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DNR: Mille Lacs Walleye Season To End On Sept. 6Walleye season is ending early on Lake Mille Lacs. The DNR announced tonight the season will end after Labor Day weekend, on Sept. 6.
Minneapolis City Attorney Plans To Appeal $15 Min. Wage DecisionMinneapolis city officials are appealing a judge's decision to put a minimum wage vote on November's ballot.
Washington County Residents Get Bottled Water After Well ConcernsDozens of homeowners in Washington County are being told not to drink their well water.
Watkins Community In Shock Over Girl's MurderResidents of a central Minnesota community are remembering a young girl after an unimaginable past few days.
Reality Check: Attack Ads In The Nolan-Mills RaceCongressman Rick Nolan, the Democrat representing Minnesota’s 8th District, is running a television ad responding to what he calls a "smear" campaign by his opponent, Republican challenger Stewart Mills.
13 Sets Of Twins Born In July At Twin Cities HospitalIt was a record-breaking -- and adorable -- milestone Tuesday at Methodist Hospital's Birth Center in St. Louis Park.

Politics

Reality Check: Attack Ads In The Nolan-Mills RaceCongressman Rick Nolan, the Democrat representing Minnesota’s 8th District, is running a television ad responding to what he calls a "smear" campaign by his opponent, Republican challenger Stewart Mills.
4 Things To Know: Charges In Ertl Case, Lochte Loses Sponsors & MoreFrom charges being expected in the kidnapping and death of a 5-year-old Watkins girl to sponsors dropping Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, here is a look at the top four stories from Aug. 23, 2016.
DFL Chair Says Trump Protesters 'Crossed The Line'; GOP Wants AnswersTop Republican leaders are demanding answers Monday after violence against Donald Trump supporters attending a fundraiser with the candidate in Minneapolis.
Judge Rules In Favor Of $15 Minimum Wage Vote In Mpls.On Monday, Hennepin County Judge Susan Robiner ruled in favor of putting raising the minimum wage on the ballot for the Nov. 8 election.
Talking Points: Early Voting And The Presidential RaceWith Donald Trump’s poll numbers continuing to drop, some of his supporters worry he may be running out of time to turn his campaign around.
Black Wisconsin Sheriff Stars At Nevada GOP RallyA black sheriff who was elected as a Democrat in Wisconsin stole the show at a rural Republican rally on a ranch in northern Nevada.

Weather

Study: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Bring More 100 Degree DaysMinnesota could have more triple digit temperature days in the future, if we don't curb greenhouse gas emissions. That's according to a study by a research group called Climate Central.
4 Things To Know: Louisiana Flooding, Record Heat, Hotel Demolition & MoreFrom record heat in July to the demolition of the Riviera hotel in Las Vegas, here is a look at the top four stories from Aug. 16, 2016.
'I'm Just In Shock': Minn. Native Rescued In La. FloodingMinnesotan Kelly Bollig, who recently moved to Louisiana, described her dramatic escape from her new home to WCCO over the phone.

Crime

Watkins Community In Shock Over Girl's MurderResidents of a central Minnesota community are remembering a young girl after an unimaginable past few days.
Man Charged With Raping, Killing Co-Worker's 5-Year-Old DaughterA 25-year-old Minnesota man has been charged with the kidnapping and homicide of a 5-year-old Watkins girl.
Fmr. Gopher Star Jacobson Charged With Felonies For Home SaleWCCO Radio has learned that Sam Jacobson, the former Gopher basketball star who went on to a brief NBA career, is charged with two felony counts of theft in Dakota County for a home sale in 2011.
Lino Lakes Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting ToddlerA Lino Lakes man is charged with the sexual assault of a toddler, according to the Anoka County District Attorney's office.
Richfield Police Warning Residents After 9 Reported BurglariesThe Richfield Police Department is advising residents to be on alert after nine residential burglaries have been reported in the city since Aug. 1.
Suspicious Package Found Downtown Deemed BenignA downtown Minneapolis intersection was closed Tuesday morning as Minneapolis police investigate a suspicious package.

Entertainment

Report Suggests Prince Illegally Obtained Pills Containing FentanylThe disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally.
Road Closures In Downtown For Luke Bryan, Metallica ConcertsMetro Transit says it's ready to handle the crowds heading to U.S. Bank Stadium for back-to-back concerts this weekend.
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.
Workin' For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's one of the few remaining summer weekends to enjoy the outdoors, so take advantage of it by checking out one of these entertaining events around the Twin Cities.
Study Shows Concertgoers Are HappierAustralian researchers say people who attended any sort of shared musical experience were more satisfied with their lives.
Ellison To Discuss Policing Doc With Filmmaker, BLM ActivistMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison will be part of a discussion Thursday on policing in America following the screening of a documentary focusing on the Ferguson shooting and police militarization.

Health

Washington County Residents Get Bottled Water After Well ConcernsDozens of homeowners in Washington County are being told not to drink their well water.
13 Sets Of Twins Born In July At Twin Cities HospitalIt was a record-breaking -- and adorable -- milestone Tuesday at Methodist Hospital's Birth Center in St. Louis Park.
Nurses To Resume Contract Talks With Allina Health TuesdayUnion negotiators and Allina Health will reportedly resume talks Tuesday after nurses rejected a contract offer last week and authorized an open-ended strike.
Get Movin' Monday: Back To School Healthy HabitsAs kids head back to school, it's important to get them in the habit of eating a healthy breakfast and lunch.
Susan G. Komen 3-Day Raises $1.4 Million For Cancer ResearchOfficials say participants in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day raised more than $1.4 million this year for breast cancer research.
Mpls. Officials: Fox Suspected Of Biting 2 Had RabiesMinneapolis city officials say the red fox suspected of biting two people near Lake Harriet this week has tested positive for rabies.

Consumer

Good Question: How Much Are We Spending On School Supplies?As kids head back to school, parents and teachers are heading to the stores. They're armed with very specific lists of supplies that are often shared in the classroom. So, how much are we spending on school supplies? Good Question.
Prices Of Some Grocery Staples Are Lowest In YearsYou may have noticed that your grocery bill has been a little cheaper lately. A number of meat and dairy products are at, or near, two-year lows.
U.S. Bank Stadium Patrons Shocked At Parking Meter PricesIt has been three years since we have seen event parking where the Metrodome used to be, and U.S. Bank Stadium now stands.
Goin' To The Lake: Ortonville (Day 2)Friday was the final day of WCCO's summer road trip around Minnesota and western Wisconsin for 2016.
Mpls. Closing Several Streets For Weekend ConcertsMinneapolis city officials are letting drivers know that several streets in parts of downtown will be closed due to two major concerts at U.S. Bank Stadium this weekend.
Big Improvements For Cold-Hardy Wines Tasted At Int'l CompCold-hardy wine aficionados and experts gathered Thursday to judge wines from this rapidly-growing part of the industry.

Water Cooler

Maladjusted Clown Menaces Green BayPolice in Green Bay, Wisconsin, say they have received a number of calls after someone was spotted dressed up as a scary clown holding black balloons.
Video Shows Dispute Between Veterans, 'Pokemon Go' PlayersLeaders in Winona are considering adding a city ordinance because of a controversy surrounding "Pokemon Go."
Good Questions: Yawning, Decaf Coffee & CarbonationEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers have sent in throughout the week.
Last Surviving Doolittle Pilot, Now 100, Honored For WWII MissionOne of the turning points in World War II was when the Doolittle Raiders bombed Tokyo. The courageous and dangerous mission happened after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
Coffee Shop Gives Discount If You Say 'Please'A coffee shop in Virginia found a unique way to encourage its customers to use the "magic words," like "please" and "thank you."
Wander MN: Where To Find Pokemon In The Greater MetroIf you haven't been able to resist the siren call of Pokemon GO over the past week—and many of us have not—you've probably already figured out some of the logical places.

CBS National News

8/23: Mike Pence on Donald Trump's immigration policy; face transplant recipient thriving one year after surgery
Nick Cannon starts freshman year of college at Howard University
3 injured when taxi jumps curb in busy downtown San Francisco
50-year-old elephant euthanized at San Diego Zoo
Massachusetts teen's sexual assault sentence causes uproar
FBI investigating Virginia stabbing as possible terror attack

CBS World News

Cat adopts abandoned baby squirrel monkey
S. Korea: N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile
Residents of Hong Kong outraged by movie poster mistake
11 rescued after being trapped in cave with massive bat colony
U.N. accuses North Korea of planting land mines near border village
Renovated North Korea zoo has an unusual display

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