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FILE - In this April 26, 2019 file photo, Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., speaks at the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Indianapolis. On Monday, June 17, 2019, Kashuv said that Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
June 17, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A survivor of the Parkland school shooting announced Monday that Harvard University withdrew his admission over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and text messages nearly two years ago. In a series of posts on Twitter, Kyle Kashuv shared several letters he received from...
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Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits in court at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday May 1, 2019 for a motion by the Public Defender's Office to withdraw from the case due to Cruz receiving an inheritance that can be used to pay for a private attorney. Defense attorney Melisa McNeill and Diane Cuddihy sit with their client. Nikolas Cruz, who faces the death penalty if convicted. Cruz is accused of killing 17 and wounding 17 in the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)\
May 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on Wednesday to send the bill to GOP Gov. Ron...
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Twins spring training home
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December 04, 2018 - 8:02 am
Tickets to Twins Spring Training exhibition games are now on sale. You can purchase the tickets on the Twins' website or by phone. Also, on Thursday, tickets go on sale for TwinsFest, which takes place the weekend of January 25th at Target Field. Twins pitchers and catchers report to Ft. Myers, Fla...
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USA Today Sports Images
November 13, 2018 - 6:28 am
Officials at Brainerd International Raceway say everyone there is in shock over the death of the track's owner. The body of Jed Copham was recovered Monday in the waters off Sanibel Island in southwest Florida. The discovery came nearly a day after officials were notified of a boater falling...
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Courtesy of Hennepin County 2005 Mugshot of Cesar Sayoc
Edgar Linares
October 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The 56-year old Florida man suspected of mailing pipe bombs to Democratic leaders and supporters has ties to Minnesota. In 1995, Cesar Sayoc lived in Plymouth and was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and theft by swindle. According to a Hennepin County Complaint, in January of...
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Lois Riess mug shot
Lee County, Florida
June 11, 2018 - 6:11 am
Lois Riess, the Blooming Prairie woman accused of killing her husband and a Fort Myers woman before being hunted down after being on the run for a month, was arraigned in Florida Monday morning for first-degree murder. The 56-year-old Riess did not appear in the courtroom for the hearing. She has...
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Courtesy of Lee County Florida
Susie Jones
June 06, 2018 - 2:22 pm
A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman and leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt was indicted by a grand jury in Florida, officials said Wednesday. Officials in Lee County, Florida, said a grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder with...
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Courtesy of Lee County Florida
WCCO Radio Newsroom
May 30, 2018 - 2:45 pm
The Blooming Prairie, Minnesota woman dubbed “Losing Streak Lois” made her first court appearance over the weekend in Fort Myers, Florida. Lois Riess, 56, is facing several felony charges including homicide, grand theft, grand theft auto and identify fraud in Lee County. On Sunday, via video...
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Courtesy of Dodge County Sheriff
May 13, 2018 - 6:23 am
Lois Riess, the Blooming Prairie woman accused of killing two people, has pleaded not guilty to one of the deaths. The 56-year-old woman remains in custody in Florida, where she's charged in the shooting death of Pamela Hutchinson. Riess entered a written not guilty plea for that crime. She'll be...
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