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Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS Funding

Freshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.

03/02/2015

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Como Zoo Brings Students On Week-Long Field Trip

All students love a field trip, and schools love when it doesn’t cost them a thing.

03/02/2015

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Snow, Strong Winds Headed Toward Minnesota

Snow-lovers have something to hope for after what has been a snow-starved winter so far. A system moving into Minnesota will bring snow into the Twin Cities starting late Monday night.

03/02/2015

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Enthusiasm All Around For KG, T-Wolves Fans

It took less than three minutes for fans to gobble up 1,000 Timberwolves tickets, offered for free online by Kevin Garnett.

03/02/2015

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Twin Cities Crew Says Boston Ice Dams ‘Showed Up’ Minn.

More snow is on the way for Boston as they inch closer to the snowiest winter of all time. While this season has been a nightmare for the East Coast, all that snow and ice is giving a Minnesota business one of their best seasons ever.

03/02/2015

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Apostle Islands Ice Caves Proving Very Popular

According to the National Park Service, about 12,000 people visited the caves on Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands this weekend. The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year, when the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years.

03/02/2015

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4 Things To Know: Netanyahu Address, LAPD Shooting & More

Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Monday, March 1, 2015.

03/02/2015

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Rosen Sports Sunday: 1st Week Of Spring Training Recap

Mark Rosen recaps the first week of Spring Training with interviews with new manager Paul Molitor, general manager Terry Ryan, their new outfielder Torii Hunter and others.

03/02/2015

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Local Designers Make Fashionable, Functional Pieces For MN Winters

Fashion Week is taking over Milan and spring break is just around the corner, so WCCO This Morning is celebrating a full week of fashion fun As models walk the runways across Europe in places like Milan and Paris, WCCO’s Ali Lucia takes you inside ASI Museum shop for a trunk show filled with color and creativity.

03/02/2015

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Mpls. Mayor Demands Apology From HGTV Host After Online Dispute

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is demanding an apology from a cable TV host because of what appeared on Facebook over the weekend. It all stems around the demolition of a house that HGTV’s Nicole Curtis had been fighting for months to save.

03/02/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: March Deals

If the saying is March comes in like a lion, there are some “roaring” good deals to be found this month only. Carrie Rocha from “Pocket Your Dollars” gets us movin’ on ways to save some green in the month of March.

03/02/2015

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Finding Minnesota: The Wooden Stools Of Jackson’s Hole

It may look like a ghost town to drivers passing through Aitkin County, but there are surprises waiting for those who step into Lawler’s one remaining business.

03/01/2015

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Calm Monday Before A Winter Storm Tuesday?

We’ll have a quiet Monday with plenty of sun and a high in the upper 20s, but Tuesday is expected to be a mess in the form of what could be our biggest snowfall of the season so far.

03/01/2015

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Mayor Hodges, TV Host Get In Online Dispute Over Housing

Mayor Betsy Hodges is demanding that Nicole Curtis of HGTV apologize for what appeared on Facebook. The dispute involves the tear down of an old home in south Minneapolis that Curtis had tried to save.

03/01/2015

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Talking Points: Rep. Ellison Talks Homeland Security Shutdown

Late Friday night, Congress avoided a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a week extension of agency funding.

03/01/2015

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Newly-Renovated Ordway Center In St. Paul Opens

Visitors are getting their first look at the newly renovated concert hall at the Ordway Center in St. Paul. A ribbon cutting on Sunday kicked off the debut of the concert hall after a $42 million renovation.

03/01/2015

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Autism Society Hosts Annual Fundraiser At Southdale

Minnesota families affected by autism teamed up at Southdale Center in Edina on Sunday. They took part in Steps of Hope 2015. It’s the Autism Society of Minnesota’s largest annual fundraiser.

03/01/2015

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Fire Dept. Payroll Glitch Causes Headaches In St. Paul

A new payroll system in the city of St. Paul is causing major problems for some firefighters. The Local 21 Firefighters Union says the city overpaid more than $170,000 to some firefighters in the past month, and didn’t do a thorough job communicating with the affected employees.

03/01/2015

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Twin Cities Somalis Say They’re Unfairly Affected By Anti-Terror Efforts

Some local immigrants say they, and their families, are being unfairly affected by an anti-terrorism effort. Most banks that have helped east African immigrants wire money home are no longer doing that.

03/01/2015

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About 35,000 Apply For Section 8 Housing In The Metro

Numbers from the Metropolitan Council show that nearly 40,000 people applied last week seeking Section 8 housing in the metro area.

03/01/2015

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While Mpls. Rinks Won’t Be Maintained After Sunday, The Ice Isn’t Off Limits

The outdoor ice skating season officially ends Sunday on the 47 outdoor rinks operated by the Minneapolis Parks Board.

03/01/2015

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Stillwater Residents Can Pay Tickets With Food Shelf Donations

The end of February marks the start of Minnesota’s FoodShare month, and the city of Stillwater has a unique way that residents can help those who are hungry.

03/01/2015

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Accomplish MN: ‘Make A Wish’ Recipient Hits The Ice With Hockey Heroes

Earlier this week, WCCO introduced you to Gabe, a competitive 12-year-old from Vadnais Heights. He couldn’t play sports while doctors treated him for lymphoma but now, he’s cancer free. This week, Gabe had some special moments with his hockey heroes.

02/28/2015

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Mpls. South High’s Weight Room Comes From Target Field Tax

Minneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What’s the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.

02/28/2015

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