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Police: Male Shot In Brooklyn Center, Suspect At Large

Authorities say a suspect is at large after a male was the victim of a shooting Sunday night at the Brooklyn Center Transit Center. Police were called to a report of a shooting at about 7 p.m. on the 2900 block of County Road 10.

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Rep. Joyce Peppin Talks Transportation Plan, Budget Priorities

State lawmakers will have a lot of ground to cover when they return from Easter break. Along with the first $40 billion budget in Minnesota history, a long term transportation plan is also getting a lot of attention. House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin joined the WCCO Sunday Morning show to talk about what’s ahead at the Capitol.

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Sheriff: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Train In Coon Rapids

A 31-year-old man was killed Sunday after being hit by a train in Coon Rapids, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the accident happened just after 1:30 p.m.

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High Winds Bring Down Scaffolding At Vikings Stadium Site, No Injuries

Authorities say there were no injuries after high winds caused scaffolding to come crashing down on a downtown Minneapolis street Sunday afternoon.

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Police: 2 Arrested Following Bloomington Hotel Shooting

Bloomington police say they arrested a man and a woman in connection to a Saturday night shooting at a hotel near the Mall of America.

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Tuesday Looks To Be A #Top10WxDay

After a week of snow and chilly temperatures, spring-like weather is returning to Minnesota.

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Patrol: Driver Dies After Crashing Into Bridge Pillar

Officials in southern Minnesota say a 28-year-old driver died Sunday morning after crashing into a bridge pillar.

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4 Things To Know For Today: Missing Persons, The Final Four & Angelina Jolie

These are the four things you need to know for Sunday, March 29. They include the searches for two missing Minnesotans, an update from the March Madness basketball tournament, and a note from the Kids’ Choice Awards.

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Seven Departments Respond To Shakopee Building Fire

Dozens of firefighters spent the night battling a fire in Shakopee. The fire was in a commercial building on County Road 101 that houses four businesses.

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Father, Baby Killed When Pickup Rear-Ends Horse-Drawn Buggy

Authorities say a 21-year-old father and his 6-month-old child were killed when a pickup truck read-ended their horse-drawn buggy in western Wisconsin.

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Details Emerge On Hazing Allegations In St. Olaf College Baseball Team

WCCO obtained a copy of the email from the team’s head coach Matt McDonald, who says he can’t reveal much about what happened but says the players lied about their actions and are now paying the price.

03/28/2015

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Brooklyn Park Barber Steps Away From His Scissors After 50 Years

On March 28 a local man’s decades-long career is coming to an end. Brooklyn Park barber Denny Brummer will put down his clippers for good. He’s been cutting hair since he was 18-years old. Things are cut and dry at Brummer’s shop. The 68-year-old offers one style, he doesn’t even ask, he just clips.

03/28/2015

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Police: Rollover Crash Leaves 1 Dead In Olmstead County

ne person is dead Saturday morning after a rollover accident on I-90, just west of Stewartville in Olmstead County.

03/28/2015

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Search For Scott Kleppen Narrowed To Several Pine County Caves

Scott Kleppen, 22, was last seen on March 3. Volunteers have been focusing their search about 15 miles from the family’s home in Pine County’s Robinson Park, where his car was found two days after he was reported missing.

03/28/2015

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Legally Blind Theater Student Leads Mankato State Production

A Minnesota college student isn’t letting his loss of vision stop him from pursuing his love for acting. Mankato State University sophomore Matthew Stairs has one of the lead roles in the school’s recent production of Boom.

03/28/2015

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Emotions Run High At Vigil For Missing 10-Year-Old

It’s now been 10 days since 10-year-old Barway Collins first went missing. Today, his father turned out for the latest search – even though police have named him a suspect, and that didn’t sit well with everyone.

03/28/2015

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6-Year-Old Remembered By Friends And Family At Birthday Party, But Questions Linger

Friends and family celebrated what would have been Kendrea Johnson’s 7th birthday Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the state of Minnesota has revoked the foster agency’s license while investigators look into Johnson’s death.

03/28/2015

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DNR Begins Annual Frog Calling Survey As Sounds Of Spring Return

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help track changes in their population. They say frogs and toads are the best indicators of wetland health.

03/28/2015

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Parking Meter Smart Phone App Coming To Minneapolis

The way we’ll pay for parking in Minneapolis is about to change. In fact, you won’t need to have change or any money on you at all.

03/28/2015

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St. Olaf Cancels Baseball Season After Hazing Investigation

St. Olaf College is cancelling the remaining games of the 2015 baseball season after “serious violations” of the school’s hazing policy.

03/28/2015

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In Wadena Co. Head-On Crash

At least one person is dead after a head-on crash in Wadena County Saturday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened at about 11:25 a.m. on Highway 71 near Wadena.

03/28/2015

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Session 2015: Lawmakers Have Lots Left To Tackle After Break

The Legislature has reached its spring break before grinding its way to the May 18 mandatory adjournment. Once lawmakers return in early April they’ll concentrate on shaping a new two-year budget, but there’s much more hanging in the balance. Here’s a look at where many issues stand.

03/28/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Joan’s In The Park

When Chef Susan Dunlop and her partner in business and in life, Joan Schmitt, bought a former pizza place in St. Paul, they had to pick a name. “‘Joan’s In The Park’ sounds better than ‘Susan’s In The Park,'” Susan said.

03/28/2015

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Police Need Help Finding Missing ‘U’ Student

Minneapolis Police need your help to find a missing University of Minnesota student. Jennifer Houle, 22, was last seen between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Friday at Blarney Pub and Grill in Dinkytown. Police say her purse was found three blocks away on the 1100 block of 4th Street Southeast at about 3 a.m.

03/28/2015

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‘Mill City Fineries’ Are Outfitting Necks Internationally

As undergrads at the University of Minnesota, Brad Wellman and Matt Brunnette were the go-to style guys for their friends. Connected by a shared sense of style, each also has a family connection to handmade goods. Matt’s mom is a quilter, and Brad’s dad is a woodworker.

03/28/2015

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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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St. Paddy’s Day Northern Lights

A severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes world-wide over the last two nights.

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Minnesota Marks MLK Day

Politicians commemorated the event at programs, demonstrators marched to highlight injustice, and Minnesota remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Minnehaha Falls Ice Caves

Winter means ice caves at Minnehaha Falls near Hiawatha Avenue in southeast Minneapolis. Check out these views of frozen majesty.

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Protesters Shut Down 35W In Minneapolis

A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.

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Hunger Mission 2014 Radiothon

Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.

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Zombies Hit The Streets Of Minneapolis

The Zombie Pub Crawl is in its tenth year.

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