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Consumer Reports Releases Top Cars For 2014

Consumer Reports released its list of top cars for 2014. Dozens of cars are tested at the Consumer Reports Auto Center and rated on a scale of 0 to 100.

02/25/2014

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As 2014 Begins, Gas Prices Higher In Minnesota

In the new year, Minnesota drivers are paying more at the pumps than a year ago. The average price statewide is $3.24 a gallon. That compares to $3.07 this time last year.

01/01/2014

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Good Question: Do We Really Need Snow Tires?

We all know Minnesota winters aren’t easy, especially driving through all the ice and snow. This week’s weather has reminded some of us it’s time to change our tires. But who really needs snow tires? Good Question.

12/03/2013

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Prices Soaring For High-Tech Car Parts

It’s a trend auto body shop owners across the country are seeing right now. Ordinary car parts that used to cost a few dollars to replace can now cost hundreds.

11/19/2013

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RV, Motor Home Sales On The Rise

Don’t be surprised if you notice more RV’s and motor homes out on the highways. While recreational vehicle sales dipped during the recession, buyers are now back. The RV Industry Association says more than 300,000 RV’s are expected to be sold this year.

09/04/2013

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Edina Police Warn Residents After Spike In Thefts From Vehicles

Edina Police are warning residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables after a summer spike in thefts.

08/01/2013

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Chrysler Recalling Nearly 750,000 Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling nearly 750,000 cars and minivans in two separate recalls issued this week. The latest involves 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year. Chrysler said the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side in a crash.

07/05/2013

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Apple Valley Officer Hurt In 3-Vehicle Crash

Authorities say that an Apple Valley Police officer was involved in a three-car collision that resulted in injuries. According to the city, the crash happened just after noon at 140th Street and Galaxie Avenue.

06/26/2013

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Classic Cars On Display At Inaugural Concours d’Elegance

With the summer months almost upon us, classic car shows will be scheduled all over the state. And this weekend in Excelsior, 100 vehicles will take center stage with the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.

06/01/2013

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Twin Cities Auto Show Revs Its Engines Again

All this week, Minnesotans are getting a look at the latest and greatest in cars, trucks and SUVs. The 40th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show goes through Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

03/14/2013

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Wipe Snow Off Your Vehicles, Or It Might Cost You

When snow hits, there are some — and you know who you are — who clear just enough to see out of the windshield. But it’s more than just a matter of courtesy to our fellow drivers.

02/14/2013

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The Reasons Behind Gas Spike In Minnesota

The average price of gas in the Twin Cities is around $3.45 per gallon, which is nearly 40 cents higher than it was a month ago. So, why did prices jump so high so quickly?

01/31/2013

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Police Warn Of Car Thefts While Warming Your Vehicle

Every winter, police send out a warning: Don’t leave your car running with the keys inside.

01/21/2013

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Stillwater Lift Bridge Closing To Traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge closes Monday to all types of traffic for a repair project that will take months to complete, according to the Minnesota Department Of Transportation.

09/09/2012

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Road Closures For Metro Motorists This Week

Motorists in the Twin Cities will need to find their way around a few closures in the coming days.

07/10/2012

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