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654 Crashes Statewide Since Friday Due To Snow

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive with extreme caution as they hit the roads for the Monday morning commute.

12/10/2012

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St. Paul’s Union Depot Reopens Saturday

A daylong celebration is planned Saturday for the reopening of St Paul’s Union Depot.

12/07/2012

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Franken Bill Would Outlaw Stalking Apps

Stalking by smartphone. It’s a growing problem, and a Minnesota lawmaker wants to stop it.

12/06/2012

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Target 3Q Profit Grows 15 Pct, Tops Wall Street

Target Corp. on Thursday reported a third-quarter net income that handily beat Wall Street expectations, and the big-box retailer issued a rosy outlook heading into the critical holiday shopping season.

11/15/2012

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UST Survey: Shoppers Enthusiastic About Holiday Season

The University of St. Thomas is out with its annual holiday spending predictions and it finds shoppers to be “enthusiastic” about the upcoming season.

11/14/2012

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Who Do I Vote For? ‘My Ballot’ Helps Answer Voting Questions

It’s a question often heard in the days before the election. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie hears it every season. Between registration, absentee ballots and changing districts, voters don’t know where to go or who to vote for.

11/02/2012

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Double Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody In Iowa

Police in Iowa have taken a man into custody in connection with the double murder on Monday on the north side of Minneapolis.

10/30/2012

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Study: Minnesota Ranks No. 8 For Deer-Vehicle Collisions

It’s that time of year when deer seem especially likely to leap out in front of your car.

10/23/2012

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Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.

10/16/2012

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‘U Of M’ Report: Flu Shots Not As Effective As Previously Reported

There’s a “misperception” that current influenza vaccines are highly effective, which is standing in the way of creating new, more effective vaccines, according to a new report from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).

10/15/2012

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The Last Mini Coke Bottles Roll Off The Line In Winona

It’s the end of an era: the last miniature Coke bottles rolling off the line — and it’s happening in Winona Tuesday.

10/08/2012

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Minnesota’s Jobless Rate Inches Up

Minnesota’s unemployment rate edged up last month, though the state stayed below the national jobless rate.

09/20/2012

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More Signs Of Improvement In Housing Market

There are more encouraging signs in the housing market.

09/19/2012

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A Great Sign: Jablonski Able To Stand With Help

There is another encouraging development for paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.

09/18/2012

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Hmong-American Delegate To DNC Lives American Dream

One of Minnesota’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention has a unique status, and a classic American story to tell. Kaying Thao of Roseville is the nation’s only Hmong-American delegate.

09/06/2012

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New Figures Offer Hope Of Closing Achievement Gap

A new system for measuring Minnesota schools is offering hope of closing the achievement gap. After getting a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, Minnesota established its own system for rating schools.

08/30/2012

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Mayo Study: Big Bellies Worse Than Obesity

Which is worse? Obesity or normal weight with a ‘beer belly?’ The answer from a Mayo Clinic study might surprise you.

08/28/2012

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West Nile Cases Growing In Minnesota

There is good news and bad news surrounding the number of West Nile cases in Minnesota.

08/23/2012

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Should The State Fair Swine Barn Close?

Two days before the Minnesota State Fair, a top health expert says the pig barn should be closed. That’s because a new strain of swine flu has made it to Minnesota.

08/21/2012

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Recent Strikes Underscore Dangers of Lightning

The death of a 9-year-old boy from a lightning strike in Duluth this weekend underscores the dangers of lightning.

08/20/2012

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Reconciliation On 150th Anniversary Of U.S.-Dakota War

Minnesota’s flags are flying at half-staff this Friday by order of Gov. Mark Dayton, part of Remembrance and Reconciliation Day marking the U.S.-Dakota War 150 years ago.

08/17/2012

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Expect A Longer Ragweed Season

If you have hay fever, it’s not what you want to hear: the ragweed season’s already started and it’s likely to last longer.

08/16/2012

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Confused Few Hit Polls To Vote On Marriage Amendment

Even though it’s not on the primary ballot, the hotly-debated marriage amendment appears to be drawing voters to the polls this Tuesday.

08/14/2012

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What Happens To Those Princess Kay Butter Heads?

When the Minnesota State Fair gets underway in 10 days, the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way will spend the first few hours of her reign in a cooler, getting her head carved in butter.

08/13/2012

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Officials: Motorcyclists Had Deadly Month Of July

State officials say Minnesota has passed a deadly milestone for motorcyclist fatalities for 2012. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, May and July have proved the deadliest months of the year.

08/09/2012

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