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10 months 1 week ago

Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) - Minneapolis has been awarded the 2018 Super Bowl by NFL owners. The owners rewarded the Vikings for arranging to build a new stadium on the site of the old Metrodome by choosing Minneapolis over New Orleans and Indianapolis. The big game will be staged in the Twin...

3 years 8 months ago

A heartfelt journey

A Minnesota man pedaled his way halfway across the country to help kids who are born with heart defects here in the Pikes Peak Region. Cory Mortensen rode his bike over 900 miles from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs to help the Mended Little Hearts Organization. Mortensen met with members...

5 years 2 months ago

Study sees parking lot dust as a cancer risk

Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows. The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product...

5 years 5 months ago

NTSB: Wayward pilots were working on laptops

Two Northwest Airlines pilots reportedly told federal investigators that they were going over scheduling using their laptop computers in violation of company policy while their plane overflew their Minneapolis destination by 150 miles. National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement Monday that the pilots said in interviews that...

5 years 5 months ago

Flight recorder only contains last 30 minutes

As investigators try to figure out why a Northwest Airlines plane flew 150 miles past its destination, the flight and cockpit recorders have arrived in Washington. But they might not be much help to the National Transportation Safety Board. The voice recorder aboard the plane that overshot Minneapolis on Wednesday...

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