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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 2, 2015.

 Blizzard wreaks havoc from Chicago to Boston

The year's first major winter storm brought heavy snow and strong winds to the Chicago area, and it's moving toward the Northeast.

[Read more from USA Today]

 Record TV ratings for Super Bowl

New England's win over Seattle scored the highest-ever overnight television ratings for a Super Bowl and also set milestones for Twitter and Facebook.

[Read more from CBS News]

 ISIS beheading of hostage draws outrage in Japan

Japanese citizens and the government reacted with sorrow and outrage to the posting by the Islamic State of a video purporting to show the grisly killing of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

[Read more from The New York Times]

Obama proposes $4 trillion budget

President Obama���s $4 trillion budget request, with familiar proposals for new spending and higher taxes, landed on the desks of the Republican-led Congress Monday.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

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Police looking for woman missing since car crash near lake

The 49-year-old is believed to have been driving when the crash happened.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, Oct. 4

The 7-day average number of cases has been dropping.

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Man airlifted after being pinned under truck in northern MN

The incident happened near Nisswa, Minnesota.

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St. Paul company ends corrugated manufacturing, cutting 130 jobs

The facility produces around 200,000 tons of corrugated packaging every year.

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Sartell woman, 94, killed in collision with semi-truck

The crash happened in Haven Township near St. Cloud.

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Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital

Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.

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School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit

The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.

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