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Sen. Klobuchar Fights For Fair Prices On EpiPenA Minnesota lawmaker is taking a stand for families who deal with severe allergies. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said the price of the popular life-saving medicine, EpiPEn, is too much.
Going Back-To-School Shopping? Save Your ReceiptsBack-to-school time can mean bigger tax refunds for parents. The Minnesota Department of Revenue is telling parents to save receipts from buying school supplies as many purchases qualify for tax credits and refunds.
Minnesota ACT Scores Slip After Test Becomes RequiredMinnesota scores on the ACT college entrance exam slipped after the state required juniors to take the test as part of statewide testing.
Good Question: Do Kids Have More Homework Nowadays?A letter to parents by a second-grade teacher in Texas has gone viral after she wrote she wouldn't assign any formal homework this year.
Fall Travel Season Kicks Off With 'Cheap Flight Day'"Cheap Flight Day" is here, which means it is time to start planning that vacation.
DNR: Mille Lacs Walleye Season To End On Sept. 6Walleye season is ending early on Lake Mille Lacs. The DNR announced tonight the season will end after Labor Day weekend, on Sept. 6.

Latest Sports Headlines

Gibson's Wild Pitches Help Tigers Beat Twins 8-3Cameron Maybin drove in three runs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning, to spark the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Zimmer Mum On Bridgewater, Peterson Playing SundayThe intrigue at practice Tuesday was quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's ability to throw and Mike Zimmer's ability to talk about it.
Fmr. Gopher Star Jacobson Charged With Felonies For Home SaleWCCO Radio has learned that Sam Jacobson, the former Gopher basketball star who went on to a brief NBA career, is charged with two felony counts of theft in Dakota County for a home sale in 2011.
Wild Changing Goal Song To Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy'The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday that after surveying its season ticket-holders, they are changing their goal song.
Leaderboard: Career Workshop On The PGA TourSi Woo Kim's Wyndham win was a step up for the young South Korean, but the PGA Tour's last regular event offered golfers many opportunities.
Kidnapping Trial Delayed For Man Charged With Death Of Peterson's SonA kidnapping trial has been delayed for the man serving life in prison without parole for killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Spicy Food Restaurants In MinnesotaFive Minnesota establishments offer fare spicy enough for the most seasoned palate.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall fashion this year is fluid and multifaceted, according to Amy Rosenthal, CEO and co-founder of the boutique Amalli Talli. Layered flowing contours, whimsical prints, and vintage jewelry show a mid-60s/early 70s flair. The dot-com 90s make a 50s-style statement in leather biker and jean jackets and pearl chokers. Platform shoes, velvet, and suede and flannel are in. And so are skinny jeans. Career gals still pocket a smart phone in a pant suit, but more are converting to the skirt suit. Bold and bright accessories warm the cool look of a fall wardrobe.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To MinnesotaSay goodbye to summer and celebrate the autumn season at these local festivals.
Best Minnesota Mountain Biking SpotsLocal adventurers who like the feel of their wheels spinning over rugged terrain are in luck. We’ve scoped out some of the top spots for mountain biking statewide so you don’t have to.
Vote: What Is The Best Midway Game At The Minn. State Fair?From the Space Tower to the big pig to all the food on a stick, there are plenty of State Fair staples. But nothing is quite as iconic as the Mighty Midway!
Best Places To Buy An Aquarium In MinnesotaYour fishy friends deserve the very best home. Find the finest aquariums at these local stores.

WCCO Features

Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.
Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Turns State Fair Corn Into BeerLakes and Legends Brewing Company is creating a Sweet Corn Summer Ale special for the Great Minnesota Get Together.
Ellison To Discuss Policing Doc With Filmmaker, BLM ActivistMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison will be part of a discussion Thursday on policing in America following the screening of a documentary focusing on the Ferguson shooting and police militarization.
Wander Minnesota: I Scream, You Scream, We All ScreamSummer's actually been pretty pleasant this year, with limited numbers of scary heat waves and a goodly amount of beautiful weekends. Regardless of whether it's hot, hotter, or hottest, ice cream is always welcome. Luckily, the Twin Cities have tons of options for that sweet treat. Here are a few to get you started.

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