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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Olympic Medals, Flies & Popcorn

Curt in Andover asked: How much gold is in the Olympic gold medal? The gold in London is almost all silver. The International Olympic Committee requires there to be at least 6 grams of gold in a gold medal. The London medals are enormous. So they’re only 1.34 percent gold, 6 percent copper, almost 93 percent silver.

08/10/2012

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Cop’s Lawyer Releases Video Of Alleged Brutality

In a rare move, the lawyer defending a Minneapolis police officer charged with 1st degree assault is releasing the surveillance video he believes will clear his client.

07/18/2012

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Cop Now Faces 1st Degree Assault Charge For Andover Bar Fight

The Anoka County Attorney’s Office is now charging a near 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department with first-degree assault after the crime’s victim had to undergo two surgeries to mend the bleeding in his brain.

07/17/2012

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Andover Bar Assault Victim Improving Slowly At Hospital

The man assaulted allegedly by a Minneapolis Police sergeant is slowly recovering from injuries suffered in the incident less than two days after being put on life support, a friend of the victim told WCCO.

06/20/2012

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Fund Set Up For Family Of SWAT Punch Victim

A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer.

06/20/2012

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Minnesota Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A 21-year-old Marine from Minnesota has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, of Andover, died in combat Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

06/14/2012

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Students Help Build Energy-Efficient, Affordable Home

On the corner of Bluebird Street and Andover Boulevard in Andover sits a new home awaiting a new family.

03/26/2012

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North Metro Residents Take Full Advantage Of A Snow Day

Thousands of kids up in the north Twin Cities metro got to enjoy a “Snow Day” on Wednesday, and they had lots of wet snow to play in.

02/29/2012

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Minn. GOP Caucus Turnout Good In NW Twin Cities

Minnesota Republicans headed to caucus meetings Tuesday determined to back a candidate who could defeat President Barack Obama in November, handing Rick Santorum a clear victory and at least temporarily shaking up the race for the GOP nomination.

02/07/2012

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Huge Tire Pile Concerns Andover Authorities

There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.

01/31/2012

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Andover Man Killed In Unusual Accident

An Andover man is dead after an unusual accident while working at his home on Thursday afternoon.

11/03/2011

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Authorities Searching For Driver Of Car Struck By Train

Authorities are searching for the driver of a car struck by a train in Andover Tuesday evening, according to Anoka County Sheriff’s Department.

09/27/2011

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Boy, 9, With Brain Cancer Honored By Fire Department

It’s practically every little boy’s dream — to be a firefighter. The childhood wish realized for a Forest Lake boy, who has had his share of hardship in his nine short years of life.

02/05/2011

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Police: Reason For Andover Hostage Incident Unknown

Andover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.

01/26/2011

Andover Man Found After Spending 24 Hours In Woods

An Andover man had spent more than 24 hours in the woods near Nimrod with a serious head wound when rescuers found him in shock, but alive.

09/14/2010

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