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Sloane Martin
January 23, 2019 - 7:31 am
A Winter Storm Watch and "ground blizzard" warnings are posted for the western part of the state Wednesday night through Thursday morning. In the metro, frigid cold and dangerous wind chill will take hold Thursday through the weekend, which might affect plans, even in Minnesota where residents take...
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Cold Wave
Paul Douglas
Paul Douglas
January 22, 2019 - 9:01 pm
A Minnesota winter is not for the faint of heart, and that point will be driven home over the next week to 10 days, as what will probably wind up being the coldest air of 2019 pushes south of the border, coming in 2 distinctive waves. For perspective, we've seen colder - I'm not yet convinced we'll...
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Laura Oakes
January 22, 2019 - 4:44 pm
The so-called "hands-free" bill clears its first legislative committee of the new session. The bill would require drivers to use a hands-free device while talking on the phone. Several family members of loved ones killed by distracted drivers testified before the House Transportation Policy and...
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Sheletta Brundidge
Paul and Jordana
January 21, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Breck 6th grader Peyton Vincent was given an amazing opportunity to be part of the Governor’s MLK Celebration in St. Paul on Monday. She was selected to introduce Dr. Mae Jemison, a NASA astronaut. Peyton joined Paul Douglas to talk about how it came about. “[It was> my passion for STEM,” she said...
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Sloane Martin
January 21, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Allina Health is enacting stricter visitor rules due to the flu. As of Tuesday, Jan. 22, children under age 5 and people who are currently sick are asked not to visit patients...and visitors to the Baby-Birth Center units may be screened. Marsha Studer, Director of Infection Prevention Operations...
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