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Man Drowns After Jumping into Lake in Northeast Minnesota

A man has drowned after jumping off a cliff into a lake on northeastern Minnesota's Iron Range.

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Minneapolis Locks Closed to Recreational Boats

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the Minneapolis locks to recreational boats because of high water flows.

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Man Drowns While Swimming in West-Central Minnesota Lake

A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swimming in a lake in west-central Minnesota.

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Man Fatally Shot by Officer Remembered at St. Paul Parade

People attending the Rondo Days Parade in St. Paul are remembering a black man fatally shot by a suburban police officer.

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Searchers Look for Man Who Fell into St. Croix River

Searchers are looking for a 26-year-old man who slipped and fell into the St. Croix River in eastern Minnesota.

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2 Wounded in Minneapolis Shooting Near Downtown

Minneapolis police say two people were hurt in a shooting near the city's downtown.

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Father Of 2-Year-Old Boy Killed In Drive-By Is Charged

The father of a 2-year-old boy who was killed last week in a drive-by shooting has been charged. Twenty-five-year-old Melvonte Peterson of Brooklyn Center was charged Friday with illegally having a firearm and drive-by shooting.

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St. Anthony Cancels Annual Parade In Wake Of Police Shooting

The city of St. Anthony and organizers of its annual VillageFest have announced they are canceling this year's parade in the wake of the police shooting of Philando Castile. The parade was scheduled for Aug. 5.

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Dayton, Leaders Eye Late August Special Session

Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say they're tentatively planning a special session for the third week of August, but they haven't worked out final details.

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Little Settlement Money for Police Sensitivity Courses Spent

A lawsuit settlement six years ago provided more than $1.5 million for racial sensitivity training to help police in Minnesota avoid the type of confrontations that led to the shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights.

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