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Mary Tyler Moore statue on break from downtown Minneapolis

October 4, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fans may have to wait another two years before they can pose again with the Mary Tyler Moore statue in downtown Minneapolis. more »»

Black Lives hold peaceful protest at Twin Cities Marathon

October 4, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of the St. Paul-based Black Lives Matter group have held a peaceful rally at the Twin Cities Marathon. more »»

Oven suspected in Minneapolis fire that killed 3 children

October 4, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis fire officials suspect an oven used for heating may have caused a house fire that killed three children. more »»

Lake Calhoun signs updated to include lake's Dakota name

October 4, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Signs around Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis now include the lake's Dakota name.

Minnesota Public Radio News (http://bit. more »»

With insurance hikes in mind, officials search for stability

October 4, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are already starting to map out how to get a handle on major rate hikes for health insurance next year. more »»

House fire in north Minneapolis kills 3 children

October 4, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three children have died after a fire at a north Minneapolis house.

The Minneapolis Fire Department said in a news release that firefighters responded to a fire at 11:57 p. more »»

Black Lives plans peaceful protest at Twin Cities Marathon

October 4, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of the St. Paul-based Black Lives Matter group say they're planning a peaceful rally at the Twin Cities Maratho. more »»

Lawsuit: Starkey firings were retaliatory

October 3, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new lawsuit alleges top officials at Starkey Laboratories were fired weeks ago in retaliation after the stepson of the company's chief executive wasn't promoted. more »»

University of Minnesota summarizes gender equity findings

October 3, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has released a summary report that hints at a consultant's findings about gender equity in its athletics department. more »»

No injuries as small plane makes emergency landing in field

October 3, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — No one was injured when a small plane made an emergency landing in a Dane County field. more »»

Meet the man behind Black Lives Matter St. Paul

October 3, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rashad Turner doesn't want your sympathy. He doesn't want to be your friend. He doesn't care if you like him. more »»

Police: Alcohol likely factor in motorcycle death

October 3, 2015

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Authorities believe alcohol played a role in the death of a motorcyclist from Maple Grove. more »»

1 injured when moose collides with car on Iron Range

October 3, 2015

KEEWATIN, Minn. (AP) — One person is injured and a moose is dead after the animal collided with a car on Minnesota's Iron Range.

The crash happened early Saturday on Highway 169 in Keewatin. more »»

Playwrights' Center hosts new plays festival in Minneapolis

October 3, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis will feature new plays at the 32nd annual PlayLabs festival this month.

The festival runs Oct. more »»

'Here we go again' _ Americans' lament after Oregon shooting

October 2, 2015

The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation — nine people shot dead at a community college. more »»

Xcel Energy plans to retire 2 of 3 coal-fired Sherco units

October 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker. more »»

Chaska shooting victims were suspect's father, ex-girlfriend

October 2, 2015

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Police say the victims in a double-shooting in Chaska are the suspect's father and the suspect's former girlfriend.

Officers arrived at the home around 9:30 p.. more »»

Suspect arrested in Chaska shooting

October 2, 2015

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man suspected of shooting two people in Chaska.

Authorities had been searching for the gunman since Thursday night. more »»

Minnesotan changes plea to guilty in Islamic State case

October 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man says he was threatening U.S. more »»

Teen arrested in Brooklyn Park homicide

October 2, 2015

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Police say a teenager has been arrested in a Brooklyn Park homicide case. more »»



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