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Minnesota: U.S. state in the United States
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has many lakes, and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord.

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The Minnesota Twins have made home run history this year. But can they bash their way through October?

MInnesota broke the single-season home run record and is on track to win the AL Central. Will their slugging do the trick in the playoffs?
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Rep. Omar says Supreme Court asylum decision is “legally and morally wrong"

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump administration's asylum policy.
CBS News - Published

Videos for Minnesota

Man takes swipe at 'Squad' during 9/11 ceremony [Video]Man takes swipe at 'Squad' during 9/11 ceremony

During a ceremony held at 'Ground Zero' to recognize those killed during the September 11th attacks 18 years ago on Wednesday, Nicholas Haros, whose mother, Frances Haros, was killed in the attack,..

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The Happiest States In The U.S. [Video]The Happiest States In The U.S.

Feeling happy? It may have something to do with which geographic state you live in. Business Insider reports that Wallethub, a personal finance website, released its rankings for the happiest U.S...

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‘Shockingly brazen’: 3 shot outside Minnesota fair [Video]‘Shockingly brazen’: 3 shot outside Minnesota fair

Saint Paul police are investigating a pedestrian crash and shootings that occurred outside the main gates of the Minnesota State Fair during the late-night hours of Monday. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Three shot, one run over in Minnesota shooting [Video]Three shot, one run over in Minnesota shooting

Saint Paul police are investigating a pedestrian crash and shootings that occurred outside the main gates of the Minnesota State Fair during the late-night hours of Monday (September 2), according to..

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The Northern Lights Visible In The Midwest?! See Them This Weekend [Video]The Northern Lights Visible In The Midwest?! See Them This Weekend

This weekend, the northern lights could be visible in the northern United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the lights will be best seen on Saturday and Sunday. This is..

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Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib [Video]Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' [Video]Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book'

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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CDC Launches Investigation Into E-Cig Linked Illnesses [Video]CDC Launches Investigation Into E-Cig Linked Illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use. According to Reuters, the investigation began after such cases were reported..

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The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby [Video]The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby

A new report from the personal finance website WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby. According to HuffPost, rankings were based on metrics like hospital delivery charges and infant..

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'They gave me my life back-' Minnesota shelter champions 'Housing First' [Video]'They gave me my life back-' Minnesota shelter champions 'Housing First'

The Minneapolis-based Navigation Center helped place half of some 200 homeless Native Americans into housing. By deemphasizing decriminalization, the Center is looking to continue on with a permanent..

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R. Kelly Charged With Soliciting Sex From A Minor In Minnesota [Video]R. Kelly Charged With Soliciting Sex From A Minor In Minnesota

Singer R. Kelly was charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room. Last month Kelly was jailed in New York after being charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous..

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R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor [Video]R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

Singer R. Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor, stemming from an encounter that occurred at Minneapolis hotel room in 2001, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said on Monday...

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Over A Third Of GOP Primary Voters Agree With 'Send Her Back' Chant [Video]Over A Third Of GOP Primary Voters Agree With 'Send Her Back' Chant

At a recent rally in North Carolina, Pres. Trump slammed some foreign born Democratic lawmakers. Primarily, he hit out against Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a naturalized US Citizen. At the..

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Transcript: Representative Ilhan Omar on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota that aired Sunday, September 15, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
CBS News - Published

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country

The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just..
Reuters - Published

R. Kelly a no-show in Minnesota court on solicitation charge

The 52-year-old was a no-show for a case in which he's accused of offering a teen girl money to strip and dance for him in 2001
CBS News - Published

Amy Klobuchar Is Tired of Debate Questions About Other Candidates

The Minnesota senator has been frustrated by debate moderators’ tactic asking her to attack policies by her progressive rivals in the Democratic presidential primary.
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Amy Klobuchar isn't afraid to troll Donald Trump. Her latest effort involves a photo of John Legend, Chrissy Teigen

The Minnesota senator recently posted a picture of herself with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen and tweeted ""Thinking back to a simple time when Presidents didn't attack private citizens."
USATODAY.com - Published

Mourners gather at scene of Minn. police shooting

Police near Minneapolis shot and killed a driver following a chase after he apparently emerged from his car holding a knife and refused their commands to drop it. Mourners gathered near the scene,..
USATODAY.com - Published

Man killed after live-streaming police chase in Minnesota

The chase started late Saturday night in Edina and ended in Richfield with officers shooting the man, Brian J. Quinones, who had streamed himself live on Facebook during the chase
CBS News - Published

Man streams police chase on Facebook before being fatally shot by Minnesota authorities

Brian J. Quinones reportedly emerged from his car holding a knife and refused commands to drop it.
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Saturday Sessions: J.S. Ondara performs "Lebanon"

As a teenager in Kenya, J.S. Ondara fell in love with American folk music, memorizing parts of Bob Dylan's catalog. By 20, he'd gotten a green card, moved to Dylan's native state of Minnesota, and..
CBS News - Published

Black bear kills Minnesota woman in 'extremely rare' attack in Canada

"We can’t believe a bear attacked a person," said Police Constable Jim Davis of Ontario Provincial Police.
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'We are so thankful': Boy thrown from third-floor balcony at Minnesota mall finally returns home

The 5-year-old boy identified only as Landen had suffered head trauma and multiple broken bones after the 40-foot plunge in April.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony returns home

The family of the five-year-old boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America back in April posted an update on GoFundMe on Tuesday. "We are pleased to share that our son..
CBS News - Published

Cruz, Sanó homer for Twins in 6-5 win at Boston

Nelson Cruz and Miguel Sanó connected in the fifth inning to pad Minnesota's record home run total, and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-5
USATODAY.com - Published

Minnesota woman creates food pantry in her front yard

"CBS This Morning" visited one neighborhood where a simple idea is helping many families in need
CBS News - Published

Omar tweets she received death threat targeting her at the Minnesota State Fair

"I hate that we live in a world where you have to be protected from fellow humans," said Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota.
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Minnesota woman offers food pantry to help hungry neighbors

Roughly 40 million Americans are “food insecure,” meaning they can’t always afford food. But in communities across the country, people are getting creative to make sure their neighbors don’t go..
CBS News - Published

Atlanta United Wins Another Trophy

Atlanta United captures its third trophy in less than nine months with a 2-1 victory over Minnesota for the U.S. Open Cup. Atlanta previously won the MLS Cup and the Campeones Cup. (Aug. XX)  
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Senators Ask for Antitrust Probe in Concert Ticketing

Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say that Live Nation’s dominance in the industry is “virtually unchallenged.”
NYTimes.com - Published

Man wanted for killing parents in Minnesota arrested in Mexico

A man wanted on charges of killing his mother and father, a retired NFL player, in Minnesota was arrested in Mexico's beach resort city of Cancun and handed over to the FBI, Mexican officials said on..
Reuters - Published

Klobuchar says Trump uses tariffs "like a meat cleaver"

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the administration's tariffs on China and the escalating trade war.
CBS News - Published

Son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett arrested for allegedly murdering parents

Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.
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Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, which they say violates their..
Reuters - Published

Ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife found dead; son sought as suspect

Former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife were found Wednesday after a friend went to their Minnesota home for a welfare check.
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Lawsuit opposing Minnesota same-sex marriage video law is revived

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, saying it violates their..
Reuters - Published

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar hold press conference after being barred from Israel

In a press conference on Monday, freshmen Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, addressed the Israeli government's decision to bar them from entering the..
CBS News - Published

Pick 6: Minnesota, Baylor among dark horse league contenders

Pick Six: Arizona State, Baylor, Minnesota among dark horse contenders in conference races
USATODAY.com - Published

Israel blocks visit from Democratic Congresswomen who are Trump targets

President Trump's battle against the"Squad" Democrats reached the international stage on Thursday when Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, barred U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of..
CBS News - Published

"It's doing something good": Two women brighten lives of seniors with memory loss

The Bloomington, Minnesota, pair rearrange up to nearly a thousand bouquets a month, with 150 volunteers working five days a week
CBS News - Published

The subtle power of a bouquet of flowers

In this installment of our ongoing series, A More Perfect Union, we meet two childhood friends are turning recycled bouquets into moments of joy in Minnesota. Adriana Diaz reports.
CBS News - Published

Quintero scores 8th goal of season, Minnesota beats Rapids

Darwin Quintero scored his eighth goal of the season, Vito Mannone had his ninth shutout and Minnesota United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0
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Lawsuit takes aim at vaping company Juul

In recent weeks, public health officials in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin warned of possible lung damage in teenagers caused by e-cigarettes. There's a new lawsuit against Juul, the number one..
CBS News - Published

Meet the first girl since Mo'ne Davis to play in LLWS — Coon Rapids' Maddy Freking

The most notable girl to play in the Little League World Series was Mo'ne Davis. The most recent is Maddy Freking for Coon Rapids-Andover (Minn.).
USATODAY.com - Published

New warnings of link between lung disease in teens and e-cigarettes

Minnesota became the third state where serious injuries linked to e-cigarettes were reported in the last month
CBS News - Published

Warnings emerge of possible link between e-cigarettes and severe lung disease in teens

There are new warnings this morning about a possible link between severe lung disease in teenagers and e-cigarettes and vaping. Minnesota is now the third state where serious lung injuries have been..
CBS News - Published

A Minnesota father told police he dropped his 5-month-old boy on his head for being 'fussy.' The baby died

Matthew Hoisser, 35, complained that his son was "difficult" and "fussy," according to court documents. He dropped the baby on his head, killing him.
USATODAY.com - Published

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too?

Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.
USATODAY.com - Published

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota

Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.
USATODAY.com - Published

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

Singer R. Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor, stemming from an encounter that occurred at Minneapolis hotel room in 2001, the chief prosecutor of Hennepin County, Minnesota, said..
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Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper

The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind.
NYTimes.com - Published

Amy Klobuchar says Democratic opponents are making promises they can't keep

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar knocked some of her fellow Democrats running for president for making what the senator said are promises they can't keep. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe spoke..
CBS News - Published

Klobuchar: I wanted to "take it to President Trump"

Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said she wanted to focus in the second debate on President Trump. CBS News political reporter Ed O'Keefe caught up with Klobuchar in the post-debate spin room to discuss..
CBS News - Published

Greenville, NC: Where 'send her back' came from

A recent Trump rally held by Eastern Carolina University made headlines as chants of 'send her back' echoed through the hall in reference to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
USATODAY.com - Published

Girl Scouts were rescued after lightning struck campsite

A group of Girl Scouts in Minnesota are safe saturday night, after two of them were hurt in the wilderness where lightning struck. The group was camping in a forest near the Minnesota-Canada border,..
CBS News - Published

Girl Scouts rescued from remote campsite after lightning strike

A group of Girl Scouts and a guide were rescued from a remote campsite in Minnesota after lightning struck. The girls were all between the ages of 15 and 18.
CBS News - Published

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