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DPS Announces New Method Of Invalidating Driver’s Licenses & ID Cards

Clipped corners on invalidated driver’s licenses will soon be a thing of the past. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday that the way driver’s licenses and identification cars are invalidating is changing.

06/30/2015

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Wisconsin Budget Year Ending With No Agreement In Sight

Wisconsin’s budget year is ending with no last-minute legislative theatrics or looming government shut-down.

06/30/2015

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Local Chef Offers Cooking Tips To Help With Aphasia

Patients who suffer a stroke have to deal with the after effects known as aphasia. Those patients can have trouble speaking, reading, writing and walking. Maple Grove Chef Kurt Stiles and North Memorial’s Gail Lommen joined WCCO Mid-Morning to talk about the effects and how cooking and eating can actually help them significantly.

06/30/2015

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Doctor Hit By Car While Running In Plymouth, Dies

A Plymouth man died Friday after being hit by a car while running. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Dr. Brian Thomas Lew, 57, died of multiple blunt force injuries on Friday, June 25.

06/30/2015

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Condition Of Boy, 12, Hit By Lightning In Duluth Improves

Hospital officials say the condition of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning on a Duluth golf course has improved. The boy was identified by Duluth police Monday as Nathan Burke. Police say he was critically injured when he was hit by lightning at the Enger Park Golf Course on Sunday afternoon as a thunderstorm went over the city.

06/30/2015

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Minnesota Ruffed Grouse Counts Similar To Last Year

A survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources finds ruffed grouse drumming counts this spring unchanged from the year before. DNR grouse project leader Charlotte Roy says this follows a significant increase of 34 percent from 2013 to 2014.

06/30/2015

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2 Hospitalized, 2 Firefighters Evaluated After Mpls. House Fire

Two males have been hospitalized and two firefighters are being evaluated after a house fire in Minneapolis early Tuesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews received a call at 3:43 a.m. from a neighbor of a house fire at a two-story home in the 2700 block of 18th Avenue South.

06/30/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Outlet Store Mogul Lyn Opitz

Married with children, a local man thought it was his destiny to be a social worker. When that career ran its course, he started antiquing, eventually running his own Estate business.

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1 Dead After Sideswipe Crash In Crow Wing County

A woman is dead Monday evening after her car drifted over the center line and struck another vehicle in Crow Wing County.

06/29/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Need A Leap Second?

Tuesday is going to feel to just a tiny bit longer. Just before midnight Coordinated Universal Time – or 7pm Central time – exactly one second will be added to our clocks. So, why do we add time? Good Question.

06/29/2015

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Homeowners Begin Cleanup After Massive Fly Infestation

Earlier this month we told you about some Isanti County families who were dealing with a serious fly issue. Homeowners along County Road 42 were dealing with a major fly infestation.

06/29/2015

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Fireworks Dealer Reports Major Theft; Police Believe Thieves Reselling

It is the biggest week of the year for fireworks dealers. And it seems it may be the biggest week of the year for fireworks stealers.

06/29/2015

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WCCO Investigation: Day Care Owner Owes Nearly $75K In Unpaid Taxes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a place that’s paid to take care of kids, but a WCCO investigation has found its owner is accused of not taking care of her staff or paying her bills. Busy […]

06/29/2015

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Rescued Kayaker Tells Of Cold, Buggy Night In The Woods

It was supposed to be a relaxing kayak trip down the Cloquet river. But when a Two Harbors woman got separated from her group of friends, it turned into an overnight search.

06/29/2015

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Cologne Becomes First All-Solar Minnesota City

Cologne is the first city in Minnesota to get all of its electricity supplied by the sun.

06/29/2015

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Parents Accused Of Killing 4-Month-Old Daughter Arrested In Cass County

A couple suspected of killing their 4-week-old child were arrested Monday in Cass County.

06/29/2015

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Teen Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In St. Cloud

Prosecutors charged a 16-year-old with second degree murder Monday in connection to a stabbing in St. Cloud last week.

06/29/2015

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Egg Shortage Leaves Local Bakeries Struggling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates nearly 50 million birds have been wiped out because of bird flu. While that means shoppers at the grocery store will be shelling out a little extra for one carton of eggs, bakeries, which rely on thousands of eggs a week, are now scrambling to keep up.

06/29/2015

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Clergy Abuse Victims Call For Others To Come Forward

Three victims of clergy abuse have made a video appeal for other victims to come forward. An attorney for victims is asking a judge to order the video be played in all 216 Minnesota parishes on Sunday, July 12.

06/29/2015

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Bingo Restrictions In Minnesota Soon To Be Lifted

It turns out, a single complaint helped change Minnesota’s law on bingo games.

06/29/2015

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Gay Marriage Opponents Pushing For Religious Exemption Bill

Critics of last week’s Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage say they’re not done fighting.

06/29/2015

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New Law Classifies ATV Trail Restrictions By Vehicle Width

A new law is adding width to the criteria that determines where all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can ride. In the past, ATVs were classified by weight and size. But starting July 1, width will be added into the equation.

06/29/2015

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Police Survey: Most Minnesotans Approve Of Local Police

Despite recent high-profile police killings, most Minnesotans are still strongly supportive of their local police forces.

06/29/2015

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Sheriff: Body Found In Big Lake Swimming Area

Sherburne County officials say a man’s body was found Monday morning in a swimming area near Big Lake beach.

06/29/2015

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Sheriff: Oakdale Man Dies In Crow Wing County Motorcycle Crash

A 59-year-old Oakdale man died Saturday after he was thrown from his motorcycle in a crash near Pine Center, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash Saturday on County Road 8 about two miles north of Pine Center.

06/29/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: Breezy Point Area

WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake City

WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams all headed to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

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WCCO Radio Wins Service To America Award

Staff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award.

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New Eats At Target Field

On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.

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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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