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Brooklyn Park Man Pleads Guilty in Crash, Leaving Injured Kids Behind

Forty-six-year-old Earl Ward -

A Brooklyn Park man has pleaded guilty in a car crash that severely injured his two children.
    
St. Paul Pioneer Press reports 46-year-old Earl Ward pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of criminal vehicular operation and violating a no-contact order with the children's mother. His plea didn't come with a deal for sentencing.

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Vikings Owner Presents Pitch to Bring MLS Team to Minneapolis

Major League Soccer could be coming to Minnesota. The process is very similar to bidding for the Super Bowl.

Suit: Crosiers hid Priest's Past, Created Nuisance

A lawsuit filed by four men who say they were molested by a priest in the 1970s claims the Crosier Father and Brothers religious order created a public nuisance when they failed to warn families of the potential risk.
    

Mpls. Students Rehearse for Biggest Gig Yet with Grammy-Winning Group

Students at South High School in Minneapolis are preparing Thursday for a performance they probably won't forget. Members of the school's varsity choir program are partnering with Grammy award winning musicians to sing this February. 

The first lesson these teenagers need before their biggest gig yet is to relax, then release.

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2 Minn. Groups to Make Bid for Major League Soccer Team

The two groups hoping to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Minnesota will make their pitches to league officials in New York.

Minnesota, Sacramento and Las Vegas are markets being considered as the MLS is aiming to have 24 teams in the league by the end of the decade. There are currently 18 teams in the league.

Another Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Brooklyn Park

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A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Brooklyn Park, making it the second pedestrian death in as many days for the city. 

The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened just before 1 a.m. Thursday on eastbound Interstate 94 near Zane Avenue.

Local Woman Gets Diabetes Under Control with Help from U of Minn. Study

Mary Giannini lives with Type 2 diabetes. She found out she had the disease 2 1/2 years ago.

"I will be honest with you, I sat in my vehicle and I probably cried for a good half hour. My way of dealing with it is to study and learn," she said.