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Superintendent of Mpls. Schools Announces Resignation

The embattled superintendent of Minneapolis schools announced Tuesday she'll step down at the end of January.

Bernadeia Johnson, 55, submitted her resignation to the school board Tuesday, saying she's leaving because commitments to her family have become more of a challenge to her.

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Some of Sen. Franken's Questions on Uber Customer Privacy, Data Remain Unanswered

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken wants better answers from Uber car service about customer data and privacy.

He recently sent a letter to the rideshare company, during the latest fallout from an issue sparked by remarks from an Uber executive.

Makeover Slated for Terminal 1 Security at MSP Airport

Going through security at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Terminal 1-Lindbergh is about to change, big time.

The Metropolitan Airport Commission approved consolidating the main terminal's four security checkpoints into a single, 10 lane operation on Monday.

Southwest Bag Workers Picketing over Flight Delays

Jody Vasquez, front, holds a protest sign with Southwest Airlines employees at the entrance to Love Field in Dallas, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. - Photo: AP/LM Otero

Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company's slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract.
    

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Experts Focus on Early Intervention for Kids Experiencing 'Toxic Stress'

What happens to a child’s brain as a result of toxic stress?

A symposium put on by St. David's Center for Child & Family Development called "The Neuroscience of Childhood Stress and Applications that Foster Resiliency" was held at Plymouth Creek Center on Friday to discuss that topic.

DNR to Inject Potash into Christmas Lake to Fight Invasive Species

A lake in Shorewood will be the first in Minnesota to be injected with potash to combat invasive species.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved the use of liquid potash to eradicate zebra and quagga mussels in Christmas Lake and Lake Independence. Liquid potash, or potassium chloride, has only been used in the U.S. three times.

Snow Means Slick Roads, Slow Commute

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December is back.

Roads are slick across the Twin Cities metro and western and central Minnesota as temperatures continued to drop and a storm moved into Minnesota overnight. Roads were icy Tuesday morning after about an inch of snow covered metro roads.