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Police Officer Fatally Shoots Black Man During Traffic Stop Near St. Paul
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With Light Rail Drama Easing, Dayton Revives Special Session

Gov. Mark Dayton is holding out hope that lawmakers can return for a special session. A tax relief package and $1 billion in public construction projects were the big prizes in a potential overtime session.

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1st Sex Offender To Be Freed Unconditionally From Program

he first person is set to be released from Minnesota's sex offender program without conditions after the state's Human Services commissioner reversed her position on his discharge. Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper says she has decided against challenging a ruling from state Supreme Court appeals panel that releases 26-year-old Eric Terhaar.

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Sentencings Set for Mid-November for Minnesotans in IS Case

A federal judge has set sentencing dates in mid-November for eight of the nine men convicted for their roles in a group of Minnesotans who were accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

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With Light Rail Drama Easing, Dayton Revives Special Session

Gov. Mark Dayton is holding out hope that lawmakers can return for a special session.

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Suicides Rise 6 Percent in Minnesota; Men Drive Increase

State health officials say suicides are on the rise in Minnesota.

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Man Charged With Threatening Minneapolis Mosque

Federal prosecutors have charged a 57-year-old man with threatening a Minneapolis mosque. Daniel George Fisher made his first appearance in U.S. District Court on Wednesday.

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Cushing Woman Hurt in Crash Near Motley

A Cushing woman was hurt in a crash earlier this (Wednesday) morning.

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Charges Dropped Against Minnesota Father in Baby Suffocation

Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a southern Minnesota man accused of falling asleep on a couch after a day of drinking and suffocating his 8-week-old son.

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Hormel Foods CEO Retiring

Hormel Foods chief executive officer will retire at the end of next month.

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Judge Upholds Law Allowing Counties To Hire Outside Auditors

A Minnesota judge has upheld a new state law that allows counties to hire private companies for their annual audits. State Auditor Rebecca Otto is fighting the 2015 law that lets counties forego her office for the financial reviews.

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