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Family hears son's heart beat in another man's chest — Family hears son's heart beat in another man's chest

Ferguson becomes local lesson in race relations — MINNEAPOLIS - Inside the FAIR School in downtown Minneapolis, Teacher Tom Rademacher facilitated a discussion with his students that got a lot of people's attention. After so many of his students wanted to talk about the grand jury decision in Ferguson, he asked each of his classes what they wanted to say.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @MrTomRad: Watch and hear my kids. There was a news crew in the room the last hour of the day.… #fergusoninclass

Twin Cities family serves gratitude this Thanksgiving — PLYMOUTH, Minn - This Thanksgiving a Twin Cities family is giving back the way they know best - through gourmet food - and will hand out holiday meals to more than 3,000 families in need. Taher, Inc. food service company feeds schools, businesses and seniors across the nation.
Nov 27, 2014

Personal tragedy prompts Twin Cities family to serve others this Thanksgiving… via @kare11

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving — MINNEAPOLIS - There's something to be said for ditching an all-day cooking marathon and opting, instead, for a sit-down dinner made by someone else on Thanksgiving. If this sounds like something down your alley, then here are a few options for where to go. The Capital Grille 612-692-9000 $36 per adult/$15 per child.
Nov 26, 2014

If you want to skip the cooking marathon, or if you burn your turkey, here are restaurants open on Thanksgiving:

Ferguson Burger Bar survives with windows unboarded — FERGUSON, MO - With his neighborhood crumbling around him, Charles Davis watched through his window and asked a favor of a friend. "God help us," he pleaded. "God help us." RELATED: Ferguson business keeps windows clear as others board up By then the window in front of him at the Ferguson Burger Bar had already become a symbol of faith and resolve.

Winter weather advisory could impact holiday travel — MINNEAPOLIS - A winter storm warning is now out for parts of south-central Minnesota as fresh snow creates difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snow is expected south of the Twin Cities metro area, near Mankato, St.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @kare11: Are you changing or delaying your travel plans due to the weather? Tell us about it!

Boyd Huppert reports on overnight violence in Ferguson — FERGUSON, Mo. - Crowds erupted with fury after it was announced that the grand jury would not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. KARE 11 reporter Boyd Huppert is in Ferguson helping our sister station KSDK cover the reaction.
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KARE 11 Food Fight raises 1.4M pounds of food — GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Minnesotans came out in droves to take part in the KARE 11 Food Fight on Tuesday and donated 1.4 million pounds of food to Second Harvest Heartland. Thanks to volunteers, Minnesota companies and KARE 11 viewers, the total surged past the 861,104 pounds of food collected last year.

Family hears son's heartbeat in another mans chest — ROCHESTER, Minn. - Throughout life, we all wait for something or someone. Tom Meeks spent three years waiting for a heart transplant. Back in April of 2011, the Vietnam Veteran was diagnosed with a rare heart disease called amyloidosis.
Nov 27, 2014

What a story. Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chest… via @kare11

Nov 26, 2014

.@abroaddus' story about the gift of organ donation is making the rounds nationally -- grab your Kleenex and watch:

Nov 25, 2014

RT @jonathanmalat: A heartwarming tale: A MN family hears their son's heartbeat in the chest of another man.

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Mpls high school students protest Ferguson decision — MINNEAPOLIS - Students at several Minneapolis high schools are peacefully protesting the day after the Ferguson grand jury decided to not indict Officer Darren Wilson. Students at South, Southwest, Roosevelt, Edison, Patrick Henry and North are gathering to discuss the issues and protest the decision.
Nov 25, 2014

Mpls high school students protest Ferguson decision