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  1. Vikings Cut the Ribbon at New $1.1 Billion Football StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WDIO

    The Vikings held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new indoor stadium, and fireworks were shot off after Gov. Mark Dayton did the honors. It was the culmination of 31 months of construction that forced the Vikings to play for two seasons at the University of Minnesota's stadium across town.


  2. Elective Abortions in Minnesota Hit Record LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WDIO

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports state data released Friday shows 9,861 elective abortions took place in the state last year, the lowest annual number in 35 years of reporting by the state Department of Health. The highest total on record is 19,028 in 1980.


  3. Bail Set at $1.5 Million for Sect Leader Charged with AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDIO

    A judge has set bail at $1.5 million for a religious sect leader who's charged with sexually abusing girls at a secluded compound in rural Minnesota. Victor Barnard made his first state court appearance Monday since his extradition from Brazil last week.


  4. Two Former Mayors Join Up for Book SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WDIO

    Don Ness supported R.T. Rybak as he discussed his new book Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis. The memoir discusses everything from the rising terror of youth violence, the tragic collapse of the I35 bridge as well as Rybak's path through journalism.


  5. No Civil Rights Charges To Be Filed in Police Shooting Death of Jamar ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WDIO

    Minnesota's U.S. attorney says no federal civil rights charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers in last fall's shooting death of a black man. Andrew Luger says there is insufficient evidence to support charges against the officers, who had a lethal confrontation with 24-year-old Jamar Clark last November.


  6. Warrant: Minnesota Doctor Saw Prince, Prescribed DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WDIO

    A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death, including the day before he died, and prescribed him medication, a search warrant says. Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg treated Prince on April 7 and April 20, and he prescribed "medications and prescriptions" for the musician, according to the warrant, which was filed Thursday in Hennepin County and obtained by KSTP-TV and the Los Angeles Times.


  7. Concerns Remain as Minnesota's Medical Marijuana Sites GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WDIO

    Minnesota is expected to have eight medical marijuana clinics open this summer, but some observers are wondering whether there's enough patient demand. The state had predicted about 5,000 patients would quickly flood to the clinics as soon as they opened, Minnesota Public Radio News reported .


  8. Judge Seals Search Warrant in Prince CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WDIO

    A Minnesota judge has sealed a search warrant in the investigation of Prince's death after authorities argued that making it public would hamper their work. The search warrant is for Paisley Park, the musician's home and recording studio complex in suburban Minneapolis.


  9. Minnesota Senator Wants State Color to be PurpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | WDIO

    A state senator in Minnesota is pushing to make the official state color purple in honor of music superstar Prince. Sen. Karin Housley tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press that she plans to introduce a bill Monday hoping to make the color Minnesota's.


  10. RailStrong: Proctor Schools Host Mini Concerts to Support Sixth Grade TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WDIO

    Proctor middle and high school students were all too happy to spend a few minutes outside for a mini concert Friday afternoon, but they weren't just enjoying the weather. They were supporting one of their own - Mary Hall, a sixth grade social studies teacher.


  11. Duluth Mother Part of Lawsuit Challenging Protections for Minn. TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WDIO

    A group of Minnesota parents and national education reform groups have filed a lawsuit challenging Minnesota tenure and dismissal laws that protect teachers. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Ramsey County.


  12. Democrats Float Special Office to Handle Deadly Force CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WDIO

    Minneapolis Democratic Sen. Scott Dibble introduced a bill Monday to create the new office to investigate and prosecute all cases of deadly force in Minnesota. It would be governed by a five-member board that includes three public spots.


  13. High-Speed Rail System Still in the Works for NorthlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WDIO

    Four trips a day bringing passengers between Duluth and Minneapolis for a fare of $30 is the new vision for the Northern Lights Express Project. But officials working on the project say a lot goes into it and that things are gradually coming together.


  14. Minneapolis Police Shooting Case Goes to ProsecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WDIO

    The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Wednesday that it turned the results of its investigation over to prosecutors, who have said they would present the case to a grand jury for possible charges against the officers involved. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he'd like a charging decision by the end of March.


  15. Special Report: Exposing the Truth, Saving our ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WDIO

    "I grew up in a really broken home. There was a lot of different abuse. I started doing drugs at a really young age and I got myself into trouble," said Monica Miller, a survivor of sexual exploitation.


  16. Lawmakers Up Funding Ante for Anti-Recruitment EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WDIO

    The large Somali community in Minneapolis has made it a primary target for terrorism recruitment - and the federal government's anti-terrorism efforts. Minnesota lawmakers put up $250,000 last year to fund anti-recruiting programs, with the federal government and private sources contributing more money. 4 comments

  17. Bike Lobby Seeks 25 mph Speed Limit in Minnesota CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WDIO

    Minnesota's bike lobby is hoping to get state legislators to lower speed limits on city streets around the state, arguing it would make cyclists and pedestrians safer. The Star Tribune reports the state's bike lobby would like to see a speed limit of 25 mph.


  18. Somali Business Owner Invited to State of Union by FrankenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WDIO

    The owner of Afro Deli & Catering restaurants in Minneapolis and St. Paul plans to attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union address next week. Franken says Kahin is a Somali-American who shows how important people of diverse faiths and backgrounds are to Minnesota's prosperity.


  19. Bail Reduced for Hermantown Defendant in Protest ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WDIO

    Bail has been significantly reduced for one of the men jailed in connection with the shooting of five protesters outside a Minneapolis police precinct. Hennepin County Judge Hilary Lindell Caligiuri lowered bail for Nathan Gustavsson from $250,000 to $100,000 Wednesday.


  20. Mall of America Seeks Restraining Order to Stop ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WDIO

    A Minnesota judge says she'll decide soon whether to issue an order barring Black Lives Matter from staging a protest at the Mall of America. Judge Karen Janisch heard arguments by attorneys for the mall and protest organizers Monday, two days before the scheduled Wednesday protest over the police shooting of a black man in Minneapolis last month.


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