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FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking
Man arrested after 10-year-old son shoots himself in leg
Police Blotter - Nov. 15
Driver, 20, killed in vehicle crash with train in western Minnesota
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Facebook says it removed a flood of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and fake accounts
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota's unemployment rate holds steady
$2B Southwest light rail project cleared to begin construction
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Wild’s Matt Hendricks watches another contemporary call it quits
Gophers, Saints both seeking offense when they meet on ice
If active, Vikings’ new back Ameer Abdullah will return kickoffs against Bears
Khalil Mack has brought ‘swagger’ to already good Chicago Bears defense
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Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Mechanics rescue kitten who took 80-mile ride under car hood
Bridges of Hope focuses on childhood trauma at church event
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
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Visual Arts - Nov. 15
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
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Grassroots Concerts hosts Brianna Lane
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September 25, 2018
A teacher forced her student into sex - and docked his grade after he refused, suit says
A 27-year-old math teacher, Jennifer Olajire-Aro, coerced a 17-year-old student into having sex with her, repeatedly threatening to dock his...
September 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
September 13, 2018
As hurricane bears down on Carolinas, the waiting is over
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The powerful first surges of Hurricane Florence hit the sandy beaches of the Carolinas on Thursday, swamping oceanfront homes...
September 13, 2018 - 7:55pm
September 12, 2018
Hurricane Florence could linger along coast, but much remains uncertain for those in its path
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Hurricane Florence will begin to lash the Carolinas with powerful winds and violent surf Thursday in what is shaping up...
September 12, 2018 - 8:40pm
Hurricane Florence charges toward Carolinas with 'potential for unbelievable damage'
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Hurricane Florence, roaring across the Atlantic Ocean with 140 mph winds, is on track to crash into the southeast U.S. coast...
September 12, 2018 - 7:57am
August 3, 2018
Former state GOP leader, claiming to be Christ, said God told him to kill his mother's dog, police say
A former leader of the South Carolina Republican Party known for his incendiary tweets about Trayvon Martin, Nancy Pelosi and others is now facing...
August 3, 2018 - 2:38pm
August 2, 2018
Brainerd horseshoe pitcher places 1st in class in world tournament
Connie Bachman doesn't let age slow her down—at least when it comes to horseshoe pitching. The Brainerd native, who turned 78 just last...
August 2, 2018 - 12:58pm
July 26, 2018
3M settles military earplug allegations
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Maplewood-based 3M will pay $9.1 million to settle allegations that it sold defective earplugs to the military, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The federal government alleges the Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 were too short to function properly...
July 26, 2018 - 7:06pm
July 2, 2018
Police say woman screamed racial slurs and smacked a black teen at a pool. She lost her job.
DJ RocQuemore Simmons and his friend hadn't even managed to dip their toes in the Summerville, South Carolina pool before a screaming Stephanie...
July 2, 2018 - 2:29pm
June 19, 2018
Man with tattoo of a gun on his forehead gets arrested for illegally possessing a firearm
GREENVILLE, N.C.—A South Carolina man who has a tattoo of a gun on his forehead was arrested for illegally possessing a firearm, among other...
June 19, 2018 - 4:27pm
May 22, 2018
Proud mom orders 'Summa Cum Laude' cake online. Bakery censors it to read 'Summa … Laude.'
Saturday was Jacob Kosinski's big day. His whole family, many from out of town, saw the Charleston, South Carolina, student graduate from his...
May 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
April 16, 2018
At least 7 inmates dead, 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina prison
At least seven inmates are dead and 17 other people are injured after hours-long rioting at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina, the Associated Press reported. Several fights broke out among inmates at the Lee Correctional Institution around 7:15 p.m. Sunday, April 15, and...
April 16, 2018 - 7:18am
April 6, 2018
South Carolina lawmaker pulls out loaded gun during meeting with constituents
A lawmaker from South Carolina pulled out his loaded pistol during a meeting with his constituents Friday to make a point about gun safety, according...
April 6, 2018 - 8:41pm
March 12, 2018
South Carolina woman gouges out her eyes while high to get closer to God
There was a message from God, 20-year old Kaylee Muthart believed, that she needed to sacrifice something special. Muthart was high on methamphetamine,...
March 12, 2018 - 1:40pm
December 11, 2017
A serial killer's creepy post-conviction message: There are more victims
With six words penned to his local newspaper, serial killer Todd Kohlhepp gave voice to the fears of investigators and anyone else worried that...
December 11, 2017 - 7:50pm
August 24, 2017
Gunman shot at Charleston, S.C., restaurant; hostage rescued
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A disgruntled employee who fatally shot one person and held another hostage on Thursday at a restaurant in downtown Charleston,...
August 24, 2017 - 5:06pm