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Safety

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Despite Low Temps, Cars Plunging Through Lake Minnetonka

Tabitha Markle — just 8 months old — died after her family’s car plunged into Lake Minnetonka on Friday. And since Friday, 15 other people have had to escape from six other sinking cars on Lake Minnetonka.

01/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who’s The NFL’s Best Safety?

11/22/2012

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Even 20-Somethings Targeted In Distracted Driving Campaign

Fasten and focus; AAA Minneapolis hopes distracted drivers will pay attention to its new ad campaign.

10/17/2012

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Youth Football: Concussion Concerns Push Participation Down

The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.

10/17/2012

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Vikings S Harrison Smith Ejected For Pushing Ref

A split-second after Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith pushed back judge Steve Freeman aside during a confrontation with several Tennessee Titans, the rookie already knew he made a big mistake.

10/07/2012

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Study: Trampolines Injure 100k Annually

Trampolines provide fun and exercise for kids, but according to a recent study they shouldn’t be anywhere near your home.

09/24/2012

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Vikings S Raymond Carted Off With Right Leg Injury

Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond has been carted off the field with a right ankle injury and will not return.

09/23/2012

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DPS: Watch For Students Heading Back To School

State safety officials are urging drivers to watch for students heading back to school this week in Minnesota where school buses make at least 10,000 trips each day.

09/04/2012

14 Dead In Colorado Shootings

In Case Of Mass Shooting, ‘Run, Hide & Fight’

The mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado have a lot of Americans thinking about what they would do in a similar situation. But some of the ways we think we’d react aren’t always what will keep us safe.

08/06/2012

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5 Years Later: The Safety Of Minn.’s Bridges

A lot has changed in Minnesota since the 35W bridge went down five years ago. State lawmakers ordered emergency inspections of every bridge in Minnesota immediately afterward, and they did find some problems.

08/01/2012

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Full-Scale Chemical Spill Training At Delano High School

Dozens of agencies, from local to the federal level, are participating in a chemical accident drill at Delano High School.

07/19/2012

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NRC To Hold Public Forum On Prairie Island Safety

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant.

07/16/2012

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Extra Patrols Set To Make Downtown Minneapolis Safer

You’ll see more police officers and sheriff’s deputies patrolling downtown Minneapolis soon — it’s part of a plan to make it safer for residents and visitors this summer.

06/06/2012

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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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