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CDC launching new initiatives to fight food borne illness

9:39 PM, Dec 3, 2013

Approximately 48 million Americans are sickened by food every year. More than half of the illnesses reported come from restaurants or delis.

World AIDS Day event focused on prevention

10:15 PM, Dec 1, 2013

Activists gathered at the Capri Theater in north Minneapolis to shine a spotlight on HIV/AIDS prevention on Sunday.

Chemical in fries, chips and coffee prompts FDA advice

4:54 PM, Nov 23, 2013

Food companies and consumers get guidelines for reducing acrylamide, a chemical produced when fries turn crispy and toast turns brown.

Minn. man receives state's 1st 'breathing' lung transplant

6:03 PM, Nov 20, 2013

A 51-year-old Minnesota man is recovering after receiving the state's first "breathing" lung transplant.

North Memorial's Community Paramedic Program gets national attention

9:32 PM, Nov 19, 2013

The North Memorial's Community Paramedic Program involves paramedics going to homes when there is not an emergency.

Head lice prevention: What's the best remedy?

10:02 PM, Nov 18, 2013

Tis the season when kids are bringing notes home from school warning of head lice outbreaks, and many parents are turning to home remedies and products that promise to prevent the nasty bug.

MNsure to expand hours of website service

2:49 PM, Nov 13, 2013

MNsure's COO Erik Larson says because MNsure relies on federal services, the site is currently closed on weekends and holidays.

Como residents sign up for underground vapor tests

12:17 PM, Nov 13, 2013

Residents of a southeast Minneapolis neighborhood are learning more about the chemical vapors in the soil under their homes.

New U of M hybrid operating room offers patient benefits

3:48 AM, Nov 13, 2013

There's a new hybrid operating room at the University of Minnesota, the only one of its kind in the region. It's not only exciting for surgeons. There are great benefits for patients too.

MNsure website closed Sundays and holidays

10:28 PM, Nov 11, 2013

Many Minnesotans are finding they cannot search MNsure for coverage on Sundays and holidays like Veteran's Day.

Minnesota gun laws a mystery to many

With renewed attention to American laws governing firearms, Minnesota has its own rules. Gun shop owners must comply with the regulations.

5:16 PM, Jul 23, 2012

Ground Temperatures Warming...Gardening Anyone?

A sample of ground temperatures this week in St. Paul reveals that down to around 8" the ground drops to the low 50s

7:06 PM, Apr 24, 2007

State lawmaker won't resign over YouTube video

Lawmaker won't resign over comments comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals in parks

2:00 AM, Mar 9, 2012

Amy Senser charged in fatal hit and run

The wife of former Viking Joe Senser was charged with criminal vehicular homicide Thursday, after turning herself in for her alleged role in a fatal hit and run.

10:33 AM, Sep 16, 2011

Pawlenty vetoes minimum wage bill, delivers on promise

Sponsors of a plan to raise Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005 say they've been notified their bill has been vetoed.

8:54 PM, May 15, 2008

2 charged in beating death of homeless man for $5

Hennepin County prosecutors charged 23-year-old Willis Esposito Richardson and a 17-year-old boy with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

4:08 PM, Jul 10, 2012

US-Dakota War still debated in Minn. 150 years later

The Minnesota History Center has been intensely researching the topic for the better part of two years talking to dozens of direct descendents of settlers and native people

12:10 AM, Jun 29, 2012

Siblings remember Little Falls teens killed

Siblings of 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady are mourning the loss of their loved ones.

12:25 PM, Dec 1, 2012

Politicians aren't getting love from MN, says SCSU poll

A new poll from St. Cloud State University show that Minnesotans aren't giving much love to anyone in Washington; with one exception.

11:31 PM, Nov 28, 2013

Laura Betker

Laura joined the KARE 11 weather team in February 2012. Previously she worked in Lima, Ohio at WLIO as the morning meteorologist. She has also worked in radio and with the American Heart Association.

1:14 PM, Feb 7, 2012

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