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UPS Delivery Delays Cause Christmas Headaches

Thousands of packages that were expected to arrive on Christmas Eve didn’t make it to their destinations. UPS, the world’s largest package delivery service, told CNN that they made a miscalculation, underestimating the number of packages they needed to ship. UPS officials say demand for packages was much higher than they expected, and their system was overwhelmed.

12/25/2013

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Mpls. Family Brings Holiday Cheer To Battered Women’s Shelter

A North Minneapolis woman uses her birthday to help and empower others. Colette Benettie, her family and her close friends donate their time on Christmas Eve to put together a luncheon at Harriet Tubman’s Battered Women’s shelter in Minneapolis.

12/24/2013

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A Bitterly Cold Christmas Eve In Minnesota

Minnesotans are dealing with arctic cold heading into Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for west-central Minnesota through noon Tuesday. The rest of the state is under a wind chill advisory.

12/24/2013

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Teen Spends More Than $500 Buying Gifts For Homeless

An East Bethel teenager is a picture of the holiday season of giving, donating her entire paycheck to buy Christmas gifts for more than 50 homeless Minnesotans.

12/19/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Procrastinate?

Christmas is one week away, but the National Retail Federation says about half of us haven’t finished our shopping and 14 percent haven’t even started. “I’m just lazy,” said Mohammed Abdelfathah of Fridley. “I say I’ll do it in another hour, then another hour, then tomorrow.”

12/18/2013

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Man Charged In Christmas Eve Parking Lot Shooting

A 21-year-old man has been charged with assault after a Christmas Eve shooting in a discount store parking lot left one person injured.

01/07/2013

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Facebook Post Leads Father To Gift Of Hearing

A man from Alexandria got a very unusual Christmas present Friday, and it all started with a Facebook post.

12/28/2012

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After Devastating Christmas Fire, Boy Hears Again

A 9-year-old boy lost all his belongings in a house fire on Christmas Eve, but on Wednesday he received a special gift.

12/26/2012

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Support Pours In For Family That Lost All In Christmas Eve Fire

A Minneapolis family of fourteen had something to smile about Tuesday after losing their home to a massive fire Christmas Eve morning.

12/25/2012

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Mpls. Family Loses Everything In House Fire

A Minneapolis family is wondering where they will stay after they lost everything in a house fire on the morning of Christmas Eve.

12/24/2012

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7 Displaced After Christmas Eve Morning House Fire

A Minneapolis family doesn’t know where to celebrate Christmas after their house was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. No one was seriously hurt, but the home was a near total loss.

12/24/2012

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Saint Grand Makes 2nd $1K Donation

Saint Grand struck again Monday.

11/20/2012

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Missing Nativity Goat Found After 25 Days

A goat that went on the lam from a Minnesota nativity scene on Christmas Eve has been found safe.

01/20/2012

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Reward Offered For Missing Nativity Scene Goat

A reward has been announced in hopes of finding a missing goat in Fergus Falls.

01/16/2012

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91-Year-Old Robbed Gets His Wallet Back, Woman Arrested

On Christmas Eve, 91-year-old Harvey Prochnow had his wallet ripped right out of his hands. But thanks to surveillance video, an arrest was made and, most importantly, police recovered his wallet.

12/29/2011

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