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MSHSL Transgender Policy Vote Expected Thursday

A big vote on policy changes affecting transgender high school student-athletes in Minnesota is expected Thursday.

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Minnesota Transgender Policy Draws Mixed Responses

The words were uttered in a board room filled with strangers.

“I am not a girl,” Zeam Porter said.

Minneapolis Community Fights Recruiters for Jihad

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo, Abdirizak Bihi, right, executive director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center, watches kids play basketball at Currie Park in Minneapolis. - Photo: AP/Craig Lassig

The nation's largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants.

Community leaders and law-enforcement agencies fear the extremists are looking for more recruits.

Wayzata Bookstore to Close after 51 Years in Business

Independent bookstores across the country are working to remain relevant and to have a place in our daily lives. Now another one has folded. The Bookcase in Wayzata is closing after 51 years in business.

The Bookcase comes with its very own puppy named Gatsby and a clerk who looks just like Mr. Rogers.

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MNsure Says 4.5 Percent Average Hike in 2015

Minnesota officials say the average rate for policies sold on the state health insurance exchange next year will go up 4.5 percent.
    

Mayo Clinic Sports Center Opens in Downtown Minneapolis

The brand new, 22,000-square-foot Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center opened Wednesday downtown Minneapolis.

Mayo announced plans to build a state-of-the-art facility earlier this year.

DNR: Zebra Mussels Spread to Lake Independence

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says zebra mussels have spread to another lake in the western Twin Cities area.

The DNR said Tuesday that Lake Independence is infested. The announcement comes days after the agency confirmed infestations in Lake Waconia and White Bear Lake, also in the metro area.