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Metro Transit Simulates Train Derailment At Target Field

A crashed train, dozens of screaming people and smoke was the catastrophic scene that played out Wednesday morning at Target Field. Fortunately, it was just a drill.

05/20/2015

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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Invites Media To Film Session

Mike Zimmer held a film session with members of the press, breaking down Vikings gameplay video so that reporters could better understand his strategies as a coach, and the game itself.

05/16/2015

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Union: Nurses Want Proof Minn. Hospitals Are Ready To Fight Ebola

Here in Minnesota, the union that represents thousands of nurses is asking for better training and better gear to deal with Ebola. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association voted in favor of a resolution that calls on hospitals to provide the highest level of protective equipment, such as hazardous materials suits.

10/15/2014

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ATF Agents Train For Next Standoff

Federal agents from across the country are in the Twin Cities training for any dangerous situations that are likely to occur. They are agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and they’re learning the art of negotiating with armed and barricaded suspects.

08/25/2014

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Low-Flying Helicopters In Twin Cities Part Of Military Exercise

If you’re hearing or seeing helicopters around the Twin Cities metro, don’t be alarmed. The St. Paul and Minneapolis police departments say it is part of a training exercise involving military helicopters.

08/18/2014

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MN Shooting Guard Hopes To Make An Impression At Timberwolves Training

The Timberwolves rookies and prospects are in Las Vegas and one shooting guard who calls Minnesota home is getting his shot to show the team just what he has to offer. Matt Janning is back where he wants to be, taking a shot at the NBA with his hometown team – the Minnesota Timberwolves.

07/12/2014

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2-24-14 Green Line Training Begins Today On The Morning News With Dave Lee

June 14th will soon be here, so drivers are starting to train today. Dave has the details…you can hear them too, just click the link above.

02/24/2014

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Fmr. Gopher Michael Carter Hoping For An NFL Invite

As NFL training camps begin, there’s a forgotten delegation – the players still hoping for an invite. Former Gopher Michael Carter is in that camp, but he brought in a top-flight tutor to help him out. Carter’s working on getting back to 100 percent after an injury in the Vikings mini-camp cut short his immediate goal.

07/23/2013

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Local Officers Participate In Active Shooter Training

It seems like there has been a string of shooting rampages all across the country over the last year, and now the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is providing training sessions of how to deal with a situation where an active shooter is involved.

06/11/2013

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Mpls. Police Participate In Intense, Active-Shooter Training

It’s happened in small towns like Newtown, Connecticut, suburbs like Aurora, Colorado and as close as a small business in Bryn Mawr, Minnesota. The Minneapolis Police Department gave WCCO an exclusive look as its officers went through an intense training drill to stop an active shooter last week.

06/03/2013

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42 New Troopers Graduating From Training At Camp Ripley

Just in time for the busy holiday travel weekend, Minnesota is getting some new state troopers. Forty two new state troopers cadets are graduating Thursday after four months of training at Camp Ripley.

05/23/2013

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Wis. DOJ Offers Training In Wake Of Spa Shooting

The state Justice Department plans to offer Milwaukee-area police additional training in handling domestic violence incidents in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Brookfield spa.

10/30/2012

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Youngsters Take Part In MN Wild Hockey School

Over 100 girls and boys had their hockey game “assisted” by a former NHL player and assistant coach Wes Walz at the Minnesota Wild’s hockey school.

09/02/2012

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Military Helicopters To Train Over Twin Cities

Authorities say military aircraft will be conducting routine training over the Twin Cities through Saturday.

08/26/2012

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Military Training Over Minneapolis Until Sept.

The U.S. Special Operations Command are conducting urban-environment training in Minneapolis airspace until the beginning of September.

08/24/2012

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Olympic Training in China

Do the Chinese seem more harsh in their training?

08/01/2012

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Economy Pushing More People To Drive Big Rigs

Big rigs became a big part of our culture in the 70s. Remember CB radios, Smokey and the Bandit and fuzzbusters? But the image of renegade truckers, running from the cops and working illegally long hours has sure changed.

02/20/2012

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Bodyguard For Celebrities Trains Others In Minnesota

Some of the most popular entertainers and celebrities in the world trust their safety and security to Minnesota man.

11/15/2011

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Camp For Young Cadets Underway

More than 100 Civil Air Patrol cadets are getting a taste of military life during a nine-day emergency services training camp in South Dakota.

07/12/2011

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Cambridge Firefighter Near Death After Training Accident

A Cambridge firefighter was critically hurt in a training accident Monday night.

05/24/2011

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Drug Users Recruited To Help Police With Hands-On Training

Police can easily pull over and pick up drunk drivers. But pinpointing drivers on drugs is another story.

05/09/2011

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Sign Up Open For Minn. Firearms Safety Classes

Sign up is now open for Minnesota’s firearms safety and hunter education classes.

04/02/2011

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Hannah’s Law: Bill Would Broaden Day Care CPR Training

Two Minnesota lawmakers are seeking stricter CPR training requirements for child care centers after a tragedy involving a 4-year-old girl in North Mankato.

02/22/2011

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Commissioners In Florida Could Expand Twins Training Complex

Commissioners in Lee County voted on Tuesday to purchase 14.2 acres of land to expand the Twins Spring Training complex.

01/26/2011

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Boy Scouts Plan New $4M Center In Fargo

The four-state Northern Lights Council of the Boy Scouts of America is planning a new center in Fargo.

11/25/2010