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Lucas Eggers and other finalists
© Photo by Rebecca Hale/National Geographic Mo Rocca, National Geographic Bee moderator and correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, with the top-10 finalists at the 2016 National Geographic Bee preliminary round held in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2016.
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Rochester Entrant’s National Geographic Bee Appearance Was Brief

Washington, D.C. (KROC-AM News) - Rochester seventh grader Lucas Eggers made it to the finals, but failed to advance to the top three in the 2016 National Geographic Bee.

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Washington School - Google street view
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Another Rochester School Receives Bomb Threat

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - For the second time this week, a Rochester elementary school was the victim of a bogus bomb threat.

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Myles Keller--photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Myles Keller--photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Byron Boy Hurt After Being Hit by Suspected DUI Driver

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) - A young Byron boy who was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon was critically injured.

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Local Golf Tournament “Fore” a Good Cause

Play gold, benefit a good cause - win, win! Coming up next month, a memorial golf tournament in Rochester. Here are the details. 

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Mayo One on St. Marys Hospital helipad Rochester, Minnesota
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5-Year-Old Byron Area Boy Hit by Car

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A 5-year-old boy was airlifted to St.Mary's Hospital after he was struck by a car Tuesday evening near Byron.  

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Purple Paradise is Complete: Vikings Field is Fully Installed With Norseman Logo

Who's ready for some football?!

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Bradley McFarlin-photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Repeat Drunk Driver Given Nearly 6 Year Sentence

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Stewartville man with a long history of drunk driving offenses was sentenced Monday to 57 months in prison for a felony DUI conviction.

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photo by Kim David/Townsquare Media
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Rochester City Council Discusses Proposed Sidewalk Fee

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - The Rochester City Council discussed a proposed Sidewalk Improvement District ordinance Monday but took no action.

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Current Minnesota Athlete’s Jerseys You Should be Embarrassed to be Seen Wearing

Can you guess which names topped our list?

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Read this if You’re Going to be Traveling on I-90 this Weekend

Close to 40 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Don't let a traffic ticket ruin your good times. 

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