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Good Questions: Football 'Sacks', Microwaves & WCCO Call LettersEvery week, we answer your Good Questions. This week, Heather Brown investigates football "sacks", microwaves and WCCO's call letters.
State Patrol: At Least 1 Dead In Head-On Crash On I-494It happened just before 8:30 p.m. Friday in the westbound lanes at Highway 5, near Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America.
Ellison Says He May Leave Congress To Serve As DNC ChairHoward Dean took himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Friday, while the frontrunner in the contest, Rep. Keith Ellison, said he may leave his Minnesota congressional seat to serve in the position.
Nicollet Mall Businesses Feeling Squeeze Of Lengthy ConstructionA report surfaced this week about the downtown Minneapolis Macy's store possibly closing.
Drug Dealer Charged With Another Murder In Overdose DeathA Maplewood woman accused of selling heroin with fentanyl is now facing a fifth murder charge.
Charges: Man Beats Elderly Anoka Man To Death, Steals ValuablesA 27-year-old man is accused of beating a 95-year-old Anoka man to death before stealing his valuables over the weekend, according to charges filed in Anoka County Friday.

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Monahan's Shootout Winner Puts Flames Over Wild 3-2Sean Monahan scored the shootout winner in the Calgary Flames' 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Anthony Leads Knicks Over Timberwolves 118-114Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Derrick Rose had 24 and Kyle O'Quinn added 20 points as the Knicks defeated the Timberwolves 118-114 Friday.
H.S. All-Star Football Game Makes U.S. Bank Stadium DebutThe Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game has moved from the summer to just after the season -- and the venue is now U.S. Bank Stadium.
'We've Got To Find A Way To Win': Slumping Vikings Running Out Of AnswersLike the afternoon light on a short December day in Minnesota, the Vikings have been fading fast.
Keidel: Why The Cowboys' Win Streak ContinuesThe Dallas Cowboys are the NFL's best team, thanks to a mature Prescott, a bulldozing Elliott and a stout offensive line.
Vikings-Cowboys Was Most-Watched TNF Game EverAll year long, fans and analysts alike have decried the NFL for its failing ratings and inferior product. Judging by Thursday night's numbers, however, the NFL may not be in as much trouble as people think.

Latest Videos

Minnesota Football In 2016: A Look BackEach year, photojournalist Tom Ryther gathers some of the best football we shot during the fall and puts it all together (). High School Sports Rally – December 2, 2016
Highlights From December 2, 2016Mike Max breaks down all the night's action (1:25). High School Sports Rally – December 2, 2016
Featured Game: Hermantown Vs. Wayzata Boys HockeyDavid McCoy reports on the game (2:34). High School Sports Rally – December 2, 2016
10 P.M. Weather ReportTemperatures won't change much over the weekend, but there may be a chance for snow, Molly Rosenblatt reports (3:27). WCCO 4 News At 10 – December 2, 2016

WCCO Features

MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.
Nearly 40-Year-Old Story Shows How Much & Little Hennepin Ave. Has ChangedA newly resurfaced clip from WCCO's archives has sparked a conversation about Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis and what really needs revitalization.
Tap Talk: St. Joseph's Bad Habit Brewing CompanyEverybody has a quirk or trait that causes annoyance not just to others but to ourselves as well. Beer could be one such bad habit. For many, it would be drinking it. But for others, like Aaron Rieland, maybe it's brewing it.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings (Nov. 28 - Dec. 4)The month of December is an exceptionally busy one for this festival-fond state. So this installment of Wander Minnesota will include events through Sunday, Dec. 4. Events are listed chronologically.

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Vote: Where Is Minnesota's Best Lasagna?Garfield is far from alone in worshiping the Italian casserole dish.
MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Slice And Bake CookiesYou can call them refrigerator cookies or icebox cookies, but one thing you'll definitely call them? Simple! Here are Dara's Top 5 Slice & Bake Cookies, just in time for the holidays.

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