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15-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit by Baseball in Minnesota

Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in Bemidji. The president of the Bemidji Youth Baseball League, Bruce Dahlin, says Zacharie Schaubhut lived in Des Moines, Iowa, but was living with his grandparents for the summer so he could play baseball in Bemidji.

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Authorities ID Rochester Motorcyclist Killed in Deer Crash

Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who died in a collision with a deer on the northern edge of Rochester. The State Patrol says 40-year-old Timothy Myhre southbound on Highway 52 when the Harley-Davidson motorcycle was unable to avoid a deer that was crossing the roadway about 7:15 p.m. Friday.

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BNSF Railway Employee Killed in Yard Accident in Minneapolis

A BNSF Railway employee has died in a rail yard accident in northeast Minneapolis. BNSF spokeswoman Amy McBeth says employees were unloading track material Monday when a locomotive passing by on another track struck the material, causing it to fall on the worker.

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UPDATE: Off-Duty Cops Riding Pedal Pub Foil Attackers in Minneapolis

Six people are facing potential criminal penalties in a series of water attacks on drivers and passengers of three pedal pubs in Minneapolis — including one that carried six off-duty police officers. PedalPub Twin Cities manager Lisa Staplin says the first two Sarturday involved bicyclists who sprayed a driver and passengers with water guns.

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MNsure Struggles to Sign Up Small Businesses

Minnesota's health insurance exchange is having a big problem with attracting small businesses. MNsure was originally expected to cover 155,000 people in small-group plans by next year. That number was only 1,405 earlier this month.

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Klobuchar Presents Bronze Star To Family Of WWII Vet

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has presented the Bronze Star and other war medals to the family of a World War II veteran.

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6 Arrested After Water Balloon Attack On Pedal Pub Riders

Six people have been arrested after an alleged water attack on drivers and passengers of a pedal pub in Minneapolis.

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Boat Inspections Increase To Reduce Invasive Species

More boat inspectors are on patrol at Minnesota lakes and rivers to help stop the spread of invasive species, including zebra mussels.

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Faribault Man, 77, Dies After Hit By Car While Walking Dog

A 77-year-old Faribault man has died after he was hit by a car while walking his dog.

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Little Falls Man Hurt In ATV Crash

A Little Falls man was hospitalized after crashing his ATV this weekend in Swanville.

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