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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 11, 2015.

11 presumed dead after Army helicopter crashes near Florida

Seven Marines and four soldiers are presumed dead after an Army helicopter crashed during a overnight training mission off the coast of Florida. Some human remains have washed ashore.

[Read more from the Pensacola News Journal]

Reports: Ferguson police chief to resign Wednesday

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson will resign Wednesday, sources say. But he wants to make sure the police department won't be dissolved upon his departure. Ferguson city manager John Shaw stepped down Tuesday.

[Read more from CNN]

Italian village gets 100 inches of snow in 18 hours

Capracotta, Italy, saw 100.8 inches of snow in just 18 hours Thursday March 5 – and if that total is verified, it would be a new world record for snowfall in a 24-hour period. The current record is 90.6 inches (about 7.5 feet) on Mount Ibuki, Japan in 1927. The U.S. record for most snow in 24 hours is 75.8 inches, which was set in 1927 in Silver Lake, Colorado.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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1 dead, 1 escapes western Wisconsin house fire

The single-story home was fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived early Wednesday morning.

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Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN

The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.

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Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire

A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.

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2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking

The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.

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Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography

Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.

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Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico

Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.

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Tickets still available for Minnesota State Fair preview event

The five-day Minnesota State Fair taster event, featuring over 30 food and drink vendors, is making its return at the end of the month.

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Woman critical after boyfriend stabs her in neck at light rail station

The boyfriend of the victim is said to have stabbed her, according to St. Paul Police.

Female wolf illegally killed by poachers within Voyageurs Wolf Project.

Female wolf illegally killed in Voyageurs National Park

Researchers for the project said this is the fourth collared wolf that has been illegally killed in the past two years by poachers.

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Gallery: Beautiful English-style home showcases grandeur of an earlier era

Located across Washburn Park and the Minneapolis Institute of Art


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, May 12

Eleven new deaths reported in today's update.