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Monday Marks Hottest Day Of The Year In Minnesota…So Far

Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. The National Weather Service says the humidity will make temperatures feel like 100 to 110 degrees Monday across much of Minnesota.

07/21/2014

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Candidate For Minn. Governor Undergoes Surgery

A Republican running for Minnesota governor needed surgery after suffering abdominal pain Monday morning. Jeff Johnson’s campaign said Johnson went to urgent care and after an initial consultation with doctors, it was decided that he needed surgery and he was then moved to the Maple Grove Hospital.

07/21/2014

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A Talk With The ‘Human Cannonball’

David “The Bullet” Smith Jr., 37, holds the Guinness World Record for the “greatest height achieved” after being launched from a cannon at 85 feet 4 inches. On Saturday July 26 at Canterbury Park, he’ll show spectators exactly why he holds that record.

07/21/2014

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Willmar Man Loses 2 Relatives In Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

A Minnesota family is mourning relatives who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine.

07/21/2014

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How To Get Involved In Minnesota’s Theater Community

Introduce yourself to Minnesota’s theater scene.

07/21/2014

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Fire That Damaged Duluth Park Appears Intentional

Duluth fire officials say a fire that caused about $75,000 in damage to a park building and portable toilet appears to have been intentionally set. The fire was reported early Sunday, just after midnight. A caller reported that a portable toilet in Lincoln Park was on fire.

07/20/2014

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Woman Hurt Falling Out Of Car Window

A 23-year-old Rochester woman was injured after she fell out of a moving vehicle’s window Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident happened along Highway 52 east of Chatfield, Minnesota in Fillmore County.

07/20/2014

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New Immunization Law Takes Effect For Students This Fall

Changes to Minnesota’s Immunization law take effect this fall and doctors are reminding parents to schedule appointments prior the last-minute rush before the start of the school year. Even in mid-July, prepping for school is top of mind for Minneapolis resident Clevet Tellis and her children.

07/19/2014

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A Breakdown Of Minnesota’s Neighborhoods: St. Paul

Some of the most fascinating neighborhoods in the country lie in Minnesota’s capital city of St. Paul.

07/19/2014

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Family Friendly Guide to Minneapolis Aquatennial

The Minneapolis Aquatennial celebrates if 74th year with a celebration filled of fun events for the entire family. The 2013 Aquatennial kicks-off in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis with a jam-packed weekend of fitness, music, water, and historic activities.

07/18/2014

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NFL Preseason Watch: New Coaches, Star Rookies

It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps open this weekend, and the first preseason game is Aug. 3, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

07/18/2014

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Bodies ID’d As Missing Hikers From Minnesota

Authorities have confirmed that the bodies of two people found on Mount Evans are that of a father and son missing since going for a hike in April. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the bodies of Damian and Evan McManus of St. Louis Park, Minnesota were recovered Thursday.

07/18/2014

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Health Watch: Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Discovery

In Health Watch, doctors at the Mayo Clinic have made a major discovery in the fight to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s. They have uncovered a new link between a protein in the brain and the disease.

07/18/2014

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Best Places To Pick Summer Fruit In Minnesota

In a state as lush and green as Minnesota, picking fruit is a birthright. Here are some of the best farms offering pick-your-own fruits.

07/18/2014

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Civil War Graves To Be Rededicated In Minnesota

The graves of three Minnesotans killed during the Civil War will be re-dedicated this weekend. In St. Peter, a new grave marker will be dedicated to Capt. Asgrim Skaro of the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Company D.

07/18/2014

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