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MN Girl Granted Dying Wish To Help Sick Kids Worldwide

A young Minnesota girl’s dying wish is now helping sick children across the world. Priyanka Bhakta, 8, died from Acute Lymphoblast Leukemia in 2003, already knowing what legacy she would leave behind.

01/27/2012

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Hockey Day Minnesota Focuses On Jablonski Family

This year’s Hockey Day Minnesota is unlike any other in the history of the six-year-old event.

01/21/2012

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Natural Gas Prices Are At Their Lowest In 10 Years

It finally feels like winter. But as you crank up your furnace tonight, remember January’s home heating prices are at a 10-year low, according to CenterPoint Energy.

01/20/2012

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Woman Knocked Off Bike, Assaulted On Greenway

Kaitlin Knutson is back at work at the Dinkytown Varsity Bike Shop, now bearing a visible warning for all cyclists: Marks of survival from a terrifying ride home.

01/18/2012

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Injured Hockey Player Begins Physical Therapy

The family of the female hockey player injured in a high school game Friday says she’s still unable to move her legs, but is beginning physical therapy.

01/11/2012

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Vikings Send Letter To Minneapolis On Stadium Issue

Two days before Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to see final plans for a new Vikings stadium, two plans to build in Minneapolis are under fire.

01/10/2012

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After Paralyzing Fall, Minn. Man Flies Again

All Joe Stone has ever known is a life in motion, even when life turned a corner on the side of a mountain in Missoula, Mont.

01/10/2012

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Classmates, The Wild Build Support For #Jabs

Jack Jablonski’s team from Benilde-St. Margaret’s will take to the ice Saturday night for the first time since Jablonski suffered the hit that left him paralyzed. And off the ice, the support for “Jabs” has gone viral – in the form on an international trend and tribute.

01/07/2012

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Patrol: Semi Goes Off Road, Breaks Through Ice

A semi went off road on Interstate 94 near Monticello Friday morning and broke through the ice of a pond, sinking up to its windshield, authorities said.

01/06/2012

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Good Question: How Dangerous Is Nuclear Energy?

Minnesota emergency management officials executed the first alert in the history of Minnesota’s Prairie Island nuclear plant Thursday, when chlorine spilled after a break in a 2-inch pipe. While the level two alert was not a threat to the public, it left some to wonder: How dangerous is nuclear energy?

01/05/2012

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Washington Co. Closes 3 Libraries, Cuts Hours At 6 Others

The Washington County Library System is starting off 2012 with three fewer branches, and the six remaining library branches are now closed two days a week to save money.

01/03/2012

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Lake City Prepares Funeral For Fallen Officer

Police cars escorted Shawn Schneider’s body Saturday morning back to Lake City, where funeral arrangements are underway.

12/31/2011

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Minn. GOP At Least $1.3M In Debt

It’s been a rough few weeks for Minnesota Republicans with a sex scandal, resignations and a big debt.

12/30/2011

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Incandescent Light Bulbs Begin Phase Out On Jan. 1

The new year may be a confusing time when you’re buying light bulbs.

12/29/2011

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GOP Calls New Major Leader A ‘Great Collaborator’

New Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he’s planning to push the legislative agenda championed by his ousted predecessor, including a focus on creating jobs.

12/28/2011

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Woman Spends Christmas Waiting For Heart, Liver

Imagine that a hospital room is where you’ll spend the holidays. It’s a reality for a Duluth woman who has spent the past month in the Mayo Clinic.

12/24/2011

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Retailers Look To Cash In On Last-Minute Shoppers

Friday and Saturday will be two of the busiest shopping days of 2011, and the Mall of America is expecting a strong finish to the holiday shopping season and the year.

12/23/2011

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Brothers Survive After Jumping Off Bridge Into Icy River

Two teenage brothers from Rochester survived a harrowing fall off a bridge in southeastern Minnesota.

12/17/2011

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Teen Won’t Let Disability Interfere With Owning Business

Many teenagers venture into the working world with that first job of mowing lawns. A recent Shakopee High School graduate is growing his own lawn business in a new way and beyond anyone’s expectations.

09/20/2011

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Exonerated After 6 Years In Prison, Man Wants Life Back

A Twin Cities man says he wants to return to his family, job, and a normal life after he was exonerated of murdering his infant daughter, a conviction that sent him to prison for six years.

09/17/2011

Angela Uscanga (l) was the nanny for Cynthia Ornelas' (r) children. (credit: CBS)

Police: 3 Deaths In Oakdale Double Murder-Suicide

Police are still interviewing witnesses and neighbors to figure out what led to the violent deaths of three people in Oakdale.

09/16/2011

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Firefighters Recall Rescues From Burning Duplex

Firefighters heard cries for help and ran into a wall of flames to rescue three people trapped inside an Uptown area home on Wednesday.

09/15/2011

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Gophers Honor Minn. Native 9/11 Hero

Some of the loudest applause heard at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday wasn’t for the Minnesota Gophers home opener, but for a Minnesota native and American hero.

09/11/2011

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Community In Elk River Discusses Controversial Church

On Friday night, more than 100 people met at Elk River High School to talk about what they call spiritual abuse at controversial church.

09/09/2011

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Sisters Seek To Solve Cold Case Of Mother’s Murder

Fifteen years ago, sisters Dee and D’Undra Willis lost their mother when they were both teenagers.

09/03/2011

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