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October 24th, 2013

KSTP/SurveyUSA Poll: Is Minnesota Prepared for Ebola?

Minnesota health experts say they have been preparing for weeks and hospitals have been planning for months for Ebola to reach the state.

In our latest, exclusive KSTP/SurveyUSA Poll, we asked Minnesotans if they think we’re prepared for Ebo…

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New Vikings Stadium Nearly Quarter Complete

Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016.
    
Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday. Nine months after t…

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Want Sidewalks In Your Neighborhood? Find Out Edina’s Plans For Walkability

The City is updating its Sidewalk Facility Plan

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Former Congresswoman Giffords Visits Mpls. on National Gun Control Tour

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a stop in Minneapolis Monday at the Harriet Tubman Center.

She’s on a nine state “protect All Women Tour” highlighting her desire for stronger state and federal laws that protect women and families fro…

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Woman Hit, Dragged by Car in Minneapolis, 2nd Woman in Custody

A Minneapolis woman was injured after police say she was run over and dragged.

Vanessa Uzong, 24, of Brooklyn Park is in custody on felony assault charges after police say she hit another woman with a car Saturday morning. It happened around 1 a.m…

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Two Men Plead Guilty in Separate Drunk Driving Cases

Two men pleaded guilty Monday in separate, deadly drunk driving cases.

John Iverson, 50, pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a drunk-driving crash that killed a bicyclist on Feb. 3. The Hennepin County Attorney’s…

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Mpls. Fire Officials Investigating Cause of 3-Alarm Apartment Fire

Minneapolis fire officials are investigating the cause of a three-alarm fire at an apartment building.

The fire started around 11:50 a.m. Sunday at 610 8th Street South in Minneapolis. When crews arrived at the five-story building, there was heavy…

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Driver Crawls from Rollover Crash in Stearns County

A Minnetonka man has been hospitalized after a crash in Stearns County early Monday morning.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Henry Fire and Rescue Department were called to Highway 4 and 317th Street in Spring Hill Township arou…

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Another Year, Another Small Social Security Bump

For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
    
Preliminary figures suggest the annual cost-of-…

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Muslim Students Have Few Food Options at U of M

Some Muslim students at the University of Minnesota need to use extreme caution to ensure the food options at campus eateries don’t conflict with their religious beliefs.
    
Minnesota Public Radio News reports University Dining Se…

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Woman Escapes from North Mpls. House Fire

A woman escaped from a house fire in North Minneapolis overnight.

The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Monday on the 1800 block of 18th Avenue North in Minneapolis. The fire chief says the house has extensive damage, but the woman who was home a…

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New Safety Guidelines Proposed for Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

New safety guidelines will have U.S. health care workers more covered up while treating Ebola patients.

The head at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says the two Dallas health care workers were vulnerable. Some of their sk…

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Edina Opens Buckthorn Dump for Residents

The city of Edina is opening a buckthorn dump for residents this month.

Buckthorn is an invasive species that spreads quickly and displaces other more desirable plants.

Residents can drop off their brush at a site on Ikola Way across from t…

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2 Mpls. Weekend Fires: Red Cross Assists 50 People; 3 Businesses Demolished

Minneapolis firefighters responded to two separate fire reports over the weekend.

A firefighter and another person were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at a Minneapolis apartment building Sunday.

Crews were called to the intersectio…

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Fire Destroys at Least 3 Businesses in North Minneapolis

A fire has caused severe damage to several businesses in north Minneapolis, and officials say at least three buildings are a total loss.

The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews were called to a report of a fire in a business at Freemont and Low…

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