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Resident, Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials say two people suffered injuries Sunday after a fire started in a Minneapolis apartment building.

10/19/2014

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Local Health Care Workers Urged To Fight Ebola In Liberia

A specific group of Minnesotans is being asked to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst–West Africa. The people being urged are native Liberian health care workers.

10/18/2014

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After Working More Than Half A Century, This Minn. Nurse Is Being Honored

When she started her career, Dwight Eisenhower was president. More than a half a century and 10 presidents later, a Twin Cities nurse is still on the job.

10/13/2014

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Gay Marriage Legal In Wisconsin After SCOTUS Move

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court’s order effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states.

10/06/2014

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As Furnaces Turn On In Minn., Risk Of CO Poisoning Increases

Now that furnaces are clicking on around the city, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is going up. Just Saturday night, Burnsville firefighters say they got a call to an apartment complex and once there, they detected carbon monoxide in the air. The building was then evacuated.

10/05/2014

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Free Furnace Program ‘Just Like An Angel’ For Minnesota Homeowners

For many of us it’s officially on–the heat, that is. A cool blast of air has caused some to fire up the furnaces.

It’s estimated Minnesotans pay around $1,500 dollars a year in energy costs. And if you need a new furnace, that can add on thousands more.

10/04/2014

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Twin Cities’ Oldest Independent Bookstore To Close

It may not be a huge surprise, but the news is certainly sad to many. The Twin Cities’ oldest independent bookstore — The Bookcase in Wayzata — closes for good on Oct. 18. Bob Stacke is a store regular and has been for years. He found out the bad news Tuesday on a shopping trip.

10/01/2014

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Police Investigate Baby’s Death In N. Minneapolis Home

A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.

09/30/2014

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St. Victoria Church Pastor Speaks Out On Music Director’s Resignation

Some parishioners spent their mass in tears at St. Victoria Catholic Church Sunday. It was the first official Sunday without the church’s music director of 18 years, Jamie Moore. Moore says he chose to resign after marrying his longtime partner, because Archbishop John Nienstedt asked him to.

09/28/2014

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Police Find Stolen Car With 2-Year-Old Boy Inside

A Minneapolis man was reunited with his son Wednesday night after his car was stolen outside a north side gas station with the 2-year-old child inside.

09/25/2014

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Community Remembers, Honors Life Of NDSU Student

There are still questions as to what happened to Tom Bearson, but officers in Fargo, N.D. say they now believe he is gone. Twenty minutes into a morning search for Bearson, a searcher found a body matching his description.

09/23/2014

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DHS Wants Mpls. Community Action Group To Pay Back $600K

Many towns have community action groups, which are non-profits that get funding to help people find work and keep warm in the winter. But is being questioned after an audit found hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money was used for things like tropical vacations.

09/22/2014

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2 Mpls. Golf Courses Suffer Millions In Flood Damages

High numbers are never a good thing on the golf course. And that’s exactly what two local courses are dealing with. The damage to two Minneapolis courses pelted by June storms is now estimated between $3 million to $4 million.

09/18/2014

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Iconic South Mpls. Scarecrows Missing

A mystery is afoot in south Minneapolis. Someone has stolen two neighborhood icons. Typically, two seasonably dressed scarecrows, which have been at this community garden for nearly 30 years, stand tall on the corner of Lyndale Avenue and 46th Street. Now, they’re gone.

09/17/2014

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Mississippi Lab Gets $16M Facelift

Nestled along the Mississippi River between new condos and waterside restaurants is an old building where some of nature’s mysteries are being unlocked.

09/16/2014

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