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The Nine: A rundown of this week's top stories

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Every Saturday, we’ll take a look at the week that was in "The Nine". Nine stories that made headlines this week.


She shoots, she scores…he falls
9. Meterologist Cody Matz may need a reminder that ice is slippery. To say he lost an edge while at the Xcel Energy Center previewing the Wild playoff game is a bit of an understatement.
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Getting to know all his friends
8. When a friend request is accepted on Facebook, does it really mean two people are friends? One Minnesota man says yes, and he is going out of his way to meet every person on his friend's list.
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Toddler survives 11-story fall
7. A 1-year-old boy who fell from a Minneapolis high-rise on Sunday night is still alive at HCMC, where he is listed in critical but stable condition -- and the community is rallying to prevent another tragedy.
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Security glitches remain at Target, Amazon
6. Some major retail websites have a security glitch that could put customers' personal information in the wrong hands -- and one of those sites is Target.com.
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Leaving a Legacy
5. An anonymous Edina senior gave every student in the school a hand folded paper crane with encouraging messages to fellow students such as “You are loved,” and “You are special".

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Frac sand fracas
4. The regular hustle and bustle of one of Minnesota's most popular tourist towns is about to get turned up several notches, but residents aren't thrilled that a lot of the extra traffic will be for shipping sand for fracking projects.
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#TEAMERIC
3. It was an “unreal moment” at an Elton John concert that turned a fan into a star, and a star into a fan. More importantly, the moment helped bring life-saving medical treatment to a Minneapolis man who has a dedicated team of loved ones working to find a cure.
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Costs for swatting are rising
2. It's a crime to make a fake 911 call, but pranksters calling to say someone has been shot or is holding a bomb have sent SWAT departments in the metro out for nothing -- and the costs are mounting.
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Touching transformation
1. Losing a child at birth is a difficult loss on many levels, especially when it leaves a prepared nursery empty as a reminder -- but one grieving Cokato mother got an emotional surprise when her son's crib was re-purposed.
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