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MONDAY MINNESOTA BRIEFS

Catholic composer David Haas is accused of sexually abusing 44 victims of the last 40 years while working for the St. Paul Seminary. The report was released over the weekend by Into Account, a Kansas-based victims’ rights group that put together the report. It also stated that Haas targeted young women for grooming and forced sexual acts. He is currently getting counseling from the Reverend Kenneth Pierre, who is a psychologist with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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A man is in stable condition after his gun accidentally went off while police were searching him early Sunday morning in St. Paul. The incident happened after officers received a report of two suspicious men. The man suffered a leg wound during a pat-down and was taken to Regions Hospital. He is now under arrest for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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A popular St. Paul eatery is closing for the winter. The owners of Billy’s on Grand announced yesterday that the temporary shutdown due to both coronavirus worries and a spike in crime in the neighborhood. The actual closing day was Sunday, and a date when the restaurant will reopen has yet to be announced.
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The head of St. Paul-based Ecolab is stepping down at the end of the year. Doug Baker announced over the weekened that he will retire but will remain as chairman of the company’s board. The business provides water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions to customers from factories to office buildings and commercial foodservice.
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The Vikings fourth home game of the season against Detroit will be played without paying customers at U.S. Bank Stadium. The team announced over the weekend, that it won’t have fans at the stadium on November 8th. The Vikes organization added that it would provide updates on attendance policies for its last four home games of the year toward mid-November.