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Deep Freeze Starts To Bite In Minnesota

A cold snap that that National Weather Service is calling “historic and dangerous” has arrived in Minnesota. Temperatures were down to 8 degrees below zero in the Twin Cities area around midmorning Sunday, with wind chills in the mid to high 20 degrees below zero.

01/05/2014

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‘U Of M’ Expert Questions If CrossFit Benefits Outweigh Risks

Five years ago, the word CrossFit probably wouldn’t mean a thing to any of us. Now, things have changed and Crossfit is all the rage. However, not everyone is convinced that CrossFit is a good thing.

09/25/2013

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St. Paul Demolishing The Dangerous & Quirky Neighborhood ‘Art Park’

There’s a tiny little park in St. Paul that the neighbors seem to like. The problem is the city just found out about it. Now the so-called Peoples’ Art Park on Wells Street will be demolished as the city said some of the walls and sculptures are dangerous.

08/07/2013

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Police: Armed, Dangerous Man In Faribault Arrested

The hunt for a man said to be “armed and dangerous” is over.

04/21/2013

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Inmate Attack At Stillwater Prison Sends 2 To The Hospital

An inmate attack Wednesday at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minn., sent two people to the hospital, and hurt two others.

01/30/2013

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Officials: Ice Conditions Still ‘Very Poor’

Despite several days of freezing temperatures, law enforcement officials are still warning people about the dangers of thin ice.

12/29/2012

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DNR: Though Tempting, The Ice Is Still Too Thin

Rescue crews were called to Lake Victoria in St. Louis Park Thursday morning to check if someone had gone through the ice.

11/29/2012

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Deadly Accident Highlights Hwy. 10′s Dangerous Sections

Labor Day weekend is already proving to be deadly on Minnesota roadways.

09/02/2012

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Fire Official: Take Illegal Sky Lanterns Off MN Shelves

You may want to celebrate a summer wedding or graduation with sky lanterns, like those seen in the Disney movie, “Tangled.”

08/07/2012

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Good Question: What H.S. Sports Are Most Dangerous?

In light of the paralyzing injury to high school hockey player Jack Jablonski and the hospitalization of hockey player Jenna Privette, many people are looking at the safety record of high school sports. So, which sport is the most dangerous?

01/10/2012

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Researchers: BPA Found In Foods On Your Holiday Table

New research from the Breast Cancer Fund shows that some of your Thanksgiving favorites could be harmful to your health.

11/15/2011

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Bike Safety Makeover For Dangerous Dinkytown Stretch

A spot in the Twin Cities gets more bike traffic than any other in the state, and now it’s getting a safety makeover just a couple of months following a deadly crash.

09/20/2011

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Good Question: Does Using Your Cell Phone Cause Cancer?

When an arm of the World Health Organization put cell phones on its list of possible carcinogens, it’s hard to not take notice. Frankly, since the first brick cell phones showed up more than twenty years ago, there have been questions about whether those phones could cause cancer. So, how dangerous are they, really?

05/31/2011

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High Snow Banks Pose Dangerous Threat To Drivers

Now that we are back in the deep freeze, it means snow banks are still very high. That can be very dangerous for drivers. Crashes have been reported all across the metro because drivers simply can’t see.

02/09/2011

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Auto Body Shops Busy Due To Dangerous, Icy Roads

Auto body shops around the metro are repairing vehicles damaged in this weekend’s ice storm.

11/22/2010

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