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The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't abandon his run for Minnesota attorney general amid allegations from an ex-girlfriend that he once physically abused her, "because I didn't do it." 

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Third man arrested in Louis Vuitton bag robbery

Rochester police have arrested a third person involved in a robbery of a Louis Vuitton designer handbag. RELATED: Rochester police arrest man for stolen Louis Vuitton bag Police say 19-year-old Ron Burks was arrested in a vehicle that was stopped around 4:45 p.m.

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Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge

Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.

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McDonald's salads sicken hundreds including people in Minnesota and Iowa

Hundreds of people became sick after eating McDonald's salads. The FDA gave an update saying there have been 476 confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection.

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Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.

Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

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First generic EpiPen gets FDA approval

The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced the approval of the first generic version of EpiPen.

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Cops and donuts: a perfect pair raising funds for Special Olympics Minnesota Video included

Ask anyone what a cop likes to snack on, and they'll give you the same answer: donuts.  Friday morning, law enforcement officers are hanging out at the Rochester Dunkin Donuts, but not to eat breakfast. They're raising funds for Special Olympics Minnesota.  It's the second annual Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser happening at Dunkin's six Minnesota locations. Since the Rochester spot doesn't really have a roof, these officers are staying on the ground. Olmsted County Sherif...

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Rochester education leaders continue talks on discipline disparity

With just weeks before school starts in Rochester, education leaders met to talk equity when it comes to student discipline.  

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Woman sues surgeon who wrongly removed her kidney

An Iowa woman is suing a South Dakota surgeon and his practice for wrongly removing one of her kidneys.

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  • Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:31 GMT
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    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.More >>
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.More >>
  • Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:40 GMT
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    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:55 GMT
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    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>
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  • UPDATE: Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story

    UPDATE: Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story

    Since CNN published the "Escape from the Mayo Clinic" stories, Mayo Clinic issued several responses that are critical of CNN's reporting.

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    Since CNN published the "Escape from the Mayo Clinic" stories, Mayo Clinic issued several responses that are critical of CNN's reporting.

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  • I.C.E arrest, deport a man from Cloquet

    I.C.E arrest, deport a man from Cloquet

    CLOQUET, MN (KBJR)- A Cloquet man was deported to Mexico this week after an arrest by  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  42-year-old Pedro Aranda, who worked at Pedro's Grill and Cantina in Cloquet was arrested for immigration violations at a Carlton County golf course on August 9th. Word of Arranda's deportation spread quickly in Cloquet.  "I wasn't aware there was anything wrong. He's been here so long," said Linda Erickson, who works one door do...More >>
    CLOQUET, MN (KBJR)- A Cloquet man was deported to Mexico this week after an arrest by  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  42-year-old Pedro Aranda, who worked at Pedro's Grill and Cantina in Cloquet was arrested for immigration violations at a Carlton County golf course on August 9th. Word of Arranda's deportation spread quickly in Cloquet.  "I wasn't aware there was anything wrong. He's been here so long," said Linda Erickson, who works one door do...More >>
  • 3 people arrested for involvement in meth deal

    3 people arrested for involvement in meth deal

    Rochester police arrested three people in a car that had a stolen license plate at a traffic stop along Highway 52.

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    Rochester police arrested three people in a car that had a stolen license plate at a traffic stop along Highway 52.

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  • Sheriff sued for jailing people who aren't criminal suspects

    Sheriff sued for jailing people who aren't criminal suspects

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    Photo: MGN OnlinePhoto: MGN Online

    The sheriff of Nobles County-- Kent Wilkening--has been sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota for keeping people in jail even after they have posted bond or completed their sentences. The ACLU-MN filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of four defendants and countless others who are being detained at the request of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) even though no warrant or probable cause of a crime had been established. 

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    The sheriff of Nobles County-- Kent Wilkening--has been sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota for keeping people in jail even after they have posted bond or completed their sentences. The ACLU-MN filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of four defendants and countless others who are being detained at the request of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) even though no warrant or probable cause of a crime had been established. 

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  • Third man arrested in Louis Vuitton bag robbery

    Third man arrested in Louis Vuitton bag robbery

    Rochester police have arrested a third person involved in a robbery of a Louis Vuitton designer handbag. RELATED: Rochester police arrest man for stolen Louis Vuitton bag Police say 19-year-old Ron Burks was arrested in a vehicle that was stopped around 4:45 p.m.

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    Rochester police have arrested a third person involved in a robbery of a Louis Vuitton designer handbag. RELATED: Rochester police arrest man for stolen Louis Vuitton bag Police say 19-year-old Ron Burks was arrested in a vehicle that was stopped around 4:45 p.m.

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  • Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park

    Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:31:51 GMT
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    (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP). An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exact...(Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP). An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exact...
    Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park.More >>
    Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park.More >>
  • Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge

    Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge

    Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.

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    Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.

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  • Rochester's first "mini-roundabout" set to debut Thursday on 18th Avenue NW

    Rochester's first "mini-roundabout" set to debut Thursday on 18th Avenue NW

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    Northwest Rochester will return to near-normal Thursday after months of road construction on one of its busiest roadways. But it will be a "new normal" on 18th Avenue NW at 48th Street NW with the debut of what public works people are calling a "mini-roundabout."

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    Northwest Rochester will return to near-normal Thursday after months of road construction on one of its busiest roadways. But it will be a "new normal" on 18th Avenue NW at 48th Street NW with the debut of what public works people are calling a "mini-roundabout."

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