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Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk

The recall covers the Verona from the 2004-2006 model years. It's an expansion of an earlier recall of the Forenza and Reno.
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Al Flowers arrested after altercation with Minneapolis police officers

A longtime critic of the Minneapolis Police Department says officers came to his house to arrest a family member and ended up beating him up.
'The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale'

Clapton honors Cale in new album

Today's Morning Edition music is the song "Someday" from the new Eric Clapton album "The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale" which comes out today.

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

The bill is intended to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them, and make it easier to fire executives at the VA.

U of M Duluth gets Antarctica research grant

The university says the research will provide a new perspective on major ice caps and their surrounding geology.
Crude oil pipeline exposed by erosion.

Erosion exposes Enbridge oil pipelines near river in NW Minn.

Flooding has uncovered three of seven Enbridge Corporation pipelines that cross the river, pipes that largely carry crude oil from Canada across Minnesota. Although the pipelines generally are buried three to four feet below ground, in some places erosion has exposed them to the elements.
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Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control has said the risk of Ebola spreading to the United States is remote.
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