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2 Alarms Called Over Bloomington House Fire

A house fire in Bloomington has forced a number of people from their home Tuesday morning.


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Good Question: How Do You Use A Thermostat Efficiently?

The average household spends around $1,000 each year on heating and cooling bills. The good news is that there are ways to bring that down.


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Car Crashes Into House In Brooklyn Park

A car crashed into a house in Brooklyn Park overnight.


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SUV Crashes Into St. Paul Home

St. Paul Police said they spotted an SUV driving erratically, but before they could pull it over, it crashed into a house.


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Keillor’s Wisconsin Retreat For Sale

It’s not on Lake Wobegon, but “Prairie Home Companion” fans have a chance to buy Garrison Keillor’s retreat in Wisconsin.


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Brooklyn Center Fire Destroys Home

A two-alarm house fire has left a Brooklyn Center residence uninhabitable, according to officials.


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Buy A House — Get A “Lamborghini?”

Here’s the pitch — if you buy a certain house in Golden Valley, the seller will throw in a Lamborghini for free … sort of.


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Minn. House Election Set For Jan. 2012

Minnesota’s first election of 2012 will come in January.


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Otsego Studies Historic Wright Co. House

The city of Otsego is digging into its past this weekend, looking for artifacts as they deconstruct the McDonald house, which is believed to be the first house built by a white settler in the area more than 120 years ago.


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Rabid Bat Enters South St. Paul Home, Bites 10-Month-Old

A family got the scare of their life when a bat entered their South St. Paul home during the night in August.


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Explosion Survivor: ‘Somebody’s Darn Well Looking Out For Me’

A 71-year-old Coon Rapids man is recovering from injuries he suffered after his home exploded on Friday.


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Gabbie Giffords Returns To House Floor

Check out this warm welcome Gabbie Giffords gets as she comes back to vote on the debt ceiling.


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Mpls. Home A Complete Loss After Fire

An early Sunday morning fire has completely destroyed a Minneapolis home, leaving its seven occupants homeless.


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Recycled Home Moving From Edina To Montrose

Recycling is an accepted part of most peoples’ lives, but most wouldn’t think to recycle their house. But for one Edina couple, that is exactly the plan- pick up the house they no longer want and move it 35 miles away to Montrose where it will enjoy a second life in a new location.


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Minn. Legislature Passes Tax Bill, Holds Local Aid

The Minnesota Legislature has passed a package of changes to state tax law that maintains state aid to cities and counties at levels from last year.


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When Are You Too Far Under Water To Hold Onto Your House?

If the value of your home keeps sinking, is there a time you’re actually better walking away?


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Lightning Causes Several Fires In Metro

Sunday night’s storms are responsible for a handful of fires.


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Crews Go To Wrong House For Siding Job

When Marcella Sommers decided she needed to re-side her New Ulm home, she made a call to a Twin Cities area contractor — Schmidt roofing company.


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Gay Rights Is Center Stage For Protesters At The Capital

Minnesota lawmakers are putting in long hours at the capital as they are trying to agree on a budget deal by Monday or face a possible government shutdown.


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Minn. House Set To Vote On Gay Marriage Amendment

The Minnesota House is expected to vote Saturday on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.


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Minn. House OKs K-12 Bill Without Dayton Agreement

The Republican-controlled Legislature has proposed allowing students in low-performing big city schools to take state-funded vouchers to private schools in a sweeping education bill largely opposed by Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and his education commissioner.


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Minn. House Passes GOP-Favored Tax Budget Bill

The Minnesota House has approved a tax budget bill unlikely to get support from Gov. Mark Dayton.


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House Passes Bill To Expand Gun Laws

The Minnesota House has passed a bill that expands the rights of people to defend themselves if they feel they are in imminent danger.


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Senate Passes Business-Backed Civil Law Changes

The Minnesota Senate has passed several bills that make business-backed changes to the rights of plaintiffs who file civil lawsuits.


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House, Senate Meeting For Rare Saturday Sessions

The Minnesota House and Senate are meeting for rare Saturday sessions as the clock winds down on their time at the Capitol.