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Sunday, December 23, 2012

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The grief will not end. Yet the healing must begin. So as the shock of Newtown's horrific school shooting starts to wear off, as the headlines fade and the therapists leave, residents are seeking a way forward through faith, community and a determination to seize their future. (12/23/2012)
Police in Duluth have released the name of a 54-year-old man who was fatally stabbed last week. (12/23/2012)
The Houston Texans slowed down Adrian Peterson. The same couldn't be said for how they handled the rest of the Minnesota Vikings. (12/23/2012)
Next month, Minnesota Democrats will assume control of the House and Senate to go along with a governor's office held by Democrat Mark Dayton. But the last stretch of one-party dominance came with its share of scrapes.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said she supports reauthorizing an assault weapons ban, but limiting the use of assault-style weapons and large ammunition magazines won't be enough to stop mass shootings like the one earlier this month in Newtown, Conn.
Two people are hospitalized and a third is in custody after a shooting in Grand Rapids.
A pilot has escaped a helicopter fire with what authorities are calling "very minor" injuries.
"Gangnam Style" is the No. 1 meme of 2012, according to the memeologists at Know Your Meme. After all, Korean pop singer PSY's catchy tune and the video for it "spawned hundreds of parodies and copycat dance videos on YouTube."
Shoes are coming out of the closet and landing under the Christmas tree. They're a top seller this holiday season -- a big feat considering they don't usually make peoples' gift lists.
Last-minute shoppers crowded into malls and stores during the last weekend before Christmas, but many didn't seem to be in the spending spirit.
Minnesotans for Safe Driving are highlighting the success of Hennepin County's DWI court in rehabilitating people charged with drunken driving.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota had its busiest year ever in 2012.
The Fargo Beer Co. is close to being able to brew in the city it's named for.
Almost 1,900 students at one Twin Cities high school are getting iPads, as part of a districtwide plan to give every student a tablet computer by the end of the school year.
Doctors say former President George H.W. Bush needs to "build up his energy" before he can be released from a Houston hospital.
Wisconsin's inaugural wolf season is set to close Sunday afternoon, as hunters and trappers are on the verge of reaching the statewide quota.
Authorities have released the names of three children killed in a fire that tore through a home in Sioux Falls.

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