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(Washington, DC) -- Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar wants the United States to keep track of firefighters who get diagnosed with cancer. The proposed national registry would monitor the relationship between firefighters who are exposed to toxic fumes and firefighters who are later diagnosed… Read more

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(Stearns County, MN) -- A man is recovering after being pulled out of a burning car. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the man was pulled out of the car after a Sunday evening crash on County Road 11. He was pulled out just before the car was engulfed in flames. He was then taken to S… Read more

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(Montevideo MN-) Chippewa County authorities and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed down Highway 212 just east of Montevideo due to an anhydrous ammonia leak. The leak also caused an evacuation of homes near the area of the incident. Traffic is being detoured north on Country Road 15 to … Read more

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(Kimball MN-) A Kimball teen was hurt after her car collided with an SUV full of people north of Kimball. The state patrol says a car driven by 16-year-old Kayley Rhodes was westbound on 135th Street and collided with an SUV that was traveling northbound on Highway 15. Rhodes was taken to th… Read more

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(Glenwood MN-) Five people were hurt when a car collided with an ambulance east of Glenwood Saturday afternoon. The State Patrol says a car driven by 58-year-old Melanie Sievert of Starbuck was westbound on Highway 28, near Lake Amelia, when she lost control, crossed the centerline and colli… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Willmar City Council Tuesday will be discussing an industrial park land sale to a trucking firm during their pre-meeting work session. Willmar Planning and Development Director Bruce Peterson says the company is interested in building a facility in the city's new Airport In… Read more

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(Sauk Centre MN-) A trucker was killed after crashing off of I-94 in Stearns County Saturday morning. The state patrol says 61-year-old James Peifer of Brooklyn Center was driving westbound on I-94, east of Highway 71 at Sauk Centre when he left the road and struck some trees. The crash was … Read more

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(Morton MN-) A Danube man faces drunk driving charges after a crash in a Renville County park on Saturday afternoon. The sheriff's office says at 3:32 p.m. Saturday they got a report of a one vehicle accident in Beaver Falls Park where a vehicle crashed into the guardrail on Renville Co Rd 2… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota's 74-thousand farmers have some financial help available ahead of the growing season. Governor Dayton has signed bipartisan legislation allowing the Rural Finance Authority to continue offering affordable financing and terms and conditions to farmers that aren't b… Read more

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Charles 'Chuck' Groothuis of Clara City died unexpectedly on S… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves are enjoying some more time off before their next game. They will return to action on Friday at home against the Dallas Mavericks. The 22-and-35 Wolves come out of the All-Star break three-and-a-half games behind Denver for the eighth and final playoff s… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild are back on the ice tonight hosting the Chicago Blackhawks in the seventh of an eight-game homestand at The X. Minnesota is 4-1-and-1 on the stand so far after Saturday's 5-2 victory over Nashville. The Wild continue to lead the Western Conference with 84 points. T… Read more

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(Fort Myers, FL) -- The Twins continue spring workouts today in Fort Myers. Grapefruit League play begins on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Opening Day is April 3rd against the Royals at Target Field. Read more

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(College Park, MD) -- The Golden Gophers hit the road to 24th-ranked Maryland to take on the Terrapins tomorrow night. Minnesota has won five in-a-row after Sunday's overtime victory over Michigan. The Gophers sit at 20-and-7 on the season and 8-and-6 in Big Ten play. The Terps are 22-and-5 … Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Jordan Murphy notched a double-double as Minnesota dumped Michigan, 83-78, in overtime last night at Williams Arena. Murphy finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds in the win. The Gophers have won five straight games and visit Maryland on Wednesday. Read more

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Disney/Lucasfilm(NEW YORK) -- When Disney announced that the title of the next Star Wars movie was The Last Jedi, there was a lot of speculation as to its meaning.  Sure, it sounds like it's talking about one person -- presumably Luke Skywalker -- but as geeks everywhere have pointed out, th… Read more

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