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  1. St. Paul police exchanged gunfire with man before fatal shooting

    10.07 / 21:37 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    BCA investigators said Phumee Lee pointed a handgun at officers before exchanging gunfire. Lee died of multiple gunshot wounds Thursday night. Two officers are on standard administrative…
  2. Hurricane Nate strengthens as its eye focuses on U.S. Gulf Coast

    10.07 / 21:37 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Officials warned of life-threatening storm surge over parts of the Gulf Coast, which could see floodwaters reach up to 9 feet above ground…
  3. Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year

    10.07 / 20:17 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    "I was traumatized," Robert James Kuefler told The Associated Press on Saturday. "What would you do?" White Bear police say both the brother and mother died of natural…
  4. Obit: A reporter’s last byline

    10.07 / 19:06 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Mark Mooney has made his last post to his blog 'Closing in on…
  5. Fire near downtown Minneapolis leaves 1 dead, 30 displaced

    10.07 / 19:06 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Assistant chief Bryan Tyner said crews found people hanging out of windows and a few people had jumped from second and third story…
  6. Showers taper off Saturday afternoon; plenty of Sunday sunshine

    10.07 / 16:00 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    We sure don’t need any more rain right now! Take heart, our weather will improve as we go through the weekend. Our Saturday morning showers are expected to shift eastward early Saturday afternoon. Showers and an isolated thunderstorm could linger over parts of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin until late Saturday afternoon. The National…
  7. Nightmare scenario: concert security experts grapple with lessons of Las Vegas

    10.07 / 16:00 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    The Las Vegas shooting is a chilling reminder that big public concerts remain a soft target. And the industry is still grappling with what lessons it should draw from the…
  8. Car hits pedestrians outside London museum; some injured

    10.07 / 16:00 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    London police say emergency services are outside the Natural History Museum in London after a car struck pedestrians. Police say a number of people have been injured and one person has been detained at the…
  9. Disqus data breach reported

    10.07 / 16:00 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Disqus, the service MPR uses for comments on its blogs, reports that a data breach resulted in the user names and passwords in a 2012 database were stolen. About 17 million users are…
  10. Feds say they thwarted NYC plot targeting concert venues

    10.07 / 16:00 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Three Islamic State group sympathizers plotted to cause bloodshed at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square before U.S. agents thwarted the international terror plot, authorities said…
  11. Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

    10.07 / 04:53 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and…
  12. Maria could cost Medtronic $250 million

    10.07 / 04:53 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico will cost Medtronic $250 million because of damage to key manufacturing operations on the…
  13. Once its AIM was true, but soon AOL's Instant Messenger will be no more

    10.07 / 04:53 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    AOL Instant Messenger, with 100 million users at its peak in 2001, was overtaken by mobile text messaging and social media platforms such as Twitter. It will be shut down in…
  14. Overdoses from synthetic drug K2 pour into HCMC

    10.07 / 04:53 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Forty-two people have been brought to Hennepin County Medical Center since Wednesday. The victims believe they took K2. So far, no one has died, but authorities are spreading the word about the drug's…