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Flu Eases its Grip on Minnesota

The flu appears to be easing up across the state, according to the recent flu report from the Minnesota Department of Health.

During the week ending Jan. 25, the flu spread is “regional,” which is a step below “widespread.”

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Expect Extra DWI Enforcement this Super Bowl Weekend

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding people to find a sober ride this Super Bowl Sunday.

Officials from DPS along with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman held a news conference Thursday to warn drivers that there will be extra DWI patrols on Minnesota roads this weekend.

Charges: Chaska Man Bit Woman's Ear During Assault; Killed and Dismembered Cat

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A Chaska man has been charged after a woman told police she was beaten and had part of her ear bitten off. She also said her cat was killed and dismembered.

Chaska police say they arrested 51-year-old Michael Anthony Trudeau after responding to a domestic assault call.

EPA Report: Minn. Businesses Lead the Nation in Pollution Prevention

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A new report shows that Minnesota businesses are doing a great job when it comes to pollution prevention.

The recently-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says Minnesota businesses cut down on nearly 1 million pounds of toxic pollutant releases from 2012 to 2013. The data comes from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory program.

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Femicide Report: 23 Domestic Violence-Related Murders in Minnesota in 2014

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A new report says 23 people were murdered in Minnesota in 2014 because of domestic violence.

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women released the 2014 edition of the Femicide Report on Tuesday.

Carver Co. Deputy in 'Satisfactory' Condition after Head-on Crash

Things are improving for a Carver County deputy who was hit by a driver last week.

According to the sheriff’s office, Deputy Erick Boder was patrolling in Carver on Thursday night when an oncoming driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into Boder’s squad car.

City of Chanhassen Discusses Plan to Fix Deteriorating Roads

A public hearing will be held Monday in Chanhassen to discuss fixing some rough roads in the city.

About four miles of roads would be re-paved in the city's Carver Beach neighborhood. The city council will discuss the project during their council meeting at 7 p.m.