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Augsburg Community Mourns Loss Of Sports Legend Edor Nelson

Everyone associated with Augsburg College is mourning the loss of sports legend Edor Nelson, who died Wednesday at the age of 100. Nelson reached his centennial birthday on Aug. 18, and Augsburg had a party for him on the Minneapolis campus.

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Man Gets Life For Killing Mom, Nephew With Samurai Sword

A man convicted of killing his mother and nephew with a samurai sword will spend the rest of his life in prison. Beatrice Wilson, 57, and Peter Wilson, 14, were found stabbed to death in their Minneapolis home in October 2012.

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Learn To Age Successfully @ State Fair’s Wiser Living Exhibit

Try as we might to fight the inevitable, we all get old. So, we should be wiser when it comes to dealing with the aging process in order to stay independent as long as possible. At the Minnesota State Fair, the Wiser Living 2014 exhibit aims to help us do just that.

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Buying Local Goods Made Easy With New Website

Buying local is a growing movement and instead of having to scavenge through farmers markets or hyper-local gift shops, there’s now an easier way. It’s through a new website called Yumzar.com, which sells only local goods.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Dakota County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Dakota County. According to the state patrol, the incident occurred on southbound Minnesota State Highway 77 near Interstate 494 at around 5:50 a.m.

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Police: 1 Dead In St. Paul Officer-Involved Shooting

St. Paul Police said one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday morning. Authorities said the incident happened early Thursday near a gas station in the area of Plato and Wabasha Streets, just outside of downtown St. Paul.

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Man Says Indictment For Illegal Gambling Is Unfair

A man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota says the case should be dismissed because the charges conflict with a plea agreement in a separate money laundering case. Gerald Greenfield, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is charged in federal court with three counts, including conducting sports betting business and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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Minnesota Experiencing Strong Summer Travel Season

Minnesota is experiencing a strong summer travel season despite its late start and high water levels in some areas. Explore Minnesota Tourism says it’s the fifth year in a row of continued growth in travel.

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Police Chase Robbery Suspects Across Twin Cities

St. Paul authorities say one person is in custody following an armed robbery and police chase across the Twin Cities. St. Paul Police Cmdr. Eric Anderson said one person remained at large late Wednesday.

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Good Question: What’s In Your Wallet? Cash Or Plastic?

Ten years ago, 36 percent of retail purchases were paid in cash. Today, that’s dropped to 29 percent, and if this trend continues over the next generation, it could fall to 10 percent.

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Report: Another Man From Minn. Has Died Fighting For ISIS

Another American from the Twin Cities area was killed fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, CBS News reports.

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Terror Groups Using Social Media To Recruit In The Twin Cities

Douglas McCain was not the first Minnesotan radicalized and recruited to fight in a foreign land. In recent years, Minnesota has become a place where terrorist organizations recruit young people to fight jihad.

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Gopher Marching Band Mourns Member’s Death

When the Golden Gophers take the field Thursday evening, they’ll be greeted by the University of Minnesota marching band belting out the rouser.

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FEMA Rejects Dakota Co. For Disaster Declaration

The federal government has denied Minnesota’s request to add Dakota County to a disaster declaration for recent severe storms and flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency notified the state about the rejection late Tuesday.

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Fiancé Of Kelly Phillips Asks For Help Finding Killer

For the first time Wednesday, the man who lost his fiancé in a shooting at a Twin Cities gas station spoke publicly. Nathon Bailey spoke outside of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis just days before he and Kelly Phillips were supposed to be married.

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WCCO Radio MN State Fair 2014

Check out 830 WCCO Radio at the MN State Fair this year.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Park Rapids

We’re sharing the love this summer and getting more of the WCCO gang on the road! That’s right, instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. Big time! […]

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Ely

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 Ely area!

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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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