Moorhead man admits to owning gun that child fired, killing 6-year-old

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Arrest made in fatal shooting Thursday in St. Paul

The 24-year-old suspect was arrested in the block where he lives, authorities said.
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Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, offered lots of hugs to kids at a Harlem public school Friday where she read her children's book to about two dozen students who sat cross-legged with her husband in the play yard.
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New nonprofit Queerspace Collective fills a crucial void in LGBTQ mentoring programs.
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Walz proposes $10 million drought relief package for farmers

Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $10 million relief package Friday for farmers who suffered losses due to drought across most of Minnesota this summer — a plan that would require a special legislative session to approve.
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1 million Minnesotans eligible for Pfizer vaccine booster shot

Minnesotans might get shots quicker at pharmacies than at large health care systems, state health officials said, adding that Pfizer vaccine supply is sufficient to meet demand.
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Huawei executive resolves criminal charges in deal with US

A top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has resolved criminal charges against her as part of a deal with the U.S. Justice Department that could pave the way for her to return to China and that concludes a case that roiled relations between Washington and Beijing.
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Minnesota to administer COVID boosters to those eligible

COVID-19 booster shots are being made available to Minnesotans who are eligible to receive them under the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state health officials announced Friday.

Wisconsin teenager wins lawsuit over COVID social media post

A Wisconsin high school student on Friday won a federal lawsuit she brought against a sheriff who threatened her with jail time early in the COVID-19 pandemic if she didn't remove social media posts saying she had the virus.
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Advice is evolving along with the coronavirus. Here's the latest from staff and news service reports.
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Police recover University of Minnesota alum's stolen tailgating 'Fan Van'

The maroon-and-gold van was tracked down in Golden Valley and retrieved Thursday. No arrests have been announced. The van had been missing since Saturday.
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Father, stepmom of 8-year-old Elk River girl who died in their care sentenced to 40 years

The girl was emaciated before being found dead in an Elk River apartment.
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We are launching a weekly feature to tell you about what's new at the many breweries and cideries in the Twin Ports.
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Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

A veteran TV news executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sexually harassed her by squeezing her buttocks at a party in 2005.
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Golden Valley man convicted of fatally hitting another man at Mpls. bar

The victim was an accomplished Medtronic research scientist, according to his online obituary.

Tight supply of homes could hold back record sales

Sales of existing homes in Wisconsin are outpacing last year's record purchases, but experts say the lack of inventory has tapped down the hot market.

Foundations offer cities help convincing workers to relocate

A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would be living in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and liking it. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely financed by the Walton Family Foundation, that is offering $10,000 incentives to entice new residents to the Ozarks region.
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Murder charges filed in crash that killed U hockey coach Motzko's son, another man

Prosecutors also already have filed notice with the court that they will seek a longer than normal sentence for James D. Blue, 51, because of the nature of the alleged crime.