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MN State Patrol: Report Morning Drunk Drivers

Every year, police arrest thousands of people on suspicion of drunk driving in Minnesota. The majority of those arrests happen on weekends and in the overnight hours.

04/29/2013

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Drivers In Minn.: ‘This Has To Be It, Right?’

No matter your route home, you couldn’t detour away from winter.

04/18/2013

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Troopers: If We’ve Pulled Over, You Must Move Over

Drivers who don’t move over for state troopers is a growing problem. Dash cam video shows the most recent accident when a squad car was hit by a passing car on Friday.

04/03/2013

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SD Governor Signs Cellphone Ban For Young Drivers

outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.

03/20/2013

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New Traffic Signal Technology Cuts Drivers’ Wait Time On Hiawatha Ave

New technology has improved traffic signal timing on Hiawatha Avenue, helping drivers spend less time at red lights, the city of Minneapolis says.

02/06/2013

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The Reasons Behind Gas Spike In Minnesota

The average price of gas in the Twin Cities is around $3.45 per gallon, which is nearly 40 cents higher than it was a month ago. So, why did prices jump so high so quickly?

01/31/2013

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Gas Prices Finally Start To Fall Nationwide

Cindy Schnaith is practically giddy when gassing up these days. It wasn’t more than a month ago that filling up her sport utility vehicle cost her nearly $80 per tankful.

10/23/2012

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Before The Snow Falls, Plow Drivers Compete In Rodeo

It happens every year around this time. Snow plow drivers from around Minnesota get together for the snow plow rodeo.

10/03/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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Wis. Senate To Consider Cell Ban For Young Drivers

The state Senate is scheduled to consider a bill that would prohibit young drivers from using cell phones.

03/13/2012

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MN Officials: Designate Sober Driver For Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a message for Minnesota motorists: “Designate a sober driver before the Super Bowl Sunday to avoid the dangers and consequences of a DWI.”

02/03/2012

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Study: Men, Ages 45 And Up, More Likely To Crash In Snow

Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.

12/05/2011

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop In Twin Cities

Good news for drivers — gas prices have shifted into reverse.

10/10/2011

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I-94 Lane Closures Scheduled

Drivers should expect delays on eastbound Interstate 94 between Cedar Avenue and Highway 280, starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

10/04/2011

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Gas Prices Falling Quicker?

At this time last year, crude oil was around $80 a barrel and gasoline prices were around $2.80 a gallon. On Tuesday, crude oil is close to $80 and gas is around $3.40. So, why aren’t gas prices that low now?

09/27/2011

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