ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Cellphone video of a Minnesota man's January arrest in a St. Paul skyway is attracting attention. Chris Lollie says he was doing nothing wrong when police responding to a trespassing report questioned him. Officers used a stun gun when they say Lollie resisted arrest and didn't follow orders. Lollie says he was targeted because he's black.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's new health insurance exchange is struggling with a backlog of people making changes to coverage through the online marketplace. Officials say the MNsure system has made recording births, marriages, address changes and other "life events" a slow and difficult process. MNsure plans to hire 15 additional employees to help address a backlog of thousands of changes.
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) - A northern Minnesota resort owner has withdrawn his liquor license bid, citing pressure from a nearby American Indian reservation. Leaders of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe opposed Chris Freudenberg's application on the grounds that the store would be too close to their boundaries, where liquor is not sold.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A woman who died after a light rail train struck her near the border of Minneapolis and St. Paul has been identified as 42-year-old Shana Buchanan. Authorities say she was wearing headphones Sunday as she crossed the tracks near Westgate station and stepped into the train's path. Metro Transit Police are leading an investigation into the incident.
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