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Amid Ebola Fears, Health Experts Remind People to Get Flu Shots

Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot from Sharon Bonadies at the conclusion of a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. - Photo: AP/J. David Ake, File

While the Ebola virus has the nation on edge, health experts are reminding people to also think about the flu, which kills thousands of people in the United States each year.

Health experts say October is the best month to get the flu vaccine.

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Evidence Collected in Wright Co. Disappearance of Christopher Rossing

Christopher Rossing was last seen Aug. 22 outside a bar in Howard Lake. - Photo: KSTP/File

Authorities have recovered evidence believed to be connected to the disappearance of Christopher Rossing after a search of a property in Hutchinson this week. He was last seen at a bar in Howard Lake in August.

St. Peter Husband and Wife Killed in Crash

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A St. Peter couple was killed in a traffic crash Thursday, and a third person has been injured.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 76-year old Allen Cole and 75-year old Marilyn Cole of St. Peter died in a crash around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Catholic Schools in Austin Fire Top Administrators

A week after being placed on leave, two top administrators with Pacelli Catholic Schools in Austin have been fired, according to KSTP sister station ABC 6 News.

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State Charges Dropped in Duluth Synthetic Drug Case

State charges against a Duluth store owner who sold synthetic drugs have been dropped.
Last Place on Earth owner James Carlson has been convicted of 51 federal charges relating to the sale of the synthetic drugs at his head shop. He was sentenced to 17½ years in federal prison without parole. Carlson is appealing that sentence.

Moorhead Police Seek Man Spotted Near NDSU Student’s Body

Moorhead police are looking for a man who was seen near where the body of a student reported missing from NDSU was found last month.

Study: Human Trafficking Arrests Double in Minnesota

State law enforcement officials are arresting more "Johns" than ever before, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.