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St. Cloud Home For Women, Babies To Close

A St. Cloud home for pregnant women, new mothers and their babies plans to close once current residents find other housing. Director Paula Erdmann confirmed the closure of New Beginnings on Monday.

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Woman Accuses Minneapolis Police Officer Of Sexual Assault

A Minneapolis woman has filed a $50,000 lawsuit against a police officer who she says sexually assaulted her during an arrest. The lawsuit says the Minneapolis officer responded to a disturbance involving the woman's boyfriend and two security guards in May.

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Wednesday Hearing Set On Removing Peterson Judge

A hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday on whether to remove the judge presiding over the felony child abuse case against Adrian Peterson. Assistant Montgomery County District Attorney Phil Grant says prosecutors plant to argue for replacing state District Judge Kelly Case as presiding judge in the Peterson case.

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Minnesota’s Child Protection System Criticized

A new state task force has started looking at Minnesota's child protection system. Gov. Mark Dayton created the task force following the Star Tribune's reporting on problems with the system.

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Vikings Loss, For Bridgewater, Was ‘Eye-Opening’

Minnesota Vikings fans, quickly enamored with the rookie who's supposed to solve this team's long-running quarterback problem, have chanted Teddy Bridgewater's name at each home game this season. The "Teddy! Teddy! Teddy!" chorus that came from the crowd on Sunday was for encouragement, not excitement.

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Sheriff: Body Of Missing Plymouth Kayaker Apparently Found

Searchers have found a body believed to be that of a kayaker who went missing on a Plymouth lake over the weekend. The Hennepin County sheriff's office says the body was recovered around 3 p.m. Monday in 10 feet of water about 100 yards from shore in Medicine Lake.

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UPDATE: Adviser Charged In Minnesota State-Mankato Dorm Attack

A community adviser at Minnesota State University faces felony charges after authorities say he broke into a dorm room and sprayed a woman with pepper spray. Twenty-year-old Alexander James Gowan-Nuehring was charged Monday with three counts of burglary and one count of stalking.

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Changing Minnesota Climate Increases Health Risks

Minnesota has produced its first county-by-county assessment of how changing climate poses big implications for human health.The Minnesota Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment was released Monday by the state Department of Health.

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Sheriff: Willmar Woman Dies While Fixing Truck

Kandiyohi County authorities say a 52-year-old woman has died after being pinned under a pickup truck while doing repairs. The county sheriff's office said Sunday it responded to a garage Saturday evening between Willmar and Pennock.

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Polaris Tackles Housing, Worker Shortage In Roseau

Snowmobile and ATV maker Polaris Industries hopes to use a new 30-unit apartment building in Roseau to combat shortages of housing and skilled workers. Polaris has struggled for months to hire for its plant near the Canadian border. The company paid to house workers 80 miles away in Karlstad and shuttle them to work this summer.

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