Quick Bite: 3 news stories to get you caught up over lunch


Some website problems remain days before MNsure enrollment opens

Still some bugs to work out on Minnesota’s healthcare exchange website – even though open enrollment begins in little over a week. The company hired to overhaul the MNsure website has reportedly addressed hundreds of problems but says it has yet to resolve 10 major issues. Officials are hopeful things will go smoothly when open enrollment begins.

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Half a million hunters set for deer hunting opener this weekend

Half a million hunters will descend into Minnesota’s wilderness this Saturday hoping to bag a buck when the state’s firearms deer season gets underway. But this year, orange-clad hunters may find the pursuit a little more difficult than in recent seasons due to tighter restrictions and a predicted drop in deer harvest.

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Report: NFL rejected immediate reinstatement for Peterson

Fox Sports reports the NFL rejected a request to immediately reinstate Adrian Peterson after Peterson reached a plea deal in his child abuse case on Tuesday. ESPN.com reported Wednesday the NFL is neither delaying nor rushing to a decision on Peterson’s playing status. The Vikings are off this week before traveling to Chicago to play the Bears on Nov. 16.

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Gophers dominate second half to defeat Loyola-Marymount

Marcus Carr scored 26 to send the Gophers to 2-0.

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Kandiyohi Co. man airlifted after hand caught in corn picker

Corn pickers are a common cause of farm accidents.

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DNR: Passenger shot at deer out of driver's side window

The DNR said 'all sense of safety was disregarded.'

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Mpls council proposal would cut nearly $8M from 2021 police budget

The "Safety for All Budget Plan" was introduced Friday.

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Minneapolis police appeal for help finding missing man

Shayne Munich is described as a vulnerable adult.

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Minnesota nurse's story about her battle with COVID-19 goes viral

A month later, Ashley Walter is on a hard road to recovery.

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Report: Still on COVID-19 list, Thielen not expected to play Sunday

Thielen was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list on Monday.

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Mask-wearing, distancing a common sight on MOA's Black Friday

Thousands of shoppers were out and about on Black Friday despite the COVID-19 situation.