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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Jan. 26, 2015.

'Historic' storm could dump 3 feet of snow in the Northeast

The Northeast is preparing for a historic and potentially catastrophic snowstorm as forecasts predict up to 3 feet of snow from New Jersey to Maine starting Monday evening. The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York have each declared a state of emergency and are asking residents to go home and stay there.

[Read more from CNN]

Anti-bailout Tsipras sworn in as Greece's new PM

Left-wing, anti-bailout leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as the prime minister of Greece Monday, ending nearly five years of tough economic measures in the nation. His victory has reignited fears of new financial troubles in the nation, which set off a regional crisis in 2009.

[Read more from Reuters]

Drone causes lockdown at White House

The White House was in lockdown Monday after a small, low-flying drone flew over the gates and crashed on the lawn. It didn't appear to be a threat, but it's the latest incident in a series of security breaches that prompted a shake-up with Secret Service.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour

The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas

The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.

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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.


State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.


Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.