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After Losing Wife To Cancer, Fmr. NFL Linebacker Visits With PatientsFormer NFL linebacker Chris Draft's wife Keasha lost her battle to lung cancer a month after the couple were married.
Good Question: What's The Difference Between Brand-Name & Generic Drugs?Generic drugs can be introduced after the patent or exclusivity for the brand name runs out. So, what's the difference between brand-name and generic drugs? Good Question.
People Gather Outside Fairgrounds To Remember Philando CastileJust outside the State Fairgrounds Monday, people rallied to remember Philando Castile and others who lost their lives in police-involved shootings.
WCCO Exclusive: J Robinson Speaks Out About Drug AllegationsFor the first time since they commenced an investigation, J Robinson is reflecting and talking about the allegations of drugs use and drug sales within his wrestling team.
Minnesota Resident Dies In Virginia Hit-And-RunVirginia State police have arrested a driver they say ran from the scene after a fatal crash on the Capital Beltway in Fairfax County.
Minnesota College Freshmen Undergo New Mandatory Sexual Assault TrainingUnder a new law that went into effect Aug. 1, all incoming college freshmen in Minnesota must undergo sexual assault training.

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WCCO Exclusive: J Robinson Speaks Out About Drug AllegationsFor the first time since they commenced an investigation, J Robinson is reflecting and talking about the allegations of drugs use and drug sales within his wrestling team.
Twins' Loss Streak At 11 After Falling To Indians 1-0Jason Kipnis' 10th-inning single scored Chris Gimenez and gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday night, the Twins' 11th straight loss.
Zimmer Brings In Former Head Coaches To Take Vikings To Next LevelMike Zimmer pulled no punches this offseason trying to improve an offense that ranked 29th in the league last year, hiring a pair of former head coaches --- Tony Sparano as offensive line coach, and Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach.
Twins' Danny Santana Heads To DL With Sprained ShoulderThe Minnesota Twins placed center fielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left shoulder.
Gophers Women's Basketball Gets 2 Powerhouses To Start Big Ten PlayThe Minnesota women's basketball team has a tough start to Big Ten play with a trip to Ohio State and a home game against Maryland.
This Week In Golf: Patrick Reed Takes The Barclays To Open FedExCup PlayoffsIn a leaderboard with a lot of talent in the Top 10, it was Patrick Reed who emerged with the victory in the Tour's first FedExCup playoff event of the 2015-2016 season. Reed shot 66-68 in the first two rounds and then hung on over the weekend at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, to earn $1.53 million for the win. Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Jason Day finished in fourth place, two strokes behind Reed, while Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for 10th place.

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Top Spots Near Minnesota To Say Goodbye To SummerThese are the best places to say goodbye to the magnificence of summertime.
Best Toddler Clothing Stores In MinnesotaOutfit your kids at one of these five chic-shopping sites in Minnesota.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
Best Oldies Music Bars In MinnesotaTake a trip back in time with these Oldies music bars.
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.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: State Fair, The Miracle of BirthOne of the Minnesota State Fair’s newer attractions is the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.
5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
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."

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