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Car Crashes Into Cow In Paynesville

Two teenage girls are recovering after their car crashed into a cow in Paynesville late Wednesday night. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department, at 11:58 p.m. officers received a call of a crash involving a car and a cow on County Road 33 just south of County Road 16 in Zion Township.

07/02/2015

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Nolan In For Another Term In Congress

U. S. Rep. Rick Nolan plans to seek another term representing Minnesota’s 8th congressional district next year. The 71-year-old DFL congressman is in his fifth term in the House and his second representing the voters of northeastern and central Minnesota. Nolan narrowly defeated Mills Fleet Farm heir Stewart Mills in the swing district in November. A Republican candidate has not yet emerged.

07/02/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets For Fourth Of July

We’re working for the weekend, and not just any weekend but the Fourth of July weekend! That means there are a ton of events around town to celebrate the holiday.

07/02/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Beach In Minnesota

Your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to an urban oasis: Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.

07/01/2015

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Good Question: What Is A Typical Raise?

Most of us will never see a raise of 25 percent in one year, but that’s what happening for some Minnesota commissioners. Gov. Mark Dayton said he needs to give higher salaries to retain good leaders.

07/01/2015

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Parents Of Murdered College Student Request Lie Detector Tests

The parents of a Minnesota college student killed last year want those with him the night he died to take a lie detector test.

07/01/2015

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Tree Falls On House, Trapping Winona Woman Under Roof

A Winona woman says she’s lucky to be alive Wednesday night after a tree fell on her house.

07/01/2015

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MLS To Meet With St. Paul Officials About Stadium Site

Major League Soccer officials had a July 1 deadline with Minneapolis to reach a deal for a stadium site and keep professional soccer in the Twin Cities. The talks never materials, but don’t count the Minnesota United out just yet.

07/01/2015

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Charges: Minneapolis Hotel Employee Sexually Assaulted Woman

A 39-year-old man who works at a downtown Minneapolis hotel is accused of sexually assaulting a vulnerable adult on Sunday, according to charges filed in Hennepin County Court. Pedro Ortiz Morales of Minneapolis has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with the case.

07/01/2015

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Minnesota AG Sues Florida Student Loan Forgiveness Company

The growing problem of student debt, coupled with a tight job picture, is giving rise to an industry aimed at helping customers deal with debt repayment. But it is also the reason the Minnesota Attorney General is suing a Florida company, claiming it is misleading customers into thinking it will eliminate their student debt.

07/01/2015

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8 Arrested After Handbag Heist, 20-Mile Police Pursuit

Eight men have been arrested after stealing from a fashion store and fleeing police Wednesday morning, according to a representative with the city of Edina.

07/01/2015

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1st Patients For Medical Marijuana Get Their Meds In Minnesota

The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.

07/01/2015

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Charges: Dad Passed Out On Meth While Child, 4, Wanders Hotel

Two young children have been placed in foster care after police say an Elgin man was found earlier this week passed out in a hotel room while one of his kids wandered the lobby alone.

07/01/2015

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Inver Grove Heights Man Gets 3 Years For Counterfeit Jersey Business

A 45-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has been sentenced to three years in prison for conspiring to traffic counterfeit sports jerseys imported from China, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

07/01/2015

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Pizza Farms Offer Reverse Twist In Farm-To-Table Movement

As the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They’re inviting customers over for pizza.

07/01/2015

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State Lottery Changing Policy With 6 Prizes Unclaimed This Year

Officials with the Minnesota State Lottery said Wednesday they are changing their policy on information for winning lottery tickets after as many as six prizes this year have gone unclaimed.

07/01/2015

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General Mills: Lucky Charms To Go Gluten-Free

Lucky Charms is going gluten-free, General Mills announced Wednesday. The company says the move is possible because of changes they made to their cereal production facilities, which allows five varieties of Cheerios to be gluten-free.

07/01/2015

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GOP Calls Dayton ‘Out Of Touch’ Following Cabinet Pay Hike

Gov. Mark Dayton was preparing to announce pay raises for his state agency commissioners as Republicans were warning exorbitant increases would become a campaign issue next year.

07/01/2015

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Sheriff: Body Found In Mississippi River In St. Paul Park

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a body has been found on the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park Wednesday morning.

07/01/2015

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Man Guilty Of Running Over Wife With Vehicle While Drunk

A Minnetonka Beach man was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife with a vehicle while drunk last July. The guilty verdict against David Christopher Meder was declared Wednesday in Hennepin County court.

07/01/2015

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Duluth Police Seeking Suspect In Motorcycle Theft

The Duluth Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find suspects involved in the theft of a motorcycle last month. According to surveillance footage, the incident happened shortly before 5 a.m. on June 22.

07/01/2015

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Minneapolis Aquatennial Festival Undergoes Image Overhaul

The Minneapolis Aquatennial, one of the most beloved summer festivals in the Twin Cities, has given itself a facelift. Event organizers have unveiled new logos for the festival that takes place July 22 through July 25. The “A” in “Aquatennial” includes an element of the Stone Arch Bridge.

07/01/2015

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New Sports Uniforms Level The Playing Field For Muslim Girls

Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

07/01/2015

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Officials Warn Of Toxic Algae Blooms After Child Gets Sick

Health officials are warning the public about toxic blue-green algae blooms in Minnesota lakes after incidents earlier this month where a child was hospitalized and two dogs died near Alexandria.

07/01/2015

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June Economic Report Affirms Slow Growth Ahead In Midwest

A report on a June survey underscores previous survey signs that slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

07/01/2015

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Fourth Of July In Minneapolis: Red, White & Boom

Along the Mississippi this Fourth of July weekend, Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration is showing visitors a good time with a half marathon, live music, food vendors and fireworks.

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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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