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CRAVE Offers Creative Lettuce Wrap Recipes In New Summer Menu

ummer is always a good time to change things up, and the folks at CRAVE have a new summer menu. Their Executive Chef Heath VanHorn joined Jason and Kylie on the WCCO Rooftop Studio to give us a sneak peak at their new lettuce wrap recipes.

06/19/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie & Jeff Locke

A Minnesota Vikings player is using his athleticism to help raise money for Veterans, but it’s not football. Viking’s Punter Jeff Locke is playing the “Longest Day of Golf” Friday to help raise money for Tee It Up For the Troops.

06/19/2015

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Good Question: What Do We Need To Know About Sunscreen?

A survey out of JAMA Dermatology found many people don’t understand the information on sunscreen labels – like what SPF means, what the sunscreen protects people against and how much sunscreen people should use.

06/18/2015

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Animal Humane Society: Dog Adopted From St. Paul May Have Canine Flu

Adoptions are on hold at the St. Paul Animal Humane Society because of a possible case of dog flu. A family adopted an adult Shar Pei mix on June 14, which later showed flu-like symptoms. A blood test came back positive for H3N2, or canine influenza.

06/18/2015

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7-Year-Old Pulled From Abandoned St. Paul Pool Dies

A boy who was hospitalized after being pulled from an abandoned St. Paul pool on Memorial Day died Thursday morning, according to a statement from the family.

06/18/2015

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WCCO’s Kylie Bearse will emcee this event at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 26.

06/18/2015

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Steps For Success: Banking On Kids

This Saturday, we’re going to have beautiful weather, and there’s a way you can get out and enjoy it while helping families in need in our community.

06/18/2015

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Full List Of Takata Airbag Recalled Vehicles Released

This morning, the government has released the full list of vehicles impacted by the Takata air bag recall. The recall involves 11 auto manufacturers covering about 34 million vehicles.

06/18/2015

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Minneapolis Luxury Home Tour Returns For One More Weekend

The Minneapolis Luxury Home Tour is back for one more weekend, and it’s your chance to get a look at some of Minnesota’s most beautiful, fanciest houses.

06/18/2015

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Former NFL Player To Hold Free Football Camp For Kids In Mpls.

Former NFL Player Derreck Robinson is holding a three-day camp to teach the fundamentals of football to kids in Minneapolis this month.

06/18/2015

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‘Memory Club’ Helps Alzheimer’s Patients Train Their Brains

For two hours over the course of 10 weeks, Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers meet at Memory Club. The class is designed for people like Paul Quinn, in the earliest detectable stage of the disease.

06/17/2015

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One Day Of Mississippi Clean Up Nets 5 Tons Of Trash

One of Minnesota’s most treasured natural resources often becomes a dumping ground.

06/17/2015

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Information On Colleges & Tuition

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06/17/2015

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Smile Network International

“Smile Network is a humanitarian organziation that provides life-altering reconstructive surgeries and related healthcare services to impoverished children and adults in developing nations. When you make a donation to Smile Network for a dollar, ten dollars, five hundred dollars or more, you are giving someone in need the priceless gift of dignity.”

06/17/2015

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Mpls. Company Creatives Individualized Gift Boxes For Dad

Father’s Day can be so much more than just a card and a new tie. It can also be a day to spend quality time with the family.

06/17/2015

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Children’s Cancer Research Fund Declares Wednesday ‘Kick Cancer’s Butt Day’

It’s time to kick butt! The Children’s Cancer Research Fund has officially announced Wednesday, June 17 as “Kick Cancer’s Butt Day.”

06/17/2015

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Gophers Pay Young Wrestler Burned In Accident A Special Visit

A hospital is hardly a fun place for a little boy, especially one from South Dakota having to be that far from home. But when he needed care, he came to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. And when he needed a little cheering up, he got quite a surprise from some special people there.

06/16/2015

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Minneapolis Park Board Seeks Funding To Keep City Parks Clean

It’s one of Minneapolis’s biggest sources of pride: The No. 1-ranked park system. But things are changing in 157 of those parks, and not for the better. The president of the parks board says it’s all about funding.

06/16/2015

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Looking For A Summer Job? Minnesota State Fair Is Hiring

The Minnesota State Fair is about two months away, and officials said Tuesday their employment center is open and taking applications for those looking for work. The State Fair starts Thursday, Aug. 27, and runs through Labor Day in Falcon Heights.

06/16/2015

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Honda Adds 1M Civics, Accords To Passenger Air Bag Recall

At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.

06/16/2015

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Old Log Theatre Presents ‘The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas’

“The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas” is open now through August 29. Tickets range from $16 to $35. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 952-474-5951 or visit the Old Log Theatre online.

06/16/2015

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‘The Bow Tie Shoppe’

The owner of The Bow Tie Shoppe visited WCCO to transform one of Jason’s old ties into a new bow tie. The business is in the running for this grant.

06/16/2015

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Dental Procedure Eases Edina Man’s Snoring Problem

About 40 percent of American adults are snorers. About half of loud snorers have sleep apnea. And as you, or your sleeping partner, may know, it can make daytime functioning exhausting.

06/15/2015