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2016 Ryder Cup Pitch Comes Up Short With Minnesota Officials

The 2016 Ryder Cup was awarded to the Hazeltine National Golf Club near Minneapolis years ago, however its promoters quietly recently tried to wedge money into Minnesota’s new state budget for logistical assistance and sponsorships of the event.

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Heads To Breezy Point (Day 2)

It’s a patriotic week in Minnesota, and we decided to celebrate America’s birthday in our second day at Breezy Point for Goin’ To The Lake!

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Fire At Edina H&M May Be Arson, Police Say

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at the H&M inside Edina’s Southdale Center Friday morning. According to Edina spokeswoman Kaylen Eidsness, the fire was reported at 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the H&M store.

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East Ridge Forfeits Football Titles Over Ineligible Player

East Ridge High School in Woodbury will forfeit the conference and section football titles it won over the past two seasons because one of its players was ineligible.

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Charges: Fmr. Prisoner Tried Grabbing Gun During Traffic Stop Arrest

A Bloomington man is accused of trying to grab a gun while resisting arrest Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

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Beef Prices Continue Rise Ahead Of Fourth Of July Weekend

Around this time last year, the price per pound for ground beef stood at $3.88. Just two months ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics increased the price to $4.13. Now, it’s topping five dollars at local meat markets.

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Sheriff: 2 Men Overcome By Gas Die In Wis. Manure Pit

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says two men died after they tried retrieving a piece of equipment that fell into a manure pit.

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Sophie

We like to end each week with a pet in need of a good home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society stopped by the WCCO Studios with Sophie, a darling little 8-year-old terrier mix!

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Accomplish With Kylie: ‘Cookie Cart’ Giving Teens Skills To Succeed

If you haven’t had a cookie from Cookie Cart yet, you’ll want to get one as soon as possible. But it’s about much more than cookies, which Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse found out in this week’s Accomplish with Kylie.

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Sunday Growler Sales Now Allowed In St. Paul

Buying alcohol on Sunday is now easier in St. Paul.

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Fireworks In Minnesota

It’s time to celebrate our independence in the best way we Americans know how: lighting fireworks! Ahead of the July 4 weekend, it’s important to keep in mind a few safety tips and legal restrictions on fireworks in Minnesota.

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Stunning & Enigmatic: ‘About Elly’ Reviewed

Emotionally explosive and wonderfully amorphous, “About Elly” is a 2009 film out of Iran getting its well-deserved release in the U.S. just now. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi (“A Separation”, “The Past”), the film is a naturalistic drama that could easily be described as a thriller. Its characters are believable and mysterious, and the film highlights, to Western eyes, the weight honor holds in cultures built around it.

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4 Things To Know From July 3, 2015

From increased security for major Fourth Of July event to heavy traffic expectations, here are the four stories to know for Friday, July 3.

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‘Prairie Home Companion’ Returns To Macalester For 41st Anniversary Show

Garrison Keillor will celebrate the 41st anniversary of “A Prairie Home Companion” Saturday with a live broadcast from St. Paul’s Macalester College.

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Good Question: Why Do We Celebrate Independence Day On July 4?

The Fourth of July is the celebration of America’s independence, but here’s a little known fact: We didn’t actually declare our independence on that day.

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Burn Victim Heading Home After 263 Days In The Hospital

After one of the longest stays in the history of Regions Hospital, an Oak Park Heights man is finally ready to go home.

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Wis. Republicans Approve Limiting Public Access To Records

Nearly all records created by state and local elected officials would not be subject to the Wisconsin open records law under a sweeping surprise change Republicans have approved as an amendment to the state budget.

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SD Could Be On Hook For Legal Fees In Gay Marriage Case

South Dakota could end up owing hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees to the private attorneys who fought the state’s ban on gay marriage unless a federal appeals court sides with the attorney general.

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Police Seek Suspect In Brooklyn Park Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a shooting in Brooklyn Park left one man injured Thursday afternoon. The Brooklyn Park Police Department was called to a report of shots fired at about 4:45 p.m. near the area of 85th Avenue and Douglas Drive.

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Reality Check: Gov. Mark Dayton Faces Criticism For Cabinet Raises

DFL Governor Mark Dayton is not backing down from criticism over huge pay hikes he gave his Cabinet. He says Minnesota’s top officials make less than other states. The two-term Democratic Governor says Minnesota’s top officials are underpaid.

07/02/2015

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An Architect Of Medical Marijuana Law Upset He Can’t Use It

A member of the governor’s own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he’s not able to get medical marijuana.

07/02/2015

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8 Charged In Galleria Handbag Heist, Police Chase

Eight Chicago-area men were charged Thursday in connection with a dash-and-grab theft at the Galleria in Edina that turned into a police chase across the Twin Cities.

07/02/2015

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St. Paul Man Dead By Stabbing; Girlfriend Suspected

A 30-year-old St. Paul man died of an apparent stab wound to the chest Thursday morning, his girlfriend suspected of killing him.

07/02/2015

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Dispute Over Poker Chips Led To Fatal Coon Rapids Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 12:45 a.m. of a shooting at Willy’s Bar & Grill, located in the 2500 block of Coon Rapids Blvd NW.

07/02/2015

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App Uses Facial Recognition To Help Find Dogs

The Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.

07/02/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: Breezy Point Area

WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake City

WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams all headed to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

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WCCO Radio Wins Service To America Award

Staff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award.

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New Eats At Target Field

On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.

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Spring Snowstorm – March 22

The calendar may have turned to spring, but for many parts of Minnesota it’s a return to winter’s snow and ice.

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