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Good Question: Who Still Has A Landline Phone?

Voicemails and landlines are going the way of dial-up.

11 hours ago

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Minnesota’s 1965 Leaders Honored On 50th Anniversary Of Voting Rights Act

The Minnesota Secretary of State honored four surviving members of the Congressional delegation who came from different political parties, but share a bond. They all worked to pass the landmark Voting Rights Act to reverse decades of discrimination at the polls.

14 hours ago

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: Red Wing (Day 1)

It’s that time of the week again, we’re hitting the road and Goin’ to the Lake on WCCO. This week, Frank Vascellaro and Natalie Nyhus are heading to Red Wing for River City Days. Dave Lee from 830 WCCO Radio will also be joining in on the fun.

14 hours ago

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Mosquito Season Getting Longer In Minnesota

There are lots of things to celebrate about Minnesota summers, but mosquitos aren’t one of them. Now there are signs that the mosquito season is actually getting longer.

15 hours ago

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Federal Agents Seeking Minn. Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

The law enforcement arm of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says it’s trying to reach the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion while on a guided hunt in Zimbabwe.

16 hours ago

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Steeper Fines For Texting And Driving Coming This Weekend

A new law will hit Minnesota drivers in their wallets if they text and drive. Starting Saturday, drivers could face a $225 fine for texting behind the wheel.

21 hours ago

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Mackenzie Phillips To Speak At 3rd Annual Hazelfest

Actress Mackenzie Phillips has lived out her struggles with addiction and recovery in a very public way. The daughter of The Mamas & The Papas John Phillips, Phillips rose to her own fame with a role in the film “American Graffiti.”

23 hours ago

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DeRusha Eats (Live): Bradstreet Crafthouse

Bradstreet Crafthouse is a familiar name but an all-new restaurant. Originally a cocktail lounge in the Graves 601 hotel, the hotel has since been sold but the Graves family kept the Bradstreet name and recrafted it in Lowry Hill.

07/30/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Puts Partial Ban On Selfie Sticks

If you plan to pack your selfie stick when you head to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, make sure you know the rules.

07/30/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s that time again, the time when we are working for the weekend! This week, WCCO This Morning found a really special event rolling through the Twin Cities. It’s a national organization that’s making a stop here with a goal to send a lot of families home with free groceries.

07/30/2015

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Fall Internship 2015

WCCO-TV’s Internship Program is designed to provide experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting. Interns have the opportunity to shadow and assist our staff to learn more about the television business, specifically Broadcast News & Sports.

07/30/2015

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Good Question: Why Are We So Passionate About Animals?

For the past two days, Cecil the lion’s story has been told over and over across the world. On Wednesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that if Dr. Walter Palmer illegally killed the animal, he needs to be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” That’s extreme, but many people are outraged.

07/29/2015

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Why Our Cars Are Lasting Longer

A new study says the average vehicle in the U.S. is a record 11.5 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Automotive. Jazmin Munoz, from Burnsville, bought her 2004 Nissan Altima used three years ago.

07/29/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Frozen Yogurt In Minnesota

Steamy summer days draw us in hordes to frozen yogurt shops to cool off with a swirl of sweet relief. But there can only be one serving up the Best of Minnesota, and it’s Sweet Toppings in Andover.

07/29/2015

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Zimmer Looking For Sharrif Floyd To Make Next Step In Year 3

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer likes big guys. On defense, that means people who can stop the run. Sharrif Floyd is a 300-pound defensive tackle that they want to just that.

07/29/2015

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Minnesota High School Football Practice Rules Change For Player Safety

The Minnesota State High School League has changed the rules for football practice. The changes are not unique to Minnesota. High school leagues across the country are taking steps to limit the amount of contact players have during practice.

07/29/2015

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Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their Passion

Of the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa’s exotic game.

07/29/2015

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Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCO

The patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.

07/29/2015

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Hundreds Gather To Protest Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

Hundreds of protesters showed up at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

07/29/2015

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New Laws Allow Experimental Drugs, Limit License Plate Readers & More

Starting this weekend, some things are about to change in Minnesota.

07/29/2015

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PETA: If Palmer Poached Cecil The Lion, He Should Be ‘Hanged’

The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) says that if a Minnesota hunter did indeed illegally kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, he should be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.”

07/29/2015

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St. Paul Celebrates ‘Dog Days Of Summer’ With Paws On Grand

St. Paul is going to the dogs this Sunday! St. Paul’s Grand Avenue is celebrating the “Dog Days of Summer,” complete with the Paws on Grand event.

07/29/2015

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Minnesota Monthly Hosts 4th Annual Fine Spirits Classic

Looking for a new cocktail recipe or ingredient to spice up your summer? Then head to the Minneapolis Event Centers this Thursday.

07/29/2015

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Graphic Artist

WCCO-TV has an evening position open for an enthusiastic, bright, technically minded creative who’d like to join a graphic design and promotions group that offers a wide range of work and mediums.

07/29/2015

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Good Question: Which Exotic Animals Can Be Hunted?

A Minnesota dentist is apologizing for killing a lion in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Dr. Walter Palmer said he thought the hunt was legal, but two guides are facing criminal charges for poaching because of where the lion was killed. The story has generated lots of anger and vitriol against the dentist across social media.

07/28/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake Mille Lacs

This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.

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Goin’ To The Lake: McGregor

This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.

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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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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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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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