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Settlement Reached in Clergy Abuse Case

A man who was molested by a priest in the 1970s has become the first plaintiff to settle under a new state law that opened a three-year window for people to sue over older abuse cases.

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Minnesota State Fair to Offer Frozen Beer Foam

Visitors to the Minnesota State Fair will be able to cool off with ice cold beers topped with frozen foam.

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Plea Agreement in Trunk Body Slaying

A man accused of killing two women and hiding their bodies in cars found at Twin Cities area impound lots has pleaded guilty to one of the crimes.

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Judge Won’t Halt Home-Care Workers’ Union Vote

A federal judge has denied a request to stop an election that could unionize thousands of individuals who provide in-home health care to the elderly and disabled.

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Dismissal of Charges in School Plot Case Appealed

Prosecutors appealing the dismissal of the most serious charges leveled against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting a school attack say the judge's decision has had a critical impact on the case.

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Last Day To Get Discount Tickets For Minnesota State Fair [AUDIO]

The Minnesota State Fair kicks-off tomorrow (Thursday) in Falcon Heights. If you're planning on going to the fair any time during it's 12-day run, today (Wednesday) is your last chance to take advantage of some discount tickets.

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Governor Dayton to Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to chill out at the Minnesota State Fair by taking a bucket of ice water over his head.

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Brooklyn Center Man Gets 27 Years For Raping Woman

An Anoka County judge has sentenced a 36-year-old man to 27 years in prison for abducting and raping a woman in Fridley after telling her he was a police officer. Gideon Charles Arrington II of Brooklyn Center was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one count of first-degree criminal sexual assault in May.

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Minnesota Retains Top Spot In ACT College Entrance Exam

Minnesota retains its top spot among states on the ACT college entrance exam. High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking the state first among states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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Fire That Damaged Historic House Ruled Arson

The fire that damaged a historic house on one of Duluth's busiest streets has been ruled arson.

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