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More snow expected for rush hour; blizzard warning in effect Thursday

There will be just enough snow to cause some headaches during today's P.M. commute. Tomorrow: some parts of the state will see blizzard conditions.

Body presumed to be missing 'U' student recovered from Chicago River

A body presumed to be the 21-year-old U of M student who attempted to rescue her friend from the Chicago River has been recovered.

The Zimmer File: What are the Vikings getting?

Mike Zimmer, former Cincinatti Bengals' defensive coordinator, has been hired at the Vikings new head coach.

Former Minnesota TV anchor high on CNN?

CNN’s Anderson Cooper had some fun with the former Twin Cities newswoman’s “contact high” as she reported from Colorado.

The Top 10 most dangerous jobs in America

Thousands of Americans risk their lives everyday at work. According to a new analysis, the deadliest job in the U.S. pays an average salary of $35,000 per year.

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.