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Minnesota’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Murder

The killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the “sanctuary city” policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.

07/09/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: WCCO Goes To McGregor (Day 1)

Once again, the weekend is upon us, and that means WCCO is gearing up for another installment of Goin’ to the Lake. This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee were slated to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.

07/09/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Kohlrabi Recipes

It’s a standard at Farmers Markets right now. But do you have any idea what to do with Kohlrabi? We do. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!

07/06/2015

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Nicollet Mall Businesses Brace For Massive Construction Project

As of Monday morning, there was less congestion on Nicollet Mall. Buses are not allowed on the downtown stretch because of construction work for the Nicollet Mall redesign. The construction project on Nicollet Mall is expected to last through 2017.

07/06/2015

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Minn. Firefighter Suspended After Flying Confederate Flag During Parade

There may be repercussions from the parade Friday in southern Minnesota where a Confederate battle flag was flown from a participating fire truck.

07/05/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Heads To Breezy Point (Day 1)

For many, the Fourth of July is the peak of the summer season, and we’re taking that attitude to Breezy Point and the Cross Lake area this week on Goin’ to the Lake. WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/02/2015

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Phil Housley Gets The Call To Hockey Hall Of Fame

The State of Hockey is proud of one of its own Tuesday morning as a local legend got a call to the hall. Phil Housley was elected Monday to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The South St. Paul native was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982.

06/30/2015

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Twin Cities Grammy Award Winning Group Launches New Single

The Sounds of Blackness is releasing its new single, “Black Lives Matter. No Justice No Peace.” Artistic Director Gary Hines told WCCO’s Jerelyn Steele that the group has always had a mission.

06/29/2015

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SpaceX Rocket Crash Destroyed Minnehaha Academy Experiment

Among the experiments lost when an unmanned Space X rocket exploded after launch Sunday in Florida was the latest project by the Minnehaha Academy International Space Station team.

06/29/2015

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Meet Nye’s Bartender Phil Barker

Minneapolis’ legendary Nye’s Polonaise Room got a reprieve of sorts Thursday. The iconic establishment was set to close late this summer or early fall to make way for a high-rise apartment building.

06/27/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Swiss Chard Recipes

Off the Menu with Dara can be heard every Saturday from 11:00-Noon on News Radio 830 WCCO! First of all – Swiss Chard is not from Switzerland. It’s a green leafy vegetable that’s mostly leaf […]

06/26/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Hits Lake City (Day 1)

It’s that time of year once again. That’s right, we’re Goin’ to the Lake! WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams are all heading to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

06/25/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cherry Recipes

Cherries are everywhere and they are fresh. They don’t need a lot of help to be delicious but Dara has 5 brilliant ways to use them!

06/19/2015

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Twin Cities Catholics React To The Pope’s Encyclical

Pope Francis released his encyclical “Laudato Si” Thursday, and Minnesota Catholics are starting to weigh in on the document. Jason Adkins is the executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference. During a round table discussion Thursday, he says there was a lot of talk about what the pope is asking of people.

06/18/2015

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Car Slams Into House In West St. Paul

A police chase ended in West St Paul, with the car crashing into a home. It happened at the corner of Andrews and Curtice Streets.

06/15/2015

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Photos: MN Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony

Check out all the photos from the Minnesota Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony on June 13, 2015

06/15/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Mason Jar Recipes

The 8 ounce, half-pint, shortie little Mason jar is the food vessel of our times. Want in? Here are some of Dara’s favorite Mason jar recipes!

06/12/2015

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Man Charged With Child Endangerment After Boy, 8, Crashes Car In St. Paul

An Eagan man faces child endangerment charges for letting his 8-year-old cousin drive his car. Blake Folson, 25, was in the passenger seat when the child drove and crashed into another vehicle at Atlantic Street and Reaney Avenue in St Paul.

06/11/2015

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Could American Pharoah Be Coming To Canterbury Park?

Could the greatest race horse in the past four decades be coming to Minnesota? Officials with Canterbury Park in Shakopee hope so, and have extended an invitation to the owner of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

06/10/2015

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WCCO Radio Hosts Town Hall Meeting With Somali-American Community

Community members came together tonight for a town hall meeting focusing on issues important to Minnesota’s Somali-Americans. WCCO Radio’s John Williams moderated the event.

06/08/2015

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Bloomington Hotel Evacuated After Building’s Siding Falls Off

A Bloomington hotel had to be evacuated after part of the building’s siding came crashing down early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

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St. Paul Park Mayor Wants Crossing Closed After Oil Train, Semi Collide

When St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke first heard about the accident, he wasn’t aware it involved an oil train and semi-truck carrying flour. But he was at work on Sunday, so he went down to take a look at the 2,000 bags of flour all over the road.

06/08/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes

There’s rhubarb everywhere this time of year. With a bounty like that, you’ll need some help. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes!

06/05/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – 3 Success Stories

We’ve been hearing a lot this week about the struggles, perceptions and realities of Somali-Americans living in the Twin Cities. But along with the difficulties, there are many success stories to be told. WCCO’s Laura Oakes introduces us to a few in our last installment of “Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle.”

06/05/2015

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Man Parks RV Outside TCF Stadium For Rolling Stones Concert

The first person to show up for Wednesday night’s Rolling Stones concert was Bill Neuenschwander, who wedged his large RV into four parking spaces behind the open end of TCF Bank Stadium.

06/03/2015

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WCCO Radio at the MN State Fair 2015

Check out all the pics from WCCO Radio at the MN State Fair 2015

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MN Hospital 2015

Check out all the photos from WCCO Radio’s MN Hospital event at the MN State Fair on August 28, 2015

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Live On WCCO Radio

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s was a guest on NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s The Morning News with Dave Lee and told the story of how she got going in politics and talked about her new book “The Senator Next Door.”

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Goin’ To The Lake: Cumberland, Wis.

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello, and WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman, are Goin’ to the Lake this week! They are headed east to Cumberland, Wis.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Two Harbors

Summer’s not over yet, not by a long shot. So we’re packing our bags at WCCO once again and heading north! WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Lauren Casey and WCCO Radio’s John Williams are Goin’ to the Lake this week!

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WCCO Live At The Federated Challenge

Dave Lee broadcasted on 830 NewsRadio WCCO at the Federated Challenge on Monday, August 3, 2015.

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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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