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Tick-Borne Disease Risk Still Remains High In MN

We aren’t the only ones to survive the latest round of brutal winters — turns out, the heavy snow and frigid temperatures actually helped the survival of ticks that can carry disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

05/20/2014

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Charges: Toddler Gets High On Meth After Dad Takes Him To ‘Dope House’

A 22-year-old man is charged after police say he took his 2-year-old boy to a “dope house,” where the boy became high, after another individual was smoking meth in front of him.

03/11/2014

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‘U’ Study: Autism High In Mpls. Somali Children

For years, parents in the Somali community in Minneapolis have said autism is unusually common in their kids. Now, a University of Minnesota study confirms those claims. The study used data from 2010 to determine if more Somali kids, ages seven to nine, had autism than other kids in the state’s largest city. Idil Abdul has a son with autism. “I knew what they said today in 2008,” Abdul said.

12/16/2013

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Minneapolis Locks Reopen to Recreational Boats

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats. The locks on the Mississippi River reopened Friday. The Corps closed the locks to recreational boats on May 23 due to high water flows.

06/01/2013

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Weather Blog: Spring Snow Possible

We experienced our second warmest day of the year Thursday with a high of 53. Only Saturday’s high of 56 was warmer.

04/04/2013

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68 Degrees Ties Record High

After starting out Saturday with near freezing temps as hail pelted some areas of the Twin Cities, WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey says Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport has reached 68 degrees as of 4 p.m. Saturday, tying a record high.

11/10/2012

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Curiocity: Turner Flirts With Disaster In ‘High’

Given how many people turn to religion only in their hour of need, isn’t is safe to presume that those who work within the fold of organized religion are themselves recalcitrant souls, capable of backsliding at a moment’s notice?

04/21/2012

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Motorcycle Ridership At Record High Level In Minn.

State officials say motorcycle ridership in Minnesota is at a record high level.

01/30/2012

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Drug Users Recruited To Help Police With Hands-On Training

Police can easily pull over and pick up drunk drivers. But pinpointing drivers on drugs is another story.

05/09/2011