Fans Send Off Olympics-Bound US Women’s Hockey Team From National Sports Center

BLAINE, Minn. (WCCO) — Nearly four years ago, the United States Women’s Hockey Team won gold in South Korea. Monday, they’re ready to head back to the Olympics to defend that title, this time in China. Six members of the team are from Minnesota, so it only makes sense the sendoff happened in “the State… Continue reading Fans Send Off Olympics-Bound US Women’s Hockey Team From National Sports Center

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Despite Recent Snow, Conditions Aren’t Great For Snowmobiling In Western Wisconsin

HUDSON, Wis. (WCCO) — After a weekend of shoveling, it may be hard to believe but in some areas there’s still not enough snow for safe snowmobiling. WCCO spent some time with the DNR in Wisconsin where conditions are surprisingly not ideal. You could say Jake Holsclaw was born ready. The Wisconsin DNR officer has… Continue reading Despite Recent Snow, Conditions Aren’t Great For Snowmobiling In Western Wisconsin

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Steve Shand, Human Smuggling Suspect From Florida, Released Without Bond

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Florida man who was arrested for human smuggling after four people were found dead in a blizzard in Canada and seven more immigrants were found alive nearby in the U.S. was released from jail Monday without having to pay a bond. Steve Shand, 57, is charged with transport or attempted… Continue reading Steve Shand, Human Smuggling Suspect From Florida, Released Without Bond

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St. Paul Police Searching For Shoplifter Who Shot Liquor Store Worker Over 6-Pack

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Gun violence in St. Paul has landed a liquor store clerk in the hospital. Police say a shoplifter pulled a gun on him and shot him Sunday afternoon. The owner of Park Liquors said in his 30 years of being a part of this community, he has never had anything… Continue reading St. Paul Police Searching For Shoplifter Who Shot Liquor Store Worker Over 6-Pack

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Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three consecutive years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could be making the numbers seem more dramatic than they are, officials said Monday. Researchers with the International Shark Attack File recorded 73 unprovoked incidents last year,… Continue reading Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

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2 killed, dozens injured as 2 quakes shake southwest Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two moderate earthquakes shook southwest Haiti on Monday, killing two people, injuring dozens of students and damaging hundreds of homes as it created panic in a region that was rocked by a powerful tremor that killed more than 2,000 last summer. A magnitude 5.3 quake at 8:16 a.m. (1316 GMT) was… Continue reading 2 killed, dozens injured as 2 quakes shake southwest Haiti

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US names 222 to Olympic team; 4 athletes are 5-timers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The 222-person U.S. Olympic roster revealed Monday includes four athletes making their fifth trip to the Games: Shaun White and Lindsey Jacobellis in snowboarding, Katie Uhlaender in skeleton and John Shuster in curling. There are 115 men and 107 women on the roster, which ties for the second-biggest contingent the… Continue reading US names 222 to Olympic team; 4 athletes are 5-timers

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Extra cash for low-income mothers may influence baby brains

New research suggests giving extra cash to low-income mothers can change their infants’ brain development. Brain measurements at age 1 showed faster activity in key brain regions in infants whose low-income families received $300-plus monthly for a year, compared with those who got $20 each month, U.S. researchers reported Monday. The same type of brain… Continue reading Extra cash for low-income mothers may influence baby brains

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Judge mulls release for militia leader facing sedition charges in Jan. 6 attack

PLANO, Texas — A federal magistrate judge sounded open Monday to releasing the citizen militia leader prosecutors say masterminded a conspiracy to take over the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, with the intention of keeping then-President Donald Trump in power. During a bail hearing here for Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn… Continue reading Judge mulls release for militia leader facing sedition charges in Jan. 6 attack

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Biden answers inflation query by calling Fox reporter SOB

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation on Monday by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity. The president was in the East Room of the White House for a meeting of his Competition Council, which is focused on changing regulations and enforcing laws to help consumers deal with high prices.… Continue reading Biden answers inflation query by calling Fox reporter SOB

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