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You Want To Teach Your Kids About Seat Belt Safety? Try This….

This is a horrific crash….not a movie.

06/01/2012

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Water Safety Specialist Warns Of Cold Water Even Now

It may seem strange to be talking about water safety this time of year, but the DNR says there were reports of more than 400 boats on the Mississippi River last week.

03/22/2012

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St. Paul Drivers Ranked Safest In Nation

St. Paul was the only city to earn an “A+” rating for driving safety, according to a recently released study.

03/14/2012

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Report: Biking Safer, More Popular In Mpls.

A new report shows safer biking in the Twin Cities as well as more riders and trails.

01/17/2012

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Firefighters Warn Of Spike In Fires Over New Year’s

Drunk drivers aren’t the only safety issues that spikes on New Year’s — it is one of the biggest days for fires, too.

12/30/2011

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DWI Patrols Stepped Up For New Year’s

The State Patrol is encouraging people with New Year’s plans to make plans now for a ride home. Troopers are stepping up enforcement over the holiday weekend, to keep drunk drivers off the roads.

12/30/2011

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DPS: 2011 Thanksgiving Travel Was Safest On MN Record

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said this past Thanksgiving travel period may have been the safest on record in Minnesota.

11/29/2011

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Friday’s Strong Wind Means Fires Could Spread Quickly

Rain on Saturday should finally end the fire danger risk that’s been covering most of the state this week.

10/07/2011

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More Than 1 In 10 Parents Skip, Delay Kids’ Shots

By age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than 1 in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or delaying others mainly because of safety concerns, a national survey found.

10/03/2011

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U Of M Police Pass Out Doughnuts And Safety Tips

University of Minnesota police will be handing out doughnuts and safety tips this week with hopes of keeping the Twin Cities campus safe.

09/13/2011

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Minnesota Makes Progress On Deficient Bridges

A Minnesota transportation official says half of the bridges rated deficient following the collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge will be repaired or replaced by the end of this construction season.

08/02/2011

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When Should Children Be Allowed To Walk Alone?

The lost little boy in Brooklyn who encountered a killer on his short walk home is another worry for parents like Kelly Commodore who doesn’t let her three kids far from sight. So, when should children be allowed to walk by themselves?

07/13/2011

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Mpls. Police Remind Kids To Stay Safe This Summer

With school out for the summer, the Minneapolis Police Department is reminding parents to talk to their kids about having fun this summer — in a way that’s safe for everyone.

06/19/2011

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Mpls Starts New Safety Inspections On Storm – Damaged Properties

It’s been more than three weeks since a tornado tore into North Minneapolis and enough time has passed determine who’s fixing up their houses and who isn’t.

06/13/2011

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Rocori School District Holds Meeting On Gun Incidents

The Rocori School District held a community meeting Tuesday night after two students brought weapons to school in April.

05/31/2011

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Rocori Holds Community Meeting On School Safety

The Rocori school district is holding a community meeting to discuss school safety — after two students brought weapons to school in April.

05/31/2011

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Police: Drivers, Motorcyclists Need To Share Road

As warmer weather brings more motorcyclists out on Minnesota roads, Minneapolis police are urging all motorists to work together to prevent accidents.

05/09/2011

Summer Safety

Guide to Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

05/09/2011

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Vikings Take S Raymond In 6th Round

The Minnesota Vikings have taken South Florida safety Mistral Raymond in the sixth round of the NFL draft.

04/30/2011

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Officials Urge Motorists To Share Road With Bikes

Minnesota’s transportation and public safety departments are urging motorists to share the road with bikes after the state’s first bicyclist fatality of 2011.

04/22/2011

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Minn. Marking National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week starts Saturday, and it’s taken on a special significance for Minnesota health officials this year.

04/22/2011

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Good Question: How Safe Is It To Fly?

When the engines rev and the 747 goes flying down the runway, a lot of us have a hard time keeping it together. After a Southwest Airlines plane lost 5 feet of fuselage in mid-flight, it gave people with the fear of flying another reason to freak out. So, how safe is it to fly?

04/05/2011

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Sign Up Open For Minn. Firearms Safety Classes

Sign up is now open for Minnesota’s firearms safety and hunter education classes.

04/02/2011

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‘U’ Cops Hand Out Doughnuts

Police at the University of Minnesota are handing out doughnuts — and safety tips — as part of a campaign encouraging students to “Stand Up” when a situation doesn’t seem right.

03/22/2011

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Concussions On Agenda At Prep Hockey Tournament

As the Minnesota boys’ high school hockey tournament moves into its final day, concussions will be on the agenda between sessions.

03/12/2011

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