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Target Offers Free Shipping Starting Wednesday to Boost Holiday Sales

After a rough year for Target, from declining sales to last year's security breach, the Minnesota-based retailer announced a new marketing strategy to get back in the black this holiday shopping season.

On Wednesday, Target announced free shipping on all online orders now through Dec. 20. It's a part of the new CEO Brian Cornell's efforts to boost holiday sales.

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Community Takes a Stand Against Bullying on 'Unity Day'

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You may see a lot of orange Wednesday for “Unity Day.”

Minneapolis Single-Sort Service Boosts Recycling

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The Minneapolis public works committee says residents are recycling at least a quarter more waste following a switch to single-sort recycling.
    

First Lady Michelle Obama Rallies Voters in Minneapolis

First lady Michelle Obama campaigns for Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at the Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center in Philadelphia. - Photo: AP/Matt Rourke

First lady Michelle Obama is the latest prominent figure to come through Minnesota to fire up Democrats.
    
Obama appeared at a Minneapolis high school Tuesday afternoon for a get-out-the-vote rally with Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken, who are seeking re-election.
    

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Mpls. Teen to Receive Tougher Sentence in Fatal Shooting that Started on Metro Bus

A 17-year-old Minneapolis boy pleaded guilty Monday to second degree murder a fatal shooting that started on a Metro Transit bus this summer.

Mpls. Man Pleads Guilty to 1st-Degree Murder in Stabbing Death, Sentenced to Life

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A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to life without parole for stabbing a 25-year-old man to death back in September.

Woman Charged with Hitting, Dragging Another Woman; Victim in Critical Condition

Vanessa Uzong, 24 - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A woman is charged with first-degree assault after authorities say she hit and dragged another woman in Minneapolis.

Police say Vanessa Uzong, 24, was driving and hit 26-year-old Miera Horton who was walking in the area of Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday.