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UPDATE: 2 Men Dead in Western Minnesota Murder-Suicide

Authorities say the two men found inside a western Minnesota home were killed in a murder-suicide.

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Minnesota High Schoolers Could Lose College-Level Classes

High school students around Minnesota are at risk of losing access to college-level classes in their schools due to new requirements that teachers have a master's degree or at least graduate-level credits in those subjects.

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Authorities: Minnesota Family Died in Murder-Suicide

Authorities say five family members found dead in their suburban Minneapolis home this week died in what they refer to as a murder-suicide. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office issued statements Saturday saying that 45-year-old Brian Short died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to his head.

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Six Hurt During Late Night Shooting in Minneapolis

Six people have been hurt after a late night shooting in Minneapolis. Police say the incident happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. after an altercation escalated on 5th Street between Hennepin and 1st Avenue.

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Minnetonka High School Offers Counseling After 5 Deaths

Minnetonka High School is making counseling available for students who may be struggling with the deaths of three classmates. The three teens were among five Greenwood family members killed in what police call an apparent murder-suicide.

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Minneapolis Cop Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Nonprofit Theft

A Minneapolis police officer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him and his father of defrauding a now-closed nonprofit group. Jordan Davis was conditionally released on $25,000 bond after his initial hearing in federal court Friday.

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Lawmakers Cited in Park Pressed to Apologize to Officer

Two Minnesota lawmakers are being urged to apologize to a Dakota County sheriff's deputy whom they accused of lying about an encounter that led to nuisance citations.

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DNR Chief: Mille Lacs Ice Fishing Details Expected in October

Minnesota's Natural Resources commissioner says details about a winter walleye ice fishing season on Mille Lacs Lake are still a month away. Commissioner Tom Landwehr on Friday said he is hoping for "the most liberal season we can get," echoing the call by Gov. Mark Dayton a day earlier.

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Deer River Man Charged in Crash that Killed 2 in Northern Minnesota

A 29-year-old man is accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed two people in northern Minnesota. Itasca County Attorney John Muhar says Derrick Lee Cloud of Deer River was charged this week with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide.

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Woman Dead After Being Found in Washington County Pool

Authorities say a 70-year-old woman is dead after she was found in a swimming pool in Washington County. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that it got a report around 5:35 p.m. Thursday of a woman found in a swimming pool in the city of Grant.

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