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Remember to Set your Clocks Back this Weekend

Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.

Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night.

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Law Enforcement Steps up Patrols on Minn. Roads this Halloween

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More DWI patrols will be out this Halloween not only because it’s a holiday, but also because it falls on a Friday.

From 2010 to 2012, more than 88,000 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated. More than 67,000 of those arrests were made in the top 25 counties for DWI arrests.

The counties with extra patrols are list below, and ranked in order:

Man Arrested Following Burglary of Chanhassen Home

An arrest has been made after thousands of dollars in property was stolen from a home in Chanhassen.

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, deputies from Carver County responded to a burglary call at a home on the 2300 block of Fawn Hill Court around 4:30 p.m. A deputy walked through the home with the homeowner and found roughly $25,000 of property was missing from the home.

Fire Marshal: Replace Batteries in CO, Smoke Detectors this Weekend

This year when we are all turning our clocks back over the weekend, State Fire Marshal Bruce West is urging Minnesotans to put fresh batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, fire alarms need to be checked monthly and batteries changed at least once a year. The alarms should be replaced after 10 years.

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Twin Cities Bus Plan Would Expand Service by 2030

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Metro Transit wants to expand Twin Cities-area bus services over the next 10 to 15 years with improvements that would cost $72.3 million a year.
    

Minn. Health Officials Monitor 1 Person for Ebola, Fine-Tune Prevention Plan

Minnesota health officials are spelling out the details of their plans for monitoring travelers from countries battling Ebola.

About 20 people arrive each week from the West African nations.

Arizona Man Turns Himself in for Alleged Planned Assault at Chanhassen Church

Jabari Marshall - Photo: Carver County Sheriff's Office

A 19-year-old Arizona man has turned himself in after being charged with assaulting an 18-year-old man in the parking lot of a church in Chanhassen on Oct. 12.

Carver County authorities say Jabari Javon Marshall turned himself in Monday, seven days after a warrant was issued. Marshall is currently in the Carver County Jail.