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Crews Repair Gas Line Leak in Bloomington

Gas Line Leak in Bloomington  - Photo:KSTP/File

Emergency crews are on the scene of a gas leak in Bloomington. Police say a CenterPoint Energy crew cut the line around the noon hour Wednesday near 86th street and Lyndale Avenue.

Crews say the leak has been contained and there was no explosion or flames. As a precaution, a few adjacent buildings have been evacuated.

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Uncle Shares Memories of 2 Sisters Killed in Wisconsin Shooting

A family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support after losing two relatives in a fatal shooting at a home near Madison, Wisconsin.

Ashlee Steele and her younger sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, were shot to death last Friday. The suspected gunman is Ashlee Steele's husband, Andy Steele, a former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy. 

Former Robbinsdale Cooper Student Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain's high school senior picture. -

An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.
    

'Buddy Benches' Installed at Anoka-Hennepin Elementary Schools

A buddy bench at Andover Elementary School is meant to help kids be more inclusive. - Photo: KSTP-TV

There are some new benches near an Andover Elementary School playground. Those benches are for more than just sitting.

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Former Minnesota Man Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS

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A Minnesota high school graduate was killed in Syria over the weekend, according to family members.

Petition for Bird-Safe Glass in New Vikings Stadium Delivered to Gov. Dayton

The special glass meant to divert birds. - Photo: KSTP/File

The National Audubon Society is taking steps to gain support for its push to have bird-safe glass installed in the new Vikings Stadium.

The group is concerned that many birds will die from colliding with the large windows slated to be installed in the facility.

Osseo Teacher Surprised with National Teacher of the Year Award

One elementary school teacher in the Twin Cities got quite the surprise Tuesday morning.

Etta Rassier teaches preschool at Fair Oaks Elementary in the Osseo school district. While sitting in on an all-staff meeting, she was recognized for her work - as National Teacher of the Year.