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Wife, Husband Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Authorities say a wife and husband have died in an accident after they were thrown from the motorcycle they were riding in Carver County. The Carver County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday in Dahlgren Township.

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Woman Arrested in Boyfriend’s Stabbing Death in St. Paul

St. Paul police have arrested a 34-year-old woman in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.

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Man Fatally Shot at Coon Rapids Bar

Police say a poker game led to an altercation in the parking lot of a Coon Rapids bar that ended with a fatal shooting.

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2 Separate Minnesota Salmonella Outbreaks Sicken 7 People

State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw.

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Participation in Motorcycle Safety Classes Low in Minnesota

The State Patrol says at least 31 motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads so far this year, accounting for more than 18 percent of all traffic deaths. Yet state officials say motorcycle safety classes available around the state aren't getting enough participants.

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8 Arrested for Louis Vuitton Theft After Freeway Chase

Eight Chicago-area men accused of lifting $20,000 in merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store in Minnesota are now charged following an interstate chase.

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Man Fatally Shot at Coon Rapids Bar

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a bar in Coon Rapids. Authorities say officers were called to Willy's Bar about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on a report of a male who had been shot.

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Major League Soccer Looks to St. Paul for Stadium Site

Major League Soccer executives plan to meet with St. Paul officials as they look for a site to build a soccer stadium in Minnesota. MLS deputy commissioner Mark Abbott says now that the July 1 deadline for a stadium plan in Minneapolis has passed, the league will turn its attention to St. Paul.

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Abortions Rise in Minnesota, 1st Increase Since 2006

Health officials say the number of abortions performed in Minnesota went up last year, the first increase since 2006. The Minnesota Department of Health said in a report released Wednesday that there were about 10,100 abortions performed in 2014, up 2.2 percent from 2013. There were about 14,000 abortions in 2006.

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Minnesota Sues Florida Student Loan Forgiveness Company

Minnesota's attorney general is accusing a Florida company of preying on students with promises of loan forgiveness.

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