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Guide To March Madness’ Final Four

A quick start travel guide to help prepare you for your trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis.

03/25/2015

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Sheriff: Friends Were Flying Plane To Alaska When It Crashed

Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed, killing the pilot’s father. Clark County Sheriff Greg Herrick released the names of the three people involved in Monday’s crash in central Wisconsin.

01/27/2015

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Minnesota Woman Among Victims In Indiana Killings

A woman who grew up in Minnesota is among the victims in a suspected serial killing in northwestern Indiana. Twenty-eight-year-old Teaira Batey was born in Chicago and moved to St. Paul when she was about 4, then moved to Gary, Indiana, in 2004.

10/21/2014

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Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Hints At More Killings

Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

10/21/2014

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U.S. Appeals Court Rules Wis. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution, in another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

09/04/2014

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Judges Blast Indiana, Wisconsin Gay Marriage Bans

Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.

08/26/2014

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Target Corp. Publicly Endorses Gay Marriage

Add Target to the list of big name companies now in support of gay marriage. Target Corporation has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case.

08/06/2014

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Minnesota Couple Dies On I-70 Near New Castle

couple from Minnesota was killed and their 13-year-old granddaughter seriously injured when the vehicle they were in was struck from behind by a semitrailer on an Indiana interstate and pushed into the back of a different tractor-trailer and another vehicle, authorities said.

06/22/2014

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Climate Report Predicts More Extremes In Midwest

A report by the National Climate Assessment says a warming planet will worsen a series of weather trends already showing up across the Midwest. Look for more extremes: searing heat, late-spring freezes, floods and droughts across a region that includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.

05/06/2014

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States Seek Delay In Protecting Long-Eared Bat

Four states in the Upper Midwest want federal officials to delay listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species. Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin made the request this month to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

04/24/2014

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Love Has 42 Points, 16 Boards, Wolves Beat Pacers

Kevin Love had 42 points and 16 rebounds, Ricky Rubio added a career-high 17 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat Paul George and the Indiana Pacers 104-91 on Wednesday night.

02/19/2014

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2-7-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Sid reviews a busy night on the Twin Cities Sports scene. Click the link to listen.

02/07/2014

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Minn. Man Fatally Struck At S. Indiana Truck Stop

Authorities have identified a Minnesota man as the person struck and killed by a vehicle in the dark parking lot of a southern Indiana truck stop. The Clark County Coroner’s Office said Friday that 58-year-old Billy Ray Evans of Hill City, Minn., died at the scene when he was hit by a large truck. Evans was found on the ground Thursday night at a truck stop just off Interstate 65 near the town of Memphis, about 15 miles north of Louisville, Ky.

01/10/2014

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Wayne Offers Tuition Break To Great Lakes Students

If you live in one of the Great Lakes states or Ontario, Wayne State University says you can pay only a bit more than the undergraduate tuition for Michigan residents.

10/23/2013

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Northwestern Hosts Gophers Amid 2-Game Skid

Minnesota (4-2, 0-2) is expected to be missing a key figure again, with coach Jerry Kill on a leave of absence due to his epilepsy. He’s had five seizures on game days in two-plus seasons as the Golden Gophers’ coach, and he missed the most recent game, a loss at Michigan two weeks ago.

10/18/2013

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Plymouth Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.

08/31/2013

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Cody Zeller Works Out For The Wolves

The Timberwolves are more than one player away from contending, but one big player is in town. Indiana’s Cody Zeller worked out for the team — a solo work out, which means he’s really good and they already know a lot about him.

06/12/2013

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Minnesota, Canada To Provide Mutual Emergency Aid

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.

05/28/2013

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VIDEO: LeBron Saves Heat at Buzzer of Game 1

LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.

05/23/2013

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Big Ten Baseball: Better Despite The Weather

Indiana is the top seed for the Big Ten baseball tournament, and coach Tracy Smith has an honest admission to make.

05/21/2013

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Computer Glitches Derail School Tests In 3 States

School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers’ pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems.

05/01/2013

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Minn. Men Make Daring Pond Rescue In Indiana

Two Minnesota men working in Indiana helped to rescue a man and his son from a pond.

04/29/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s NCAA Tournament Primer: Picks, Upset Alerts And Players To Watch

It’s that time again! See which teams hoops expert Jon Rothstein has moving on from each region in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2013

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