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GOP warns Legislature could run out of money

Top Republicans and the DFL governor have been locked in a legal battle for months over Dayton's decision to veto the Legislature's operating budget after the session concluded in late May.

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Minnesota reaching deadline to get insurance rate approval

Minnesota is running out of time to receive approval from the federal government for its plan to lower health insurance premiums next year.

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Minneapolis chief: Body camera use up after policy change

Minneapolis' police chief says he's seeing an increase in use of body cameras since he required that officers turn them on when responding to any call.

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Mayo Clinic donates to help with Irma relief Video included

Mayo Clinic's total donation is $500 thousand towards disaster relief .  

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Hormel Foods makes donations in fight against hunger Video included

Monday, Hormel announced two donations for organizations working to feed people right in Austin. 

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Olmsted County Deputies looking for stolen handgun Video included

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office said the handgun was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Peregrine Place Northwest. 

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Shooting leads to marijuana bust in Austin neighborhood Video included

Matthew Klein, 39, was arrested after police found a marijuana operation inside his Austin home. Matthew Klein, 39, was arrested after police found a marijuana operation inside his Austin home.

An Austin home, where neighbors say nothing ever happens, is now at the center of an investigation. Austin police uncovered a marijuana operation inside, but were called to the home for a different reason: a shooting. "We have no idea if this is an isolated incident and a coincidence with the shots being fired and finding this operation...or if this operation is what caused the shots to be fired," said Chief Krueger. The investigation remains ongoing. 

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Shots fired into Austin home, two arrested after police find marijuana grow operation

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Austin police are investigating who shot multiple rounds into a home on 11th Avenue Southwest Saturday evening.  Apparently no one was hurt. Officers were called to the scene at 10:46 a.m. Sunday and found numerous 40-caliber cartridges, and holes in a home in the 900 Block of 11th Avenue SW. 

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Crash on Broadway Avenue North turns deadly

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says an accident in the 68-hundred block of Broadway Avenue North Friday afternoon has taken a life. 

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Affordable housing rally planned for Monday afternoon Video included

A Rochester organization will rally for the city council to take action on affordable housing Monday afternoon. Communities United for Rochester Empowerment, or CURE, had a rally on Labor Day to address issues of the high cost of living and how it affects people with low incomes in Rochester. The rally was attended by hundreds.  CURE is affiliated with the Mayo healthcare workers' Union, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota. The rally planned for Monday afternoon will ... More>>

UPDATE: 80-year-old Kenyon man found safe

Kenyon Police say an elderly man with dementia who left his assisted living apartment has been found safe. Charles Armstrong, 80, was found alive at 3:10 p.m. Sunday in town, according to the Kenyon Police Department's Facebook page. 

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Hundreds of dogs compete for Best in Show at Graham Arena Video included

Calling all dog lovers! More than 700 dogs will strut their stuff at the Graham Arena in Rochester this weekend. It's the 41st annual dog show, with dogs from across the country participating. More than 700 dogs will compete for the Best in Show trophy.  The public is invited to attend and see the different breeds. You can also "Meet the Breed" if you're interested in adopting and want to know more about a certain breed. "It's a great place to see a lot of...

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