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Corridor Earns MAEDC Awards

A 1st place award for Best Workforce Development program came for the Manufacturing 101 Adult Workshop...

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You can watch penguins hatch at the National Aviary

A web cam is streaming images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the Pittsburgh facility.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Spencer Council Wrap

The Spencer City Council's final regular session of 2014 wrapped up in 16 minutes...

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Last minute shoppers fear not! Amazon extends Christmas deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending free-shipping to Dec. 19.

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Big tech aims at talent shortage with ‘Hour of Code’

Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.

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Survey: Drugs, binge drinking down among U.S. teens

The annual survey of teens shows marijuana use is leveling off and some other drug use dropping.

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Mark Hamill was ‘ordered’ to grow ‘Star Wars’ beard

Luke Skywalker has swapped his usual clean-cut look for a new shaggy bearded image.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15

New Orleans climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on a struggling Chicago.

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New Surgeon General makes history

The Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday.

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Roman Polanski wants sex crime case dismissed

The "Roseymary's Baby" filmmaker wants the 1977 case dismissed.

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Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed named Rock Hall inductees

The musicians beat other nominees including The Smiths, N.W.A., and Sting.

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Bill Cosby’s wife defends him from sex assault claims

Camille Cosby defended her husband from accusations brought by more than a dozen women.

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130 killed, mostly children, in Pakistani school attack

Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.

Local Headlines

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Dickinson County Scam

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Another scam has showed up in the area...

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Wind Farm Purchased

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A Duluth, Minnesota-based energy firm says it has bought a wind farm near Storm Lake...

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Simonsen Iron Works Receives State Loan

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The $3 million project is anticipated to create 28 jobs...

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Spencer Native On Television

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Robert Clark has been hired as a full time News Reporter for KEYC TV of Mankato...

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Okoboji Man Arrested On Drug Related Warrant

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18-year old Holden Wilson was arrestedon an arrest warrant for Drug Distribution to a person under Eighteen...