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Experts Warn of Lake Bacteria after Recent Rainfall

Now that the weather is warming up, Minnesotans are getting outside to enjoy the lakes. But, recent rain has made swimming in the lakes risky.

Because of all the precipitation we've had, we're now seeing contamination, so pollution control experts say be sanitary- or it could make you sick.

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St. Louis Park Residents Protest Re-Routing of Freight Trains

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St. Louis Park residents showed up in full force Thursday, protesting the latest plan to re-route freight trains through their city.

The Met Council wants to put the new Southwest Light Rail along the tracks where a current freight line runs. The freight line would then be re-routed.

Ex-Mpls. Cop Pleads Guilty to Charges of Soliciting a Minor

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A former Minneapolis police officer accused of sexually assaulting young girls has pleaded guilty to sending nude photographs of himself to two teenage girls in Hennepin County.

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RAW VIDEO: Interactive Macro-Mood Installation in Mpls

An unusual piece of art will greet you next time you visit the Minneapolis Convention Center.

It's called an 'Interactive Macro-Mood Installation.' The inflatable sculpture uses lights and colors to represent the collective mood of the city.

It's connected to the Internet and analyzes websites like Twitter to create the mood.

Saint Paul Youth Receive Free Summer Meals

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The City of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Department and Saint Paul Public Library have partnered with Saint Paul Public Schools to provide free meals to Saint Paul youth this summer.