Now reconnected with Wild, Mikko Koivu proud to have his No. 9 jersey retired

Mikko Koivu has always been a man of very few words. So the fact that he talked to reporters for nearly 20 minutes Tuesday morning spoke to the importance of the moment. Less than 24 hours earlier, the Wild announced that they will retire Koivu’s No. 9 jersey on March 13 at Xcel Energy Center.… Continue reading Now reconnected with Wild, Mikko Koivu proud to have his No. 9 jersey retired

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Wrong number leads to 20-year friendship between Florida woman and Rhode Island man

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) — When a Florida woman kept dialing the wrong number, the man on the other end of the line decided to get to know her, and the decision led to a friendship spanning two decades. Years ago, Gladys Hankerson was trying to call her sister who lived in Maryland. But instead… Continue reading Wrong number leads to 20-year friendship between Florida woman and Rhode Island man

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN said Tuesday it was suspending anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment. The network said documents released by New York’s attorney general Monday indicated a greater level in his brother’s efforts… Continue reading CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

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Palmetto Bay woman catches man trying to break into home through daughter’s window

PALMETTO BAY, Fla. (WSVN) — A South Florida woman said the man who she caught trying to break into her daughter’s bedroom went after her before he fled the scene. Alyandra Valdes said the scary moments at her Palmetto Bay home have taken away her peace of mind. “I didn’t even think somebody was breaking… Continue reading Palmetto Bay woman catches man trying to break into home through daughter’s window

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Downtown L.A. sees no rain in November for 1st time in nearly 30 years

With just hours left to go in this month — and no precipitation in the forecast for Tuesday — downtown Los Angeles is set to experience its first rainless November in almost 30 years, according to the National Weather Service. The 11th month of the year is typically not a wet one for the area,… Continue reading Downtown L.A. sees no rain in November for 1st time in nearly 30 years

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Austin’s ‘I Live Here I Give Here’ to hit $100M in nonprofit funds raised this Giving Tuesday

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-based nonprofit organization “I Live Here I Give Here” is expected to hit $100 million in cumulative donations raised for Central Texas nonprofits this Giving Tuesday, CEO Courtney Manuel said. For 10 years, the nonprofit has assisted in unrestricted donations for more than 700 members of its nonprofit network, reliant on days… Continue reading Austin’s ‘I Live Here I Give Here’ to hit $100M in nonprofit funds raised this Giving Tuesday

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Travis County gets more than $500K to help sift through potentially botched Austin Police DNA cases

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis County received more than $500,000 in grant funding to help the district attorney’s office, and its partners, investigate cases potentially impacted by the malpractices at the Austin Police DNA lab before it was closed. The contract with the Department of Justice will allow staff to expand testing capacity for the DNA… Continue reading Travis County gets more than $500K to help sift through potentially botched Austin Police DNA cases

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‘Intoxiflation’: Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As prices continue to rise, some people are cutting back on what they purchase – except when it comes to booze. DrugAbuse.com, a leading provider of substance abuse treatment resources, carried out a survey of 3,818 Americans and discovered an interesting response to ‘intoxiflation’. The survey found that almost 2 in 3… Continue reading ‘Intoxiflation’: Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season

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