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Snow to Follow Cold

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM New) -- Southern Minnesota is in for a wintry weekend with forecasters predicting bitter cold followed by accumulating snow.

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Recall Involves 118 Million Gallons of Propane

Washington, DC (KROC-AM News) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 118 million pounds of propane sold by a Canadian company.

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How Thick Is That Ice?

St Paul, MN ( KROC AM News) - A sign of spring in southeast Minnesota is scheduled to begin next week.

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Investigation of Rochester Police Officer Has Been Closed

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office has completed its investigation into criminal allegations involving a Rochester police officer who committed suicide in December.

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Minnesota Man Paid After Wrongful Conviction

A Houston County man spent two years in prison for a crime he did NOT commit. In 2008 he was released after it was discovered that his accuser lied. He's now getting nearly a half million dollars from the state for that time. What do you think about this settlement? 

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Another Rochester Home Invasion Reported

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police are investigating another reported home invasion in the same neighborhood where one occurred earlier in the week.  

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Suspected DUI Driver Crashes Near Mayo Civic Center

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester woman is expected to face charges for an early morning traffic wreck near the Mayo Civic Center. Police also say the 20 year old fled the scene, leaving behind an injured passenger.

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Governor Dayton Proposes Parental Leave for State Workers

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) -- Governor Mark Dayton has unveiled a proposal that would provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave to state employees.

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Guilty Plea Expected in Minnesota Terrorism Case

Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Wire Services) -- Court filings suggest federal prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a Twin Cities man accused of helping a group of Somali-American men in Minnesota in their efforts to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State Group.

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Rochester Woman Sentenced for Chase and Crash

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  A Rochester woman has been sentenced to 5 years on probation for her conviction on a felony vehicle theft charge and a gross misdemeanor count of drunk driving.

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