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Heavy snow load takes toll on roofs around the region

The weight of the most recent winter snowstorm is straining roofs for businesses and homes. Several stores at a mall in Duluth are closed indefinitely because of a weak roof. Roofs have collapsed in several communities in the area, and businesses that handle residential snow removal have been swamped with calls.

Salmonella outbreak sickens diners at Old Country Buffet

A boy was hospitalized and at least 22 other people were sickened by salmonella after eating at the Old Country Buffet in Maple Grove last month. The outbreak is being investigated by the Minnesota Health Department and Hennepin County.

Mom of boy who died by suicide won't support anti-bullying bill

The mother of a boy who committed suicide after being bullied is speaking out against an anti-bullying bill, which will be up for debate in the Minnesota legislative session. Kathy Trosvik of Fridley said the bill falls short of protecting kids who are bullied, and would not have prevented her son from killing himself in 2006 at the age of 12.

Border battle: Are Wisconsin's roads in better shape than Minnesota's?

It's been a topic of conversation among motorists in the last few days. Some drivers say the Badger state seems to have clearer roads. There are a couple of reasons why, and one of them has to do with cheese.

Jerry Kill: I'm 'getting paid way too much'

Just two days after receiving a one-year contract extension and a nearly $1 million raise, Minnesota Golden Gophers football head coach Jerry Kill says he’s “getting paid way too much." Kill will earn $2.1 million for the next football season.

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New face joining KARE 11's 'Sunrise' morning show

Jason Hackett will be joining Alicia Lewis and Guy Brown on KARE 11's morning show.

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Armed robbery suspect sought in two south metro investigations

The incidents took place at credit unions in Savage and Apple Valley.

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Former Twin Cities plastic surgeon charged with sex crimes

Christopher Kovanda is accused of inappropriately touching woman under the guise of providing medical care.

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Minnesota man accused of murder in Chicago is arrested in Alabama

A 26-year-old man from a small town on the Iowa border is accused of murdering a Greyhound bus employee.

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Support for Shakopee Public Schools employee diagnosed with cancer

The media specialist has been transitioned to hospice care recently.

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Big November snowstorms uncommon in MN, but snowfall is increasing

This week's 8.4 inches at MSP Airport was one of the biggest November storms in the Twin Cities since 1991.

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Minnesota nurses take vote on whether to hold second strike

The results will be determined Wednesday night.

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OCD, irritable bowel syndrome added to MN's medical marijuana list

They are the two latest qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota's marijuana program.

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Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting

Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.

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Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas

Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.

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Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault

There are icy conditions across Minnesota

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