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New spinal cord treatment a breakthrough for those with paralysis

Four men who have been paralyzed for years are able to move again thanks to a revolutionary new treatment called “epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord.” It mimics signals the brain normally sends to initiate movement in the body.

Delta unit cuts 400 jobs, reassigns workers 

About 400 employees of a unit of Delta Airlines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been reassigned – but they will not lose jobs. That’s contrary to a Business Journal report earlier Tuesday that said the workers for DAL Global Services, a unit of Delta, would be laid off.

Minnesota No. 2 in elections management, study says

Minnesota is second only to North Dakota when it comes to holding effective elections, a new report from the Pew Center says.

Driver who rescued students from burning bus receives national award

The quick-thinking bus driver that pulled four children, including two in wheelchairs, off a bus that was on fire last month was honored for his actions at a ceremony Tuesday morning.

Augsburg College joins "Happy" video craze

Count Augsburg College students among those feeling like a room without a roof. College students nationwide are using the ubiquitous up-tempo Pharrell Williams pop groove “Happy” to create videos that show off their whimsical sides.

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Winter storm watch issued where snow could exceed 6 inches in MN

Snow will spread from west to east starting Saturday morning in western Minnesota.

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President Biden signs more COVID executive orders: here's what they are

The new president has set a target of administering 100 million doses in 100 days.

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1 dead in stabbing, another dies in separate shooting in Minneapolis

One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Kubiak wraps up a career that has spanned nearly four decades.

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Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

Family Dollar

Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

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

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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