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Police: Hermantown Man Dies After Stun Gun Shooting

The Hermantown Police Department says a man has died a week after officer shot him with a stun gun. Police said Monday the Hermantown man died in a hospital on Sept. 26. They say he experienced an undisclosed "medical event" shortly after officers stunned him on Sept. 19. Autopsy results are pending.

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Duluth Residents Protest Mail Center Closure

Duluth postal workers and other Minnesota residents are rallying against plans to close Duluth's mail processing center. About 100 people protested the closure planned for 2015 outside of the federal courthouse in Duluth on Monday.

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SUV Hits Minneapolis Bus Shelter, Kills Woman

An SUV slams into a north Minneapolis bus shelter, killing a woman who was sitting there. Terrance Beauchamp Weaver says his mother, 45-year-old Billy Weaver, ate at McDonald's and was then waiting at the bus stop for him to pick her up when the SUV hit the shelter about 5:15 p.m. Monday.

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Police Find 2 Dead in North Minneapolis Home

Minneapolis police are investigating after two people were found dead at a home in north Minneapolis.

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Coach Charged With Having Sex With Student

A former girls' tennis coach at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is accused of having sex with a student.

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8 People Indicted on Heroin Charges in Minneapolis

A grand jury has indicted eight people on charges that they conspired to distribute heroin in Minneapolis.

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St. Ben’s, St. John’s Professor Talks About Supreme Court’s Decision on Gay Marriage [AUDIO]

Five states - including Wisconsin - are joining Minnesota in legalizing same-sex marriage. That's after the U.S. Supreme court today (Monday) refused to hear appeals from those states seeking to prohibit gay marriage.

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Budget Shortfall at Minnesota Zoo Means Job Cuts

Some job cuts are in store at the Minnesota Zoo because of a projected budget shortfall.

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Police Used Stun Gun On Vikings Defensive Tackle Johnson

A police report shows Minneapolis officers used a chemical spray and a stun gun on Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson after he refused to leave a downtown club. Johnson, who is listed at 6-foot-3 and 288 pounds, was arrested early Sunday after security officials and police repeatedly told him to leave Seven steakhouse.

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State Patrol: Motorcycle With No Lights Struck, Driver Killed

The State Patrol says an Elk River man has been killed will riding his motorcycle with no headlights on. The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. last (Sunday) night on Highway 6 near Emily in Crow Wing County.

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