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Monday, November 6, 2017

The outbreak is the largest of its kind in the nation, infecting 17 people across the state. (11/06/2017)
You ask, we answer. Here are five of your questions related to water, answered by MPR News reporters. (11/06/2017)
Devin Patrick Kelley was convicted of assaulting his then-wife and fracturing his stepson's skull, according to a former Air Force chief prosecutor. Under federal law, he couldn't possess a firearm. (11/06/2017)
The Justice Department has moved to revoke the U.S. citizenship of four Minnesotans from Somalia accused of lying on their visa applications.
At stake is whether the GOP will succeed in passing the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code in decades, which would be a major achievement for congressional Republicans and Trump.
A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people. Here's a list of some fatal shootings that have happened at U.S. houses of worship since 2012.
Jason McLean, accused in five cases of sex abuse, sold the Varsity Theater and Loring Pasta Bar before he left.
Police in Shakopee say a woman has been found dead after officers responded to a report of a man who may have killed his wife.
From wood to coal to oil, the energy market has long been a major driver of the American economy and global geopolitics. But what does the future look like?
This week, the Political Junkie discussed the possibility of new gun control legislation following Sunday's mass shooting at a Texas church, and the tax cut proposal recently unveiled by House Republicans.
Linnee, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, died Monday morning at Walker Methodist Care Suites in Edina. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, Linnee grew up in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park, where she worked on the school newspaper.
President Trump and his supporters are again claiming that Hillary Clinton helped Russia gain control of the U.S. uranium supply and endangered U.S. security. The facts don't support this.
A simple, scalable way to reach kids before they enter school: You sign up and get a free book in the mail every month until your child turns 5.
At a welcoming ceremony at Tokyo's Akasaka palace, the president appears to grow weary of a traditional koi feeding -- so he simply dumps the contents of his box of fish food.
Kid Cudi will be performing Monday night at the Myth nightclub in Maplewood.
Paul's senior adviser Doug Stafford said the 54-year-old Kentucky senator "has five rib fractures, including three displaced fractures." His alleged attacker is a doctor who's also Paul's neighbor.
Target says it will open at 6 p.m. on the day of the turkey feast and then close at midnight local time. Its stores will then reopen at 6 a.m. local time on Friday until 10 p.m., 11 p.m. or midnight.
Your all-inclusive guide to help you dot your I's, cross your T's and get yourself set for Election Day: Nov. 7, 2017.
The World Meteorological Organization says this year is already on track to be one of the three hottest years of all time, after 2015 and 2016, which were both affected by a powerful El Nino effect, which can contribute to higher temperatures.
The blue teal "Cloud" guitar went far above the $60,000 to $80,000 expected at the Saturday auction.
Investigators say a hunter shooting at a deer hit another hunter beyond the deer in southwestern Minnesota. Authorities say everyone was wearing blaze orange clothing as required by law. No one was arrested and no charges are pending.
The president said he expected Japan to buy lots of new weapons from the U.S., including missile interceptors and new F-35 fighter jets.
Authorities say that 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley had a brief and troubled enlistment in the U.S. Air Force before being court-martialed and discharged in 2014 for assaulting his wife and child.
A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbors and multiple family members ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old.
Author Andrea Ritchie wants the incidents of police violence involving women of color and transgender women to get as much attention as black men and boys have received in recent years.
The people who want to lead Minnesota's two largest cities spent the weekend making final pitches to voters.
The heroine of Ritter's new novel doesn't want to come home and face her dark secrets. Ritter says putting "messy women" on screen and on the page can help real women deal with their own issues.
Matthew Weiner's first novel is "Heather, the Totality." It's a character study of a well-to-do New York family -- and a violence-prone construction worker who becomes obsessed with their daughter.
Looking ahead to Veterans Day on Saturday, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin answers questions at the National Press Club in Washington.
According to the Brain Injury Research Lab at the Hennepin County Medical Center, every eight seconds someone in America is suffering from a brain injury.

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