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Falcon Heights, Minn. -- Apparently “Pokemon Go” players have posed enough of a public safety risk at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for fair officials to remove their “battlegrounds” for good. Over the past year or two, the Falcon Heights fairgrounds were the local ground zero for “Pokemon” group battles, where players would gather to fight monsters too tough to be fought alone.
ST. PAUL - Chipotle has offered to rehire a St. Paul manager who was fired following a wave of social media outrage over her refusing to serve a group of young black men, whom employees accused of being repeat dine-and-dashers. The manager was fired Saturday after one of the men on Thursday posted a video on Twitter of the group’s visit to a Grand Avenue Chipotle restaurant, which resulted in millions of views and instant condemnation. The manager, when contacted by the Pioneer Press, referred the inquiry to her attorney.
ST. PAUL -- Amid thousands of inaudible Internet sighs, the raccoon who reached amazing heights in downtown St.
ST. PAUL—She was the last woman to bring her personal story before the House public safety committee Wednesday — a story she said she never uttered in public before. Mysti Babineau, of St. Paul, spoke of how she was put into foster care, raped at the age of 9, forced to witness her grandmother getting stabbed to death as a young teen, and kidnapped and raped again at the age of 20.
ST. PAUL—Debate on a controversial "anti-protest" bill erupted into a heated clash about race on the Minnesota Capitol's House floor this week — including an accusation of a concurrent "white male card game" in a back room — leaving legislators asking for apologies all around, and getting none.