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Great Green Challenge, Week 11: The Emily Program

4:52 PM, Apr 17, 2013

Over the 11 weeks, we've made a lot of internal changes at KARE 11 for the Great Green Challenge. For the final week, week 11, we wanted to highlight a business that's been making some of those changes right along with us and that brings me to Saint Paul, for "The Emily Program."

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Keep the Momentum Going

4:10 PM, Apr 17, 2013

Through eleven weeks of the KARE 11 Great Green Challenge, viewers witnessed recycling champion Meteorologist Laura Betker raise ...

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Join the Recycling Revolution

4:23 PM, Feb 5, 2013

One of the easiest ways businesses can be eco-friendly and reduce costs is often overlooked: recycling. Businesses use recyclable materials every day.

Choosing a Business Recycling Option

4:23 PM, Feb 5, 2013

Every business recycling program has two options for getting recyclables to a market: self-hauling or using a service provider.

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Shutterfly breaks ground in Shakopee

San Francisco-based Shutterfly has chosen Shakopee to anchor its Midwest regional operations.

5:31 PM, Sep 10, 2013

From Death to Life: Mother forgives son's killer

A Minneapolis community is celebrating a powerful story of forgiveness, how a mother's hatred for her child's murderer

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Rainbow Looms bracelets latest craze for kids

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Meet the Bayfield man and dog behind viral photo

Their friendship started when John Unger adopted Schoep from a shelter as a puppy 19 years ago. It turns out Schoep wasn't the only one who needed to be rescued.

10:09 AM, Aug 10, 2012

Unwelcome purple packages from Star Tribune

Some Twin Cities' homeowners are not happy with the color purple. It is the color of the plastic wrap on several sheets of newspaper ads in their driveways.

8:10 AM, May 30, 2012

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

2 dead in 4-vehicle crash in Mpls.

A fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Olson Memorial Highway and Morgan Avenue early Sunday morning.

8:42 AM, Nov 4, 2013
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