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Hennepin County seeks protective measures for Adrian Peterson's son

The Hennepin County Attorney's Office filed a protection petition asking a judge to provide additional protective measures for Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son. In a news release, the attorney's office called for a safety plan that includes no physical discipline and no unsupervised or unauthorized contact for Peterson with the boy.

Republican candidates take aim at MNsure in wake of insurer's exit

Republican candidates in Minnesota's two most prominent midterm election races lined up a new campaign target this week: MNsure. Since Preferred One's Tuesday announcement it was pulling out of the state run health exchange Mike McFadden and Jeff Johnson have each issued multiple statement criticizing MNsure while blaming their Democratic opponent.

Health officials: Get a flu shot! Only half vaccinated last year

With about 150 million doses in hand, federal health officials are predicting no shortages of available flu vaccine this year, and they are urging people to get their shots early. This flu season, there are more options for vaccination than ever before, and more types of vaccine recommended for people of different ages.

Major weekend roadwork to close I-35W, more metro highways

Looking to get from the south suburbs to the Gophers game this weekend? You may need to take a detour – all I-35W northbound traffic from the Crosstown to downtown will be closed from late Friday night to early Monday. Southbound traffic will remain open however.

Blazing fast: Bemidji to get gigabit fiber Internet service

Bemidji residents will soon have access to some of the fastest internet speeds available in Minnesota – and the country. Paul Bunyan Communications announced Thursday it is installing 1 gigabit per second download speed fiber Internet service in the northern Minnesota city.

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