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Fmr. Soccer Pro Helps Bring Haiti Youth To Schwan’s USA Cup

Hundreds of soccer teams are in Blaine this weekend for what’s called the “largest youth sports event in the Western Hemisphere.” One team, however, has overcome more than most of us could imagine to get a shot to compete.

07/14/2013

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East Coast Earthquake

Seems like the only thing to really come out of the aftermath of the east coast earthquake is sarcasm. A lot of media attention, very little damage. Great photo, more photos and tweets. Also, a […]

08/24/2011

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(Tiny) Earthquake (Barely) Rattles Minn.

A rare earthquake struck western Minnesota early Friday, rattling ceiling tiles and prompting a few curious callers to phone 911 but going largely unnoticed by most of the sleeping public, authorities said.

04/29/2011

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Radioactive Material Detected In Minnesota Air

Trace amounts of radioactive material have been found in air samples in St. Paul and two other locations, likely from the damaged nuclear power plants in Japan.

04/05/2011

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Increased Radioactivity Found In St. Paul Rain Sample

The impact of the badly damaged Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is being felt in the Twin Cities. A slight increase of radiation levels were found in a rainwater sample taken in St. Paul.

04/04/2011

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Cargill Donating $250K To Second Harvest Japan

Cargill Inc. is donating $250,000 to Second Harvest Japan, a Tokyo-based food bank delivering food and supplies to survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan.

03/23/2011

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Minn. Musicians Plan Japan Relief Concerts

Twin Cities musicians of all styles are teaming up for two concerts next week to benefit Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

03/23/2011

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Minn. Pork Board Aiding Disaster Relief In Japan

The Minnesota Pork Board is helping with disaster relief efforts in Japan.

03/22/2011

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MN Man Experiences Earthquake On 747

After the 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, Tokyo’s Narita airport closed, ports shut down and rail service stopped, leaving a Minnesota man got caught in the chaos.

03/12/2011

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Twin Cities Woman Worried About Elderly Parents In Japan

Attorney Saiko McIvor of St. Louis Park says she talked with her parents who live in Sendai, Japan the day before the big earthquake. They said there had been a minor earthquake earlier in the week, but then came the big quake and ever since McIvor has not been able to reach them.

03/12/2011

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ On Tsunami Questions

Since the earthquake and tsunami hit in Japan, WCCO viewers have been sending in dozens of Good Questions. Jason DeRusha hits reply all.

03/12/2011

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Former MN Woman Hears From Husband In Japan

Since the devastating earthquake hit Japan, we’ve been hearing from Minnesotans who have family members in Japan.

03/11/2011

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Earthquake/Tsunami Videos

The video coming out of Japan after the earthquake-induced tsunami is gripping and tragic. We’ve got several links to check out.

03/11/2011

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Hundreds Killed In Tsunami After 8.9 Japan Quake

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.

03/11/2011

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Minn. Seismologist Weighs In On Japan Quake

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan Friday causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland and sparked fires in at least 80 locations.

03/11/2011

Rescuers search for survivors in a collapsed building in Manchester Street on February 22, 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake - an aftershock of the 7.1 magnitude quake on September 4 - struck 20km southeast of Christchurch at around 1pm local time, with initial reports suggesting damage and fatalities far exceeding the initial quake. (credit: Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

Winona State Study Group Safe In New Zealand

A group from Winona State University traveling in New Zealand reports it was not involved in the devastating earthquake that struck one of the largest cities in that island nation.

02/22/2011

Rescuers search for survivors in a collapsed building in Manchester Street on February 22, 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake - an aftershock of the 7.1 magnitude quake on September 4 - struck 20km southeast of Christchurch at around 1pm local time, with initial reports suggesting damage and fatalities far exceeding the initial quake. (credit: Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

Earthquake Pictures From New Zealand

New Zealand was struck by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. Time has put together an amazing slide show of the damage caused by the quake and aftershocks.

02/22/2011

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Minn. Man Recalls Haiti Quake That Killed Cousin

Wednesday will mark one year since the earth shook in Haiti. More than a quarter of a million people lost their lives that day. One of the victims was a young Minnesota man studying to be a pastor.

01/11/2011

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Haiti: 1 Year After The Massive Earthquake

One year ago, a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti, affecting three million people. The Haitian government reported that an estimated 230,000 people had died, and another 300,000 were injured.

01/11/2011

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Movie Blog: Best ‘Worst Movies Ever’

Which movies rise above the fray to stand as the truly “best” “worst movies ever”? Which are the cream of the crap? Here are my ten favorite movies that are truly so bad they’re good.

07/21/2010