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Music therapy brings back memories for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's Video included

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At the Walker Methodist care suites in Edina, Minn., residents of the assisted living community with dementia and Alzheimer's are being empowered with iPods loaded with their favorite hits. This customized music therapy is helping with their diagnosis, where medications have failed.


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Kevin Love officially heading to Cleveland, Wiggins to Wolves

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At long last, a Kevin Love deal has gone through and the Timberwolves will send the All-Star power forward to the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins in a 3-team deal. More>>

5 Minnesota State Fair foods that make the most money Video included

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There's a big misconception about food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. Many people think you can set up a booth, work 12 days and make a pile of cash. But it's not that easy. Aside from a lot of hard work, it also takes some luck. More>>

Snowy owl that survived Washington, DC bus hit dies in Minnesota

The snowy owl that underwent surgery and rehab at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center after being struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. has died. The owl was returned to the wild in April, but was recently found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway.

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Minneapolis police squad car hits pedestrian on Fremont Ave.

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A Minneapolis squad car struck and injured a pedestrian Friday night on the city's north side. The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Fremont Avenue N. near 41st Avenue N. More>>

Boy, 11, hit by car on walk with dad in North Branch, Minn. Video included

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An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by car in North Branch, Minn. According to the Chisago County sheriff's office, the boy and his father were walking down the street when a car drifted across the road and hit the boy.
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LIST: Military surplus provided to Minnesota law enforcement

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The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of property provided to law enforcement through the Department of Defense Surplus Equipment Program. Minnesota law enforcement agencies have acquired nearly $10 million in supplies through the program since 2007.Rifles and handguns account for much of the supplies, but a grenade launcher is listed to Anoka County and mine-resistant vehicles worth hundreds of thousands of dollars have been acquired by 7 agencies.Anoka County explain... More>>

Little Canada man charged with murder for deadly push into traffic Video included

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A Little Canada, Minn. man accused of deliberately pushing another man into traffic has been charged with murder. Michael Merten, 41, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Robert Hilgren after the two got into a shoving match the night of Wednesday, Aug. 20.


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Minnesota confirms first West Nile case of year

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Minnesota's first case of illness due to West Nile Virus this year has been confirmed by the state health department. A Pope County woman became ill Aug. 2 with West Nile fever, and did not require hospitalization. More>>

Attempted armed robbery near Univ. of Minnesota dorms

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The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a bicyclist was stopped at gunpoint near the Superblock dorms Thursday night. Police said the victim was not a U of M student. According to the University of Minnesota Police Department, the victim was riding his bike when the suspect – also riding a bicycle – began following him near the Franklin Avenue bridge. More>>

7 cheese curds thoughts you have at the Minnesota State Fair

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Some people go to the Minnesota State Fair and have cheese curds. Other people go to the State Fair for the cheese curds. This post is for those people.
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Mankato teen leaves hospital after 169-day wait for heart transplant Video included

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He spent half a year waiting for a life-saving transplant, but after just a month of recovery, a Mankato teenager is now out of the hospital and preparing to go back to school. More>>

Squad of 4 senior citizen card sharks cheat in poker at Canterbury Video included

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A squad of 4 senior citizens went to Canterbury Park last Fourth of July and scored a little over $200 in a cheating scheme playing poker. More>>

Urban explorer gets stuck near abandoned Glenwood Avenue silo Video included

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A man taking part in an urban exploration was rescued from an abandoned grain silo in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. More>>

Ramsey County releases wanted poster for Ty Hoffman Video included

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The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has released an updated wanted poster including a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of Ty Hoffman, a suspect in connection to the murder of Lush Food Bar co-founder and Boston Scientific executive Kelly Phillips. More>>

#fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

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We want to see what the Great Minnesota Get Together looks like through your Instagram account.
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Mall of America targets North Dakota oil workers

Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. is targeting the new money of workers from the oil fields in western North Dakota.
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5 injured in rollover crash at I-694 and River Road

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A single-car, rollover crash at Interstate 694 and East River Road sent 5 people to the hospital Friday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 2004 Chevy Trailblazer rolled several times after running off the eastbound ramp to River Road at a high rate of speed.


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Police say Little Canada man pushed another into car's path

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Authorities in Ramsey County took a 41-year-old Little Canada man into custody on Wednesday night after he apparently pushed another man in front of a car during an argument and that man later died.

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5 Minnesota-made shops at the State Fair Video included

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Food gets more attention, but between eating things on sticks, there's a lot of shopping to do at the Minnesota State Fair—and it goes way beyond magic mops and yard sticks. More>>

Victims of Eden Prairie Ponzi scheme fill courtroom Video included

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Sean Meadows, of Eden Prairie, is accused of stealing more than $10 million through a Ponzi scheme, and when he made his first court appearance, he had plenty of company. More>>

Maya Moore named WNBA MVP

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Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the 2013 WNBA MVP with a whopping 35 first-place votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters. More>>

Why Manziel's middle finger didn't cost him a starting spot Video included

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When it comes to the newest crop of NFL rookies, some are at the head of the class and others may need an attitude adjustment. Vikings fans love Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns fans may have gotten more than they bargained for with Johnny Manziel. More>>

Mo'ne Davis inspires Minn. women who broke barriers Video included

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Lots of kids have played in the Little League World Series, but although few were girls, one stole the spotlight this year. Mo'ne Davis is already on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but before her, there was Krissy Wendell. More>>

VIDEO: 180-mph double crash during Brainerd drag race Video included

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When it comes to drag racing, rocket-type speed is the name of the game -- but that also means things can go wrong very quickly, and a double crash at a Brainerd, Minn., track is another grim reminder. More>>

Archdiocese settles suit with man abused by priest as boy Video included

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It's a case that dates back to the early 1970s, but the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is settling a suit with a 54-year-old man who claims Father Tom Stitts sexually abused him while being shuffled through metro parishes. More>>

New photos, bigger reward: 'We must find Ty Hoffman' Video included

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Crime Stoppers and the Council on Crime and Justice are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills. The Ramsey County sheriff's office has identified Ty Hoffman as the suspect.
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Minnesota mom charged for giving son cannabis oil early Video included

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After years of watching her son suffer with the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury, Angela Brown turned to medical marijuana as a last resort. It worked, but the decision has left her facing criminal charges. More>>

4 things to know about getting to the State Fair

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It's almost Minnesota State Fair time – nearly 2 million people will flock to the Fair starting Thursday, Aug. 21 through Labor Day. Here's what you need to know about getting there. More>>

3 Minnesota women bring movie-making magic back to metro Video included

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A group of women from the Twin Cities are bringing the big lights of Hollywood to the Land of 10,000 Lakes by bringing movie-making magic back to the metro for a feature film called "Dragonfly." More>>

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  • Why a Minnesota man is riding his bike to Argentina

    Why a Minnesota man is riding his bike to Argentina

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:04:47 GMT

    In 12 days, Jim Rienstra will celebrate one year of being on the road for a cause -- but he's not on a car. He's pedaling from Minnesota to Argentina in a pan-American tour that's already changed his life.

    In 12 days, Jim Rienstra will celebrate one year of being on the road for a cause -- but he's not on a car. He's pedaling from Minnesota to Argentina in a pan-American tour that's already changed his life.


  • PHOTOS: Transforming TCF Bank stadium for the Vikings

    PHOTOS: Transforming TCF Bank stadium for the Vikings

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:17:59 GMT
    The massive steel beams may be going up at the future home of the Vikings, but it'll still be a couple of years before they can stay there. In the interim, they'll be at TCF Bank stadium -- and it's changing to welcome them.
    The massive steel beams may be going up at the future home of the Vikings, but it'll still be a couple of years before they can stay there. In the interim, they'll be at TCF Bank stadium -- and it's changing to welcome them.
  • PHOTOS: National Night Out 2014

    PHOTOS: National Night Out 2014

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:38:43 GMT
    With more than 1,470 National Night Out events registered in Minneapolis alone, many Minnesotans will spend a summer night meeting their neighbors and local emergency responders on Tuesday night.
    With more than 1,470 National Night Out events registered in Minneapolis alone, many Minnesotans will spend a summer night meeting their neighbors and local emergency responders on Tuesday night.
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  • Kevin Love officially heading to Cleveland, Wiggins to Wolves

    Kevin Love officially heading to Cleveland, Wiggins to Wolves

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:29:51 GMT
    At long last, a Kevin Love deal has gone through and the Timberwolves will send the All-Star power forward to the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins in a 3-team deal.
    At long last, a Kevin Love deal has gone through and the Timberwolves will send the All-Star power forward to the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins in a 3-team deal.
  • Maya Moore named WNBA MVP

    Maya Moore named WNBA MVP

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:44:35 GMT
    Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the 2013 WNBA MVP with a whopping 35 first-place votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters.
    Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the 2013 WNBA MVP with a whopping 35 first-place votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters.
  • Why Manziel's middle finger didn't cost him a starting spot

    Why Manziel's middle finger didn't cost him a starting spot

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:10:08 GMT
    When it comes to the newest crop of NFL rookies, some are at the head of the class and others may need an attitude adjustment. Vikings fans love Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns fans may have gotten more than they bargained for with Johnny Manziel.
    When it comes to the newest crop of NFL rookies, some are at the head of the class and others may need an attitude adjustment. Vikings fans love Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns fans may have gotten more than they bargained for with Johnny Manziel.
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  • 5 Minnesota State Fair foods that make the most money

    5 Minnesota State Fair foods that make the most money

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-23 14:22:07 GMT
    There's a big misconception about food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. Many people think you can set up a booth, work 12 days and make a pile of cash. But it's not that easy. Aside from a lot of hard work, it also takes some luck.
    There's a big misconception about food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. Many people think you can set up a booth, work 12 days and make a pile of cash. But it's not that easy. Aside from a lot of hard work, it also takes some luck.
  • 28 new foods at Minnesota State Fair in 2014

    28 new foods at Minnesota State Fair in 2014

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-06-25 18:57:53 GMT
    The Minnesota State Fair is adding 28 new foods to the already massive, artery-clogging list of 500 foods from 300 different vendors. New food include everything from a bacon-wrapped turkey leg and beer gelato to a shrimp dog and chocolate salami.
    The Minnesota State Fair is adding 28 new foods to the already massive, artery-clogging list of 500 foods from 300 different vendors. New food include everything from a bacon-wrapped turkey leg and beer gelato to a shrimp dog and chocolate salami.
  • Snowy owl that survived Washington, DC bus hit dies in Minnesota

    Snowy owl that survived Washington, DC bus hit dies in Minnesota

    The snowy owl that underwent surgery and rehab at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center after being struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. has died. The owl was returned to the wild in April, but was recently found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway.

    The snowy owl that underwent surgery and rehab at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center after being struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. has died. The owl was returned to the wild in April, but was recently found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway.

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  • THE REPORTERS: End of a long era for Rep. Phyllis Kahn?

    THE REPORTERS: End of a long era for Rep. Phyllis Kahn?

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:54:42 GMT
    Primary elections will be held on Tuesday, and local political wonks are predicting a tough contest for longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn because she's facing her toughest challenger in 42 years.
    Primary elections will be held on Tuesday, and local political wonks are predicting a tough contest for longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn because she's facing her toughest challenger in 42 years.
  • Ex Minnesota Hells Angels leader a marked man after tell-all book

    Ex Minnesota Hells Angels leader a marked man after tell-all book

    Monday, August 4 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-04 17:18:29 GMT

    Pat Matter was the undisputed godfather of the Minnesota Hells Angels, ruling over the city's methamphetamine trade for decades from the Angels clubhouse on Washington Avenue. Until 10 years ago, when Matter did the unthinkable. He broke the code, and snitched on his fellow Angels.

    Pat Matter was the undisputed godfather of the Minnesota Hells Angels, ruling over the city's methamphetamine trade for decades from the Angels clubhouse on Washington Avenue. Until 10 years ago, when Matter did the unthinkable. He broke the code, and snitched on his fellow Angels.


  • THE REPORTERS: Glen Taylor, Archdiocese whistleblower, Jesse Ventura trial

    THE REPORTERS: Glen Taylor, Archdiocese whistleblower, Jesse Ventura trial

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:30:10 GMT
    In this edition of The Reporters with Tom Lyden: One-on-one with Glen Taylor in his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune. Minnesota Public Radio's Madeleine Baran, whistleblower Jennifer Haselberger and the sex scandal saga at the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. And an insider's perspective of Jesse Ventura's defamation trial against the late author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
    In this edition of The Reporters with Tom Lyden: One-on-one with Glen Taylor in his first major television interview since buying the Star Tribune. Minnesota Public Radio's Madeleine Baran, whistleblower Jennifer Haselberger and the sex scandal saga at the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. And an insider's perspective of Jesse Ventura's defamation trial against the late author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

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