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Secret Service Investigating Target Data Breach

The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.

12/18/2013

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Police: Couple May Face Charges After Going To Bar, Leaving Baby In Car

The parents of a 3-month-old baby could face neglect charges after deputies say they found the infant in a car outside a bar. Witnesses told officers the parents were in the Red Diamond Saloon in Randolph for around 45 minutes last month.

12/12/2013

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Tips On Getting Through Dry Skin Season

The early season extreme cold outside is bad enough, but many Minnesotans are suffering inside as well, with dry skin. This brutal weather can leave your skin dry and itchy. And it can lead to eczema — even infection.

12/11/2013

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Meet Dave Knoke, The Hudson Chocolate Star

It turns out that one of the up-and-comers on the national chocolate scene is in Hudson, Wis. Over the past few months, Knoke’s Chocolate has been visited by Duff from ACE of Cakes and Martha Stewart who tried to learn his techniques.

12/11/2013

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Minn. Emergency Rooms Prepared For Hypothermia, Frostbite Cases

A college student is in the hospital Tuesday night after experiencing just how cruel a Minnesota’s winter can be. Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel’s family says she may lose limbs after she spent all night Friday outside in subzero temperatures.

12/10/2013

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Ready Or Not – Winter’s Here In Full Force

Some Minnesotans say “bring on the winter.” They want the snow, the sports and the ice. But others say “It’s not even Christmas. Can’t this all wait?” Bryn Mawr-resident John Padgett is definitely a Christmas guy. The lights go up early in his yard display, a 15-year tradition. “I usually start the first week of November to be done by Thanksgiving,” Padgett said. “And they’ll probably be up until I can get them unfrozen from the ground.”

12/06/2013

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What Will Take Holidazzle’s Place?

Next year, it will only be a story to tell the kids. After 22 years, those storybook floats are going dark. This is the final season for the Target Holidazzle parade. The parade’s a lot to look at, especially if you’ve never seen it before. Friday’s parade was Alicia Harris’ first. “I heard it’s going to be my last, so sad,” Harris said. The news hit Claudia Fuglie especially hard.

11/29/2013

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Early Bird Deals Add New Tradition To Turkey Day

Turkey Day has become a story of two birds: the kind you eat and the early kind. With fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, stores like Target, Best Buy and Toys R Us opened on Thanksgiving night.

11/28/2013

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Driver In Milaca Crash Recalls His Sister’s Final Moments

A Minnesota teenager who was driving the car when his sister died in an accident fought through his own pain to try to save her. The accident happened one week ago as 17-year-old Tristen Maetzold drove his three siblings to school in Milaca. His 13-year-old sister, Katrina, died. His 11-year-old brother, Devon, is still unconscious.

11/26/2013

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Holiday Shopping Advice: Don’t Shop On Weekends

This season, holiday shopping will be a bit different, and some days will be better than others. There are six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, shortening prime selling season. That could mean bigger crowds.

11/25/2013

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Attorney: 2 Kids In Pond Crash Improving

A family spokesman says two of the children rescued from a pond after a car veered off a suburban Minneapolis highway ramp are improving. Attorney Rick Petry said Friday the two are now responding to health workers’ commands. He calls that “a huge improvement.”

11/22/2013

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Police Eying Uptown After String Of Robberies

Police say last Friday at 34th Street West and Harriet Avenue South, a woman getting out of her car was stopped by a man who held her up and took her phone.

11/15/2013

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Litchfield Bus Driver Hailed As Hero After Halloween Fire

A Litchfield school bus driver who transports 45 kids to school each day says there were signs of trouble before an explosion engulfed her bus in flames. Part-time driver and full-time mother Roxanne Godejahn thought she was being tricked at first that Halloween.

11/13/2013

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Doctor: Lead Bullets Poisoning Minnesota’s Raptors

Hunters across the state have been waiting for this weekend as deer season starts. And as Minnesotans load up to head out, a veterinarian at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center is making a plea. Eagles it seems are being taken down by bullets, without even being hit.

11/08/2013

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She Might Not Stage Dive, But Hodges’ Personality ‘Resonates’

Betsy Hodges’ face is one Minneapolitans will be seeing much more of, and her personality is one her husband insists they’ll get a kick out of. “She can tell really good jokes,” said Gary Cunningham, Hodges’ husband. “We laugh a lot.”

11/06/2013

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