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Ethics Panel Debates Allegations Against Mpls. State Senator

A state ethics panel is trying to determine whether a Minnesota state senator abused his office and contributed to the waste of taxpayer money.

The Minnesota Senate's Ethics Subcommittee considered the allegations against Sen. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, for about three hours on Wednesday. The accused deputy majority leader vehemently denied the allegations.

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MnDOT: Recent Truck, Bridge Collisions 'Cause or Concern'

MnDOT says so many trucks have hit bridges in the past month, they're starting an awareness campaign.

"When we have five of them get hit in a short period of time," explained MnDOT's Kevin Gutknecht, "it becomes a cause for concern."

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.
    

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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.
    

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.