As airborne transmission of the coronavirus becomes the primary concern, a St. Paul company has developed a device to stop it, reports Bill Hudson (2:21). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 20, 2020

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10 P.M. Weather ReportSpotty showers in Friday's forecast, but no severe weather is hitching a ride.
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6 P.M. Weather ReportA few showers expected Friday, before we dry out over several days.
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5 P.M. Weather ReportSome rain might fall on Friday afternoon. Afterwards, Saturday will be a cool day.
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Noon Weather ReportDrought conditions have eased slightly, but it’ll stay dry for the next week.
As Vikings Prepare For Home Opener, New Foods Offered At U.S. Bank StadiumMany will head back to U.S. Stadium for the first time in nearly two years.

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