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Hennepin County Medical Center Reopens After Lockdown

Hennepin County Medical Center was in lockdown Saturday, after a person reportedly claimed to have a gun, according to Minneapolis police.

Officers were called to the hospital in downtown Minneapolis around 11 a.m. after a visitor threatened another visitor and said they had a gun, police spokesman John Elder said.

A gun was never displayed, Elder said.

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Victims Found Shot to Death Inside Car in South Mpls. Identified

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The man and woman found shot to death inside of a parked car in south Minneapolis Friday night have been identified.

Medical officials say 29-year-old Dahir Ahmed Abdirahman of Minneapolis and 24-year-old Tahany Abdi Omar Erbob of Columbia Heights died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. They were declared dead on the scene.

Minnesotans Prepare Physically, Emotionally for Boston Marathon

In nine days, tens of thousands of runners will be crossing a finish line terrorized last year by a bombing.

Officials for the Boston Marathon have made some significant changes to their security measures affecting what runners can bring, wear and where spectators can watch.

Canoe from Lake Minnetonka may be 1,000 Years Old<br />

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Researchers say a dugout canoe discovered 80 years ago in Lake Minnetonka could be nearly 1,000 years old, far older than previously thought.

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Former Teammates Honor Mandy Matula at Home Opener in Duluth

Mandy Matula was honored in Duluth by her former teammates, as they dedicated their home opener Friday to the 24-year-old woman, who was killed last spring.

Matula, of Eden Prairie, was killed in May of last year, her body was not found six months later at a park near St. Cloud.

Minn. Orchestra's Main Fundraiser Postponed After Organizers Resign

The main fundraiser for the Minnesota Orchestra has been postponed.

The Symphony Ball was originally slated to happen in September and has been pushed back to next year, as the co-chairs organizing the ball have stepped down.

Distracted Driving: Paralyzed Minn. Woman Shares her Story

Texting while driving is a lot more dangerous than many of us realize.

A teen-led summit held Friday tackled the issue of distracted driving, and one Minnesota woman shared her story.

As far as 16-year-old Sontiana Brandts was concerned, nobody had it better.