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Way Over Our Heads podcast: Spring fever, March tornadoes, weather's relationship with disease and more

A fascinating look at weather and climate in Minnesota.

The guys from the Way Over Our Heads podcast are back, and this week's episode was recorded from the banks of Minnehaha Creek during beautiful weekend in Minneapolis

Climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld and Jim du Bois discuss the unseasonably warm March temperatures, the relationship between weather/climate and disease (COVID-19), the potential for spring flooding, deadly tornadoes in Tennessee, and the myth of the high school state tournament snowstorms. 

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Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington

Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.

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Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

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Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

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Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

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Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

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Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video

The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."

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Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host

She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.

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Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure

The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.

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Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility

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