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Twin Cities Bars Offering Super Bowl Specials To Attract Football FansDespite the forecast in parts of Minnesota, football fans say they're ready for Super Bowl 50. No matter where you watch it, fans are finding ways for pregame fun.
Cars Fall Through Ice At Wisconsin Snow Sculpting CompetitionOver a dozen cars and trucks fell through cracked ice at Lake Geneva's Winterfest and U.S. Snow Sculpting Competition Saturday.
Police: 1 Shot In North MinneapolisPolice say a man was shot, but wouldn't say the extent of his injuries or what led to the shooting.
Minnesota Tightening Gun Laws For Domestic AbusersMinnesota is part of an early wave of states passing laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
Dental Students Offer Free Care To Kids In NeedThousands of volunteers at dental offices around Minnesota provided free care to kids is need Saturday.
High School Students Use 3D Printer To Make Prosthetic Finger For TeacherA school in Jackson, Minnesota is using their new 3-D printer for more than just teaching art and graphic design.

Politics

Minnesota Tightening Gun Laws For Domestic AbusersMinnesota is part of an early wave of states passing laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
Wis. Gov. Walker To Sign Bill Legalizing Concealed SwitchbladesGov. Scott Walker is set to sign a bill that would allow people to carry concealed switchblades and knives. The governor plans to the sign the measure Saturday afternoon at the National Rifle Association and Wisconsin FORCE's annual convention in Weston.
Task Force Report On Child Protection Highlights Areas Of ConcernMinnesota's child protection system is making headway, but there is still room for improvement.
Otto Sues Over Law Allowing Private AuditsState Auditor Rebecca Otto has filed a lawsuit challenging a new state law that diminished her office's powers.
Chelsea Clinton Campaigning For Mom In Twin CitiesChelsea Clinton is in Minnesota right now campaigning for her mom. The daughter of Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton is taking part in three events.
Republicans Trying To Weed Out Waste In Public Program FundingRepublicans are reviving an effort to weed out waste from Minnesota's subsidized health care programs. It's not a new issue. House Republicans put forth a plan last year to cut out millions of dollars in spending by cutting individuals who shouldn't have qualified for programs like Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.

Weather

Wind Chill, Whiteout Conditions Heading Our WayEnjoy our mild Saturday, because Sunday will usher in cooler temps, wicked wind chills and whiteout conditions in parts of Minnesota. Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says a wintry mix in northern Minnesota will transition into light, scattered snow showers early Sunday morning.
Good Question: How Do We Measure Snowfall?The official National Weather Service tally for the MSP airport for our February snowstorm is 9.4 inches. But, chances are, if someone stuck a ruler in the snow this morning, they’d find something different.
Minnesotans Clean Up After Groundhog Day BlizzardTuesday's heavy snow fall caused the drive to and from work and school to take a lot longer than normal. Even with the slower driving, there were many accidents. The Minnesota State Patrol says at least 475 vehicles wound up in the ditch. Nearly 563 others were involved in a crash, and more than 50 people were hurt.

Crime

Police: 1 Shot In North MinneapolisPolice say a man was shot, but wouldn't say the extent of his injuries or what led to the shooting.
Retired St. Paul Police Officer Arrested, Accused Of AbuseClemmie Tucker, Sr. was an officer in the St. Paul Canine unit in the '80s. Last weekend, officers were called to the St. Paul group home where he was a counselor.
Police: 2 Injured In Gunfight At Minneapolis RestaurantTwo people, including an innocent bystander, were shot during a fight near downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Minneapolis police say they responded to a report of gunshots inside and outside of Asian Tastes just after 1 a.m. on the 1400 block of Nicollet Avenue South.
Former Vikings Player Found Guilty Of Bank FraudA guilty verdict was reached Friday in the bank fraud trial of a former Minnesota Vikings player. A federal jury convicted Stu Voigt and a business partner of stealing from investors in a multi-million-dollar scheme.
Thieves Steal Expensive Equipment From Twin Cities ChurchA small Twin Cities church hopes you can help them find who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment. Somebody broke into the shed behind Family of God Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Park last weekend.
Aaron Schnagl Found Guilty Of Murder In Danielle Jelinek CaseA jury has decided the fate of a Chisago County man accused of giving his ex-girlfriend drugs that led to her death. Aaron Schnagl was convicted early Friday evening of third-degree murder for the December 2012 death of Danielle Jelinek.

Entertainment

Namesake Of 'Peanuts' Character Linus Dies At 90Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told The Associated Press on Friday night.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See For The Week(end)From a Wine, Women & Song event to masterpieces being performed by the Rochester Symphony, here are the four shows to check out this weekend.
Raise 'Em Up For Keith Urban At The Target Center In NovemberHe's John Cougar, he's John Deere, he's John 3:16 and he's coming here! As part of his Ripcord World Tour, country star Keith Urban is making a stop at Minneapolis' Target Center.
'Arabian Nights' At The Walker Art CenterIn the first part of his 6-hour, fantastical portrait of his native Portugal during “bread and water” austerity, director Miguel Gomes admits that the idea behind his fresh-cut trilogy might be the dumbest he’s ever had.
Stephen Colbert Talks Post-Super Bowl 'Late Show' With 'CBS This Morning'Stephen Colbert and his team are gearing up for a special live edition of "The Late Show" this Sunday.
Chris Stapleton To Lead B.B. King Tribute At GRAMMYsCountry singer Chris Stapleton will join Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt at the Grammy Awards later this month for a tribute to the late blues master B.B. King.

Health

State Of Emergency Issued In Fla. Over Zika VirusFlorida's governor issued a state of emergency in four counties to try and stop the spread of Zika virus. The action clears the way for crews to take action against the virus, like spraying for mosquitos.
Health Officials: Syphilis Rates Spike For Minnesota WomenA jump in syphilis cases among Minnesota women is concerning health officials, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday.
Wisconsin Father Shares Story Of Struggle With DementiaIt's estimated the number of people diagnosed with dementia will double every 20 years. Helping better support that growing population is the goal of a program in western Wisconsin.
Zika Virus Warning Causes Travel Hiccup For Minnesota CoupleWitThe rapid spread of the Zika virus prompted the World Health Organization to declare an international emergency Monday. Experts are worried about a surge in the number of babies born with birth defects in South and Central America.
Dayton Released From Hospital After Fainting, Office SaysGovernor Mark Dayton is back home at the Governor's mansion Monday night after being hospitalized overnight at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Gov. Dayton, who has a history of health problems, fainted at a political event in Woodbury Sunday night.
CDC: Chipotle-Linked Outbreak Of E. Coli Appears OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.

Consumer

Target To Start Offering 'Caroline’s Cart' NationwideTarget is rolling out a cart designed for children with special needs at its stores nationwide. A majority of Target stores will have what is called "Caroline's Cart" starting March 19.
DeRusha Eats: Le Town Talk DinerYou would not expect a half-Italian, half-French woman, born in Marsailles, to open a restaurant on East Lake Street in Minneapolis. But Emilie Cellai liked the challenge.
MAC: Blizzard Cancels 175 Flights In & Out Of MSP AirportMinnesota's Tuesday snowstorm is causing a significant amount of cancellations and delays at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Metropolitan Airports Commission say 175 flights -- including arrivals and departures -- have been cancelled as of Tuesday night.
St. Paul Launches Winter Parking AppTuesday's snow event is prompting snow emergencies in many Minnesota cities, including Minneapolis and St. Paul. And in St. Paul, the city has launched a new winter parking app intended to clarify snow emergency rules and clearly show where parking is and is not allowed.
Expect More Humor, Celebrities In This Year’s Super Bowl Ads Several big-name Super Bowl 50 ads are already available to view online with the game less than one week away.
CDC: Chipotle-Linked Outbreak Of E. Coli Appears OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.

Water Cooler

St. Paul Mounted Officers Fare Well In Snowy StreetsInstead of squad cars, officers with St. Paul's Mounted Patrol trotted through the snow on horseback in the afternoon.
Minneapolis Has 2 Of Nation's Hottest Neighborhoods For 2016If you're looking for the hottest neighborhoods in which to live for 2016, look no further than southeast Minneapolis. The real estate website Redfin ranked out the top 10 "it" neighborhoods for the forthcoming year, and southeast Minneapolis neighborhoods claimed not one, but two slots on the list.
Saudi Prince Must Pay 3 Women $130K In Discrimination SuitIt likely made no major dent in his pocketbook, but a Saudi Arabian prince visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester learns the hard way that he can't discriminate against women in Minnesota. Three women limo drivers from Rochester filed a federal lawsuit last fall after they were fired.
U's 'Corpse Flower' To Pungently Bloom Next WeekWith a furious stench, the University of Minnesota's so-called "Corpse Flower" is set to send rotted meat scents wafting forth for all to enjoy next week. The U's Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanium, is scheduled to bloom next week, and the public is invited to drop in Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.
Counterfeit Hoverboards Seized At Minnesota-Canada BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection agents earlier this month seized nearly $650,000 in counterfeit merchandise coming into Minnesota from Canada, including hundreds of hoverboards.
West St. Paul Police Officer Pays To Repair Homeless Family's TruckA Twin Cities family starting the year in difficult circumstances is thanking a watchful community member for stepping in.

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