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Driving advice for parents: put your phones down

6:40 PM, Aug 8, 2012

AAA Minnesota Safety Representative Lee Glamm used to ask students how many of their parents text while they drive. "I do not ask that anymore because it was kind of disappointing," said Glamm.

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Woman injured by distracted driver tells teens to 'hang up'

10:52 PM, Dec 23, 2010

More than four years ago, Jean was the passenger in her friend's car. On a rural road near St. Cloud, a driver t-boned them by running a stop sign at 60 miles per hour.

Wisconsin texting while driving ban in effect

6:37 PM, Dec 1, 2010

Wisconsin's ban on texting while driving went into effect Wednesday, making it the 30th state to enact such a law.

Hudson, Wis. young people take the 'hang up' pledge

10:43 PM, Nov 16, 2010

A new law that bans texting while driving on Wisconsin roads goes into effect Dec. 1. Fines will range from $20 to $400.

Father of teen killed by distracted driving aims to educate

4:31 PM, Nov 16, 2010

When Dan Phillips took the stage Monday evening at Edina High School, he did so as part of a father-daughter team.

Great Hang Up: Teens learn dangers of texting while driving first hand

1:02 PM, Oct 18, 2010

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Mpls. dubbed as model city for youth gun violence prevention

On Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama told a crowd of law enforcement officers that the city of Minneapolis showed that progress is possible; noting statistics that show the number of young people injured by guns has declined by 40 percent.

8:00 PM, Feb 4, 2013

Thom Pham brings classic Asian cuisine back to the heart of the city

Chef Pham dropped by our KARE 11 Kitchen this morning to tell us about his latest restaurant, Thom Pham's Wondrous Azian Kitchen, and to share a one of his favorite dishes.

1:38 PM, Apr 8, 2011

Enjoy freebies from area businesses on your birthday

From free golf to free food, more businesses than ever are offering birthday deals thanks to online birthday clubs and internet coupons.

8:38 PM, Sep 25, 2012

Minn. girl who feels no pain, Gabby Gingras, is happy to 'feel normal'

Seven years ago a little girl in swim goggles taught KARE 11 viewers that pain can be one of our greatest gifts.

5:04 PM, Feb 9, 2011

Rocori shooter ruled sane

John Jason McLaughlin was not insane when he shot and killed two classmates at Rocori High School in 2003, a judge ruled Tuesday,

6:27 AM, Jul 27, 2005

WCCO-TV releases news anchor

WCCO-TV has let go of one of their news anchors. Jeanette Trompeter, the 5 p.m. newscast anchor was let go from WCCO-TV for budget

4:36 AM, Mar 17, 2009

Remembering the 1981 tornado

Some recall it as the Edina tornado, others refer to it as the Har Mar tornado, but no matter the name, the memories are the same.

9:05 AM, Jun 15, 2010

Minnesota gun laws a mystery to many

With renewed attention to American laws governing firearms, Minnesota has its own rules. Gun shop owners must comply with the regulations.

5:16 PM, Jul 23, 2012

White-Nose Syndrome closes in on Wisconsin bats

A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources bat expert believes it is not a matter of if, but when White-Nose Syndrome - a plague that has killed millions of the flying mammals in eastern North America - will arrive in the state.

10:12 PM, Sep 25, 2013

Applying for a job? Clean yourself up on Facebook

Forget the resume. Background checks are going cyber. Chances are your potential employer is logging on to Facebook to check you out. And

1:12 PM, Aug 26, 2008
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