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Injured Campers Evacuated From Forest In Northeast Minnesota

Emergency responders worked to evacuate several injured campers from the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota where a strong storm knocked down trees and caused other damage. St. Louis County Sheriff's Lt. Nate Skelton says two or three campers suffered injuries in the storm early Thursday, including one who was taken from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by seaplane.

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Competency Exam Ordered In Fatal Stillwater Stabbing

A judge in Washington County has ordered a psychological exam for a Stillwater man accused of fatally stabbing his father. Prosecutors say 31-year-old William Scheel committed a vicious and unprovoked attack on his father and is a significant public threat.

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Treatment Facility Cited For Neglect In Patient’s Death

A state agency says an addiction treatment center in St. Peter was neglectful in the death of a patient. The Minnesota Department of Human Services found the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise facility failed to take basic precautions that could have prevented the suicide of 24-year-old Ater Manyang.

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Storm Knocked Down Power Lines, Trees In Minnesota

A strong storm with destructive winds has knocked down trees and power lines in Minnesota. In Duluth, officials advised against travel early Thursday because of dangerous power lines and debris in the streets.

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Minneapolis Police Arrest 2nd Man in Boy’s Shooting Death

Minneapolis police have arrested a second man in the drive-by shooting death of a 2-year-old boy earlier this month.

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Canterbury Park Cancels Racing Thursday Due To Heat

Canterbury Park officials are canceling Thursday's live racing because of the extreme heat. Canterbury president Randy Sampson cites the health and safety of horses and jockeys.

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Twin Cities Archdiocese to Admit Wrongdoing in Abuse Case

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to publicly admit wrongdoing for the way it handled abuse allegations against a former priest.

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New Minnesota Vikings Stadium To Host X Games In 2017, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings' new stadium will host ESPN's X Games in 2017 and 2018. The network announced Wednesday that Minneapolis is the host city for the summer X Games for the next two years.

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Old Style Beer To Return To La Crosse, Roll Out New Brew

Old Style beer is returning to its hometown of La Crosse, where it will be brewed again and roll out its first new blend in 15 years. Pabst Brewing Co., which owns the Old Style brand, will unveil a new label as it introduces a new blend, Old Style Oktoberfest, on Thursday.

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Oppressive Heat, Humidity Settled Into Minnesota

Dangerously high heat and humidity is settling into Minnesota. The National Weather Service expects temperatures Wednesday will feel like 105 degrees because of the high level of humidity.

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