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Klobuchar Announces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Sen. Amy Klobuchar joins the Shreya Dixit Memorial Foundation to announce bipartisan legislation to help crack down on distracted driving. - Photo: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office.

There’s a bipartisan effort underway to crackdown on distracted driving in Minnesota.

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and others unveiled the Improving Driver Safety Act in Maple Grove on Sunday.

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Mpls. to Vote on New Conditions for Pedal Pubs

The city of Minneapolis is about to crack down on pedal pubs once again, after more than three dozen complaints about the bars-on-wheels last year. But the company says they're already taking the steps to improve behavior and safety.

They're eye-catching, and, occasionally, ear-catching. They also caught the attention of a bachelor party.

Wildfire Causing Hazy Sky in Twin Cities

Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington State has been growing rapidly and burning in new directions.

The winds have also carried smoke from the fire across the county. The result is a foggy haze, which could be seen in the Minnesota sky over the weekend.

Cone Zone Report: I-494 Project in Plymouth Begins Monday

Exciting news for drivers in the Twin Cities' west metro.

A project that adds a third lane to Interstate 494 from the Fish Lake Interchange to Highway 55 begins Monday.

During the first phase of the project, motorists can expect nighttime and weekend lane closures. On Monday, crews will begin working near the County Road 47 and Schmidt Lake Road bridges in Plymouth.

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INTERVIEW: Become a Minnesota State Trooper

If you're looking for a new career and you want something exciting and challenging, how about becoming a Minnesota State trooper?

The state patrol is currently looking for some new candidates to join the team.

KSTP sat down with Captain Lori Hodapp to talk about who the state patrol looking for and to tell us all about the perks of the job.

Young Hawk Safe with Help of Mpls. Woman

Minnesotans take care of their own, and that includes wildlife.

A young hawk found in Minneapolis on Saturday afternoon is safe in part because of a woman's compassion.

The woman lives along Stinson Boulevard in northeast Minneapolis. She says she saw a young, injured hawk in the middle of traffic.

INTERVIEW: 'Best Days of the Bakken' Free Events

The Bakken Museum and Library in Minneapolis is hosting several free events this week.