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Out-of-state patients contributing to surge in abortion procedures in Minnesota

Plus: Names released in fatal plane crash; air quality worsens again; haunted attraction coming to Mall of America; and more.

An abortion procedure room at a women's health clinic
REUTERS/Shannon VanRaes

In their continuing coverage on the one-year anniversary of the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, MPR reports that Minnesota is seeing a surge in out-of-state patients post-Roe.

Authorities have identified 60-year-old Bryan Paul Handyside and 64-year-old Matthew Joseph as the two fatalities in a plane crash near Duluth, WDIO writes

An 8-year-old St. Paul girl is recovering from her injuries after being shot Tuesday evening. KSTP says that police “aren’t sure who is responsible for the shooting.”

A man died after being trapped inside of a grain bin near Porter, Minn., KELOLAND News reports

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Air quality in Minnesota is once again considered “hazardous,” WCCO reports. They also say that last week’s air quality was equivalent to smoking half of a pack of cigarettes

Post Bulletin writes that an old motel in Rochester is being considered to become a new addiction treatment space and sober housing.

WCCO reports that the Mall of America will open a “world-class” attraction for the 2023 Halloween season that will include themed bars and haunted entertainment.

The Star Tribune writes that more than 80 pounds of beef was seized at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a traveler tried to declare the South African meat.

Minnesota sushi, otherwise known as ham-pickle roll-ups, are having a moment, Stribber Sharyn Jackson writes.