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


Plows work through night, but slick spots plague morning commute

The snow tapered off Tuesday morning, but many roads remained slick for the morning commute. Minnesota State Patrol responded to nearly 200 accidents Tuesday morning and over 700 on Monday, two of which were fatal. Officials says there were also three accidents involving state troopers during the winter storm, one of which was captured on video showing two squad cars getting hit by a semi-truck on Interstate-94 in Rogers. No one was seriously injured in that crash.

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Veterans Day freebies, deals and events

A number of freebies for present and former Minnesota servicemen and women on this Veterans Day. Starbucks, Red Lobster and Outback Steakhouse are among those offering a thank-you free deal. Remember that many banks and the post office are closed in connection with the annual holiday, and parking meters in many cities are free today.

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Peterson grievance hearing must happen by Nov. 17

Yesterday, the NFL Players Association filed a grievance seeking the reinstatement of Adrian Peterson, who remains on the commissioner’s exempt list. Today, Pro Football Talk reports that the NFL is obligated to provide Peterson a grievance hearing by Monday at the latest, and a decision to reinstate him or suspend him for violating the league’s personal conduct policy must be made by Nov. 22. Stay tuned.

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Pandemic pushes need for cybersecurity and I.T. professionals to forefront

University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.


Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

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Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

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Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.


More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.