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UPDATE: Police Shoot, Kill Man in St. Paul After Standoff

Police have shot and killed a man who they say possibly fired a rifle at officers in St. Paul.

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Historic Chateau Theatre (Photo: Minnesota Historical Society).
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City of Rochester Makes Bid for Historic Theater

The city of Rochester is making a $6 million bid to buy a historic downtown theater. Rochester officials announced plans Monday to buy the Chateau Theatre. The Mayo Clinic will kick in $500,000 to the city's bid.

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Dayton Says He Wants Task Force Study on MNsure’s Future

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking lawmakers to hold off on making major changes to the state's health insurance exchange this year.

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Royalton Man Hurt After Semi Overturns in Morrison County

A Royalton Man is hurt after the semi he was driving overturned this afternoon (Monday).

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Jury Finds Morrison County Man Guilty of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon

A Morrison County jury has found a Morrill Township man guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon after an incident involving a shotgun.

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Officials Fear Early Start to Minnesota Spring Fire Season

Officials are predicting an early start to Minnesota's spring fire season due to the recent warm, dry weather.

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1 Hurt, 50 Evacuated in Fire at Burnsville Generating Station

Xcel Energy says one employee was hurt and about 50 others were evacuated after fire broke out at generating station in Burnsville. Fire in the Unit 4 coal bunker at the Black Dog generating station was reported about 7:30 a.m. Monday.

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Minnesota Poison Center Says Funding Needed to Avoid Cuts

Minnesota's Poison Center says it needs more funding from the state, or else it will have to scale back its 24-hour emergency call center. The state legislature created the call center as part of an integrated poison-control system.

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It’s ‘Free Cone Day’ At Dairy Queen

You can a free ice cream cone today (Monday). Minnesota-based Dairy Queen is kicking-off its 75th anniversary with Free Cone Day at participating restaurants.

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High Caseloads Blamed for Safety Child Care Hazards

Federal reports cite state inspectors' high caseloads for safety and health hazards found during random visits to 23 Minnesota child care facilities. The audit reports released Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Services say federal inspectors accompanying their state and county counterparts on the visits last year found one provider had four workers whose background checks were incomplete and another facility that was overcapacity.

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