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Crews Making Big Preparations for the Final Monster Jam at the Metrodome

The Metrodome is being transformed into a huge paradise for monster trucks one last time.        

Crews are making this year's track bigger and better than ever. They usually bring in 3,900 cubic yards of dirt, but for this one the track will need 4,500.

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HCMC Nurse Sworn in For Active Duty By Officers, Colleagues

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A Twin Cities nurse, who spends her days helping others, is leaving the hospital to serve our country.

Workers at Hennepin County Medical Center gave Melissa an official sendoff on Tuesday. She was sworn back in as an active duty Air Force Officer in the Nurse Corps.

Conner says it's a special way to remember her time at HCMC.

INTERVIEW: Nicollet Mall Redesign Team Seeks Input

Minneapolis is planning a Nicollet Mall transformation with the New York-based James Corner Field Operations heading the design.

Lisa Switkin, a member of the design team, joined Megan Newquist in the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS studio Wednesday to discuss what changes we can expect to see in the area.

Funeral Services Planned for Kids Killed in St. Louis Park Pond Crash

Funeral services are being planned for the two children who were killed when the car they were in crashed into a holding pond in St. Louis Park.

Minnesota Public Radio says the funeral service for 5-year-old Zenavia Rennie is set for Saturday, and the funeral service for 7-year-old Alarious Coleman-Guerrido is set for Sunday.

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Parent Workshop to Combat Cyber-Bullying, Sexting in Bloomington

A workshop for parents addressing cyber-bullying, social media and sexting will take place at Oak Grove Middle School in Bloomington Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Committee Meets to Discuss SWLRT Project

For the first time since plans for the controversial Southwest Light Rail Transit line were postponed, we’re getting our fist look at what has been happening behind closed doors.

The Corridor Management Committee confirmed that contracts have been signed to look into the freight lines and the impact the line could have on water.

Push to Require Every Car to Have a 'Black Box' Raises Privacy Concerns

When you hear the words "black box," an airplane usually comes to mind. 

It turns out that just about every car on the road has one too. They're called EDR's: event data recorders.