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Phoenix the dog out of ICU, recovery continuesPhoenix the dog out of ICU, recovery continuesThe pup who nearly died from human cruelty is now recovering thanks to big hearts and overflowing human kindness.
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Jalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor SwiftJalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor SwiftThe last thing she wanted to do was dance with Taylor Swift.
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Weasel photographed flying on woodpecker's backWeasel photographed flying on woodpecker's backYou have to see it to believe it.
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No one knew mummified woman was dead 5 yearsNo one knew mummified woman was dead 5 yearsShe was reclusive, didn't always pick up the phone and often went years without seeing relatives.
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Police lift van off woman who was trapped underneathPolice lift van off woman who was trapped underneathA St. Paul woman has quick-thinking officers to thank for saving her life over the weekend, after she became trapped underneath her minivan.
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You can get free pancakes at IHOP todayYou can get free pancakes at IHOP todayDon't flip out. But...
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Carrie Underwood welcomes baby boyCarrie Underwood welcomes baby boyCheck out his name.
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5 things you need to know Tuesday5 things you need to know TuesdayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
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Parents tapped for child neglect after kids walk aloneParents tapped for child neglect after kids walk alone10-year-old boy was walking home with his 6-year-old sister from playground.
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Man shot in Columbia Heights home invasionMan shot in Columbia Heights home invasionA Columbia Heights man is recovering after being shot in an apparent home invasion Monday night.
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Right to work debate divides Wisconsin communitiesRight to work debate divides Wisconsin communitiesThe bill will go before the full assembly Thursday and could be on Governor Scott Walker's desk by Friday,
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Live grenade found at home demolition siteLive grenade found at home demolition siteThe St. Paul Police Bomb Squad was called to the scene where they evaluated the grenade and removed it.
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Kelly Clarkson coming to Xcel in AugustKelly Clarkson coming to Xcel in AugustShe's got her Heartbeat song and she's going to play it -- this summer in St. Paul.
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Lawmakers push agricultural exports to CubaLawmakers push agricultural exports to CubaSome Minnesota lawmakers are pushing for the state to use $100,000 to promote agriculture exports to Cuba.
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Clinton defends use of personal e-mail at StateClinton defends use of personal e-mail at StateHer use of personal e-mail may have violated federal regulations.
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Former Gophers QB sentenced in Kolstad fightFormer Gophers QB sentenced in Kolstad fightFormer Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson was sentenced Monday to two days in jail and no probation, for his role in an altercation last May that left a man with severe brain injuries.
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30? Tinder expects you to pay more for new app30? Tinder expects you to pay more for new appTinder recently announced its premium paid app, with features including Passport and Rewind (or undo).
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Local inventor creates product as tribute to cancer victimLocal inventor creates product as tribute to cancer victim"It is a peel and stick or press in place caulk strip and it replaces traditional caulking that you would apply with a caulk gun," said Amundson.
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Bill would factor performance into teacher layoffsBill would factor performance into teacher layoffsA bill that would allow school districts to factor teacher performance into layoff decisions moved forward.
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Wild acquires D Jordan Leopold, RW Chris StewartWild acquires D Jordan Leopold, RW Chris StewartThe Wild has bolstered both its defense and its scoring potential for what promises to be a down-to-the-wire playoff run.
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Al Franken skipping Netanyahu speechAl Franken skipping Netanyahu speech"This has unfortunately become a partisan spectacle, both because of the impending Israeli election and because it was done without consulting the administration," Franken said Monday.
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Ebola nurse Nina Pham sues Texas hospital companyEbola nurse Nina Pham sues Texas hospital companyNina Pham contracted Ebola while caring for a patient who died at the hospital.
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41,493 MN permits to carry issued in 201441,493 MN permits to carry issued in 2014More than 41,000 Minnesotans received state permission to carry a weapon in the state of Minnesota in 2014.
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Man gets 15 years in parking ramp sexual assaultsMan gets 15 years in parking ramp sexual assaultsA 22-year-old man with no previous criminal record was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for a pair of sexual assaults in Minneapolis parking ramps.
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Ice caves a hit despite admission feeIce caves a hit despite admission feeThe ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin are proving very popular again this year despite a tacked-on admission fee.
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Science Museum of Minnesota's out of this world experienceScience Museum of Minnesota's out of this world experienceScience Museum Of Minnesota. Space: An Out of Gravity Experience offers a unique look at the challenges and rewards of life on board the International Space Station.
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A day in the life of Trevor Plouffe at spring trainingA day in the life of Trevor Plouffe at spring training"I've been with the organization for a long time now. We have leaders on this team, but I can help the young guys and show them the ropes."
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With a volital history of highs and lows in the month of March, USA TODAY's John Waggoner tells us what to expect this year where when the Nasdaq composite finally broke back above 5000 after 15 years.
An Iowa boy called the editor at the Herald Times to complain about the changes to the paper's Sunday comics section and left a curse-laden voicemail that's funnier than Garfield ever could be. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has the story.
A day in the life of Trevor Plouffe at spring training
World War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
Painter Nelson Shanks, the artist who created the 2005 portrait of former President Bill Clinton hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., says he included a reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal in the painting. Jen Markham (