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Here's which groups will get vaccine next in MinnesotaVaccination of further groups will begin after 70% of Minnesotans over the age of 65 have received a single dose of vaccine, something expected by the end of March.

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Man Shot Twice In Brooklyn Park; Police Searching For SuspectsPolice are searching for suspects after a man was shot twice Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn Park.

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The daily coronavirus update: 7 more deaths, 996 new cases in MinnesotaThe state also reports 783,214 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far.

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Minneapolis pays 3 times more than it receives in state funds, new report saysThis report comes as state lawmakers are debating proposals opponents say would "bail out" the state's largest city.

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A year on from Minnesota's first COVID case, Walz says the end is in sight'By this summer every Minnesotan gets a shot,' Walz says.

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Report says Twin Cities metro pays out far more in taxes than it receives in aidPlus: Best Buy cut thousands of jobs amid increased sales; comprehensive sex-ed bill introduced at Legislature; musician Peter Ostroushko dies; and more.

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Commentary: Anti-science teachers unions continue crushing childrenSome day, historians will cry, realizing teachers unions refused to do their jobs.

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Grumpy Old Men Festival in WabashaThe 28th Annual Grumpy Old Men Festival is taking place this Saturday, February 27th. I think almost all Minnesotans are fans of the movie Grumpy Old Men.

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U of M gets $5M donation for new center to address racial inequality in healthcareUsing a donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, the School of Public Health will work to address racial disparities in healthcare.

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Watch live: Walz lays out next steps in Minnesota's vaccine rolloutGov. Tim Walz will discuss the next steps in Minnesota's COVID-19 vaccine rollout at a news conference at 12:15 p.m.

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Pickup driver killed in head-on crash with semi in Washington CountyThe driver killed in the incident, identified as 86-year-old Victor Falkner of Forest Lake, was wearing a seat belt, and alcohol was not involved in the crash, according to the State Patrol.

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Charges: Fugitive led police on 100 mph chase in stolen vehicle, jumped 35 feet from bridge to escapeHe was arrested later after he was spotted by a security guard.

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A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutralHasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, February 25Through Feb. 23, the state reported that 783,214 people have received at least 1 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 386,256 people have completed both doses of vaccine that are required for the vaccines' maximum effect.

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Next In Line For Vaccine Rollout Will Be Minnesotans With Underlying Conditions, Essential WorkersGov. Tim Walz released new details Thursday on the next steps in Minnesota's vaccine rollout, including which groups will get priority once a significant percentage of seniors are inoculated.

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Top 7 Minnesota Baking And Recipe InfluencersAlong with the help of Maggie LaMaack, group director for influencer and brand partnerships at Fast Horse, WCCO's Jason DeRusha has compiled a list of the top seven baking and recipe influencers based in Minnesota.

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Minnesota's long-term care facilities see COVID-19 rates drop after vaccinesNursing homes were hard-hit by the pandemic, but early access to vaccines appears to be making a difference.

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Charges: Man in clown mask caught stealing catalytic converters from Blaine dealershipPolice found the suspect under a vehicle with catalytic converters in his bag, charges say.

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COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 996 More Positive Cases And 7 More DeathsAs of Feb. 20, there have been 1,142,741 doses of the COVID vaccine distributed in the state.

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Reframing our perspective of familiar placesIn the past few weeks, several stories connecting art with parks have surfaced across my screens and in print.

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Walz reveals who will be next in line for COVID-19 vaccinesThe next group is slated to be able to get their shots in April.

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LIVE: White House holds 11:30 a.m. press briefing with press secretary Jen PsakiThe White House will hold a press briefing at 11:30 a.m. Watch a livestream here.

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Mayor's View: Protest, but not if it risks others being injuredFrom the column: "While the USAR team was in Carlton County, members from the Virginia Fire EMS were not available to respond to a fire here at home...."

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Have a case of a COVID variant? No one is going to tell youThe problem is that the tests in question for detecting variants have not been approved as a diagnostic tool either by the Food and Drug Administration or under federal rules governing university labs ― meaning that the testing being used right now for genomic sequencing is being done as high-level lab research with no communication back to...

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Minnesota's Only Black-Owned Comic Book Store Focuses On Inclusion, Building CommunityEver since he was a child, comic books have always been an escape for Eric Childs.

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Rochester teachers lose COVID-19 vaccine opportunity at Hy-Vee due to mix-upThe Minnesota Department of Health explained that Hy-Vee had not clarified who was eligible for the doses.

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Three Black Minneapolitans, and One Landmark, whose Influence Helped Shape our Parks Today > Minneapolis Parks FoundationMinneapolis Park and Recreation Board Superintendent, Mary Merrill Mary Merrill has a long, distinguished history with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

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State employees accuse North Dakota lawmaker of sexual harassmentFARGO  Several employees of the research division of the North Dakota Legislature have complained about the behavior of a Republican state representative from Dickinson.

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Nemesis No More: Lewis's Woodpecker& in Minnesota!Lewiss Woodpecker; Morrison County, Minnesota; February 2021 It has been a standing joke with my Uncle Howard about my lack of luck with the Lewiss Woodpecker.

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Wisconsin Bill Would Require National Anthem To Be Played Before All Lambeau Field GamesThe national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events at Lambeau Field, the Fiserv Forum and all other Wisconsin venues that have received taxpayer money under a bill introduced Thursday in the state Legislature by a Republican lawmaker.

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Dave's Random Number SituationWe discuss Dave's random way he counts things and more!

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Pet Connection: Meet MozzieHe'll be available soon. People are already going gaga over him here at KVRR, so you better act fast if you want him for your family.

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Como Zoo Welcomes Nan, A 26-Year-Old Polar BearThe Como Zoo has a new resident that doesn't mind Minnesota's spells of arctic cold.

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Teen dies from injuries sustained in crash with suspected drunk-driverErika Cruz was involved in a vehicle crash in Rochester Tuesday night.

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Teen Dies After Truck Strikes Horse-Drawn BuggyA teenager who was injured in a truck and horse-drawn buggy collision in western Wisconsin has died.

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The U of M's Gabriel Chan on why Texas' energy grid failed — and what it means for MinnesotaThough a similar grid failure in Minnesota is highly unlikely, "I wouldn't want to say it's impossible," says Chan.

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Minnesota Boys' High School Basketball RankingsVariety Peter Ostroushko, virtuoso musician who played with Bob Dylan, Minnesota Orchestra, dies.

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Father accused of injuring infant son sentenced to probationBISMARCK, N.D.  A Bismarck father accused of abusing his infant son has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a reduced charge.

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Duluth Economic Development Authority to return Kozy fundsThe agreement should still leave the authority with sufficient funds to demolish the fire-damaged building.

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How the pandemic has altered school discipline — perhaps foreverSchools have dealt with remote learning violations and mask-wearing offenses, and have had an opportunity to rethink harsh discipline.

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Report: Minneapolis Pays Significantly More In Taxes Than It Receives In State AidA new report shows that businesses and residents in Minneapolis pay significantly more in taxes to the state than the city receives back in aid.

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Aramark laying off more than 200 workers from 3M facilities3M is no longer working with Aramark as of April 30, prompting the layoffs.

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Our View: A sure bet being squandered again in St. PaulMinnesota is being left behind — and is missing out on millions in tax revenues — by not legalizing what's already a widespread practice: sports betting.

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State asks Minnesota families to get tested every 2 weeksMINNEAPOLIS  Minnesota public health officials are asking families to get tested for the coronavirus every two weeks from now until the end of the school year, in an effort to limit impact of the disease.

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Minnesota Timberwolves schedule release: A packed second halfThe Minnesota Timberwolves' second half schedule has been released, and it's packed. A look at the games, as well as the strength of schedule.

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Duluth Playhouse Family Theatre brings live audience back for 'Charlotte's Web'Until now, the playhouse has staged only virtual productions since pulling "Matilda" mid-run in March.

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The extended pattern keeps Minnesota milderDespite a cooldown over the weekend, the trend will be higher than average temperatures into early March.

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A look at the 2021 Minnesota LegislatureWe’re midway through the 2021 session of the Minnesota Legislature, and a lot of questions remain: Will lawmakers be able to pass a budget?

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Greater Minnesota's housing market is broken — and it's holding our communities backWhether renovating an older home or building a new one, development costs in Greater Minnesota typically exceed the appraised value of the finished project.

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SPCO to resume livestreams; remembering Barbara FieldThe 20th Annual Bicycle Film Festival - Minneapolis; a live reading of "The Fisherman's Wife"; and more.

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Wisconsin wolf kill exceeds quota by more than 50%Use of dogs, fresh snow, more permits and higher wolf population led to a much higher wolf harvest than expected.

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Reader's View: Nuclear-weapons treaty the right way forwardBut we can solve this problem, and TPNW maps the path to nuclear disarmament. The treaty has already strengthened peace and safety in 50 countries.

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Port Authority revitalizes Seaway Building, set to move back onto waterfrontThe Duluth Seaway Port Authority will move next week into its new headquarters, a renovated building with well over 100 years of history.

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Southwest Minnesota farmland values decline in 2020The 3.1% decrease is based on land sales between non-related parties during the first six months of the year.

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Best Buy confirms it has recently laid off 5,000 workersThe retailer has seen business boom since the pandemic started, particularly online.

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Wisconsin Hunters Blow Past Wolf Kill TargetMADISON, Wis. — Hunters and trappers blew past Wisconsin's wolf kill target in less than 72 hours, forcing a premature end to a hunt that initially wasn't supposed to happen for another nine months and raising the ire of animal rights activists.

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Minnesota music legend Peter Ostroushko dies at 67Celebrated fiddler, mandolinist and Minnesota music legend Peter Ostroushko has died. He was 67. Ostroushko's career and range was widespread and eclectic — he appeared on Bob Dylan's legendary "Blood on the Tracks" album, played with the Minnesota Orchestra and was a regular on A Prairie Home Companion for 40 years.

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Minnesotan takes on # and looks ready for 'Little House on the Prairie'The hashtag has trended since Target started selling garb plucked not from a runway, but from an 1870s Midwestern mercantile.

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'Pure rip off': Minneapolis City Council members make $106K per yearMinneapolis City Council members are paid more than $100,000 annually, which one Republican representative thinks is a "pure rip off of taxpayers."

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Mall of America COVID community vaccination site opening this weekGov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced the new large-scale, semi-permanent site in Bloomington, marking the fourth community vaccination site the state has opened as part of its COVID-19 community vaccination program.

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Bruins shoot down NorsemenThe Austin Bruins erased a three-goal deficit to beat the St. Cloud Norsemen 4-3 in a shootout at Riverside Arena Wednesday night.

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Leroy Zipko, 79Leroy "Zip" Zipko died in hospice on February 23rd from complications resulting from cancer. He was 79.

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With new guidance, more middle and high schools finally reopenMinneapolis Public Schools outlined a plan to bring middle and high school students back into the classroom full time.

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'The View' host says Tucker Carlson should be a€˜tied up and put in a corner'At the end of the segment, the left-wing comedienne awkwardly interrupted Whoopi Goldberg to walk back the statements in case they’re misinterpreted.

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Bygones: Superior considers a new schoolBygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library.

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Gopher report: Minnesota seeks to win fifth straight against NorthwesternThe Gophers haven't won five in a row in the series since a 16-game streak from 1989-97.

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Minnesota Opinion: Bonding bill can't detract from more-pressing prioritiesA bonding bill can be a priority this legislative session in St. Paul. Well-timed capital investment is easy to support and can be approved.

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Get Outdoors: Snowshoe, learn photography with Vern NorthrupEditor's note: Some events may have been canceled after the time of publication. Please check with local organizers.

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Social Distancing: Dinner and A Date Night At Home"Food Of The North" Hosting "Winter Food Tales" Event This Friday.

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Walz to announce next phase of vaccine rolloutPlus: Legislature looking for ways to help businesses deal with tax fallout from PPP loans; officials say plans for 2021 Minnesota State Fair are moving forward; South Dakota AG faces calls to leave office after video raises more questions about fatal crash; and more.

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Bulldog Insider Podcast: UMD Jersey TalkNew episodes of the Bulldog Insider air every Thursday wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the USNEW YORK — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients.

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GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief packageWASHINGTON — Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senates could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal minimum wage.

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WeatherTalk: Snow melts, even on the coldest daysOur weather has become much milder this week following two weeks of very cold weather to start the month of February.

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Wild post 6-2 win in DenverDenver, CO) - The Minnesota Wild finished their road trip with an impressive 6-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche last night in Denver.

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Gopher women notch win over NebraskaMinnesota got contributions up and down its lineup and used a late defensive stand to shut down Nebraska in a 73-63 win Wednesday night at Williams Arena.

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Timberwolves fall in ChicagoFebruary 24, 2021 TIMBERWOLVES NOTES Player Notes - At the final buzzer, Ricky Rubio had nine points and 10 assists, accounting for his fifth game of he season dishing out 10+ assists.

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Los Angeles faces Minnesota, aims for 5th straight road winLos Angeles visits Minnesota trying to prolong its four-game road winning streak.

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Northwestern at Minnesota basketball preview and predictionNorthwestern was playing competitive basketball until they ran into Wisconsin over the weekend. The Cats turned the ball over 14 times, shot 6 of 20 at the arc, and attempted only eight foul shots leading to a 68-51 defeat.

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Paid Family-Leave Proposal for MN Gets Another LookA bill advancing in the Minnesota House would establish a statewide paid family-leave program.

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Survey: Out-of Pocket Costs a Major Health ConcernThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Black-Led Food, Land Justice Groups: Land Leads to Self-DeterminationThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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'Approval Voting' Campaign Gets Boost in WA'Approval Voting' Campaign Gets Boost in WA SEATTLE - An effort in Washington's largest city aimed at making elections better reflect the will of voters is getting some new funding.

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ID Child-Abuse Prevention Campaign Launches as COVID-19 Stresses FamiliesID Child-Abuse Prevention Campaign Launches as COVID-19 Stresses Families BOISE, Idaho - With the stress from the pandemic raising concerns about child abuse and neglect, Idaho organizations are coming together to offer parents support.

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Winter Weather, Pandemic Won't Stop Free ND Tax HelpWinter Weather, Pandemic Won't Stop Free ND Tax Help BELCOURT, N.D. - Despite the recent arctic blast and ongoing challenges of the pandemic, a North Dakota group is reaching out in tribal areas to help low-income residents complete their tax returns.

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NV Scientists Urge Preparation for High Energy Demand in Extreme WeatherDylan Sullivan, senior scientist for the Climate and Clean Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, said energy demand reaches its highest levels during extreme weather, as people try to keep their homes and businesses safe and comfortable.

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Groups Call Lake Powell Hydropower Project 'Unsustainable'Federal regulators have issued a.

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Scams Target COVID-19 Vaccine SeekersCOVID-19 vaccines have brought hope there's an end in sight for the pandemic, but Oregonians are being warned to watch out for scammers looking to exploit the good news.

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Movement Gains Steam to Compensate Victims of Prison Medical AbuseThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Fewer Student-Aid Applications Could Mean Less College EnrollmentFewer Student-Aid Applications Could Mean Less College Enrollment INDIANAPOLIS - New data show a big drop of just over 9% in the number of Indiana students applying for federal student aid this year, and experts say that could mean a big red flag for college enrollment.

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Report: Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Works as Intended for Terminally Ill ColoradansThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Bill to Curb "Broken Promises" on MD Plan to Widen Beltway, I-270Maryland lawmakers and environmental groups rallied Wednesday for new legislation they say would improve the process of the state's contentious plan to add toll lanes to highways in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

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Helicopters, firefighters battle 2 forest fires in JapanTOKYO — A forest fire has broken out in a rural area north of Tokyo near another blaze burning for a fourth day.

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Sturm scores twice, Wild beat Avs 6-2 for 4th straight winDENVER — Nico Sturm led a balanced Minnesota scoring attack with two goals, Kaapo Kahkonen was sharp in making 30 saves and the Wild earned their fourth straight win by beating the Colorado Avalanche 6-2.

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Minnesota on its Way to Distributing State-Made RNGThe utility anticipates it will return to the Utilities Commission sometime in 2021 with its revised green tariff proposal.

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major projectDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A secretive Israeli nuclear facility at the center of the nations undeclared atomic weapons program is undergoing what appears to be its biggest construction project in decades.

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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 3 workersJAKARTA, Indonesia — An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island has collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing three and leaving another five missing.

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Mild through SaturdayTemperatures will peak near or just above freezing the next few days before cooling off early next week.

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Minnesota Health Department helps to spread the word about Healthy Together WillmarThe Minnesota Department of Health is spreading the word about the success of building community leadership and involvement of Healthy Together Willmar.

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Colorado Avalanche routed by Minnesota Wild 6-2The Colorado Avalanche fell to the Minnesota Wild 6-2 at Ball Arena Wednesday night. This game fell in and out of the hands of the Avs tonight, with momentum seemingly flipping back and forth between the Avalanche and the Wild all night, but the Wild took advantage of when they had the momentum.

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Minnesota officials ask families to get tested every 2 weeksMinnesota public health officials are asking families to get tested for the coronavirus every two weeks from now until the end of the school year, in an effort to limit impact of the disease.

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Qantas expects to start international flights in OctoberCANBERRA, Australia — Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce says he doesn't expect his airline will resume international travel except for New Zealand until late October, after the Australian population is vaccinated for COVID-19. The Sydney-based airline had been selling seats on international flights from July 1.

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Watchdog reviews complaint about FBI surveillance warrantWASHINGTON — The Justice Department's internal watchdog is reviewing a former Boeing engineer's allegations that he was unfairly pursued by FBI agents who investigated him on suspicions that he was spying for China.

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House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ peopleWASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that enshrines protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws for LGBTQ people, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.

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GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief packageWASHINGTON — Republicans are rallying solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. But even as they do, lawmakers are awaiting a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal minimum wage.

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Current, former Vikings help Minnesota high school get new weight roomSome of you may or may not be aware that former Vikings' defensive lineman Willie Howard is the head football coach at Robbinsdale Cooper High School, a position that he has held since 2010.

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Wild's three goals in 3rd period finish off AvalancheNico Sturm scored twice, Marcus Foligno, Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Hartman had a goal and an assist each, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 in Denver on Wednesday night.

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Looking at vaccination rates in Minnesota, IowaThe Biden Administration says states will get 14.5 million COVID-19 vaccines every week.

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Minnesota sports analytics team makes finals in NFL's 'Big Data Bowl' competitionThe day before the NFL announced its winners of its annual Big Data Bowl competition, Marc Richards went to his Twitter page and set up a notification for any new tweets from league analytics director Michael Lopez, based purely on hope and a hunch.

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RECAP: Minnesota Wild's 3 goals in 3rd period finish off AvalancheNico Sturm scored twice, Marcus Foligno, Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Hartman had a goal and an assist each, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 on Wednesday night in Denver.

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College men's basketball: Vogel matches career-high to lift 'Jackets over KnightsSophomore guard makes 5 of 7 from long range as UWS has good shooting night.

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Longfellow Rising: The Rebirth Of Minneapolis' Epicenter Of UnrestThe Minneapolis neighborhood at the center of the unrest following George Floyd's death is starting to return to life.

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College hockey: 'Jackets win a close one and lose a close oneUWS women lose WIAC game at home but men win on the road.

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Photos: Chicago Bulls 133, Minnesota Timberwolves 126Photos from the Chicago Bulls' 133-126 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Feb. 24, 2021, at the United Center.

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Cox, Gonnella Emerging as Stars for NDSU FootballFARGO, N.D  Before the spring season started North Dakota State football coach Matt Entz said different stars on the team will emerge each week because everyone on the roster is going to see action.

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MSUM Women's Basketball Embracing Underdog Role Heading into NSIC TournamentMOORHEAD, Minn.  In the final home series of the regular season not only did head coach, Karla Nelson clinch her 21st consecutive winning season for Minnesota State-Moorhead womens basketball, it also earned them a postseason berth.

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UND Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With Single Games Against OmahaGRAND FORKS, N.D.  After winning the Penrose Cup and locking up the NCHC title last weekend with a series sweep over Omaha, North Dakota hockey looks towards a unique finish to the year with just single games against UNO the next two Fridays.

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Family Shocked To Find Water In Gas TankA Minnesota couple's day trip to Duluth ended in a costly car repair bill after they discovered their gas tank was full of water.

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What does opposition to the Line 3 pipeline look like in northern Minnesota, in the winter?Construction is underway on a pipeline that will carry crude oil through northern Minnesota. Opponents worry it will spoil fresh water and land.

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Former West Fargo teacher accused of soliciting a minor onlineRon Thompson faces a charge of Luring a Minor by Computer or other Electronic Means.

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Finding Minnesota: Bob Bell's Hockey Canes, From One Type Of Ice To AnotherIn this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us the creative way Bob Bell's sticks go from ice time to helping people navigate icy sidewalks.

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Los Angeles faces Minnesota, aims for 5th straight road winLos Angeles is looking to continue its four-game road win streak with a victory over Minnesota.

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Appeals court rules wrongful death suit in Minnesota girl's drowning can go forwardThe Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled legal action could proceed against the city of Moorhead and partly against the state Department of Natural Resources in Grace Bettie's death.

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Minnesota officials ask families to get tested every 2 weeksMINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota public health officials are asking families to get tested for the coronavirus every two weeks from now until the end of the school year, in an effort to limit impact of the disease.

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Zach LaVine, Bulls outlast Wolves in overtimeWolves rallied from 10-point deficit to force overtime but couldn't close the deal.

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Minnesota Supreme Court hands victory to PolyMet copper mineMINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed an appeals court's rejection of a critical air emissions permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine and sent the case back for further proceedings.

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'It's a rhythm': rural counties in Minnesota vaccinating population at higher rates than metro areasMinnesotans 65 and older who live in rural areas are more than twice as likely to get vaccinated than those who live in metro areas.

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Bipartisan bill at Minnesota Legislature aims to curb prices of some medicationsJoined by pharmacy leaders, a pair of Minnesota lawmakers on Wednesday kicked off a bid to drive down the sticker price of certain expensive, name-brand medications by expanding access to generic versions.

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Minnesota Timberwolves lose to Chicago Bulls, 3 takeawaysThe Minnesota Timberwolves lost a competitive, overtime game to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night after a hard fought game by both Karl-Anthony Towns and Malik Beasley.

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Gophers sweep season series from NebraskaMinnesota wins 73-63 at Williams Arena. "Probably our signature home win," coach Lindsay Whalen said.

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Minnesota health officials ask students and families to take COVID-19 tests every two weeksRecommendation comes as more children are returning to school.

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Predicting Minnesota's 4 Potential Breakout Players in 2021Image courtesy of Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Jorge Alcala, RHP: Alcala has 18 big league games under his belt, but the 2021 season can be an opportunity to prove he belongs in Minnesota's long-term relief plans.

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Twins Daily 2021 Top Prospects: #1 OF Alex KirilloffPosition: OFAge: 23 2019 Stats : 411 PA.283/.343/.413, 9, 43 RBIETA: 20212020 Ranking: 22019 Ranking: 2National Top 100 RankingsBA: 18 - MLB: 26 - ATH: 7 - BP: 71 - ESPN: 22 - FG: 17Whats To LikeWhen tantalizing upside an...

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FM St. Patrick's Parade Set For March 20FARGO, N.D.  For the second year, the Downtown Community Partnership is hosting the FM St. Patricks Parade.

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This is How Many COVID-19 Vaccines Minnesota Has Received So FarIt has now been 10 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, kicking off the largest vaccination campaign in human history.

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Cuomo denies allegation that he kissed, harassed former stafferDemocratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office denied Wednesday that he kissed and harassed a former staffer.

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Wisconsin GOP Seeks To Limit Ballot Drop BoxesBallot drop boxes would not be allowed anywhere other than election clerk offices in Wisconsin, and only voters — not elections officials — could fill out information on absentee envelopes, under the latest election-related bills circulated Wednesday by Republicans.

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Governor Walz to Discuss Path Forward for Vaccinating MinnesotansST. PAUL, Minn.  Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will announce Thursday the next priority groups to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Teen Seriously Hurt After Losing Control of Jeep and Hitting Tree In Grand ForksIt happened in the noon hour on the 1500 block of Rider Road in Grand Forks.

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Unique CrossFit competition: Fargo ABLE Games to celebrate inclusivityThis summer, Fargo will host a fitness competition our region has never seen before.

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Lindenwood Park project opponents gather at Park Board retreat to voice their concernsA few people have come together to voice their displeasure with the changes planned for Fargo's Lindenwood Park.

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Gov. Walz to announce next steps in Minnesota's vaccine plan in Thursday addressYou will be able to watch the address here, but if recent announcements are anything to go by, expect the basic details of the plan to be released mid-morning in advance of Walz's speech.

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‘Abolish ICE'? Minnesota draws line in snowplow naming contestWhen the Minnesota Department of Transportation recently asked for the public’s help with naming eight snowplows as part of a contest, an even more popular suggestion was the phrase “Abolish ICE, ” according to an analysis by The Minnesota Reformer, an independent news website, which obtained the 24,000 entries in a public records...

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Few were more excited about Zach LaVine's all-star nod than Karl-Anthony TownsZach LaVine got a special surprise Tuesday night after he was named to his first all-star game of his career as an Eastern Conference reserve.

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Crash Closes Ramp On I-494 In Inver Grove HeightsA crash has shut down an exit ramp on a highway in the east metro Wednesday evening.

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Minnesota GOP senators question senior vaccine rollout, sexual orientation question on Vaccine ConnectorMalcolm said the state can continue prioritizing seniors while also helping other vulnerable groups...

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Video: Northland pharmacists play huge role in COVID-19 vaccinationsThe News Tribune is teaming up with Duluth-area media Wednesday to help answer your COVID-19 vaccination questions.

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Women's basketball: Gophers sweep season series from NebraskaKadi Sissoko scored eight of her 10 points in the decisive fourth quarter.

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Minnesota Vikings Need A Left GuardOffensive line troubles have seem to become a reoccurring theme for Minnesota Vikings teams. It seems that the Vikings can never catch a break between injuries and poor draft selections.

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2 appointments to St. Paul neighborhood grants board still in limbo in councilThe St. Paul City Council will wait at least another week to seat two residents on the Neighborhood STAR board, which distributes grants funded by the city's half-cent sales tax to neighborhood capital improvement projects.

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Wild To Allow Additional Fans In Stands Starting This WeekendThe Minnesota Wild will expand the number of people they have in the stands during games this weekend.

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Yes, those southern winter storms will affect Minnesotans' natural gas bills, by hundreds of dollarsThe winter blast that left southern states, especially Texas, reeling will have an effect on utility bills here in Minnesota  but not for months.

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University of Minnesota to create center to research health equityOne of the largest health care systems in the state is donating millions of dollars to a new University of Minnesota research center.

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Hudson girls basketball is back at state for the first time since 2003, and it has the entire team to thankSophia Jonas started thinking about it when Hudson was 9-0, and had played most of its Big Rivers Conference opponents.

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Minnesota Department of Health predicts FDA to approve Johnson and Johnson vaccineROCHESTER, Minn. — Johnson and Johnson says it has four million COVID-19 vaccine doses standing by ready to ship if approved.

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Prospects for 2021 Minnesota State Fair are encouragingA drop in COVID-19 cases and rising vaccination rates have sparked optimism.

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WATCH: Duluth media outlets team up to answer your COVID-19 vaccine questionsThe joint effort airs tonight in a WDSE-WRPT special hosted by Dennis Anderson.

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Best Buy To Offer PTO To Vaccinated Hourly EmployeesBest Buy's statement clarified employees will not have time off to get the vaccine, but rather will be gifted time off to use as they please once their vaccination has been verified.

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Black Artist and Entrepreneur Co-Working Space Opens Near Minneapolis 3rd Police PrecinctThe Twin Cities is celebrating the grand opening of a co-working space for Black artists this week.

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Community Groups Come Together To Offer Security, Emotional Support During Chauvin TrialBoots on the ground groups will be ready during the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.

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Minnesota lawmakers push legalization of recreational marijuana after veterans rally around itLegalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota remains a hot-button topic in St. Paul this session. House lawmakers voted in favor of moving the legislation forward after Veterans rally around legalizing it.

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Case challenging constitutionality of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program can move forwardA federal court in St. Paul will review whether the program is "unconstitutionally punitive."

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MN to wait until most seniors get vaccines before moving on to other groupsIt may be late March before any new groups become eligible for coronavirus vaccine under plans Minnesota officials are expected to announce Thursday.

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'Water protectors' create blockades to Line 3 worksites in Savanna State ForestThe protesters used a flipped vehicle and 40-foot two-legged stand to create the blockades.

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Superior man faces charges after high-speed chase ends with crash on Bong BridgeThe man is accused of stealing a vehicle that was left running outside a Moose Lake restaurant and engaging in a high-speed chase with Carlton County law enforcement officers, according to court documents.

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Walz To Announce 70% Of Minnesotans 65+ Will Receive Vaccine Before Expanding EligibilityA spokesperson for Gov. Tim Walz said the governor will announce Thursday that the state will administer the COVID-19 vaccine to 70% of Minnesotans over 65 before expanding eligibility to other groups.

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Rochester woman, 18, dies following Tuesday night crashThe 18-year-old woman was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys following the crash. Rochester police said Wednesday she died as a result of her injuries.

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Prep boys basketball: Tigers' tale a story of brotherly bondsHarrison and Bennett Nelson lead Northwestern into the sectional semifinals.

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Chief: Capitol Police were warned of violence before riotWASHINGTON  Capitol Police knew armed extremists were primed for violence at the iconic building on Jan.

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Minneapolis Public Schools to bring middle, high students back in AprilDistance learning will continue be offered to those who want it.

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Twins, Saints plot course to return fans to stadiumsThe Twins are hoping for a return of a little more of 10,000 fans, while Saints hope they'll be able to seat about 2,750 fans.

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Biden to press for funds to boost chip manufacturing amid shortfallBiden also signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at addressing the global semiconductor chip shortage.

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Fighting wildfires with fire: Why scientists are using prescribed burns to manage forestsOn Thursday's MPR News with Kerri Miller, a researcher and a science reporter talk about using prescribed burns to reduce the threat of forest fires.

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Twins, Saints plot course to return fans to stadiumsFORT MYERS, Fla. — Back in mid-November, during a surge of COVID-19 cases across the state with thousands more people getting sick by the day, Minnesota Gov.

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Walk Like A Penguin: How To Avoid Falling During RefreezeDebbie Luna is one of many Minnesotans who fell victim to the refreeze.

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When Will Children Be Able To Get Vaccinated? Mayo Clinic Pediatrician Weighs InPfizer and Moderna have enrolled children 12 years and up in their pediatric trials for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Lake County finishes vaccinating workers in health care, education, child careThe Northland logged 26 new COVID-19 cases and one more death Wednesday.

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AU: ‘Austin residents will be affected by increase in natural gas prices'Due to the recent period of subzero temperatures in Minnesota, combined with the cold weather in the South, Minnesota gas utility companies are warning that residents could see an increase in their heating bills.

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Mower County awards $773K in business relief grantsOn Tuesday, the Mower County Board of Commissioners approved $773,000 in business relief grants to 77 businesses located throughout Mower County.

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Clarifying COVID: How Long Does Immunity Last After Getting The Virus?Dr. George Morris returns to answer questions on recent COVID-19 developments.

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Bipartisan bill introduced to make kids' restaurant meals healthier in MinnesotaHealth groups say the measure will help reduce chronic disease in Minnesota and risks of serious illness, including.

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Duluth residents mostly evade statewide heating-bill spikeState officials plan to investigate the recent dramatic spike in natural gas prices.

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LA sheriff calls Tiger Woods crash 'purely an accident'LOS ANGELES  The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as purely an accident and appeared to rule out any pote...

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Police: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In St. Paul Saloon ShootingSt. Paul police are investigating the city's seventh homicide of the year, which happened Tuesday evening at a bar on the city's east side.

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Ryan Hartman has always brought grit to Wild lineup. Now he's bringing skillHartman entered Wednesday's road game against the Colorado Avalanche riding a three-game point streak.

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The Bloody Mary Festival will return, virtuallyThe festival will be held virtually March 20 via Zoom. Bloody Mary kits will be shipped to ticket holders prior to the event.

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Eden Prairie Police Rescue Injured Bald Eagle From BackyardAccording to the department, another eagle knocked the injured one out of the air during a fight.

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Karl-Anthony Towns: 'I Want to Build a Legacy in Minnesota'Minnesota Timberwolves cornerstone Karl-Anthony Towns isn't planning on leaving Minnesota anytime soon, hoping to take the franchise to new heights.

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PolyMet wins Minnesota top court ruling on $1 billion mineReuters) - Minnesota's highest court on Wednesday handed a victory to PolyMet Mining Corp, saying state regulators need not investigate allegations of "sham permitting" when considering an air emissions permit for the company's proposed $1 billion mine.

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Ryan Hartman has always brought grit to Wild lineup. Now he's bringing skill.Sometimes in the NHL, a player gets pigeonholed into a certain role. Wild center Ryan Hartman is living proof of that.

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PolyMet secures victory in Minnesota Supreme CourtThe developer of the NorthMet project, in north-eastern Minnesota, has secured another court victory, this time in the Minnesota Supreme Court, which ruled in favour of the Clean Air Act permit issued to PolyMet Mining.

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Some Minnesota teachers express frustration after vaccine mix-up at Hy-VeeSome teachers say they were able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine at Hy-Vee, only to find out it was canceled.

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Avalanche struggle defensively in 6-2 loss to Minnesota WildThe Avalanche hosted the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in a quick-hit single game that was a make-up from the COVID-cancelled matchup earlier this month.

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It's Championship Week for the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field and swimWomen's swimming and Indoor Track are handing out titles.

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FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVIDWASHINGTON — Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.

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Spring swoon: Gophers look to avoid another fading finish in final four gamesThe Gophers currently sit on the very edge of the NCAA Tournament. ESPN lists them as one of the last four teams to make it, and CBS Sports says they are one of the last four teams to be left out.

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Wisconsin wolf kill exceeds quota by nearly 50%Use of dogs, fresh snow, more permits and higher wolf population led to a much higher wolf harvest than expected.

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Being Black in Minnesota's suburbs and farmlands: a new exhibit tells the storiesA new exhibition shines light on Black stories from rural and suburban Minnesota.

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Madison, Minnesota, man airlifted Wednesday after rollover crash in Chippewa CountyAccording to a crash report, Ronald William Shosten, 64, of Madison, Minnesota, was eastbound on state Highway 40 in a 1992 Nissan Pathfinder when it entered a ditch near 20th Avenue Northeast, causing the vehicle to roll.

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Big Ten releases women's basketball tournament scheduleThe Big Ten on Wednesday, Feb. 24, announced the scheduled for the women’s basketball tournament March 9-13 in Indianapolis.

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State Patrol: At Least 1 Dead After Pickup Hits Semi Head-On In ScandiaAt least one person is dead after a crash between a semi-truck and a pickup truck Wednesday afternoon in Scandia, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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'An accident is not a crime': Tiger Woods will not face charges in crashA statement posted on Woods' official Twitter account on Tuesday night said he had undergone a "long surgical procedure" to his lower right leg and ankle and was "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room."

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Minnesota Supreme Court issues mixed opinion on PolyMet's air permitsBut on the other, it instructed a lower court to review whether PolyMet, which is trying to open the state's first copper-nickel mine, deceived the regulators by withholding a report outlining the potential for a much larger mine.

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Minnesota Supreme Court sends PolyMet air permit for state's first copper mine back to the Court of AppealsHigh court tells Appeals Court to address whether PolyMet was deceptive.

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Police grilled South Dakota AG on phone use before crashSIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Investigators questioning South Dakota’s attorney general after a fatal car crash pressed him on how he did not realize he had struck a man and whether he had been reading email and checking news sites on his phone immediately before, according to videos of their interviews.

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If we can, we will: A message of hope for high schools preparing to reopenThe past nine months have been filled with unknowns and ups and downs. But the constant silver lining has been discovering that it is possible to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously while safely operating in-person.

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Alumni Update: Former teammates are now opponentsThe last month of college sports action has seen some former Packer teammates off against each other at the next level.

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Stimulus Check Update: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400A third stimulus check seems likely, but it won't necessarily be the $1,400 amount that everyone keeps talking about.

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Minnesota Gophers Men's and Women's Hockey: Postseason PrognosticationThe Minnesota Golden Gophers men's team is in the better position of the two. The Gophers sit in first place in the Big Ten four points ahead of second place Wisconsin.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 23The Golden Globe Awards ceremony is right around the corner and Minnesota film critics have been busy reviewing nominees, such as "Minari" and "Nomadland." The content produced isn't just limited to new releases, though.

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Minnesota lawmakers mount push for cheaper treatment options for cancer, arthritisThe plan would require health plans and pharmacy benefit managers to cover biosimilars, a move that supporters said could expand drug options and drop treatment costs.

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Minnesota advocates, lawmakers press for a simpler COVID-19 vaccine sign-up for seniorsAdvocates for older Minnesotans said many had struggled to access a COVID-19 vaccine despite efforts to circulate the shots more broadly to those 65 and older.

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The daily coronavirus update: approval of Johnson and Johnson vaccine expected soon; Minnesota students asked to get tested bimonthlyThe most recent data shows that 770,021 people, or 13.8 percent of Minnesota's population, had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine so far.

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DECC parking lot to hold free food giveaway ThursdayThe event is for anyone who wants a free 30-pound box of food, including those from the surrounding the region.

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Hunters and trappers blow past Wisconsin's wolf kill targetMADISON, Wis.  Hunters and trappers blew past Wisconsins wolf kill target in less than 72 hours, forcing a premature end to a hunt that initially wasnt supposed to happen...

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Minnesota lawmakers mount push for cheaper treatment options for cancer, arthritisThe plan would require health plans and pharmacy benefit managers to cover biosimilars, a move that supporters said could expand drug options and drop treatment costs.

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Never too late: Pandemic propels older shoppers onlineNEW YORK — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn’t left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online.

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Prize-winning puzzle goes above and beyondThe fifth Annie Over Award for Excellence goes to a jigsaw puzzle! This award comes with no trophy, plaque, cash, or anything else of value.

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Snow TotalsThese are snow totals as reported by the Grand Forks and Bismarck National Weather Service offices.

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Minnesota health officials recommend more COVID-19 tests for familiesFederal health authorities on Wednesday said a vaccine developed by Johnson and Johnson that requires only one dose is safe and effective.

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Minnesota Timberwolves at Chicago Bulls odds, picks and predictionPreviewing Wednesday's Minnesota Timberwolves at Chicago Bulls NBA odds and lines, with basketball picks, tips and predictions.

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LIVE: President Joe Biden signs executive order securing America's critical supply chainsBiden will sign an executive order targeting a global semiconductor chip shortage at 3:15 p.m.

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Former West Fargo teacher charged with soliciting a minor onlineWEST FARGO  A former West Fargo teacher who suddenly resigned earlier this month is accused of soliciting a minor by computer.

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Spring swoon: Gophers look to avoid another fading finish in final four gamesGiven its six losses in the past eight games, the Gophers men’s basketball team has entered must-win territory for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament.

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Man who died after shooting outside St. Paul bar ID'd as 20-year-oldThe victim in a fatal shooting outside a bar Tuesday night in Daytons Bluff has been identified as a 20-year-old St. Paul man.

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Wisconsin wolf season closes todayThe wolf season was set to be a week long but hunters and trappers have far exceeded the harvest quota early.

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U.S. Postal Service on 'death spiral' without urgent reformU.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers that U.S. mail system is losing $10 billion a year.

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Burnsville PD: Customer arrested after spraying chemical irritant at McDonald's workersThe Burnsville Police Department tweeted on Feb. 20, McDonald's employees were "assaulted by a customer with bear mace." Few other details have been released and Matt Smith with the Burnsville PD told Bring Me The News the case is still active so they're not releasing additional details just yet.

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Minnesota court hands victory to PolyMet copper-nickel projectThe Minnesota Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in favor of the Clean Air Act permit issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, overturning an order by the state Court of Appeals that had remanded the permit back to the agency, PolyMet Mining announced Wednesday.

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National Basketball Coaches Association cites 'level of disappointment' with Minnesota Timberwolves' hiring processThe leadership of the National Basketball Coaches Association spoke out Wednesday about its "concern and level of disappointment" with the way the Minnesota Timberwolves went about their coaching change earlier this week.

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Minnesota Timberwolves Announce 2020-21 Second Half ScheduleMinneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team will begin the second half of the 2020-21 season on the road at Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans on Thursday, March 11 when they will take on the Pelicans at 7:00 p.m.

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Report: Toronto FC, Minnesota linked to River Plate forward Rafael Santos BorreReport Another South American player may be headed for MLS, with a report from TyC Sports in Argentina linking River Plate's Rafael Santos Barre to three MLS teams.

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'Water protectors' create blockades to Line 3 worksites in Minnesota state forestThe protesters used a flipped vehicle and 40-foot two-legged stand to create the blockades.

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Local View: Wasting political control would be just as 'deplorable'From the column: "Anybody who has studied civics knows that rule by the majority party is partisanship and that it can be reversed by winning an election — not by storming the Capitol and killing people."

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'Water protectors' create blockades to Line 3 worksites in Minnesota state forestThe protesters used a flipped vehicle and 40-foot two-legged stand to create the blockades.

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Minnesota Supreme Court rules in favor of PolyMet on permit issuePlus: Scientists concerned about Upper Midwest topsoil quality; veterans testify at the State Capitol on legalizing marijuana; donation jumpstarts U of M antiracism center; Target HQ delays employee return; and more.

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University of Minnesota to establish center for anti-racism health researchThe University of Minnesota said Wednesday it will establish a center for anti-racism health research with a $5 million donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

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Lucky to be alive, Tiger Woods faces difficult recoveryLOS ANGELES  In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all.

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Biden administration to send millions of free masks to stem spread of COVID-19WASHINGTON — The Biden administration plans to send 25 million reusable cloth masks directly to community health centers and food banks to protect the communities hardest hit by COVID-19 from rapidly spreading the virus and increasing the likelihood of mutations.

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Though power grid held steady during cold, Minnesotans brace for natural gas price surgeThe surge in natural gas demands and the resulting spike in prices may be passed on to utility customers in Minnesota.

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Gophers volleyball team's weekend series vs. Michigan postponedThe Gophers volleyball teams matches against Michigan scheduled for Friday at Saturday at the U have been postponed because of health and safety concerns in the Wolverines program.

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Minnesota launches campaign to get students tested for COVID every 2 weeksThe state launched a youth testing campaign on Wednesday as part of its effort to control the spread of COVID.

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Health Campaign Urges Minnesota Students To Get COVID Tested Every 2 WeeksAs a substantial portion of Minnesota students are soon to be heading back to the classroom, the Minnesota Department of Health is launching a campaign to encourage young people to get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year.

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Watch: Minnesota health officials hold Wednesday, Feb. 24, COVID-19 press briefingMinnesota health officials held a media availability regarding COVID-19 on Wednesday. Watch a video here.

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Charges: Man In Clown Mask Stole Catalytic Converters From Dealership With Cordless SawMatthew Jacoboski, 43, is charged with possession of burglary or theft tools and first-degree criminal damage to property.

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Drug pipeline brought 'tens of millions of dollars' of narcotics to North DakotaFARGO  Federal authorities say they are investigating a drug pipeline that involves moving the powerful opioid fentanyl and other painkillers from the Detroit area to three Native American reservations in North Dakota.

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Preparations for Derek Chauvin trial underway in MinneapolisThe news conference comes amid the creation of Operation Safety Net, which is a team of local and state law enforcement officials that will work together to prevent civil unrest while allowing non-violent protests and demonstrations during Chauvin's trial in the killing of George Floyd, which is set to begin March 8.

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Mower County CEO Program drive-in fundraiser to be held this weekendThe CEO program in Austin has been an important part of bringing businesses and education together as it opens the door for students from Austin High School and Pacelli High School to mentor with business owners.

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Vikings Draft Profile: Rashod Bateman, WR, MinnesotaThe Minnesota Vikings made a splash last offseason when they gave their franchise quarterback Kirk Cousins a contract extension.

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