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NRC: Radioactive tritium "migrates" to Prairie Island's cooling water, but is no cause for alarm

Though radioactive tritium routinely "migrates" into the cooling system water at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant during normal operations, officials said Friday the amounts are so minute that it is simply no cause for alarm when the plant emits a cloud of steam during a shutdown. More>>

Lourdes High School suddenly losing its principal

Dr. Joseph F. O'Toole Jr. is leaving his position as principal of Lourdes High School in Rochester one week from today, on February 6. Rochester Catholic Schools said O'Toole would be joining the staff of Madonna Towers of Rochester as Spiritual Care Director on February 9. More>>

White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children. More>>

Mayo Clinic pediatrician: Parents who don't vaccinate are making “big mistake” Video included

Mayo Clinic pediatrician: Parents who don't vaccinate are making “big mistake” Mayo Clinic pediatrician: Parents who don't vaccinate are making “big mistake”

A nationwide measles outbreak, the worst in decades, is adding more fuel to the debate over child immunizations. More>>

97.5 FM bids farewell to radio, founder reflects on nearly 50 years of uplifting sound Video included

KNXR studios KNXR studios

For half a century, KNXR radio has been filling our homes and cars with the timeless tunes of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Friday night is the station's last time on air, and the man who started it all spent the day looking back at the last 50 years. More>>

Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

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More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. More>>

Health department continues survey on medical marijuana

Potential users of medical marijuana have about one week to participate in a survey that could help the state get a picture of the likely demand for the drug. More>>

President of Rochester Symphony Orchestra charged with financial exploitation

The president and CEO of the Rochester Symphony Orchestra is being charged with four felony counts of financial exploitation after police said he stole money from a vulnerable adult.  More>>

Eyota woman indicted for using stolen identities to obtain prescription drugs Video included

Nanci Dusso Nanci Dusso

An Eyota woman has been charged for stealing people's identities to get large amounts of prescription drugs. More>>

Austin Target store to close for good Saturday Video included

Bare shelves fill the Austin Target store on Friday Bare shelves fill the Austin Target store on Friday

The Target store in Austin will close its doors for good on Saturday. Target corporate headquarters announced in November that 11 of its stores in nine states will be closed. More>>

SUV cuts across Highway 52 and lands upside down in the ditch Video included

SUV rolls into the ditch on Highway 52 north of Zumbrota, no injuries SUV rolls into the ditch on Highway 52 north of Zumbrota, no injuries

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash on Highway 52 north of Zumbrota. The Zumbrota Police Department said an SUV was going south on Highway 52 just before 5 p.m. Thursday, crossed through the grassy median into the northbound lanes, and rolled into the ditch. More>>

Report: Woman crashes car while allegedly intoxicated and texting

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A woman crashed her car while allegedly intoxicated and texting behind the wheel in Salem Township.

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Felony warrant turns up drugs in NW Rochester home

David Sauter David Sauter

A felony warrant turned up drugs at a home in northwest Rochester. Rochester police said David Sauter, 38, of Rochester, is behind bars and faces a drug possession charge. More>>

Minnesota lawmakers aim to fortify school's PE programs

Lawmakers aim to fortify physical education standards in MN schools. Lawmakers aim to fortify physical education standards in MN schools.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- Minnesota schools are facing increased pressure to fortify their physical education requirements, and the state legislature has drafted a bill aimed at tightening requirements. More>>

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016. More>>

Pine Island City Council opposes newly elected fire chief, proposes change to election ordinance Video included

Pine Island Fire Department packs city council meeting Pine Island Fire Department packs city council meeting

It was a heated Thursday night in Pine Island as city officials and the fire department went toe to toe on certain election procedures. The Pine Island Fire Department recently appointed a new chief and council members are not in support of the decision. More>>

Alpine skiers race down the slopes of Welch Village Video included

Alpine skiers race down the slopes of Welch Village Alpine skiers race down the slopes of Welch Village

Despite the lack of snowfall, alpine ski racers are hitting the slopes at Welch Village to showcase the racing sport they love. While it is not your average sport, alpine skiing is gaining a cult following. More>>

Delta flight lands in Vegas with pilot locked out of cockpit

Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Las Vegas on Thursday with the co-pilot at the controls after the pilot was locked out of the cockpit. More>>

Ted: Mostly sunny, pleasant day ahead

Mostly sunny and pleasant with high of 23 Mostly sunny and pleasant with high of 23

High pressure has moved into the region to round out the work week, making for a bright and pleasant Friday in our area. More>>

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