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Minnesota Bill Would Raise Smoking Age to 21 Statewide
Minnesota lawmakers are looking to ride the momentum of cities raising their tobacco sales age by proposing a statewide increase to 21.
Allina Patients Notified of Risk Due to Reused Syringes
Allina Health has notified dozens of patients at St. Paul dermatology clinic that they might want to be tested for HIV or hepatitis because a nurse practitioner had been reusing syringes.
Walmart Sets Age of 21 to Buy Firearms, Ammunition
Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.
Twins Finalize $6.5 Million Deal With Power Hitter Morrison
The Minnesota Twins and designated hitter Logan Morrison finalized a $6.5 million, one-year contract that includes a 2019 club option that can become guaranteed.
Minnesota Girls’ High School Basketball Rankings
The Minnesota girls' high school basketball rankings, as provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication.
Minnesota Has $329 Million Budget Surplus
Minnesota lawmakers have $329 million budget surplus for the year. Wednesday's update on the state's financial standing will be welcome news to state lawmakers who had previously been warned of a small budget shortfall.
Supreme Court Hearing Minnesota Polling Place Apparel Case
A Minnesota law that bars residents from wearing political clothing at the polls is being debated at the Supreme Court.
Crowd Gathers to Welcome Curling Olympians Home
Hundreds of relatives, friends and curling fans gathered at Duluth International Airport to welcome home members of the U.S. curling team that won gold at the Olympics in South Korea.
Duluth Set to Welcome Home Twin Ports Olympians
The city says members of the U.S. women's and men's curling teams, cross-country skiing coach Chad Salmela and other Olympic team representatives will attend Tuesday's event at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
Teenager Struck, Killed by Northstar Commuter Rail Train
A teenager has died after being hit by a Northstar Commuter Rail train near Elk River. Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla says it happened around 6 p.m. Sunday.
Wolves: All-Star Guard Butler Has Successful Knee Surgery
The Minnesota Timberwolves say All-Star guard Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery on his right knee.
Teague Scores 25 to Lead Butler-less Wolves Past Bulls
Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Andrew Wiggins added 23 and Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points and 13 rebounds for his NBA-leading 53rd double-double of the season in a 122-104 victory over Chicago.