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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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10 new shops, food stops at Mall of America

Donuts, K-fashion, model cars — the new tenants cover a lot of bases.

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Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game

It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."

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Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris

Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.

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Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'

The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.

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Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash

The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.

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Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway

At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck.

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You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government

Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18

Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.

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Vikings must continue building out receiving corps in 2022

Justin Jefferson headlines a young, promising group, but more depth is still needed

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