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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Patrol
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Semi Hauling Turkeys Overturns On Slick Interstate Near Dalton

A semi loaded with live turkeys likely destined for someone's Thanksgiving table skidded off a Minnesota interstate as a winter storm moved into the region. The State Patrol says the driver of the semi wasn't seriously hurt when the rig slipped off Interstate 94 near Dalton in western Minnesota and overturned down an embankment Monday morning.

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Fall Brings More Deer-Car Collisions In Minnesota

Minnesota officials are encouraging motorists to look out for deer because now is the time of year when they are most active. Stearns County Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold says deer cause accidents year-round, but fall brings a significantly increased chance of being hit.

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Cancer Patient Garners Strength From Garth Brooks

A woman battling breast cancer has been given a gift she won't soon forget while attending a Garth Brooks' concert in the Twin Cities over the weekend.

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Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself in Carlton County

Sheriff's authorities say a hunter has died after accidentally shooting himself while in his deer stand in Carlton County.

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Patrol: Minnesota Teen Crashes Stolen School Bus

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 15-year-old boy driving a stolen school bus has crashed into a pickup truck on a northwestern Minnesota highway and injured himself and two others. Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says the sideswipe wreck happened early Sunday in Clay County's Ulen.

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Woman Dies In Fridley Apartment Fire

An apartment fire in Fridley has left a 24-year-old woman dead.

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St. Paul Archdiocese Plans Budget, Staff Cuts

The central office of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is planning to cut its budget by 20 percent, including unspecified staff reductions.

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Body-Cams Come To Minnesota’s Largest PD

The Minneapolis Police Department, the largest in Minnesota, has become the latest to equip its officers with body cameras in what officials say is an effort to improve transparency and hold police accountable.

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Major Winter Storm Bears Down On Minnesota

Much of Minnesota is gearing up for its first major winter storm of the season.

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Judge Issues Gag Order In Hockey Sex Video Case

A judge has issued a gag order in the case of two Nebraska hockey players charged with making a sex video with a 15-year-old girl at a Moorhead motel last winter. Judge Michael Fritz says there is a "substantial likelihood of prejudicing the jury" if attorneys continue talking publicly about the case.

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