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Dramatic rescues: 2 saved amid explosions at St. Paul house fire

Two men were rescued early Monday when a fire at a St. Paul home sparked a series of explosions inside a nearby garage. Neighbors had climbed through the roof of the two-story home to rescue one of the men, and firefighters pulled the second man to safety.

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Excessive heat today; severe storms possible tonight

Steamy conditions today could help fuel storms tonight. There's a moderate risk for severe storms in northern Minnesota, and a slight risk in much of the rest of the state, with damaging winds being the main threat.

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Minnesota man who lost family on Malaysia Airlines flight prays for peace

A Willmar man is hoping for peace in Ukraine after two of his family members were killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last Thursday. He says it's hard to forgive the people who did this, but we must.

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