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4 Things To Know From Aug. 4, 2015

From airlines taking a stand on big game hunting trophies to the latest on the GOP debate, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Aug. 3.

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Study Finds Workplace Temperature Is Designed For Men

Women who are always freezing at work finally know who to blame: Men.

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American Airlines Joins Delta In Banning Shipment Of Wildlife Trophies

Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.

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Former Iowa Wrestler Takes Deal In Burglaries Case

A former University of Iowa wrestler has taken a plea deal in his Linn County burglaries case. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that 19-year-old Ross Lembeck pleaded guilty to being an accessory to a felony and to drunken driving.

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Heitke To Take Command Of Grand Forks Border Patrol Sector

The U.S. Border Patrol is getting a new chief for its Grand Forks sector that covers North Dakota and Minnesota. Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke will take over the post on Wednesday at a change of command ceremony in Grand Forks. He replaces Austin Skero, who was promoted and transferred to Virginia.

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Princeton Releases New Short Story By F. Scott Fitzgerald

A never-before read short story by Minnesota’s most well-known author will now be published. The piece, called “Temperature,” was written by St. Paul-native F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1939.

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Paws On Grand Opens Bidding On Celebrity Dog Houses

Bidding is now underway for Paws on Grand’s Celebrity Dog House auction. WCCO’s Ali Lucia created the Downward Doggie Doghouse for the auction last week.

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East Ridge High School Football Coach Resigns Amid Controversy

Mike Pendino’s team forfeited the conference and section titles it won the past two years, for using an ineligible player.

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Admission Of Guilt From Barway Collins’ Father Contrasts Months Of Denial

Pierre Collins pleaded guilty Monday to killing his son, Barway, back in March. He’ll now spend 40 years in prison. It’s a case that began with Collins denying any involvement with his son’s death.

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Good Question: Can Deleted Text Messages Be Recovered?

During the NFL’s “deflategate” investigation, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told the league he had destroyed his Samsung cell phone, and that meant the NFL couldn’t recover his text messages, as part of their investigation.

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From Fighting In Iraq To Fighting Cancer, Soldier Faces New Enemy At Home

Soldiers risk their lives serving our country overseas. Now, one Minnesota soldier is taking on a new enemy here at home.

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Police Questioning Person Of Interest After Fatal St. Paul Shooting

St. Paul police are investigating a deadly shooting. They found a man dead outside a home in the 1500 block of Ames Avenue around 6:00 p.m. Monday night.

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7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas Assault

Several teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.

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Target Set To Upgrade To Safer Card Technology

Changes are on the way for customers in the check-out line. After the Target data breach that impacted at least 40 million accounts, stores and banks decided to upgrade to chip-implanted credit cards.

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3 Teens Behind Bars After Robbery Turned Fatal Shooting

Three teenagers are behind bars in connection with a robbery that left another teen dead. Investigators say the four teens were attempting to rob a couple in Shadow Falls Park along Summit Avenue in St. Paul.

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Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities Archdiocese

Right now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.

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Maple Lake Native Remembered For Helping Invent CPR

Every day, people around the world are brought back to life thanks to his simple procedure. Sadly, Dr. James Jude passed away at the age of 87 at his home in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Man Hospitalized After Trying To Swim From Boat To Shore

A 60-year-old man was hospitalized Monday in Otter Tail County after jumping from a boat in an attempt to swim to shore.

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5 Campers Arrested In Stearns County In Connection With Kidnapping

A missing 16-month-old girl was recovered from the Stearns County campsite of five Idaho residents Sybday evening.

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Minnesota Prepares For Obama’s Call To Cut Emissions

President Barack Obama unveiled Monday new power plant regulations designed to combat the earth’s changing climate.
Under new rules, power plants have to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years.

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1 Injured In Sherburne County Motorcycle Crash

Highway 169 South was shut down briefly Monday after a motorcycle drove off the road near the Elk River Landfill.

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Body Found In Minneapolis

Police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in Minneapolis Monday afternoon. The Minneapolis Police Department was called to a report of a body found just after noon Monday at a location near the 1600 block of West River Parkway.

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Police Investigating 2 Late-Night Robberies Near St. Cloud State Campus

Police are investigating two early, Saturday morning robberies near the St. Cloud State University campus that occurred within hours of each other, just five blocks apart.

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State Trooper Pleads Guilty To Going 94 In 55 Zone

A Minnesota State Trooper has entered a guilty plea in a speeding case after he was caught in April going 94 mph in a 55 mph zone.

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Barway Collins’ Father Gets 40 Years In Prison In Son’s Death

A Twin Cities man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his 10-year-old son, whose body was found back in March in the Mississippi River.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Red Wing

This week, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Natalie Nyhus and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the Red Wing area.

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Protests At Bloomington Dentist’s Office

Hundreds of protesters showed up Wednesday at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake Mille Lacs

This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.

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Stadium Construction Progress: 1 Year Left

The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis has one year remaining on construction, and is roughly 65 percent finished. See pictures of the progress here!

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July 12 Severe Weather

Severe storms rumbled across Minnesota Sunday night, with wind knocking down trees and even reports of funnel clouds and tornado touchdowns in northwestern Minnesota.

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Goin’ To The Lake: McGregor

This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.

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