MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From two earthquakes rocking Italy to Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson visiting Shakopee, here is a look at the top four stories from Oct. 27, 2016.

Earthquakes Rock Italy

Crews in Italy are assessing the damage after a pair of powerful earthquakes rattled the central part of the country.

The tremors came just two hours apart Wednesday night. The second one, a magnitude 6.1, was the strongest of the two.

Just two months ago, a powerful quake killed nearly 300 people in the country.

Gary Johnson In Shakopee

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is holding a rally at Canterbury Park in Shakopee Thursday night.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and the rally starts at 6 p.m.

Johnson is the former governor of New Mexico.

Salvation Army Hosts 31st Annual Coat Drive

The Salvation Army is making sure kids stay warm this winter.

On Thursday, they’re handing out 8,000 coats at their 31st Annual Coats for Kids Giveaway. Parents can pick out coats, hats, mittens and snow pants from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 11 sites across the Twin Cities.

Be prepared to show a photo ID, piece of mail with your zip code and ID’s for each child.

Mahtomedi Upsets Edina At MSHSL Tennis Tournament

It was a stunner at the Minnesota State High School League girls’ tennis tournament.

Edina, seeking its 20th straight title, lost to Mahtomedi. Mahtomedi then went on to beat Eagan for the Class AA Team Championship.

The Zephyrs were led by junior Olivia Paradise, the granddaughter of the late Herb Brooks.

Mahtomedi came into the tournament as a number five seed. The win over Eagan meant three major upsets.

Blake won the Class A team title.


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