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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.
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Officer shot in W. St. Paul incident

A Mendota Heights police officer was shot Wednesday. Police were pursuing a suspect.
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Circus Juventas: 'We're staying in St. Paul'

Circus Juventas is now moving on to the next option, which includes a smaller renovation of the main building, and then possibly in five to 10 years establishing a second site in the Twin Cities for classes and performances.

Debate: GOP candidates for governor

Today's debate is the first time in a month that the four candidates -- Marty Seifert, Kurt Zellers, Scott Honour and Jeff Johnson -- are being featured in a public forum or debate. It also comes one day after campaign finance reports were released.

Q&A: Michelle Rhee on teacher tenure challenges

In Vergara v. California, lawyers for the plaintiffs argued that the state's teacher tenure system hurts poor, minority students because they are more likely to end up with "grossly ineffective" teachers.

State: EPA wrong to reverse Mesabi Nugget ruling

The EPA approved the state's water quality variance for Mesabi Nugget in 2012, allowing the facility to exceed water quality standards for four pollutants: hardness, bicarbonates, conductivity and total dissolved solids. But the EPA reversed itself earlier this month.

Problem drinking in midlife linked to memory trouble later

In a study of 6,500 people published this week, adults with a midlife history of drinking problems were more than twice as likely as those without alcohol problems to suffer severe memory impairment decades later.
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