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    Ambassador: US will leave UN human rights council

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

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    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

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Winona woman harassed with torrent of junk mail, nationwide arrest warrant for suspected stalker Video included

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a St. Cloud man named Donald Melvin Thier, 65, for allegedly harassing a woman in Winona by flooding her mailbox with junk mail. Thier's last known address was at the Thrifty Motel in St. Cloud, so that's the address listed on the criminal complaint.

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Rochester women honored for volunteer service

This week, we're honoring the KTTC and United Way of Olmsted County "10 Who Make a Difference." Tish Torchia and Laura Martin volunteer five days per week at the Federal Medical Center in Rochester. The two former teachers now work with inmates to help them earn their high school GED, and also teach financial literacy classes. 

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Reynolds says children used as 'pawns' in immigration fight

Gov. Kim Reynolds Gov. Kim Reynolds

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says the federal government should stop separating children from their parents when they enter the country illegally.

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University of Iowa wrestler shot in knee

The victim has been identified as Samuel Paul Stoll, 22, of Iowa City, and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Vikings training camp at new HQ has 18 days of open practice

The Minnesota Vikings will have 18 days of training camp practices open to the public at their new headquarters this summer, more than what they had previously at Minnesota State University in Mankato.

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Hog farmers discuss the future at Compeer meeting Video included

Hog farmers looked to the future this morning at a seminar hosted by Compeer Financial, a company that became one of the largest farm creditors in the nation after a merger last year. 

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Five young women attack mother and daughter in their home

Rochester police are looking for a group of women who broke into an apartment and assaulted a young woman and her mother. 

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Minnesota man charged in fatal shootings after argument

A southern Minnesota man has been charged in the fatal shootings of his wife and her adult daughter from a previous marriage.

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Sen. Tina Smith's PolyMet land swap amendment clears Senate

A bill containing a provision from Sen. Tina Smith to complete a land exchange between PolyMet Mining Corp. and the federal government has cleared the Senate.

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Swanson joins AGs in demanding end to border separations

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has joined with 20 other Democratic attorneys general nationwide in demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Rochester hotel set for demolition

The Rochester City Council weighs in on the planned demolition of the Days Inn Hotel in downtown.

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Check out the new foods at this year's Minnesota State Fair

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The Minnesota State Fair is still more than two months away, but it's never too early to hear about the incredible new treats debuting this August.  Sweet. Salty. Savory. The newest foods at the Great Minnesota Get Together have it all covered. 

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Proposed hog farm at the center of Fillmore county feedback session

Concerned residents living near a proposed hog farm site received welcome news this month: an extension to a comment period by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.  Tuesday night, the MPCA holds an informational feedback session in Mabel to hear concerns first hand and share plans for the nearly 5,000 sow farm in the works.  According to the agency, the farm would produce more than 7 million gallons of manure a year, which would turn into fertilizer for area crops.... More>>

Eyota man dies after motorcycle leaves road

Emergency crews were called following a fatal crash near Peterson.

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Mayor vetoes La Crosse Center expansion project

A pricey expansion of the La Crosse Center has been vetoed by the city's mayor. 

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Men who exchanged shots using 'stand your ground' law shield

Two men who shot at each other in downtown Cedar Rapids are claiming a legal shield from prosecution under Iowa's "stand your ground" law. 

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Four siblings removed from where child died in February

The case of a missing Brooklyn Park girl has led authorities to remove her and her three siblings from their home where a child died last February. 

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Woman charged in Minneapolis alley crash that killed 2

A Blaine woman is facing criminal charges in a crash that killed two people in a north Minneapolis alley. 

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"10 Who Make a Difference" - Beth Kosta Video included

KTTC and the United Way of Olmsted County are honoring "10 Who Make a Difference." Tonight we honor Beth Kosta of Rochester. 

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Protesters rally in downtown Rochester against immigration policy

Some participants were undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. They say what's happening at the border now could have been them.

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Home invader caught on home camera Video included

A Rochester family spent Father's Day installing security alarms rather than enjoying the day.

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City to pay $2M to family of Iowa woman killed by officer

The city of Burlington will pay $2 million to the family of a woman who was mistakenly killed by a police officer. 

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23rd Annual Ice Cream Social Video included

Soldiers Field Park was the sweetest place to be Monday evening with the 23rd annual ice cream social. Included in that fun, was the ice cream eating contest.

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365 days of shirts culminates at Rochesterfest

One Rochester man's journey to wear local shirts blossomed and turned into a 365-day challenge.

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Friends of the Rochester Library annual sale offers bargains on books

The Friends of the Rochester Public Library is hosting its annual Rochesterfest Book Sale this week in the library's auditorium. 

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Mayo Clinic Health System updates Albert Lea cancer center Video included

Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea opened its newly remodeled cancer center on Monday afternoon. The remodel focused on patient privacy and individuality, and is the first major remodel since the center opened in 1999. Workers installed new dividers in the treatment area, updated flooring and wall decor, and renovated exam rooms. 

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