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FX Plans 2nd Season Of ‘Fargo’ TV Show

FX is taking another trip to “Fargo,” where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. The network announced Monday that it has renewed the series for a second season with new actors, time period and crime.

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Vikings Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

The halls were empty at Minnesota Vikings ticket headquarters, located on the fifth floor of a building just a block away from where the team’s new stadium is being built, early Tuesday morning. Instead of hundreds of purple-and-gold-clad fans whooping it up for single-game tickets, just one man sat on a table outside the office.

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Closing Arguments Set In Ventura Suit Over Sniper’s Book

Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle. The case is expected to go to the federal jury in St. Paul after lawyers for both sides sum up their cases Tuesday.

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Police: Car Crashes Into Living Room Of Apartment In St. Cloud

A car crashed into the side of an apartment building in St. Cloud, Minn. Sunday evening, according to St. Cloud police. According to police, officers responded to a call at 10:21 p.m. that a car had crashed into an apartment building in the 1400 block of 12th Avenue North.

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Police Seek 2 Men Who Allegedly Shot, Robbed Roseville Pawn Shop

Police are searching for two men who allegedly shot an employee of a pawn shop when they opened fire at the Roseville store Monday night. According to police, officers responded to a call of a shooting at the Pawn America on the 1700 block of Rice Street at bout 5:44 p.m.

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Butter Takes A New Role In Breakfast… In Coffee

Many of us have coffee with butter in the morning, the butter being on our toast. But would you ever put the butter in your coffee? It’s a new trend, blending butter and coffee together into a magic mixture.

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Dog Shot During Police Chase In N. Mpls.

A foot chase through a north Minneapolis neighborhood Friday ended with a teenager in handcuffs. But it also had sad consequences for neighbors caught in the middle. An officer shot and killed a dog that had nothing to do with the kid being chased. But that kid’s actions played a big part.

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Good Question: Do Sanctions Work?

President Obama has imposed new sanctions against Russia for failing to end the conflict in Ukraine. The goal is to weaken Russia’s economy and to get President Putin’s attention. “On top of the sanctions we’ve already imposed we are therefore designating certain sectors of the Russian economy as eligible for sanctions,” President Obama said during a press conference last Wednesday.

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Husband Allegedly Assaults Wife On First Night Of Marriage

A husband was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife on their first night of marriage in St. Cloud, Minn. early Monday morning. Thirty-seven-year-old Sterling Raymond Danford, of Alaska, has been charged with fifth degree assault and third degree assault.

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Officials: Hennepin Co. Sheriff’s Son Charged With Criminal Damage

The adult son of a Hennepin County sheriff is facing charges of criminal damage to property in a Hennepin Co. park. Ryan James Stanek, 21, has been charged with three counts of criminal damage to property in the third degree.

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Model Ships Engage In Combat In Ramsey, Minn.

There were a lot of boats out on the water Monday, but at one small lake many of them were sinking. The Model Warship Combat was taking place on a private property near Ramsey, Minn. The captains of these tiny vessels operate their ships from shore by remote control.

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Obama Declares Disaster In Flooded Minn. Counties

President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. June and July storms hit more than 50 of the state’s 87 counties, costing Minnesota an estimated $55 million for flood response and repairs.

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Neighbor Boy Helps Rescue 2 Men From Burning Home In St. Paul

Authorities said two men had to be rescued after a home caught fire early Monday morning in St. Paul. Crews were called to a house fire at about 12:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Goodrich Ave. West.

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Judge: Jury Should Decide Priest Abuse Lawsuit

A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest around 1976 deserves his day in court, a judge decided Monday in a case that has forced top local church officials including Archbishop John Nienstedt to give sworn testimony and disclose lists of priests accused of sexual misconduct.

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Closing Arguments For Ventura Trial Set For Tuesday

Closing arguments are scheduled for Tuesday in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. The former Governor says he was defamed by the book “American Sniper”, which claims he was “punched out” in a California bar for making offensive comments, an incident Ventura says never happened.

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Battle Lake

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Battle Lake area!

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‘Minnesota’s Titanic’

In July 1890, the Sea Wing left Red Wing for a Sunday cruise to go watch music in Lake City. On the way back a summer storm hit and 98 people died, mostly women and children.

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: New Richmond, Wis.

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the New Richmond area!

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Make-A-Wish Unveil’s Kaleb’s Clubhouse

Volunteers spent more than a week on the WCCO rooftop making a clubhouse for Kaleb, a little boy from Gaylord, Minn., with a life-threatening blood condition. A crane crew lifted the playhouse off of the ‘CCO rooftop and delivered to him. Check out these pics of his reaction when he saw his new clubhouse!

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POTUS Visits MN For Town Hall Meeting

Check out the sights of Obama visiting Minnesota for a town hall meeting.

Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Brainerd Lakes Area

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Brainerd-Baxter area!

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New MN State Fair Foods For 2014

They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!

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