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Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-Fives

When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does.

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Woman Charged In Crash That Killed Passenger

A Dodge Center woman is criminally charged in a car crash that killed a passenger.

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Motorcyclist Crashes After Twin Cities Police Chase

Authorities are investigating a motorcycle crash following a high-speed chase from St. Paul into Wisconsin. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started Sunday night when a trooper tried to stop the motorcyclist for speeding.

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Speeding Past Orange Barrels Could Bring $300 Fine

Getting caught speeding through a road construction work zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota. Starting Friday, the offense comes with an automatic $300 fine plus the normal traffic ticket surcharges.

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St. Cloud’s Alise Post 2nd At BMX World Championships In Rotterdam

Australia's Sam Willoughby won the elite men's supercross and Colombia's Mariana Pajon took the women's race Sunday on the final day of the BMX World Championships. Alise Post of St. Cloud, Minnesota, was second in the women's race.

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Moore Lifts Lynx to 76-65 Win Over Sun

Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday.

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Fuld’s 2-Run Single Lifts Twins Over White Sox 4-3

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.

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Hundreds in Winona Attempt to Break Bow Tie Record

Hundreds of people gathered in Winona this weekend to honor the legacy of former Mayor John Latsch, and to try to break a world record.

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Effectiveness Of Whooping Cough Vaccine Is Studied

Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Vermont Health Department are examining the records of 854 people, ages 4 to 19, who likely contracted whooping cough from late 2011 to early 2013.

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Minnesota Company Seeks To Tame Goose Population

A man who helped bring Canada geese back from the brink of extinction is now trying to tame their population. Tom Keefe spent the late 1970s on a North Dakota farm, working with a captive flock as part of breeding and transplanting efforts that were a huge success.

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