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3 Assaults Of Bicyclists In 3 Nights On Midtown Greenway

Police say bikers are being attacked on the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis, and officers are seeing a clear pattern.

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Woman, Son Save Bald Eagle After Hitting It On I-94 In Wisconsin

A woman and her teenage son are being applauded Sunday night as wildlife heroes. But it didn’t start out that way. The two were driving in Danbury Wis. last weekend on the way back from their cabin when an eagle eating roadkill took flight. They hit it with their car.

08/30/2015

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Psychologist Reacts To Killing Of Virginia Journalists

The bizarre on-air murder of a television news reporter and photographer in Roanoke, Virginia has left people around the country in shock. Allina Health psychologist Dr. Cheryl Bemel says events of this magnitude are “a shock to our mind and body.”

08/26/2015

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‘Babywearing’ On The Rise With Twin Cities Parents

Wraps and carriers can support children up to 60 pounds by tethering them tightly to an adults torso. Some use wraps others carriers, but the concept is the same, and it’s started a movement in the Twin Cities.

08/24/2015

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Minneapolis Courses Closed By 2014 Flooding Have Golfers Frustrated

It’s been nearly 14 months since two city-run courses took a major hit from the weather. As we found out Wednesday, things aren’t much different than they were last year.

08/19/2015

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Twin Cities Couple Plans For Having Kids After Cancer

A Twin Cities couple is talking about something very personal — infertility. Scott Trenda and his wife, Alexis, have a menagerie of adopted and fostered dogs. “They’re the fur kids, they’re fur beasts,” Alexis said. “They know it and they’re spoiled.”

08/18/2015

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Minn. Couple Says Barefoot Burglar Sneaked Into Their Bedroom

Deputies in eastern Minnesota say they are working an extremely rare home burglary case. They say the intruder was especially brazen and the victims say he was barefoot.

08/17/2015

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Metro Firefighters Battle Heat Exhaustion While Fighting Blazes

Firefighters from several metro stations have reason to be exhausted Sunday night. They battled extreme heat in two house fires Saturday in Minneapolis, and six were treated for heat exhaustion after a motel fire in Lakeville on Sunday.

08/16/2015

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University Of Minnesota Investigates AD’s Expense Reports

The University of Minnesota is investigating Norwood Teague’s expense reports after the former athletic director abruptly resigned last week following claims of sexual harassment.

08/12/2015

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Police Issue Warning After Cyclists Randomly Attacked In Minneapolis

Random attacks against bicyclists in Minneapolis are prompting warnings Sunday from police. We’ll warn you, there are disturbing photos with this story as someone’s been throwing chunks of concrete at bikers.

08/09/2015

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Program Places Hundreds Of Low-Income Students In Paid Internships

Over two hundred Minnesota high school students are officially drafted as of Thursday morning. The 233 students have been drafted to work for 55 Twin Cities Corporations as paid interns.

08/06/2015

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7 South Mpls. Gang Members Indicted In Multi-Year Gang War

Seven south Minneapolis gang members face charges in connection to a multi-year gang war with their rivals, which includes a 2014 shooting outside the Hennepin County Medical Center, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

08/04/2015

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Hundreds Gather To Protest Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

Hundreds of protesters showed up at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

07/29/2015

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Twin Cities YMCA Water Safety Program Goes National

A program started in the Twin Cities is working hard to teach water safety to people of color. And as of this year, it’s going national.And as we found out, it’s not focused on teaching swimming.

07/26/2015

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Meet Bill Austin – Founder Of Starkey Hearing Foundation

He is a Minnesotan. He is a billionaire, and he says he does not know or care who writes his checks. He is Bill Austin, owner of Starkey technologies. The only American hearing supplier is a major employer in the Twin Cities. The company operates out of Eden Prairie, as does the foundation — which fits people around the world with free hearing aids. The foundation’s star-studded fundraiser is Sunday, with Katy Perry headlining.

07/24/2015

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Sen. Al Franken Sounds Off On Apple’s Music Business Practices

Senator Al Franken is joining the ranks of Taylor Swift by taking on one of the country’s most powerful companies. He’s asking the attorney general to look into the business practices of Apple.

07/23/2015

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Fort Snelling Barracks To Be Turned Into Apartments

The state is ready to turn army barracks into apartments at historic Fort Snelling.

07/22/2015

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George W. Bush, Katy Perry Coming To St. Paul For Starkey Gala

This Sunday is the Starkey Gala in St. Paul, and Katy Perry will headline the benefit.

07/22/2015

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Waconia Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For Her Smile

Some of the top high school softball players in Minnesota are packing up to head to nationals in Tennessee. However, the Minnesota Vortex will be one player short.

07/21/2015

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Soccer Players At High Risk For Concussions

The Schwan’s USA Cup has been going on for three decades, drawing teams from around the world to Minnesota. But organizers are taking some different precautions this year. They have three team doctors in place to look closely for concussions.

07/16/2015

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Charges: Woman Engaged In Sex With 13-Year-Old Boy

A 31-year-old Minneapolis woman is accused of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old boy at his north Twin Cities metro home late last summer, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court.

07/14/2015

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Interim Archbishop Hebda Holds First Mass At St. Paul Cathedral

The new interim archbishop of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul is in town this weekend and addressing the recent pains of the Catholic church. Archbishop Bernard Hebda addressed a nearly full house at the St. Paul Cathedral on Sunday.

07/12/2015

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Amoeba Scare Unsettles Visitors To Lake Minnewaska

The death of a young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has shocked the community.

07/09/2015

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Wounded Vet Gifted Tank-Like All-Terrain Power Chair

A wounded veteran got a special gift this morning in Minneapolis — a customized, all-terrain power chair. Kevin Hanrahan lost his left leg in Afghanistan, and sustained other injuries as well. The power chair will allow him to enjoy hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.

07/08/2015

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Sheriff’s ‘Swap Spots’ Make Craigslist Exchanges Safer

Going through a tough breakup and do not feel safe dividing up your property? Feel unsure about a Craigslist meeting? The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office wants to help. A “Swap Spot” location was unveiled Wednesday in Brooklyn Park. It is one of three monitored spaces that deputies hope can become safe locations for exchanges.

07/08/2015

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