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Growth Of Suburban MN Poverty Among Highest In Nation

Twin Cities suburbs feature plenty of spacious homes and luxury cars, but they’re also seeing a big increase in poverty. In fact, a new study says the growth in the poverty rate for the Twin Cities suburbs is among the highest in the nation.

05/20/2013

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Severe Weather Rolls Across MN

It was a nice tiny break of sunshine in between thunderstorms but it appears the clouds are moving in once again.

05/19/2013

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Light Rail Routes Renamed

Starting Friday, each route the light rail takes is getting a new name. They’ll be colors instead of being named after streets, or the areas they serve. The Hiawatha Light Rail Line will now be called the Metro Blue Line.

05/17/2013

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Police To Step Up Distracted Driving Enforcement Thursday

In the midst of prom and graduation season, police in the Twin Cities area will conduct extra enforcement Thursday in effort to reduce distracted driving – especially texting while driving.

04/17/2013

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Why Are The Roads So Bumpy In The Metro?

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation say that bumpy “wash board” effect on metro roads is caused by a number of factors.

12/11/2012

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597 Crashes After MN Snowstorm; Numerous Snow Emergencies

Up until this week, many of you have not dealt with snow and ice on the roads. Saturday night’s snow storm has left much of Minnesota covered in white — which is affecting flights, travel conditions and visibility.

12/09/2012

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Mpls. Road Construction Season Officially Over

Minneapolis road construction season is done for the year. City officials celebrated that fact Tuesday.

11/13/2012

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Lightning Storm Leaves Metro Homes In Ruins

It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.

07/24/2012

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Metro ‘Chronic Burglar’ Sentenced To More Than 9 Years

The Hennepin County District Court sentenced who they call a “chronic burglar” to more than nine years in prison.

07/19/2012

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Trial Underway For ‘Right To Die’ Group

The debate over a person’s “right to die” is taking place in a Dakota County courtroom.

07/02/2012

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DHS: Heroin Treatment Admissions Rise Sharply In Metro

There’s more evidence that heroin and prescription opiates abuse has a strong grip on the Twin Cities.

06/19/2012

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Woman Talks About Sister Killed In Maple Grove Crash

For the first time, a Twin Cities woman is talking about the horrifying crash that killed her sister.

03/28/2012

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Booze Brackets: March Madness Hits Liquor Stores

The price of liquor is going down — sort of. A Twin Cities liquor store chain is jumping on the college basketball bandwagon.

03/14/2012

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White Earth Presents Casino Plans To Fund Vikes Stadium

The White Earth Indian Tribe thinks it has the answer to funding a new Vikings stadium — build a casino in the Metro. The proposal comes at a time when leaders at the Capitol say they’re very close to a deal on a new stadium.

02/16/2012

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Man Suspected In Several Metro Burglaries Caught

A man accused of burglarizing several high-end homes in the Twin Cities has been caught in the act.

02/09/2012

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