, including immigration.

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Cat Video Festival Draws 13,000 to St. Paul Baseball Stadium

An annual festival for cat videos has drawn thousands of feline fanatics to a St. Paul baseball stadium. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said 13,000 people were at CHS Field on Wednesday night for the fourth year of the Internet Cat Video Festival.

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Great Lakes Gas Prices Up After Partial Refinery Shutdown

Prices at the pump remain up across the Great Lakes region because of the unexpected, partial shutdown of a large Indiana oil refinery. Dearborn-based AAA Michigan, which surveys prices at 2,800 Michigan gas stations, said Thursday morning the statewide average was about $2.80 a gallon, about 22 cents more than Wednesday's average but down about 75 cents from a year ago.

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Charges Filed Against Minneapolis Man Shot by Edina Police

Prosecutors say a 35-year-old Minneapolis man who was wounded by Edina police officers had pointed a BB pistol at them.

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Suspect Charged in University of Minnesota Incident

Prosecutors say a former University of Minnesota student left a bag containing gasoline-soaked towels, smoke flares and a lighter in the main student union on the Minneapolis campus.

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Judge in Sex Offender Case Warns of ‘Forceful Solution’

A federal judge who ruled Minnesota's sex offender program unconstitutional is warning state leaders he may resort to a "more forceful solution" if they don't prove willing to fix the program on their own.

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