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Robbery in 18th Avenue, Second Street North

Robbery in 18th Avenue, Second Street North

ST CLOUD, MINN –  A resident from St.Cloud was assulted and robbed on Wednesday at 18th Avenue, Second Street North. At 11:23 p.m, this man called police and he said he was knocked off  by three or four men while he was riding bicycle. They stole his wallet and cellphone as well. According to victim’s unclear discribtion, officers and Waite Park police […]

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Nobel Peace Prize sparks other to open eyes

  OSLO, NORWAY – The chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize committee says that the award should be seen as a signal that both woman and Islam have important roles to play in the Arab Spring revolutions. Thorbjoern Jagland, who heads the five-member committee, told The Associated Press that including Muslim activist Twakkul Karman of Yemen is “a signal that […]

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Drive S.M.A.R.T

Drive S.M.A.R.T

Some drivers are running late, and some just want to get home but for those who don’t follow the rules and get caught drivers may have the option to get smart. “We started the program about a year ago,” said Tim Deschene a Waite Park police officer. The SMART program, which stands for Speed Management and Reduction Training, is an option […]

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Apple reports Steve Jobs has died

Apple reports Steve Jobs has died

(AP)- Apple says the company’s co-founder Steve Jobs has died. He was 56. In a brief statement the company said Jobs died today. He had been battling pancreatic cancer. The firm credits Jobs with “countless innovations” that enriched the lives of many.

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Forest burning

Red flag warning in Minnesota

  St. Cloud, MN-  These high temperatures have many people enjoying the outdoors.  With the warm temps, and dry atmosphere, the state of Minnesota has been issued a red flag warning. Bob Weisman, the synoptic meteorologist at Saint Cloud State University, explains what a red flag warning is. “A red flag warning means its the highest level of fire danger for […]

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Amanda Knox released

Amanda Knox released

SEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Knox is back home in Seattle, roughly a day after an appeals court in Italy threw out her murder conviction in the death of her British roommate. She was greeted by a throng of media and a clutch of supporters. Her uncle says they’ve spent a lot of time waiting, and they’re planning “a big hug.”

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McNabb still the man for Vikes

The Vikings may have gotten off to a rough 0-4 start under quarterback Donovan McNabb, but head coach Leslie Frazier said McNabb is still the starter going into week five. “I don’t think we have to make a quarterback change, now we’ll go back and look at this tape and look at every position and try to see what we can […]

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Building from behind bars

Building from behind bars

ROCKVILLE, MN – With fall leaves just hitting the ground, it may be too early to talk about winter. It is not too early for Rockville park-goers, thanks to a newly completed hockey rink. While the rink is only dirt on the ground now, it will shortly be slated with ice. “When we get into ice season, then we are […]

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5th Ave. closing

Construction closing 5th Ave.

ST. CLOUD, MN – The corner of 5th Ave. and Division will be closed off starting Wednesday. This road closure, a long with 5th Ave. and University, means both main entrances to campus will be closed.

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President Obama speaks about Al-Alwaki’s death

President Obama speaks about Al-Alwaki’s death

            WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the killing of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen “is a major blow to al-Qaida’s most active operational affiliate.” Obama also says it “marks another significant milestone in the broader effort to defeat al’Qaida.” Al-Awlaki, a prominent figure in al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula who was said […]

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