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‘DeRusha Eats,’ Spoon And Stable Nominated For James Beard Awards

WCCO’s Jason DeRusha has been nominated for a James Beard Award in Broadcast Media for his TV segment, “DeRusha Eats.”

03/24/2015

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Authorities: 2 Kids Found Malnourished Placed In Protective Custody

The Sherburne County Attorney’s Office has confirmed that the two children found malnourished and living in filthy conditions will be placed in protective custody.

03/24/2015

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Child Protection Task Force Recommends More Than 90 Changes

A task force charged with finding ways to protect Minnesota’s children has come up with more than 90 recommendations.

03/24/2015

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Minnesota Museum Gets Washington Crossing Delaware Painting

One of two surviving versions of the painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware” has a new home at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona.

03/24/2015

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Parade Of Homes Preview: Remodelers Showcase

Spring is just getting started, but the Parade of Homes tour is in its final week. There’s still time to see the Remodelers Showcase this weekend.

03/24/2015

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Minnesotans To Meet: The Women Of The New Vikings Stadium

Women are still breaking ground when it comes to working in a male dominated field, like construction. But Minnesota is doing better, with big projects like the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium. Since it’s Women’s History Month – we gathered a group of women at Mortenson Construction’s on-site office.

03/24/2015

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Punch Pizza Named Best Pizza In Minnesota

A new list is out with its choice for the best pizza in Minnesota. Business Insider picked Punch Pizza for its authentic Neapolitan pies, cooked in wood-burning ovens.

03/24/2015

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House Passes Bill Allowing ‘Wage Freeze’ For Workers With Tips

Lawmakers worked late into the night Monday to pass a bill that would keep some Minnesota workers from getting a pay raise this summer. Just before midnight Monday, the Republican-led House passed legislation that let employees pay a minimum wage of $8 an hour to workers who get more than $4 per hour in tips.

03/24/2015

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Good Question: What’s The Criteria For An Amber Alert?

In the disappearance of Barway Edwin Collins, 10, of Crystal, police have released surveillance photos and put out a crime aler, but they haven’t put out an Amber Alert, saying it didn’t meet the criteria. So what is the criteria for issuing an Amber Alert? Good Question.

03/23/2015

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Mahtomedi Family Overwhelmed By Support After Pets Die In Fire

A family of three narrowly escaped a house fire earlier this week in Mahtomedi. The Bonifas family woke up to see flames outside their home early Monday morning. They lost five pets in the fire that engulfed their house in minutes.

03/23/2015

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Tipping Etiquette Shifting With iPad-Based Systems

You may have noticed that technology is changing the way we pay for coffee, meals and even clothing.

More and more businesses are moving to an iPad-based system where, along with your signature, shops suggest percentages, or even dollar amounts, for you to tip.

03/23/2015

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Princeton Children Found Starving Will Not Return Home To Parents

County and state childcare workers say two toddlers found starving in their home should not be returned to either of their parents. Roberta Gunderson told police she left her toddler sons with her husband, Michael, while she worked out of state for two months. When she returned home to Princeton last week, she told police she found the brothers alone and in one crib.

03/23/2015

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Right To Die Bill Discussion Heats Up At State Capitol

One of many hot topics at the State Capitol Monday: Should terminally ill patients have the right to end their lives? A bill allowing physician-assisted death is getting a hearing in a Minnesota Senate committee.

03/23/2015

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Local Firefighter Invents Safer Way To Back Big Rigs

A St. Paul firefighter’s invention is designed to save lives and limit damage from accidents while backing up. It was 6 years ago when a St. Paul ambulance accidently backed over and killed an elderly woman who didn’t hear a back-up alarm. Now, an invention by firefighter Jovan Palmieri is about to keep that from happening again.

03/23/2015

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Prayer Vigil Held For Missing Crystal Boy

A vigil took place Monday afternoon for Barway Collins outside the Cedarwood Apartment complex where he disappeared Wednesday. Several dozen people showed their support for his family by handing out fliers and joining together in prayer at the gathering.

03/23/2015

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2 Green Berets Riding Coast-To-Coast In Support Of Vets

Two Green Beret soldiers living in the Twin Cities are spending the next few months training for a coast-to-coast bicycle trip to raise money for veterans with brain injuries. Zach Garner and Adam Smith, otherwise known as the Green Beret Adventure Team, will ride 4,600 miles from Seattle to Florida in what’s being called the “Ride to Valhalla.”

03/23/2015

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Hennepin County Sheriff Talks Radicalization With Iraqi Delegates

An Iraqi delegation met with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department Monday to discuss community building and combatting violent extremism.

03/23/2015

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It Ain’t Snow-ver ‘Til The Fat Lady Sings

The snow fell fast and furious Sunday evening — especially in south Twin Cities metro area, where a widespread 6 to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow accumulated across Carver, Scott and Dakota counties. The highest event total came from nearby Goodhue County, with 12.3 inches of snow in Zumbrota.

03/23/2015

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Sheriff: Blown Tire Likely Culprit Of ‘Gunshot’ Heard Inside Stearns Co. LEC

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office now knows what was likely behind the reported gunshot noise that briefly locked down the law enforcement center (LEC) and county jail – a blown bicycle tire.

03/23/2015

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Minnesota Republicans Stake Out $7B Plan For Roads, Bridges

Gov. Mark Dayton says he considers a $7 billion Republican plan for road construction a step forward in terms of scope, but he’s less enthusiastic about how it would be paid for. Dayton reacted Monday to the GOP’s legislative alternative to his multi-billion dollar transportation proposal.

03/23/2015

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Parents Of 2 Kids Found Malnourished May Lose Custody

The parents of two children found malnourished and in filthy living conditions in a Sherburne County home may now lose custody of the children, according to court documents. Sherburne County officials have filed a petition to have the children placed into protective custody.

03/23/2015

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Police: 3 Arrested In Onamia Homicide

Three people have been arrested in a March 2 slaying of a St. Cloud man in Onamia, according to the Mille Lacs Tribal Police Department.

03/23/2015

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State Senator Wants To Start Conversation On Assisted Death

A state senator says it’s time for a conversation about physician-assisted death in Minnesota.

03/23/2015

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Senator: Union’s Reversal Makes Sunday Growler Sales Likely

Minnesota residents may soon be able to take home their favorite craft brews in 64-ounce growlers on Sundays due to a labor union’s reversal on the issue, a top legislative backer of repealing the state’s Sunday liquor sales bans said Monday.

03/23/2015

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2nd Suspect In Rossing Disappearance To Appear In Court

A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing was slated to appear in court on Monday.

03/23/2015

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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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