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Packing Corporation of America releases statement on acid spill at International Falls paper mill

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The Packaging Corporation of America, the parent company of Boise paper released a statement describing the sulfuric acid spill at their International Falls plant.  

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Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People Serving in the Military

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(NBC News) -- President Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender military service in a series of tweets Wednesday morning.

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Legislature's dispute with Dayton heads for Supreme Court

The legal battle between Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature is on a fast track to the Minnesota Supreme Court.

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Northern Minnesota reservation struggles with drug epidemic

Tribal leaders of a northern Minnesota reservation have declared its heroin and opiate epidemic a public health emergency.

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Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise -- who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month -- has been discharged from a Washington hospital. 

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MN Dept. of Corrections searching for level three offender

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The DOC says Jonah Hawkins, 26, left a supervised area on June 27th, and is now considered a fugitive.

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Minneapolis police change body cam policy

Credit: KARE Minneapolis police will hold public meetings for input on the Minneapolis police body cameras policy. Credit: KARE Minneapolis police will hold public meetings for input on the Minneapolis police body cameras policy.
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Dana Thiede, KARE -- Minneapolis Police will make fundamental changes in the department's body camera policy in the wake of an officer-involved shooting that is drawing worldwide scrutiny. 

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Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election looms

The fatal officer-involved shooting death of an Australian woman in Minneapolis could factor into the city's looming mayoral election as police-community relations again spill into local politics.

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Johnson says no consensus on where to go on health care

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says he cast the 50th vote to move ahead with a bill dismantling the national health care law because he wanted the process of repealing and replacing the law to continue.

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Federal agencies hold final public hearing for mineral withdrawal proposal Video included

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Minnesotans had a chance to publicly voice their opinion on a proposal that would determine the future of mining on land near the Boundary Waters.

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Burnes named new editor of Mesabi Daily News Video included

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There's a new leader at the helm of one of the Iron Range's largest newspapers.   

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Gordy's Market closes in Hayward

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Gordy's CEO announced says its a difficult decision for the family-owned chain based in Chippewa Falls. 
 

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90-year-old UTV driver dead after colliding with car

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The Iron County Sheriff's Office says the man was attempting to cross US 51 from a trail when he was struck by a northbound vehicle.

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UWS hosts space camp for high school girls Video included

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Staff hope the camp will get the girls excited about a future in flight.

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DPD and DEA announce partnership aimed to crack down on opioid epidemic Video included

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On Tuesday, three law enforcement agencies announced a new partnership aiming to cut-down St. Louis County's overdose death rate.  

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Pruitt's endorsement supports St.Louis River Video included

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EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's visit to Minnesota last week left a good impression on law makers. "We had a very productive, a very cordial conversation. We talked about EPA budget as it effects grants to the state." One of the budget items Pruitt has voiced support of is the Great Lakes restoration initiative; a major funding source for the Minnesota Pollution Control agency as they work to clean up the St.Louis river area of concern. "well to date we've spent a t...

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