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Plows work through night, but slick spots plague morning commute

The snow tapered off Tuesday morning, but many roads remained slick for the morning commute. Minnesota State Patrol responded to nearly 200 accidents Tuesday morning and over 700 on Monday, two of which were fatal. Officials says there were also three accidents involving state troopers during the winter storm, one of which was captured on video showing two squad cars getting hit by a semi-truck on Interstate-94 in Rogers. No one was seriously injured in that crash.

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Veterans Day freebies, deals and events

A number of freebies for present and former Minnesota servicemen and women on this Veterans Day. Starbucks, Red Lobster and Outback Steakhouse are among those offering a thank-you free deal. Remember that many banks and the post office are closed in connection with the annual holiday, and parking meters in many cities are free today.

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Peterson grievance hearing must happen by Nov. 17

Yesterday, the NFL Players Association filed a grievance seeking the reinstatement of Adrian Peterson, who remains on the commissioner’s exempt list. Today, Pro Football Talk reports that the NFL is obligated to provide Peterson a grievance hearing by Monday at the latest, and a decision to reinstate him or suspend him for violating the league’s personal conduct policy must be made by Nov. 22. Stay tuned.

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Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified

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New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.


Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested

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Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back

Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.

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One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis

Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.


Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota

The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.


Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar

The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.


FDA pulls last COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment as new variants rise

A therapy used to treat more than 11,000 Minnesotans is no longer authorized amid a surge in the latest COVID-19 variants.

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Charges: Plymouth man shot girlfriend in head after birthday party

The 23-year-old victim is in critical condition as of Friday.


State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers

Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.


Probe of Golden Valley police uncovers racism, alleged misconduct

One officer was terminated for alleged racist comments and violations of state law.

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Blowing snow Friday in Minnesota; will it snow next week?

Winds could gust up to 50 mph Friday afternoon and night.