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School Districts Prepare for Influx of All-Day Kindergartners

The Minnesota Legislature's decision to fully fund all-day kindergarten is like a financial windfall for some parents. 

The kindergarten funding is a key component of the $485 million boost in education funding.

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Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License after 40 Years Together

It's the day thousands of Minnesotans weren't sure would come.

Same sex couples can finally apply for marriage licenses in Minneapolis.

For John Rittman and Tom Trisko of Minneapolis, it's a day they didn't think would come.  They've been companions for 40 years and they can't believe they can finally make their love legal in Minnesota. 

Mpls City Hall Green Roof is Honeybee Home

Minneapolis City Hall is abuzz with honeybees.
    
The green roof of the downtown City Hall and Courthouse building is now home to honeybees, thanks to a donation from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
    

Heroin Deaths and Overdoses on the Rise in Hennepin County

Heroin is killing more and more people in the Twin Cities every year.

On Thursday, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and an emergency room physician from North Memorial Medical Center shared alarming data about deaths in Hennepin County.

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Minneapolis College of Art and Design Hosts Art Auction

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) will host The Auction at MCAD Friday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m at the MCAD Gallery.  Proceeds will go to the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

The Auction at MCAD is a first-time event that "kicks it up a notch" from their fall art sale, according to Mitzi Magid, co-chair of the event.

INFO: Buzz About Bee Populations in Minn.

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Minneapolis will be buzzing more this summer.

The city revealed Thursday two new beehives that have been donated for the rooftops of city hall and the city's courthouse in downtown Minneapolis. The bees were donated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.