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Judge: Slender Man Stabbing Defendants Competent

Two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please the fictional character Slender Man will go before a judge considering their competency to stand trial.

12/18/2014

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Sheriff: Man, 32, Arrested For Chasing After 14-Year-Old Girls

Benton County officials say sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year-old man on Monday after he allegedly chased after two 14-year-old girls over the weekend.

10/15/2014

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Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In Home

A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.

10/02/2014

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Good Question: Why Aren’t More Men Taking Care Of Their Parents?

As we live longer, more and more of us are having to take care of our aging parents. The National Alliance for Caregivers estimates that 21 percent of people provide elder care in the United States.

08/19/2014

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Attorney: Girl Charged In Stabbing Is Mentally Ill

Two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls charged with trying to stab their friend to death to please a mythological creature had struggled to decide who should do the deed.

06/03/2014

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12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Stab Friend 19 Times

Police say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into some woods in southeastern Wisconsin where one of them held her down as the other stabbed her 19 times.

06/02/2014

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New Richland-H-E-G Beats Kenyon-Wanamingo In 2A

Carlie Wagner scored 36 points as top-ranked New Richland-H-E-G defeated Kenyon-Wanamingo 71-61 on Saturday in the Class 2A girls’ basketball championship game at Williams Arena. After the game, the senior guard shed tears of happiness because of her accomplishments, but she wasn’t focused on her state-tournament record 130 points through three games or her state-record 53 points in this year’s quarterfinal.

03/22/2014

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Health Dept. Trying To Deter Teens From Tanning With Video Challenge

A new survey reveals how many Minnesota teenagers are increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. A new study from the Department of Health found 34 percent of white girls in the 11th grade admitted to using tanning beds over the last year. More than half of them tanned indoors 10 or more times.

01/14/2014

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Girl Power Toy Ad

This toy ad is going viral

11/20/2013

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Kids Can Try Hockey For Free In Minn. Saturday

Kids across Minnesota can see what hockey is all about at Try Hockey For Free Day on Saturday. Seventy-three events are scheduled at rinks around the state. The events are aimed at welcoming boys and girls, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local rink and try youth hockey free of charge.

11/02/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 Girls

A 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.

08/23/2013

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Comedy Giants Contend For Emmys: Which Actors Will Bring Home The Win?

The comedy categories in this year’s prime time Emmy Awards are packed with major talent. From Lena Dunham to Bob Newhart, there are major stars vying for the top honors this year. Check out who might take home the Emmy – do you agree?

08/22/2013

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Top Contenders Among ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’ Emmy Nominees

The Emmy race for Outstanding Comedy Series is a tight one this year, but it’s likely to come down to The Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock, and Louie for the top honor. Which show will Emmy voters choose for the prize?

08/22/2013

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Jessica Schafhaussen Talks To John Williams

Must listen…Jessica Schaffhausen talks with John Williams about her girls, and her resolve to make something positive out of such a horrible incident.

08/09/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Dress Boys In Blue And Girls In Pink?

When Niagara Falls was illuminated blue on Monday to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Cambridge, there was no doubt what color would be used to mark the birth of the little boy.

07/23/2013

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