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LICENSE PLATE THEFTS ON THE RISE IN TWIN CITIES; AUTHORITIES OFFER PREVENTION TIPS

Police say thieves throughout the metro are using stolen license plates to cover up for other crimes -- in many cases, going to a gas station, filling up, and then taking off.

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GRADUATION RATES INCREASE FOR MN’S STUDENTS OF COLOR

In 2014, 81.2 percent of Minnesota students graduated from high school, up from 79.8 percent in 2013.  

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LACK OF DIVERSITY YIELDS LOWEST OSCAR RATINGS IN SIX YEARS

Did #OscarsSoWhite have some serious consequences for the telecast's ratings?  

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MAYA ANGELOU TO BE HONORED WITH A U.S. POSTAL STAMP

Renowned author, poet, actress, and champion of equality Maya Angelou is set to be honored by the U.S. Postal Service with her own Forever Stamp.  

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GOOGLE SCIENCE FAIR 2015

Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or teams from 13 to 18 years old.  

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STUDENT SEXUALLY ASSAULTED A BLOCK FROM U OF M CAMPUS

A University of Minnesota student was sexually assaulted a block from campus early Saturday morning.

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TEACHING YOUR CHILD TO BE FINANCIALLY SAVVY

Some say good money habits start at a young age.  While that might be bad news for some parents who never learned about the importance of handling their money, that's good news for your kids if you don't want them to make the same mistakes.
Investopedia has a few great tips on how to teach your child the importance of handling their money the right way by "Saving" and "Investing."  Also, be sure to check out Financial Fitness with Nneka Morgan every Wednesday starting at 6pm!  

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DOES LIL WAYNE’S $51 MILLION LAWSUIT REVEAL CASH MONEY’S SHADY BUSINESS DEALINGS?

Lil Wayne’s $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money Records and its head Birdman was a shock to many.  What we didn’t know is how far the label’s shady dealings with Weezy, his Young Money Entertainment and artist Drake ran.

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STACY DASH DEFENDS HIP-HOP CULTURE AGAINST GERALDO RIVERA

Since signing on with  Fox News, Stacey Dash’s comments on various matters haven’t exactly endeared her to certain segments of the viewing audience.  In October of 2014, Dash said Louisiana minority voters under the Affordable Heath Care Act adopted a “plantation mentality.”  

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MALL OF AMERICA THREATENED IN AL-SHABAAB VIDEO

Mall of America officials increased security on Saturday after a terror group linked to al-Qaida released an online video that appears to call for an attack on the popular shopping destination.  

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