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Abby Petersen | News Editor
Donald Trump was elected President of the United States after taking more than 270 electoral votes, according to The New York Times. Read further here.
- There is no pedestrian access for two weeks between the west three-way stop next to Heritage Hall and Freshman Hill. Facilities Management says to expect frequent closures of the area.
- Registration began Tuesday for spring and interim classes. Not sure when your registration time is? Check the registration packet here.
- Authorities are searching for Nelson Geovanny Soto-Lopez, a man suspected of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl and killing a toddler, according to the StarTribune. Soto-Lopez was last seen in Arden Hills Tuesday morning. Read more details here.
- Minnesota elected the nation’s first Somali-American lawmaker, 33-year-old Ilhan Omar, Tuesday night, according to the Pioneer Press. Read the full story here.
- A woman was struck by a vehicle while jogging on the path surrounding Lake Calhoun Monday, according to the StarTribune. The 65-year-old woman drove her vehicle onto the pedestrian path because of a “medical emergency,” a Park and Recreation Board spokeswoman said to the StarTribune. Read more here.
National and World News
- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States, according to The New York Times. Trump’s victory was a surprise after polling showed Hillary Clinton in the lead. Clinton led the popular vote, according to NPR. Read the story from NYT here. More election stories:
- Republicans also kept control of the House and Senate, according to The Washington Post.