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Report: Mayo to play role at big Apple announcement Tuesday

When Apple reveals its next product innovations starting at noon today, the Mayo Clinic will share the stage. The Rochester clinic has been working with Apple on a new app. It can collect personal data and share it with doctors, and it's designed to encourage more people to use technology to track and improve their health and fitness.

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Propane industry urges early fuel buying to head off possible winter shortages

Governor Mark Dayton is meeting with the state’s propane suppliers today to try to avert shortages. Last winter, the state experienced a limited supply of the fuel, which ran up prices for rural residents and farms that heat with propane. Since then, the industry has expanded production and storage capacity.

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‘Weather whiplash': Muggy, stormy today; October-like tomorrow

It will turn stormy later today. Tonight's storms come with a slight risk of severe weather, especially in the southern portion of the state. One to 2 inches of rain is possible, which brings a risk of high water in southeastern Minnesota, where the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch. When the rain stops, expect much cooler temperatures, with the chance of frost this weekend.

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Mike Lindell's MyPillow offering discounts using the code 'Qanon'

The Shakopee-based company is under the microscope because of the recent actions of its owner.

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Facing aluminum can shortage, Surly unveils solution: 'Cantyhose'

The brewery came up with a creative way to repurpose unused cans.

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Gophers stay perfect at home by crushing 7th-ranked Michigan

Liam Robbins and Marcus Carr were too much for the previously undefeated Wolverines.

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Four teens arrested over robberies in Minneapolis

They teens were found in a vehicle that was taken during an earlier carjacking.

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All BWCA visitors will now have to watch three 'Leave No Trace' videos

Visitors left an "unacceptably high amount" of damage last year.


Ten fatal overdoses in past 6 weeks reported in region of northern MN

Law enforcement agencies have issued a plea to the general public.

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Bracing for security threats, federal courthouses closing in Minnesota

Security is also being ramped up at the state capitol.

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3M sues Florida company that sold 10K counterfeit N95 masks to HCMC

The Maplewood company has obtained a temporary injunction against the firm.

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Walz, Whitmer, and Evers call on Trump Admin. to buy more vaccines

It comes after The Washington Post reported that the country's COVID vaccine reserves have been exhausted.