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University of Minnesota Is Studying Urban Heat

The University of Minnesota is studying whether urban farming can reduce heat in metropolitan areas.

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2 Shootings In Minneapolis Leave 2 Dead, 3 Hurt

Minneapolis police say a pair of separate shootings has left two people dead and three people injured.

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UPDATE: State Patrol Squad Car Involved In Fatal Collision

A Minnesota State Patrol says a trooper responding to a traffic accident slammed into another car in Cannon Falls, killing two people in the other vehicle.

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St. Paul Man Gets 6 Years For Stalking Conviction

A St. Paul man convicted of compiling a "hit list" and stalking his ex-wife, ex-girlfriend and a pastor has been sentenced to six years in prison. Michael John Mangan pleaded guilty in May to three counts of aggravated stalking.

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Metro Transit Bus Loses Control, Damages Property

Minneapolis authorities are cleaning up after a Metro Transit bus lost control and drove onto the sidewalk in downtown Minneapolis, damaging garbage cans and smashing into light posts.

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Minnesota State Patrol Patch (Photo by: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Minnesota State Patrol Patch (Photo by: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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I-35 South of Owatonna Reopens After Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says a section of I-35 south of Owatonna that was closed after a fiery crash has now reopened.

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Crews Battling Fire In Downtown Waterville

Fire crews from several departments are battling a blaze in downtown Waterville, in southern Minnesota. Photos posted online by KEYC-TV show flames and black smoke billowing from a building.

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St. Paul Woman Charged After Allegedly Dumping Puppies In Dumpster

A St. Paul woman is charged with one count of animal cruelty for allegedly leaving two puppies in a trash bin in May. Ramsey County prosecutors say one puppy was found dead. The other is recovering.

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UPDATE: Willmar Teen Pleads Guilty In Grandmother’s Death

A Willmar teen has pleaded guilty in a plot to burglarize and kill his grandmother last summer. Eighteen-year-old Robert Warwick pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder while committing a felony.

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Homeowner Shoots Bear in Albertville

An Albertville man tells authorities he shot a black bear that came into his yard because he feared for his daughter's safety.

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