Dec. 19, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
- Police say teenager killed on I-694 charged officers with knife
Authorities also identified the two officers who shot Johnathon Dean Mar, 18, of Kennewick, Wash., following the discovery of a dead man at a rest stop and a high-speed pursuit. | Twin Cities
- Obama's year-end address: No quick end to embargo on Cuba
On another subject of what the U.S. sees as foreign wrongdoing, Obama said he felt Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. | A look at topics covered
- NORAD's Santa tracker began with a typo and a good sport
It all started in 1955 with a misprint in a Colorado newspaper and a call to Col. Harry Shoup's secret military hotline.
- U's reward at Citrus Bowl may be glory; it won't be money
The rewards of a bowl appearance are split among all the schools in the Big Ten.
- MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Dec. 31
Even with this second extension, MNsure is strongly urging Minnesotans not to wait until the last minute.
- Vikings upgrade to LED lights in new stadium
The LED lights are expected to save money and energy, as well as provide better illumination for television broadcasts. | Stadium Watch
- Northstar rail line to offer refunds for late trains in January
The program launches Jan. 1, but commuters can sign up for the program on Metro Transit's website right away.
- Supporters want UMD women's hockey coach reinstated
The school faces a $4.5 million deficit, and athletic director Josh Berlo says it can't afford the highest-paid coach in women's hockey. Shannon Miller's base salary is $215,000.
- Photos: Bentleyville lights up Duluth
Billed as America's largest free walk-through lighting display, Bentleyville is one big Christmas lights show in the Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. | Video: Watch the show
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