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Video Vault: MNF covers Metrodome roof collapse, 1982

The second Metrodome roof collapse was part of a Monday Night Football open in 1982. The very dramatic Howard Cosell guides us through that troubled time.
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North Dakota's only abortion clinic relocating to Minnesota

A GoFundMe set up to help the clinic make the move to Minnesota has surpassed its $500,000 goal.

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Deadly vehicle fire on Interstate 94 west of Fargo

The victim's age and name have not been released.

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Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.

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The victim is a 31-year-old man from Prior Lake.

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4 shot near Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Saturday.

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Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect

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Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park

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We're not exactly sure how Super Bowl IV featuring the Vikings and Chiefs is on YouTube in its entirety (the clip runs 2 hours, 51 minutes), but we're not complaining. Sure, the Vikings lost, but Video Vault doesn't get any better than this -- even if it is in beautiful black and white. Watch it now before those pesky NFL lawyers order YouTube to yank it down.