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#BurnsvilleStrong: Coming together after tragedies Video included

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For thousands of students in Minnesota, summer vacation will end on Monday -- but kids in one metro district will be returning to the classroom with heavy hearts and administrators hope a social media slogan will help. More>>

PHOTOS: 35W bridge lights up for ovarian cancer awareness

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Those who took a drive on Sunday night may have noticed the Interstate 35W bridge has adopted a new hue -- and there's a reason for it. More>>

'Disgusting' swindler drained friend's retirement account after stroke Video included

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This is a strong warning from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office: If you have older or disabled loved ones, keep an eye on their money. This comes as prosecutors are seeing a sharp rise in identity theft and swindle cases, often of vulnerable adults, and often by people they trust. 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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PHOTOS: Strong storms sweep through Twin Cities metro Video included

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Strong storms swept into Twin Cities on Sunday evening, bringing a threat of damaging wind, hail and rain on the busy Labor Day weekend.
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Woman struck, killed by Green Line train near U of M Video included

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A woman was struck and killed by a Metro Transit Green Line light rail train near a University of Minnesota neighborhood on Sunday morning. More>>

Police union defends St. Paul officers in father's Taser video Video included

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Just one day after St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman called for a full investigation into the arrest of an East St. Paul father who was hit with a Taser in the skyway by St. Paul police, the union defended the officers involved. More>>

RECORD SET: Saturday saw 252,092 State Fair attendees Video included

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The crowd that came to check out the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday shattered the previous attendance record of 236,197, which was set on the second Sunday of the 2013 fair. More>>

Have you seen this missing Annandale, Minn. man? Video included

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A 25-year-old Annandale man has been missing since Aug. 22, and while police aren't releasing many details, family members worry that foul play may be involved, so on Saturday, they did what they've done for the last several days -- they went looking for him. More>>

From shooting hoops in Crystal, Minn. to fighting for ISIS Video included

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Tim Turner started a basketball league in a church basement in the 1990s, and two of the guys who showed up to shoot hoops still haunt him to this day after they were recruited by Muslim extremists to fight overseas. More>>

Fridley ambush victim: 'It's a miracle that I'm here' Video included

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The second victim critically injured after a purported setup and brutal assault in Fridley, Minn. is finally awake and doing better, and his family and friends are relieved he's going to survive. More>>

Little League sensation Mo'Ne Davis meets Lynx's Maya Moore

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Little League World Series pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, 13, is headed to the Target Center to take a glimpse into her potential future as a WNBA star. She's just that athletic. More>>

Drew, a mic, and a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies Video included

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 Fox 9 Junior Correspondent Drew Shapiro shoves a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies into his mouth after he learns a few fun facts about the Minnesota State Fair mainstay from Martha herself. More>>

Dad to file federal lawsuit against St. Paul police for Taser incident caught on video Video included

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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission to conduct a full investigation into the arrest of an east St. Paul father last January.Christopher Lollie captured St. Paul police tazing him on cell phone video after he refused to identify himself. Charges were dropped in July, but he and his attorney say it's now time to defend his 4th Amendment rights. More>>

Fridley assault victim never saw attackers coming, but he remembers them Video included

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Yani Singh is recovering from 3 serious stab wounds, and while he works with prosecutors to charge the 4 suspects who allegedly planned the setup, he's more worried about his friend who is still in critical condition, and also his own health. More>>

Vikings WR Jerome Simpson suspended 3 games

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The NFL has upheld the 3-game suspension of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Simpson was arrested for DWI last November after his car stalled on Interstate 394 in Minneapolis.
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SWLRT final vote in Minneapolis City Council

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As expected, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to give municipal consent to the Southwest Corridor light rail line.


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BCA identifies officers in shooting near Ramsey daycare Video included

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the two officers who shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon in Ramsey, Minn. after he pointed a gun at police. Officer Jerad Dixon is a 9-year veteran of the Ramsey Police Department and Officer Richard Webb has been with the department for 7 years. More>>

Police shoot, kill man outside Ramsey daycare Video included

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The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says a man was shot and killed by police on Thursday afternoon after he pointed a gun at officers while running away from a "suspicious vehicle" parked near The Learning Lodge. More>>

Gophers 'admirable' on college football Grid of Shame

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The University of Minnesota football program isn't a powerhouse, but the Gophers have an “admirable” program, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper plotted the nation's Division I football teams on a “Grid of Shame” to compare each program's performance and ethics.
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VIDEO: St. Paul cops use Taser on father in front of children Video included

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Recently-released cell phone footage of an arrest made by St. Paul police at the end of January is triggering outrage against two white officers who used a Taser on a black man in front of his children at their school.
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Turf Club re-opens after renovation Video included

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University Avenue in St. Paul has changed a lot over the years, but the Turf Club has been a constant since World War II. Now, after a summer of renovations, what was old is new again -- or actually, what is new is old. More>>

Kelly Phillips remembered as brilliant LGBT advocate Video included

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On Thursday night, hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral to honor 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, a Boston Scientific executive and advocate in the local LGBT community. More>>

'Challenges, lack of opportunity' drove suspected ISIS fighter Video included

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More details about the second Minnesota man who is believed to have died fighting in Syria with the terror group ISIS are emerging, and Twin Cities leaders say his story is an example of a big obstacle for the Somali community. More>>

Box of WWII letters inspires We Are The Willows album Video included

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It's an album with roots dating back 70 years, and in just a few days, the local band We Are The Willows will release a collection of songs inspired by a box full of war-time love letters from World War II. More>>

Man dead in officer-involved shooting on St. Paul's west side Video included

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St. Paul police are investigating an officer-involved shooting on the city's west side at Wabasha Street and Plato Boulevard. The officer was not injured but the suspect is dead.
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  • #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:13:38 GMT
    We want to see what the Great Minnesota Get Together looks like through your Instagram account.
    We want to see what the Great Minnesota Get Together looks like through your Instagram account.
  • 39 adorable photos to celebrate National Dog Day

    39 adorable photos to celebrate National Dog Day

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:00:33 GMT
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    Happy National Dog Day! Celebrate by posting a picture of your furry friend on our Fox 9 Facebook page, or tweet a pic to @MyFOX9. Some of our favorites so far...VIEW PHOTOSHit the snoozesubmitted by Shauna Ann LunzA loyal companionsubmitted by Chad Betland: "My boy Chase of 12 years trucking on the road. Lost his fight to cancer on 7/23/14.... R.I.P buddy."Soaking up the sunsubmitted by Ashlee KinzelOkay, now one with serious faces?submitted by Marge Pylkka: "Katie and Muggsie."Miniature mis...
    Happy National Dog Day! Celebrate by posting a picture of your furry friend on our Fox 9 Facebook page, or tweet a pic to @MyFOX9. Some of our favorites so far...VIEW PHOTOSHit the snoozesubmitted by Shauna Ann LunzA loyal companionsubmitted by Chad Betland: "My boy Chase of 12 years trucking on the road. Lost his fight to cancer on 7/23/14.... R.I.P buddy."Soaking up the sunsubmitted by Ashlee KinzelOkay, now one with serious faces?submitted by Marge Pylkka: "Katie and Muggsie."Miniature mis...
  • 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.


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  • Little League sensation Mo'Ne Davis meets Lynx's Maya Moore

    Little League sensation Mo'Ne Davis meets Lynx's Maya Moore

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:30:10 GMT
    Little League World Series pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, 13, is headed to the Target Center to take a glimpse into her potential future as a WNBA star. She's just that athletic.
    Little League World Series pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, 13, is headed to the Target Center to take a glimpse into her potential future as a WNBA star. She's just that athletic.
  • Vikings WR Jerome Simpson suspended 3 games

    Vikings WR Jerome Simpson suspended 3 games

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:37:59 GMT
    The NFL has upheld the 3-game suspension of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Simpson was arrested for DWI last November after his car stalled on Interstate 394 in Minneapolis.
    The NFL has upheld the 3-game suspension of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Simpson was arrested for DWI last November after his car stalled on Interstate 394 in Minneapolis.
  • Gophers 'admirable' on college football Grid of Shame

    Gophers 'admirable' on college football Grid of Shame

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:23:29 GMT
    The University of Minnesota football program isn't a powerhouse, but the Gophers have an “admirable” program, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper plotted the nation's Division I football teams on a “Grid of Shame” to compare each program's performance and ethics.
    The University of Minnesota football program isn't a powerhouse, but the Gophers have an “admirable” program, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper plotted the nation's Division I football teams on a “Grid of Shame” to compare each program's performance and ethics.
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  • PHOTOS: Strong storms sweep through Twin Cities metro

    PHOTOS: Strong storms sweep through Twin Cities metro

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:22:45 GMT
    Strong storms swept into Twin Cities on Sunday evening, bringing a threat of damaging wind, hail and rain on the busy Labor Day weekend.
    Strong storms swept into Twin Cities on Sunday evening, bringing a threat of damaging wind, hail and rain on the busy Labor Day weekend.
  • #BurnsvilleStrong: Coming together after tragedies

    #BurnsvilleStrong: Coming together after tragedies

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:14:00 GMT
    For thousands of students in Minnesota, summer vacation will end on Monday -- but kids in one metro district will be returning to the classroom with heavy hearts and administrators hope a social media slogan will help.
    For thousands of students in Minnesota, summer vacation will end on Monday -- but kids in one metro district will be returning to the classroom with heavy hearts and administrators hope a social media slogan will help.
  • 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.
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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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