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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 16, 2015.

No respite for East and South as winter storm rages

Fresh after battering the East Coast again over the weekend, crippling Boston, the winter storm that has dumped historic levels of snow has moved south, hitting Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

[Read more from USA Today]

Lance Armstrong hit with $10M damages ruling

Disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million in damages to prize insurer SCA Promotions for lying under oath about doping.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

Talks to restructure Greek bailout debts break down

Greece's finance minister has promised to do "whatever it takes" to reach an agreement with the European Union, after talks over the country's bailout debts broke down.

[Read more from the BBC]

Mom is fatally shot while teaching daughter to drive

Mother Tammy Meyers, 44, was gunned down in an apparent road rage incident while she was teaching her 15-year-old daughter how to drive in Las Vegas.

[Read more from ABC News]

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Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews

It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.

All Energy Solar - Bringing Panels to Roof

All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022

Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce

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Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border

They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.


Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'

Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.

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Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase

He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.

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Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner

The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.

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WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved

Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.


Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo

The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.

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21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN

Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.

Band Box Diner Courtney Mault Flickr

MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed

MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 27

Cases remain very high but hospitalizations have been plateaued for the past week.