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Snow Leads To 20-Car Pileup In Central Wis.

A winter storm dumped up to 11 inches of snow in parts of Wisconsin on Tuesday, with wind-whipped snow contributing to a massive pileup involving about 20 vehicles in the central part of the state. One person was hurt, authorities said, but no one died.

01/14/2014

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Mpls. Police Union Won’t Fight Firing Of Cops Who Used Slurs

WCCO-TV learned Wednesday night that the Minneapolis police union won’t fight the firing of two officers caught on camera using racial slurs. The police chief terminated SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell last week after the two got into a confrontation in Green Bay, Wis., last summer.

12/11/2013

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Lions Score 37 Straight In 40-10 Rout Over Packers

The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks.

11/28/2013

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Vikings Lament Another Lost Late Lead

The Minnesota Vikings have little left to play for, with a fan base largely focused on positioning for next year’s draft pick.

11/25/2013

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Vikings Give Up Big Lead, Tie Packers 26-26

Backup quarterback Matt Flynn threw for 218 yards to help the Packers storm back from a 16-point deficit for a 26-26 tie as the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay could only muster field goals in overtime Sunday.

11/24/2013

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Green Bay Beats Minnesota-Duluth 92-57

Alec Brown had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks on Saturday night to lead Green Bay in a dominating effort against Minnesota-Duluth 92-57. Green Bay (2-1) coach Brian Wardle subbed Brown out late in the game when he was just shy of the triple-double with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 9 blocks. But Kenneth Lowe fouled out and Brown returned to the game to get the block and rebound. It was the first triple-double by a Phoenix player since Javier Mendiburu on Feb. 5, 2005. Keifer Sykes shot 8 of 9 from the field and 5 of 5 from the line to finish with a game-high 21 points. Vincent Garrett added 15 and Carrington Love had career-high 13 points.

11/23/2013

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Cops Involved In Green Bay Incident To Soon Go Before Police Panel

Sources tell WCCO-TV that two Minneapolis police officers facing discipline after an incident in Green Bay will tell their side of the story to investigators next week. They’ve been on paid leave since the incident more than four months ago.

11/08/2013

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Scientists: ‘Dead Zones’ Showing Up In Green Bay

Scientists say Lake Michigan’s Green Bay is developing “dead zones” similar to sections of Lake Erie and the Gulf of Mexico, where there’s so little oxygen that few if any organisms can survive.

08/15/2013

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No Charges Filed Against 2 Mpls. Cops In Green Bay Incident

No charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers who got into a fight in Green Bay, Wis. earlier this summer.

08/09/2013

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Community Demands Action, Harteau Apologies Over Race-Related Issues

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau met with a Citizen’s Advisory Council this afternoon to talk about the recent race-related problems involving a handful of officers. Off-duty officers allegedly used racial slurs during recent bar fights in both Green Bay and Apple Valley.

08/07/2013

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City Leaders, Activists Look To Chief’s Action On MPD Misconduct

On Saturday, the Minneapolis Police Officers Federation issued a statement about two cases involving off-duty officers accused of racial bias. The Federation says it concurs with Chief Janee Harteau’s statement that “racism and discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated within the MPD.” They said they want exactly what Chief Harteau wants: the community’s trust that officers will impartially and objectively protect the public. The union wants a seat at the table when the powers that be meet to discuss how to deal with these accusations of misconduct.

08/04/2013

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More Mpls. Cops Accused Of Using Racial Slurs

One week after two Minneapolis Police officers were suspended after being accused of using racial slurs in Green Bay, three other officers are accused of using racial slurs in another bar fight. The latest instance occurred last November in Apple Valley. Police paperwork shows there are again accusations of racial slurs, but the officers involved deny using such language. The Apple Valley incident unfolded at Bogart’s Place, when group of white men walked out of the bar, three of which are said to be off-duty officers: Andrew Allen, Christopher Bennett and William Woodis.

08/02/2013

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Chief Harteau: MPD ‘No Place For Racism Or Discrimination’

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau issued a statement Friday afternoon regarding her department’s stand on racism and discriminatory behavior after two off-duty Minneapolis Police officers were involved in a racially-charged incident in Green Bay, Wis in June. Chief Harteau says the conduct of Officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell “overshadows” the work of her department and her staff, and will not be allowed.

08/02/2013

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Group Wants Mpls. Officers Who Shot Man In Uptown Prosecuted

A group seeking justice for Terrance Franklin, the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in the basement of an Uptown home in May, wants the officers involved prosecuted.

08/01/2013

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Vikings Tight End Rudolph’s Stock Is Rising

The Minnesota Vikings are in off-season mode or a few more weeks, so it’s a good time to catch up with Kyle Rudolph, a tight end who’s blossoming before our eyes. Rudolph’s becoming a favorite target of Christian Ponder, and a player who looks like the future is bright. He’s also coming in to training camp with the confidence of a veteran.

07/06/2013

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Remote Mich. Village Abuzz Over Shipwreck Search

Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau’s comings and goings usually don’t create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home.

06/17/2013

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NYC Lawsuit Alleging Favre Sent Racy Texts Settled

A lawsuit filed by two massage therapists who sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre over claims he sent racy text messages has been settled, a lawyer for the women said Friday.

05/24/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Carleton Star Austin Jiang

Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.

04/06/2013

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Vikings Sign Free Agent Greg Jennings

Greg Jennings is a Minnesota Viking. The free agent wide receiver, formerly of NFC North rival Green Bay, will be wearing purple in fall 2013.

03/15/2013

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Packers Reveal Ticket Plan If GB Makes Super Bowl

If you’re a Packers season-ticket holder, you’ll be finding out in the next few days whether you’ve won a conditional drawing for two Super Bowl tickets.

01/09/2013

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Police Arrest 21 At Packers Game Against Vikings

Green Bay police arrested 21 people Packers NFC wildcard playoff game versus the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.

01/06/2013

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Vikes & Packers Fans Fly Together To Green Bay

A Sun Country plane is filled with both Packer and Vikings fans – all en route to Green Bay Wisconsin.

01/05/2013

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Beyond Bounds: NFL Journal Entry No. 7 With D’Aundre Reed – New Year’s Edition

As the season-long ambition of getting to know D’Aundre Reed comes to a close – the Vikings battle the Packers at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lambeau Field – it’s been eye-opening to see how well Reed dealt with the highlights and setbacks that the 2012 campaign as tossed his way.

01/05/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 24: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs upfield as Charlie Peprah #26 of the Green Bay Packers misses the tackle at Lambeau Field on October 24, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Five Keys To A Minnesota Vikings Upset

The Minnesota Vikings have never lost at Lambeau Field in the playoffs. It looks to beat the Green Bay Packers for the second consecutive week. There are five key things that the Vikings need to do in order to pull off the upset.

01/05/2013

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Purple And Gold Pride In Packer Land

In just 24 hours, the Vikings and the Packers will be at the frozen tundra known as Lambeau Field getting ready for kick-off, and a rival rematch.

01/04/2013

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