Minnesota

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, laughs as she addresses a snowy rally where she announced she is entering the race for president Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis.
Jim Mone/AP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With snow falling steadily and the temperature well below freezing, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she's joining the group of Democrats running for president and would take her campaign — and her Midwest sensibilities — directly to parts of...
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More than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey recalled
USDA
December 24, 2018 - 7:33 am
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) -- Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales Inc. is recalling about 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday. The recall was announced as the...
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FILE - This 2018 file photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis shows Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, who was arrested Aug. 31, 2018, in Min
Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
December 21, 2018 - 4:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors said Friday that Chinese billionaire Richard Liu will not face charges after a woman accused him of rape while he was attending a University business program in August. Liu, founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was arrested Aug. 31 on...
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Boys and girls studying contemp dance in dancing studio
Dreamstime
October 22, 2018 - 4:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Minnesota boy sued a dance league because it doesn’t allow boys to participate. Is that illegal? From Mikhail Baryshnikov to Michael Jackson, some of the world's best dancers are men. But a Minnesota high school dance...
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This April 10, 1996, file photo shows one of the four pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" on display during a media tour of the "America's Smithsonian" traveling exhibition in Kansas City, Mo.
AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File
September 04, 2018 - 10:42 am
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A pair of ruby slippers used in "The Wizard of Oz" and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes' insurer and said he could help get them back, the FBI said Tuesday. The slippers were on loan to the Judy...
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Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP
August 15, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont,...
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In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File
August 13, 2018 - 10:32 am
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
June 21, 2018 - 7:04 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while...
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raccoon
June 13, 2018 - 7:24 am
By Bani Sapra, CNN (CNN) -- As the US slept, a small raccoon who first captured the attention of Minnesota, and then the world, did something remarkable. He made it to the roof. For everyone following the #mprraccoon drama, you can all breathe a sigh of relief. The raccoon made it to the roof. pic...
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Romaine lettuce
Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP
June 01, 2018 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely...
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