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Dwindling doctor numbers will result in physician talent gap, study says

A decade from now there won’t be enough primary care doctors in Minnesota to provide quality care if state and federal lawmakers don’t make changes to current medical education policies, a new study says. Getting an appointment with your doctor will be particularly difficult because there aren't enough doctors in the medical school pipeline to replace those retiring.

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Spam Museum to get new can in downtown Austin

Austin, Minnesota, is going to capitalize on its biggest export in a bigger way. The city council has approved construction of a new Spam museum on a vacant lot in the downtown area. It will be an even better version of the city’s current museum that honors the history of the famed canned meat.

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Report: Bulls spice up trade offer for Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers have completed a smaller trade that could clear the way for a potential deal between the Cavs and Wolves for Kevin Love. Reports say Cleveland will acquire John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy from Utah. The players are expected to help the Cavs offer the Wolves a chance to clear some cap space in a potential Love deal.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

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It's too late to mail your ballot, but you can still vote. Here's how.

Voters can drop off their absentee ballot, vote early in-person or head to the polls on Election Day.

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Dusting itself off after virus blow, F1rst Wrestling returns to the ring this Sunday

Minnesota's premier independent wrestling company was on top of the world before the virus hit.


McDonald's is bringing the McRib back in December

It hasn't appeared on menus for eight years.

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2 more Twin Cities districts moving to distance learning for grades 6-12

The decision was announced as infection rates in Dakota County rise.