>>2-Year-Old Dies of Suspected Drug Overdose in North Minneapolis

(Minneapolis, MN) — Police in Minneapolis are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a two-year-old girl Tuesday evening on the city’s North Side. Officers say the toddler was found not breathing and unresponsive in a room with narcotics and drug paraphernalia around her. Officers administered Narcan and performed CPR at the scene, but the girl later died in the hospital. Investigators say two adults and a seven-year-old were in the home at the time. The medical examiner is expected to determine her cause and manner of death.


>>Canadian Border Agents Strike Looms

(Undated) – State officials are closely monitoring the situation at the northern border in anticipation of a potential strike by Canadian border agents. The Canada Customs and Immigration Union is seeking increased salaries and benefits, and its members have voted to authorize a strike as early as next month. Union officials have warned that border crossings could take up to ten hours if customs agents go on strike. State leaders have stated that they are communicating with the Canadian government to develop contingency plans for a strike.


>>MN Timberwolves Bounce Back, Win Game 4

(Dallas, Texas) – The Timberwolves kept their season alive with a 105-100 win in Game Four in Dallas last night. Anthony Edwards led the way with 29 points, while Karl-Anthony Towns added 25. Head coach Chris Finch says his team bounced back after three disappointing losses to start the series, adding, “We’ve been a resilient team all year, we never lost three in a row until we got to the playoffs, so we’ve never lost four in a row. It’s a fun team to coach because they believe they can win no matter what.” Game Five is tomorrow night in Minneapolis, with Dallas now holding a 3-1 series lead.


>>Sen. Smith Pushes to Increase Housing Funding in 2025 Budget Bill

(Washington, D.C.) – Every county in Minnesota reports a shortage of affordable and available rental homes. As a result, U.S. Senator Tina Smith is leading a push with 29 of her colleagues to increase housing funding in the 2025 budget bill. Smith says there is a “big need to take action now because we are losing more housing units in rural communities than we are adding, which will only get worse over time.” Smith says the housing crisis is hurting communities nationwide, but the burden has been especially hard on small towns and rural communities.


>>2 Men Arrested in Rochester Cell Phone Store Robbery and Stabbing

(Rochester, MN) — Two suspects are under arrest after a robbery attempt and stabbing at a cell phone store in Rochester. A police spokesperson says an employee at the AT&T store suffered a large laceration from a knife during a fight with the suspects Tuesday night. The two men entered through the back door and stole several phones before getting into a struggle with the worker who tried to stop them. Officers say the suspects fled the scene and were later taken into custody following a foot chase. The employee was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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