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Mayo Clinic attacks CNN on "medical kidnapping" story Video included

Mayo Clinic is firing back at the CNN story published Monday that a teenager from Sherburn, Minnesota had to "escape" from Mayo Clinic about a year and a half ago. Mayo said it never denied any request from the family to transfer Alyssa Gilderhus to another care facility, and denied that it ever tried to be appointed the legal guardian of Alyssa or make decisions for the patient. 

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Car chase leads to gunfire exchange in NW Rochester Video included

Rochester police are looking for two suspects involved in a gunfire exchange that happened in NW Rochester Tuesday evening.

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Police help local kids fix bikes and hand out helmets

Rochester Police teamed up with Mayo Clinic's trauma department at Homestead Park at 1 p.m. to help kids learn about bike safety. The event is part of Cops and Kids Community Bike Program that the Rochester police have been doing all summer. Their goal is to make sure kids understand the need for helmets, and build relationships in the community. An injury prevention specialist from Mayo Clinic's trauma center also joined in on the event to help educate on bike safety. She wants to ... More>>

Vice President Mike Pence visits Des Moines Wednesday

Pence was accompanied by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. 

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At least one Rochester city council race is going to a recount

Two Rochester city council races are subject to a recount. 
 

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Minnesota's First District Congressional race outlook

The southern Minnesota congressional race will  be one to watch this November. 

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Minnesota family sues Hy-Vee over pasta salad illness

A Minnesota family sickened by eating pasta salad contaminated with salmonella is suing the Iowa-based grocery store chain that distributed the food. 

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Researchers look into Lake Superior algae bloom

Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it's toxic. 

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Walz, Johnson look to November after primary wins

Minnesota's newly minted candidates for governor are wasting no time preparing for the fall election. 

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Veteran bikes across country to raise PTSD awareness

Eli Smith is an Army veteran, who's working to travel to all four corners of the contiguous 48 states to raise awareness of PTSD. 

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Austin firefighters raise funds to combat disease with Fill the Boot campaign

The Austin Fire Department is once again using boots to support local families affected by neuro-muscular diseases.   

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Albert Lea Salvation Army helps parents send kids back to school

The Salvation Army in Albert Lea is helping parents send their kids back to school.

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Human error blamed for statewide 911 outage in Minnesota

Officials in Minnesota say human error was to blame for a statewide 911 outage earlier this month.

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Closing arguments begin in Paul Manafort trial

Closing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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Mason City man arrested for sexually assaulting a child

The Mason City Police Department has arrested Russell Neil Leverne for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old.

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DNC chair, Ellison discuss abuse allegations after primary

Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy chairman Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations by Ellison's ex-girlfriend.

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Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, reading a statement from President Donald Trump, announced Wednesday that former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance has been revoked.

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UPDATE: FBI says they had search warrant for Byron apartment Video included

At least five Homeland Security Investigation officers were at a unit at Valley View Apartment Rentals in Byron Wednesday morning.

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Police searching for suspects involved in apartment complex shooting

Police were called to the Cedar Estates Condos in NE Rochester early Wednesday morning after a report of shots fired.

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Rochester police investigating 2 residential burglaries

Rochester police are investigating two residential burglaries. Police say one of the burglaries happened last Sunday or Monday at 15th Ave. NW.

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Omar becomes second Muslim woman to win Democratic House nomination

A Somali-American woman won the Democratic nomination for a Congressional seat in the Twin Cities.

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Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who once called Donald Trump "unhinged and unfit for the presidency," lost to a lesser-known county official in the Republican primary, prematurely ending a bid to win back his old job. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, who won his party's endorsement but still was considered an underdog, won by nearly 10 points over the former two-term governor and presidential candidate.

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Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says Video included

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14 (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed.

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Austin Fire asks community to "Fill the Boot" to fight muscular dystrophy

Fire fighters are already in the business of saving lives, but first responders across the country are taking time out of their day to raise funds for a life-saving cause. Wednesday, the Austin Fire Department kicks off its annual "Fill the Boot" campaign to support local families impacted by muscular dystrophy.  

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Norton powers to primary victory for Rochester Mayor, GOP's Hagedorn overwhelms Nelson in CD1, DFL chooses Walz Video included

Rochester voters turned out in force Tuesday to send Kim Norton an unmistakable message--she's their choice for Mayor to succeed Ardell Brede.

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Murphy concedes to Walz after primaries

DFL Governor Candidate Erin Murphy announced his he would be conceding after Tuesday's Primary Elections.

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Nurse pleads guilty in pain pill theft case

Prosecutors say 58-year-old James Moorehead, of Mason City, entered pleas Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. 

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Strong voter turnout reported across Minnesota Video included

The Minnesota Secretary of State's office says as the voting day began, there were 117,363 absentee ballots received by election officials across Minnesota. Total primary turnout in 2016 was 294,797 and in 2014 it was 401,878.

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Rochester Veterans Affairs Clinic to move to a new location

The Rochester VA Community Clinic will be moving to the old Fleet Farm store south of Rochester in 2019. The VA has signed a 10-year lease for $4,309,348 for a space that is 16,250 square feet. Their current building is about 10,000 square feet. Renovating the new space will cost $2.8 million and is set to begin this fall. The tentative opening is set for June 2019. The Rochester VA Community Clinic is part of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System making it one of nine community cli... More>>

The Latest: Wisconsin Primary update

The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary.

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Former Sen. Norm Coleman says cancer has returned Video included

The 68-year-old Republican discussed his condition Tuesday in a posting on Facebook.

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The Latest: Hagedorn wins GOP primary for Walz seat

The Latest on Minnesota's primary election (all times local): 7:10 a.m.

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