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Minnesota: State of the United States
Minnesota is a state in the upper Midwestern United States. It is the 12th largest U.S. state in area and the 22nd most populous, with over 5.7 million residents. More than half of Minnesotans live in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area, known as the "Twin Cities", which is the main political, economic, and cultural hub. Greater Minneapolis is among the 20 largest metropolises in the U.S. Other Minnesota metropolitan areas include Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester and St. Cloud. Minnesota's geography is highly diverse, consisting of western prairies, now given over to intensive agriculture; deciduous forests in the southeast, now partially cleared, farmed, and settled; and the less populated North Woods, used for mining, forestry, and recreation. Roughly a third of the state is forested, and it is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" for having over 11,800 bodies of fresh water that are at least ten acres.

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Unique 'double domes home' is up for sale [Video]

Unique 'double domes home' is up for sale

A unique Minnesota house built in 1977 by two doctors is up for sale and is listed under $3 million. CNN’s KARE has the details.

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'Do you have an actual example?' Keilar spars with former GOP governor [Video]

'Do you have an actual example?' Keilar spars with former GOP governor

Brianna Keilar spars with former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on extremist behavior shown at CPAC.

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'A punch in the gut': Van Jones' immediate reaction to sentencing [Video]

'A punch in the gut': Van Jones' immediate reaction to sentencing

CNN’s Van Jones reacts to former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin being sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the 2020 murder of George Floyd. Under Minnesota law Chauvin will have..

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This is what it's like to work in an Amazon warehouse [Video]

This is what it's like to work in an Amazon warehouse

Tyler Hamilton has worked at the Amazon warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota for four years. He shares the good and the bad about the fast-paced job.

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Jewish House Dems condemn Rep. Omar's controversial comments [Video]

Jewish House Dems condemn Rep. Omar's controversial comments

A group of Jewish House Democrats are condemning controversial comments made on Twitter by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports the Minnesota senator sparked outrage when she appeared..

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Police shooting sparks protest in Minneapolis [Video]

Police shooting sparks protest in Minneapolis

A protest broke out in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, after a multi-agency task force shot dead a man for allegedly displaying a handgun.

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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison Says He 'Felt a Little Bad' for Chauvin After Verdict

Keith Ellison -- the Attorney General of Minnesota responsible for leading the way to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict -- says he felt many emotions after the ex-Minneapolis cop was convicted of George..
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Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murdering George Floyd

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is addressing the media right now about the Chauvin verdict. Derek Chauvin -- the former Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee on George Floyd's neck for..
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Officer-Involved Shooting in MN Not What It Seems, Armed Carjacking

There was another officer-involved shooting in Minnesota this weekend, but it wasn't at all the kind that people have been protesting over ... not even close. Burnsville Police say their officers first..
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Ex-cop who fatally shot black motorist during traffic stop to be charged

A former police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop in Minnesota will be charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor has said.
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Daunte Wright Protesters Use Umbrellas for Protection on 3rd Night

Civil unrest continued for a third straight night in Minnesota after the shooting death of Daunte Wright -- which saw protestors start to get creative with how they protected themselves. Demonstrators..
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NBA: Minnesota and Brooklyn players call for justice for Duante Wright

Minnesota and Brooklyn players wear shirts calling for "liberty and justice " after the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer.
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Daunte Wright Shooting Sparks Night Two of Unrest, Standoffs with Cops

The second night of unrest in Minnesota had echoes of 2020 protests past -- as citizens remain furious over Daunte Wright's death at the hands of police. Even more people took to the streets Monday..
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Minnesota sports teams postpone games after Daunte Wright shooting

Major sports teams in Minnesota postpone their games following the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in the US state.
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New Unrest in Minnesota After Police Fatally Shoot Black Man

Protests and riots broke out in Minnesota just 10 miles from where Derek Chauvin is on trial for the murder of George Floyd ... following the killing of another Black man by police. 20-year-old Daunte..
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Protests over police shooting of black man near Minneapolis

protests over police shooting of black man near minneapolis
Protests have taken place after police fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop in the Minnesota city of Brooklyn Center, just outside of Minneapolis.
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'Miracle On Ice' Hockey Legend Mark Pavelich Died by Suicide, Officials Say

The death of Team USA hockey legend Mark Pavelich -- a key part of the "Miracle on Ice" team -- has been ruled a suicide, officials announced. The 63-year-old died on March 4 at the Eagle's Healing..
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Congressman Tom Emmer Appears Upside-Down on Zoom During Hearing

Congressman Tom Emmer's the latest grown man to get burned by the novelty settings on Zoom, but just like the kitten lawyer before him ... he tried to power through it. When the Minnesota..
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26 anglers rescued after ice drifts away from Minnesota shoreline

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A group of anglers have been rescued after they became stranded on a floating pack of ice which broke away from the Minnesota shoreline.
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Guess Who This Happy Kid Turned Into!

Before this smiling sweetheart was stomping down some of the fiercest fashion runways, she was just another little kid showing off her big grin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This cute kid made headlines..
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George Floyd's Murder Trial Might Get Moved to June Due to COVID Vaccine

The 4 officers charged in the killing of George Floyd might have to wait a few more months to stand trial ... because the State of Minnesota believes it will be better for public health. Prosecutors..
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Minnesota Town Gives Green Light for Whites-Only Church

Just like ol' times in Murdock, Minnesota, where a "whites-only" church just got approval to open its doors. It's true ... The Asatru Folk Assembly applied and was granted a conditional use permit to..
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Montana Yao Files for Divorce from NBA Husband Malik Beasley

Montana Yao has officially filed divorce docs seeking to end her 9-month marriage to NBA player Malik Beasley, TMZ Sports has learned. Yao filed the papers this week in Minnesota, where the family has..
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George Floyd Family Using His Birthday to Push Voter Registration

George Floyd's family is planning to celebrate his birthday by hitting the streets in Minnesota and encouraging people to keep pushing for change ... by getting them registered to vote. George's..
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George Floyd's Alleged Murderer Derek Chauvin Allowed to Leave Minnesota

Derek Chauvin -- the ex-cop accused of murdering George Floyd -- is now allowed to leave the state of Minnesota as he awaits trial ... after a judge ruled there are concerns over his safety. The..
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George Floyd Case, State Will Seek Harsher Sentence For Cop Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin -- the ex-Minneapolis cop charged with murdering George Floyd -- deserves an especially harsh sentence because, among other things, he killed Floyd in front of kids ... according to..
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George Floyd Police Body Cam Footage Shows His Fear During Arrest

George Floyd was terrified and afraid when cops first approached him in his car ... pleading for his life with a gun trained on his head. The footage -- just released by a judge -- from Floyd's fatal..
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Minnesota raises charge against fired officer in George Floyd case, charges 3 others

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will increase the charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer to second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed black man and level charges against the..
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'We got to act': Minnesota ex-felon finds purpose at George Floyd memorial

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Minneapolis police officer arrested in George Floyd case

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Minnesota governor calls for end to violent protests, expects 'swift' justice in Floyd case

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called on Friday for an end to the violent protests that have rocked Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and said he expected "swift"..
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Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

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US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

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