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Atty's Office Gets More Time To Charge Protest Shooting SuspectsThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office says they have been granted more time to make a charging decision involving four men arrested in connection with the shooting of Minneapolis protesters Monday night. County Attorney Mike Freeman says a Hennepin County District Court judge has given his office until Monday to formally charge ...
Rep. Ellison Calls For Protests To 'Evolve Beyond Encampment'Rep. Keith Ellison is calling for the protest at the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side to “evolve beyond encampment” following a shooting Monday night where five protesters were injured.
So Far, Gov. Walker Fails To Bag A BuckWalker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said he hunted on Sunday and Monday. He tweeted Sunday that he was "looking for a buck" in Vilas County and posted a picture of snow-covered woods. He tweeted again Monday that he was "back at it," with another picture of snow-dusted trees. Later Monday he tweeted that it was snowing but his view was amazing and included another picture of the woods.
Legal Fight Brewing Over PolyMet Mine DecisionsA top state official said Wednesday he was finalizing plans for retaining an outside law firm to handle lawsuits stemming from PolyMet Mining Corp.'s proposal to build a copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, which is expected to be challenged regardless of whether state regulators approve the project's needed permits.
Safety Tips For Future Drone OwnersPlanning to get yourself or a loved one a drone during this holiday season? Then the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to make sure you or your loved ones fly it safely.
Officers Identified In Columbia Heights Police-Involved ShootingThe names of the officers involved in a Columbia Heights shooting that killed a 45-year-old Montrose man have been released.

Latest Sports Headlines

Favre To Be Honored During Thanksgiving Packers Game A prime-time game between the longtime NFC North rivals Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers is usually enough to make for must-watch viewing on Thanksgiving.
Nick Saban And Urban Meyer Screwed Things Up For EverybodyExpectations for college football coaches are always sky high. But, be careful when rolling the dice.
Dallas Cowboys Still Headline ThanksgivingThe Carolina Panthers may be undefeated, but all eyes will be watching the Dallas Cowboys this Thanksgiving.
Anoka High To Be Recognized For Producing Linebacker Steve NelsonThe NFL is honoring Anoka High School for its contributions to the history of the Super Bowl.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Timberwolves Invite 100 Military Members To Practice The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting 100 members of the military as a way of saying thank you for their service.

Best Of Minnesota

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Leftover Turkey RecipesFear not, you are not the first human to confront the leftovers of a 20 pound turkey. Here are Dara's Top 5 Turkey Leftover Recipes!
Best Bars With Infused Vodka In MinnesotaAdd a little flavor to your boring vodka drinks.
Best Banana Bread In MinnesotaGet your fix for banana bread at one of these five fine shops.
WATCH: Wining And Tailgating With The Saturday SommelierWine and cheese tailgate pairings from Laura Maniec, master sommelier at Corkbuzz in NYC.
Cooking With WCCO: Creamed Spinach SouffléThis Thanksgiving, Open Arms of Minnesota will deliver hundreds of meals to people with terminal illnesses. Not only do they deliver turkey, they also do creative side dishes prepared in their Minneapolis kitchens. Executive Chef Steven Howard demonstrates his spinach soufflé in the Cambria Kitchen, Cooking with WCCO.
Minnesotan To Meet: Kathy Kuhl's Candles To Remember Your Beloved PetsFor pet owners, pets really are a part of the family. That’s why after losing her dog Maggie, Kathy Kuhl wanted to do something to memorialize her pet that had been a part of her family for more than a decade.

WCCO Blogs

Movie Blog: Top 10 MST3K Episodes EverIn the increasingly distant future — more than a quarter-century ago this Thanksgiving, A.D. — the greatest Thanksgiving gift of all time was unleashed on the world. On Thanksgiving Day 1988, Twin Cities station KTMA aired the first episodes of what would eventually turn into arguably the biggest, most culturally significant cult TV show of all time.
'Art Addict' & The Passions Of Peggy GuggenheimDespite the monetary connotations of her name, Peggy Guggenheim amassed one of the greatest collections of modern art in the world, and she did so without throwing tons of money around.
Tap Talk: Brewery Trying To Win Over Macro-Brew Drinkers With '2-Pint Conversion'Are you a craft beer drinker who is annoyed with your friends who refuse to drink local craft beer? Or are you a big brand beer drinker, but want to branch out?
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Releases Wheatstone, Flip Switch IPA In CansOut with the bottles and in the cans. Out with the bottles and in the cans. After two years of brewing in St. Paul, Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. is introducing their beer in cans.
Mike's Mix: Make-Ahead Homemade Egg NogEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak helps kick off the weekend by checking out some of the best cocktail recipes from bars in the Twin Cities. This week, he gets us in the holiday spirit with a Make-Ahead homemade egg nog with former La Belle Vie bartender Adam Gorski who has an upcoming event at Hola Arepa.
Style Is Substance In 'The Assassin'“The Assassin” is not a typical period piece kung fu movie. While on the surface it might look like Zhang Yimou’s “Hero” or “House of Flying Daggers,” the tone and substance of director Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s work is far different. Instead of fantastical wire-fu fight scenes and kaleidoscopic melodrama, the focus here is highly tuned to visual composition, landscape and lyrical story-telling.
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