Australians, Dutch find omicron variant; others curb travel

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The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers arriving from southern Africa.
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The Grindstone River Dam in Hinckley is one of the dams the Minnesota DNR wants to remove.

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