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I-94 traffic switch to cause traffic headaches in Twin Cities

Transportation officials will shift traffic Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as the center lanes on that segment of interstate reopen and the outside lane closes.
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Transportation officials will shift traffic Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as the center lanes on that segment of interstate reopen and the outside lane closes.

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