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Poets Duke It Out For National Youth Poetry Slam Spot

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Saturday night is the finals of the Be Heard Minnesota Youth Poetry Slam.

Six poets will be chosen to represent the state in the international… 51 more words


Cardinal George Hospitalized For Hydration Issues, Pain Management

(CBS) — Francis Cardinal George has been admitted to Loyal University Medical Center for treating hydration issues and pain management, according to a spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Chicago. 97 more words


Colorado Remembers A Rare March Killer Tornado

DENVER (CBS4) - While March is mostly known for blizzards in Colorado, every now and then we can see an early start to the severe weather season. 113 more words


3rd Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit By Bird Flu Outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry.

The federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on Saturday confirmed that a commercial turkey flock in Stearns County of central Minnesota has been infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza, the same strain that also killed tens of thousands of turkeys at two other farms in Pope and Lac qui Parle counties of western Minnesota. 69 more words


Conner Prairie opens for 2015 outdoor season

FISHERS, Ind. (WISH) – If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend, you might want to plan a trip to Conner Prairie. 59 more words


Ex-JetBlue Pilot Sues Airline, Claiming It Didn't Recognize His Illness In Mid-Flight Freakout

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda in 2012 has sued the airline for $16 million, claiming that it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. 274 more words


Police: Man Killed In Chatham Shooting

(STMW) — A man was shot to death Saturday morning in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

Officers responding to a call of shots fired near 88th and Cottage Grove found the 26-year-old on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head about 9:15 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said. 50 more words