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Good Question: What Is WikiLeaks?Over the weekend, 20,000 hacked emails from Democratic Party officials were posted on the WikiLeaks website. So, what is WikiLeaks? Good Question.
Medal Of Honor Recipient Plans Program For Elementary StudentsA Medal of Honor recipient met with teachers in Minneapolis on Monday to develop an elementary school program.
Fridley Man Charged With Attempted Murder After RobberyBrooklyn Park police say a gunman is behind bars after his plan to rob someone fell apart.
Day 1 Of Democratic National Convention Marked By DivisionThe Democratic National Convention opened in Philadelphia Monday morning but it isn't the city of brotherly love for Democrats.
Nonprofit Builds Accessible Home For Wounded VetA group dedicated to helping veteran's presented the keys to a new accessible home to a wounded Minnesota veteran.
Lauderdale Man Charged In Alleged 'Hate Crime' ShootingsAn attorney for the Lauderdale man accused of shooting at a group of Somali men denies he acted out of hate.

Latest Sports Headlines

WNBA President On Rescinding Fines: 'We Needed To Move Forward'WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union.
The Secret Behind The Saints’ Recent SuccessIf you haven't been paying attention to the St. Paul Saints, it's probably time to start.
Casson's Journey To Timberwolves CEO Began With A Cold CallIn the winter of 1998, Ethan Casson started calling professional franchise after professional franchise, begging them to get his foot in the door in any capacity.
Keidel: The Bell Tolls For Le'VeonLe'Veon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers' talented running back, missed a drug test and will be suspended for the team's first four games.
This Week in Golf: Vegas Wins Canadian Open With Closing-Round ComebackJhonattan Vegas came back with a brilliant closing round of 64 at the RBC Canadian Open to win his first PGA Tour event since 2011.
Wild Agree To 1-Year Contract With SchroederThe Minnesota Wild have agreed to a one-year contract with center Jordan Schroeder.

Best Of Minnesota

5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In MinnesotaDon't let summer pass you by. Get in the water at these local swimming holes, rivers, lakes and ponds.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Grilled Potato RecipesPotatoes and the grill are perfect together. Smokiness, crispiness and everything that makes a potato delicious. Here are Dara's Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes!
Best Old School Arcades In MinnesotaBars and arcades throughout Minnesota feature video games of all types from all eras. Here are five best places where you can still find those great vintage electronic games.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close In MinnesotaDon't let closing time close out your night.
Best Omelets In MinnesotaNext to soup, the omelet (or omelette) is runner-up as a perfect food. Made from eggs, seasoning and a dash of milk, this easy dish often includes meat, vegetables and cheese stirred into the mixture. Served with hash browns, corned beef or meat hash and a few sides, the omelet is a wonderful all-in-one meal.

WCCO Features

Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.
Wander Minnesota: Where To Beat The HeatIt sounds like we're in for a few days of intense heat and humidity. While there are people who really enjoy this weather there are plenty who don't.
Bite Of Minnesota: Cauliflower Crust PizzaNo time to make dinner? Feeding a crowd? Late night hunger? Pizza to the rescue!

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