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Minnesotans Prepare For Winter As First Storm Nears

With the first snowfall on the way, people are busy getting their gear ready.

11/08/2014

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Zimmerman Drone Business Offers Minnesotans Bird’s-Eye Views

EyeAerial is a small business out of Zimmerman, Minn. founded by two friends who turned a hobby into careers. If you’ve never heard of EyeAerial, chances are you’ve seen their work. They record aerial cinematography using drones and cameras. It first started as a hobby for Josh Kunze, who is the co-owner of EyeAerial, Aerial Media Solutions.

08/11/2014

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Mpls. Group Combats Al-Shabaab’s Recruiting Early On

The FBI is investigating to see if Minnesotans and Americans were involved in the terrorist attack at a Kenya mall. But so far FBI Agent Kyle Loven said there is no specific evidence that Minnesotans were part of the attack.

09/25/2013

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Minn. Somali Community Reacts To Kenyan Mall Attack

Two days after Al-Shabaab militants stormed and unleashed chaos in a shopping center in Nairobi, Kenya, the group has released the names of the people responsible.

09/22/2013

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Potential Issues As 1.3M Minnesotans Get Health Care Coverage

The push is on to get 1.3 million Minnesotans to sign up for insurance under the new health care law. The program is called MNsure, goes into effect Jan. 1, and anyone can buy health insurance through the program, though there will be significant federal subsidies for low-income patients.

07/02/2013

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Hundreds Of Minnesotans Take Part In Nationwide Cancer Study

Nearly 1,000 people around the Twin Cities have signed up to take part in a nationwide cancer prevention study. In the next week, hundreds more will enroll.

06/20/2013

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Wet Snow Snapped Trees, Knocked Out Power For 24,000

Tuesday had numerous Minnesotans cutting up tree branches that broke from the weight of the snow. Those damaged trees took out power lines that temporarily left 24,000 in the dark.

04/23/2013

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Minn. Marathon Runners Return Home From Boston

More than 500 Minnesotans were in Boston, to run the marathon. And some of them started coming back home Tuesday morning.

04/16/2013

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Agency Warns Minnesotans To Check Flood Coverage

The state Department of Commerce is warning Minnesotans to review whether they might need flood insurance as winter heads toward spring.

03/09/2013

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Officials Find Way To Preserve MinnesotaCare

State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota’s human services commissioner said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

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Sen. Franken Weighs In On Fiscal Cliff Deal

Sen. Al Franken is glad a compromise was reached to avoid the so-called Fiscal Cliff.

01/01/2013

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New Book Aims To Take ‘Mask Off’ HIV’s Misconceptions

The face of HIV in Minnesota is getting frighteningly younger. New research shows youth make up about 20 percent of new infections.

12/18/2012

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Day Before Thanksgiving, Minnesota Enjoys Rare Warmth

The scene at Phalen Park was a little confusing today. Just beyond the holiday lights was a golf course full of people in shorts.

11/21/2012

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2 Minnesotans Named Rhodes Scholars

One of the two Minnesotans named Sunday as Rhodes Scholars wants to become a doctor dealing with global health issues. The other wants to help develop computer technology to harness the power of a patient’s mind to control artificial limbs.

11/18/2012

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Mpls. Rally Calls For Higher Taxes On Wealthy

If Congress does not end the battle over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” Minnesotans could pay thousands of dollars in higher taxes by January. That’s according to a new Tax Foundation study, coming just six weeks before the budget must be fixed – or else.

11/12/2012

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How Much Does Weather Impact Voter Turnout?

It seems like every year we talk about what sort of impact the weather could have on the election. But Election Day snow is actually a rarity in Minnesota. Only twice in the last century has the Twin Cities seen even an inch of snow on Election Day.

11/05/2012

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Minnesotans Enjoy 70-Degree Weather In October

This time of year, you never know if this will be our last blast of warm weather. So, Minnesotans all over got outside Tuesday to enjoy the nice weather.

10/16/2012

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Minnesotans Shelling Out Big Bucks For Wis. Fireworks

Watching big fireworks displays on the Fourth of July is a big tradition for most families, but lots of people also want to light the fuses on their own pyrotechnic displays.

07/02/2012

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Minnesotans Reminded To Plan For Severe Weather

Public safety officials say Monday’s confirmed tornado is a reminder for Minnesotans to get ready for severe weather.

03/21/2012

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2 Minnesotans Vie For Best Picture At Oscars

Two Minnesotans are vying for Best Picture honors at the 84th annual Academy Awards Sunday night.

02/26/2012

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MN Soldiers Host Polar Plunge In Kuwait For Good Cause

Minnesotan soldiers in Kuwait know how to make it feel just like home: host a polar plunge.

02/06/2012

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Minnesotans Embrace The Surprising Warm Weather

Temperatures kept rising on Tuesday and almost reached the unimaginable mark that Minnesotans have not felt in a while — 90 degrees. Now, an entire community is putting the rough winter in the past and shedding its winter coats and jackets.

05/10/2011

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Minnesotans, Sierra Club Push For EPA Rules

A group of Minnesotans and members of the Sierra Club will deliver 4,000 postcards to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday.

02/23/2011

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Minnesotans Relieved To Be Back Home From Egypt

Some Minnesotans are relieved to be back home from Egypt. With Internet and cell phones shut down for part of the weekend, it was difficult to communicate with loved ones back home. And it was even worse trying to get flights out.

01/31/2011

A pedestrian passes under a large banner reading "JOBS" outside of the Chamber of Commerce January 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Jobs and job creation are expected to be the centerpiece of US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on January 25. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Minnesotans On Tonight’s State Of The Union

Minnesotans are weighing in on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. Some say they want to hear the president give solutions, not just bring up issues.

01/25/2011

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