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Elfonzo Dyrell Shelby was charged Thursday in Ramsey County District Court with one count of theft by swindle and another count of identify theft. The North Dakota man is accused of scamming public assistance programs out of more than $300,000 over six years. (Photo courtesy Ramsey County Sheriff)
Charge: Fargo man scams Minnesota public assistance programs of more than $300,000 over six years
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Dayton authorizes disaster assistance for Clearwater County
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Inver Grove Heights police respond to a reported armed robbery and shooting at the Verizon Wireless store on Cahill Avenue on Thursday morning. (Nick Ferraro / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Minnesota Verizon cell phone store clerk shoots robber in gunfire exchange
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Audrey Richardson serves chili to Darlene Peterson while working at the Century 21 Dickinson Realtors table with Scott Pearson and others during the annual United Way of the Bemidji Area’s Chili Cook-Off in 2016 at the Sanford Center. Century 21 Dickinson Realtors served a white chili with walleye in it. (Pioneer file photo)
United Way Chili Cook-Off set for Sept. 20
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Crime report for Aug. 16
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People move from the scene after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain August 17, 2017, in this still image from a video obtained from social media. Courtesy of McKenzie Tavoda/via REUTERS
Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and more than 50 injured
2 hours 38 min ago
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's chief strategist, looks during the unveiling of immigration legislation at the White House in Washington, Aug. 2, 2017. The Raise Act would overhaul decades of immigration policy by replacing a system that favors family ties in deciding who can move to the United States legally with merit-based preferences based on skills and employability. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Steve Bannon says rivals 'wetting themselves,' calls supremacists 'clowns,' seems to contradict Trump on North Korea
3 hours 32 min ago
Founder and CEO Nick Beste with his team clockwise from Nick in front, Haley Newhall, Christy Kramer, Benjamin Collins, Lindsay Schmidt, Brad Thornton, Taylor Mulfinger, Josh Beste, Chelsea Schulz and Dana Wais. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota-based Man Cave Craft Eats striving to be the 'Mercedes of meats'
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High levels of E. coli found in the water at Tindolph Beach in Thief River Falls, Minn., has made water recreation unsafe, according to the Red Lake Watershed District. The beach closed Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 due to concerns of stagnant water and excess geese waste. (Submitted Photo)
E. coli found in waters near closed Thief River Falls beach
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Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
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Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
7 hours 55 min ago
Groundskeepers remove a plaque commemorating Robert E. Lee outside of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, Aug. 16, 2017. In the days after a white nationalist rally to defend a statue of Robert E. Lee led to violence in Charlottesville, Va., monuments to Confederate leaders came down in Gainesville, Fla., Baltimore and elsewhere. Sam Hodgson / The New York Times
Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
7 hours 58 min ago
The U.S. Botanic Garden expects three corpse flowers to bloom this week. Photo by Adrian Higgins for The Washington Post.play button
Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
8 hours 17 min ago
Lawn bowling event to raise funds for Carnegie
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Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, on Feb. 18, 2016. File photo / Washington Post
Silicon Valley is giving white supremacy groups the boot
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