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Man Dies While Swimming Laps in Eden Prairie Community Pool

Authorities say a 34-year-old man died while swimming laps in the Eden Prairie Community Center pool.

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Stillwater Prison Warden on Leave Pending Investigation

BAYPORT -- The warden of the Stillwater state prison is on leave pending an investigation by the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

Officials are not releasing any details of the investigation...

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Philando Castile, photo via Facebook
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Black Man Shot by Minnesota Officer to be Buried in Missouri

A black man who was shot by a Minnesota police officer in July will be laid to rest in Missouri.

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Minnesota Remains Among Top States for Refugee Resettlement

New figures from the U.S. State Department show Minnesota remains among the top states for refugee resettlement.

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New Data For Boundary Waters Shows Decline In Young Visitors

New data from the U.S. Forest Service shows a recent increase in the number of people visiting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. But overall, visitor numbers have been on a downward trend in recent years, and the average age of those visitors has gotten much older.

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Royalton Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt in Little Falls Crash

A Royalton man was seriously hurt in a crash that happened in Little Falls on Friday morning. The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. on Haven Road.

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Becker County

Authorities say a person walking along a highway in northern Minnesota has been struck and killed. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Detroit Lakes man driving a pickup truck hit the pedestrian along Highway 59 in Becker County about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Obesity Rate Declines In Minnesota

New federal data shows the percentage of Minnesotans who are obese has declined. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the state's obesity rate dropped from 27.6 percent to 26.1 percent from 2014 to 2015.

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Philando Castile, photo via Facebook
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ACLU Sues for Access to Squad Video in July Police Shooting

The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit demanding the release of squad car video in the July 6 shooting of Philando Castile.

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8th Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Many License Lookup Cases

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed lower court rulings to dismiss several cases that alleged law officers and city officials improperly searched individuals' driver's license data.

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