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Ramsey County Official Sues Boy Scouts For Alleged Sex Abuse

A St. Paul man is suing the Boy Scouts of America, claiming his scoutmaster repeatedly sexually abused him when he was between 12 and 16. Jim McDonough's lawsuit alleges the abuse happened between 1967 and 1971 at the hands of Leland "Lee" Opalinski, who died last year.

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Hennepin County To Add 100 Workers To Child Protection Staff

A Hennepin County committee has given preliminary approval to adding nearly 100 more child protection workers. The county's Health and Human Services Committee approved the proposal Tuesday. It goes before the full county board next month.

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Photo: Minnesota State Fair website
Photo: Minnesota State Fair website
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Mac & Cheese Cupcake, Pig Tail Among New Foods At State Fair

About 50 new foods are being added to the Minnesota State Fair this year, including a burger dog, chilled bread pudding and deep fried ribs.

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Storms Damage Buildings, Down Trees in Southern Minnesota

Severe thunderstorms swept through southern Minnesota, bringing hail and high winds that downed trees and damaged buildings.

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Minnesota Largely Escapes Worsening Traffic Woes

Minnesotans have a shorter trip to work on average than Americans nationwide. Reports says analyzed decades of travel and population data and found many regions across the U.S. struggling with traffic congestion that may only worsen.

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Minnesota Trucker Charged in Fatal Hay Bale Crash

A truck driver from southeastern Minnesota faces misdemeanor charges after a hay bale fell from his semitrailer and hit a pickup, killing the couple inside.

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Investigators Try to ID Body Found Near Creek in Coon Rapids

Investigators are trying to identify a body found near a creek in Coon Rapids.

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20 Years Later, TV Anchor Jodi Huisentruit Still Missing

As the 20th anniversary approaches of the disappearance of TV anchor Jodi Huisentruit, her family, police and a dedicated team of journalists and retired cops are still trying to solve the cold-case mystery.

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Eden Prairie Police Officer Shoots and Wounds Motorcyclist

The Hennepin County sheriff's office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Eden Prairie.

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Appleton Resident Isolated With Tuberculosis

An Appleton resident has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and is being treated in isolation. The city's health department made the announcement Friday. Health Director Kurt Eggebrecht says officials are looking into who the infected person had contact with over the past several months.

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