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Tick Season Brings Dangers

Camping and hiking season is here and that means tick season. University of Minnesota Extension Educator Beth Berlin says being diligent can go a long way in avoiding diseases like Lyme Disease, human anaplasmosis and Powassan encephalitis.

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Minnesota State Fair Cancels Poultry Shows Due to Bird Flu

All poultry shows have been canceled at the Minnesota State Fair and county fairs across the state this year as authorities try to stop the spread of bird flu.

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Vikings Owners Put in $14M More to Stadium Project for TVs

Minnesota Vikings owners have committed an additional $14 million toward their new stadium, mostly toward the high-definition television system.

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Negotiators Still Hashing Out Budget Deal As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's legislative leaders have promised they're making progress on a budget deal. Now they have something to show for it.

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9 Indicted in Cellphone Trafficking Scheme

Nine Twin Cities area people have been indicted in a multimillion dollar cellphone trafficking scheme. The indictments made public Thursday say homeless people were recruited to buy the cellphones using stolen identities and then sign up for a service plan that gave them the phone at a reduced cost.

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Small Slices Of Minnesota’s Budget Coming Together In Deal

Smaller pieces of Minnesota's $40 billion-plus budget are coming together.

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Burning Restrictions Lifted in MN
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Burning Restrictions Lifted in Many MN Counties

Recent rains and the subsequent "green-up" is prompting the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to lift the burning restrictions in a number of Minnesota counties.

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2 Men Dead After Shooting In Northern Minnesota

Authorities in northern Minnesota say two men are dead after a shooting near Walker.

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Chief Orders Investigation Into Police Response To Protest

The Minneapolis police chief is asking anyone to step forward with information about a downtown demonstration over a police shooting in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Late School Start This Fall Has Some Districts Petitioning

While students across Minnesota might be thinking about the approaching end of the school year, educators and administrators are thinking ahead to the start of the new school year.

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