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ST. PAUL — Mark Nichols, a retired occupational safety expert, almost couldn't believe what he was hearing, though he trusted his confidential source. In late June, a car from a Union Pacific railroad train had partially derailed overnight near the Mississippi River in St. Paul, and it was supposedly carrying tanks of chlorine.
A woman was shot to death late Saturday by police responding to a 911 call in south Minneapolis. Two Minneapolis police officers responded about 11:30 p.m. to a report of a possible assault in the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South, according to the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the incident. One of the officers shot and killed the woman..
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that seeks to bar federal grant funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" that harbor undocumented or "illegal" immigrants. The threat is being taken seriously in jurisdictions across the country, and the outcry from city mayors and state attorneys general has been immediate. The term has no accepted definition under the law, which is part of what may make any federal action against "sanctuary cities" difficult to enforce.
ST. PAUL — Major League Soccer is apparently coming to Minnesota — St. Paul, to be precise. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s office has rented out the Midpointe Event Center,...