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Dunkin’ Donuts Opening 1st Metro Location By ‘End Of The Year’

The good news just keeps on coming for donut and coffee fans in Minnesota. On Thursday, Dunkin’ Donuts announced that 10 locations are in the works for the Twin Cities area.

04/16/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Take Mom Out For Mother’s Day

It’s almost here—one of the most popular restaurant days of the year. Have you made your Mother’s Day dining plans yet? If not, hop to. The last thing you want to have to do come May 10 is explain to Mom that you waited too long. Here are just a few suggestions of options for Mom’s day.

04/16/2015

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Mississippi Likely To Choose Minnesota Firm For Testing Contract

Mississippi’s State Board of Education is poised to award a statewide testing contract to Questar Assessment, a Minnesota-based group.

04/16/2015

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4 Things To Know: Gyrocopter On US Capitol, TIME’s Most Influential & More

From a strange landing on the U.S. Capitol lawn to a list of the most influential people, here are the four stories you need to know for Thursday, April 16.

04/16/2015

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Apple Valley Woman Gets 90-Day Sentence In Distracted Driving Fatal Crash

A 29-year-old woman who caused a fatal crash when she ran a red light while dialing her phone will spend 90 days behind bars, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

04/16/2015

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Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Midwest, But Not Minnesota

The Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

04/16/2015

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Best Gay Bars In Minnesota

The best of Twin Cities gay bars are found right here.

04/16/2015

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87-Year-Old Dead, Broadsided By Semi In Buffalo

An 87-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota, woman is dead after her car was broadsided by a semi.

04/15/2015

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Father Of 5 Stabbed, Killed In St. Croix River Fishing Dispute

Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

04/15/2015

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Police Pursuit Ends With Multiple Crashes In Andover, Suspect Arrested

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says a police pursuit ended in multiple crashes in Andover early Wednesday afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Bird Flu Outbreak Could Head Eastward With Fall Migration

Some scientists say that eastern U.S. poultry producers should brace for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop. The fear is that if the virus isn’t already lurking in the Atlantic Flyway, it could spread there this fall when wild ducks fly south for the winter.

04/15/2015

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Tap Talk: Craft Beer Festival Comes To Mpls.

Attention, craft beer enthusiasts: This weekend is your chance to guzzle (well … politely sample) the craftiest of beers from nearly 75 different breweries.

04/15/2015

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Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft Conspiracy

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for “orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years”, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

04/15/2015

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Pierre Collins’ Cell Phone Records Linked To Son’s Body

The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court this afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Fitness Expert Shares 3 Easy Tips To Perfect Posture

We all do it from time to time: slouch or hunch. But having good posture can improve your health and make you look slimmer too.

04/15/2015

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Best Grilled Cheeses In Minnesota

Get a little cheesy with a grilled cheese from one of these local restaurants.

04/15/2015

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Deadly Bird Flu Confirmed At 8 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state’s total to 22.

04/14/2015

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Dayton Ramps Up Campaign For Expansive Pre-K Initiative

Gov. Mark Dayton’s drive for universal, tuition-free preschool for all Minnesota 4-year-olds is cementing its place in his bottom line for a new budget. Dayton emphasized Tuesday that he considers the program essential as budget negotiations near.

04/14/2015

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State Senate Wants Count Of Untested Rape Kits Statewide

Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota could soon be required to provide a tally of their untested rape kits, a move advocates and legislators say would help determine whether more action is needed to tackle potential backlogs.

04/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: Charges Expected In Boy’s Death, Airport Worker Trapped & More

Here are the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 14.

04/14/2015

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Buffalo Man Wins Nat’l Bracket Challenge

A Minnesotan has $5,000 more in his pocket after having won the national CBS Local NCAA Bracket Challenge. Ted Zrust, 44, said he’s played various March Madness bracket games in years past, but this was his first time playing through WCCO.

04/14/2015

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Attention Allergy Sufferers! New Treatment Guidelines May Bring Relief

You don’t have to tell anyone with allergies that spring is here, but new treatment guidelines could help those who can’t stop sniffling.

04/14/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In Minnesota

Meet some busy moms who saw the need to fill the void of quality in kid’s clothing and personalized shopping experience.

04/14/2015

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At 108, Dedicated Twins Fan Is Young At Heart

Many of the Minnesota Twins most dedicated fans were at Target Field for the opening home game Monday. But there’s one very special fan who watched from her home in Clarksfield. Angela Davis introduces us to a woman who’s been cheering for the Twins for more than 80 seasons.

04/13/2015

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Man, 43, Sentenced In Anoka Co. Home Invasion, Assault On Elderly Man

A 43-year-old man will spend nearly 8 years in prison for his role in an Anoka County home invasion and assault, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

04/13/2015

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