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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.

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Cindy McCain, Klobuchar To Speak On Sex Trafficking In St. Paul

They may be on opposite party lines, but two women are joining forces for one common goal.

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Teddy Bridgewater Talks Vikings, Kentucky Derby, High School Prom

Teddy Bridgewater is entering is his second NFL season as the potential new face of the Minnesota Vikings. But it’s just as important to him to be an approachable, down to earth guy.

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Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns arrived in Minneapolis last Friday and is already excited, talking about his NBA future with the Timberwolves. Mike Max spent time with him to talk basketball, life and what’s next.

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Tyus Jones Realizes His NBA Dream With Timberwolves

Tyus Jones is realizing his NBA dream in his home state with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded two second-round picks and a future draft choice for the rights to Jones.

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Kylie’s Kids: A Segway For Trinity

Born with a heart condition, 11-year-old Trinity spends a lot of time at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She loves arts and crafts and has perfected hair bows.

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Garrison Keillor Tells Newspaper He’s ‘Transitioning Out’ Of Hosting

Radio host Garrison Keillor plans to transition out of hosting, “A Prairie Home Companion.” The 72-year-old told the Berkshire Eagle newspaper in Massachusetts that he wants to gradually turn over his hosting duties to mandolin player and singer Chris Thile.

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Minneapolis’ Wabun Park A Pioneer In Accessible Play For Kids

Sand, wood chips and mulch are all popular playing surfaces at playgrounds across the state. However, some argue that those surfaces don’t necessarily make it easy to push strollers or even wheelchairs around.

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4 Things To Know: Manhunt Ends, Wimbledon Begins

Here’s a look at the 4 things you need to know for today. They include the dramatic end to a weeks-long manhunt, and a possible sea change ahead for a Minnesota institution.

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Finding Minnesota: Lawn Mower Racing

NASCAR has well-known drivers like Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. In Minnesota, there’s a lesser-known racing circuit with drivers known as “Grandpa” and “Miss Behavin’.”

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Jockey Returns To Canterbury Park Determined To Get Back On Her Feet

There was a big homecoming at Canterbury Park on Sunday, but it wasn’t about a horse. Much of the attention today went to a jockey who had been away for a year and a half.

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‘Love Wins’ As Thousands Turn Out For Twin Cities Pride Parade

The rain held off just long enough Sunday morning for what may have been a record turnout for this year’s Pride festivities in Minneapolis.

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State Patrol: Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Alarmingly High In 2015

In the last two days, five people have died on Minnesota roads. The State Patrol reports the five people died in four different accidents. One of the people killed was a motorcyclist in southwestern Minnesota, adding to a summer season authorities say has brought an alarming spike in motorcycle rider fatalities.

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Talking Points: Minnesota’s Rocky Medical Pot Rollout

This Wednesday is the first day Minnesotans can pick up medical marijuana prescriptions.

06/28/2015

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NDSU Coach Chris Kleiman On Upholding A Football Legacy

The North Dakota State football program is becoming a model across the country — the team has earned a national title for four seasons straight.

06/28/2015

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Community Event Name Changed After Backlash From Activists

A St. Paul pastor says he never expected his annual church picnic would be the center of a controversy. This year, Summit Church decided to go with the theme, “Love The Police.” That didn’t sit well with some members of the group Black Lives Matter.

06/27/2015

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Minneapolis Police Dept. Holds Public Hearing On Body Cameras

Before rolling out their body camera program, Minneapolis Police are looking for input from the public. The department met with concerned citizens at the University of Minnesota Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Twin Cities Pride Festival Celebrates Marriage Equality Ruling

It’s a historic year for the annual Twin Cities Pride festival — the event comes just a day after the Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage nation-wide.

06/27/2015

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Volunteers Build Memorial Playground For River Falls Sisters

The community in Wisconsin’s River Falls came together to help a mother overcome a devastating loss nearly three years ago, In July of 2012, Aaron Schaffhausen killed his daughters — Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. Since then, the community has worked to raise $550,000 for a memorial playground in their honor.

06/27/2015

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Minneapolis Company Hosts ‘Solar Cookoff’ Using Sun-Powered Ovens

A Twin Cities company is using food to teach people about solar energy. On Saturday, Applied Energy Innovations rolled a solar oven onto the sidewalk, and held a cook-off to demonstrate its power.

06/27/2015

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20 Years After Disappearance, Community Gathers To Remember Missing TV Anchor

It has been 20 years since an Iowa TV anchor went missing. Jodi Huisentruit’s disappearance remains a mystery two decades later.

06/27/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Pero Por Que Papi At Constantine

Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Constantine for a smoky, spicy drink — the Pero Por Que Papi.

06/27/2015

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Good Questions: Salad Forks, Fair Food Flops & Seedless Watermelons

Mike from Park Rapids wants to know: Why are salad forks smaller? Though forks were around in the 15th century, they didn’t become popular or affordable until the 19th century, when silver plate technology was invented.

06/26/2015

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Minnesota Man With ALS Hopes Stem Cells Save His Life

A Minnesota man living with Lou Gehrig’s Disease is hoping a unique treatment can help him defy the odds.

06/26/2015

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Good Samaritan’s Truck Stolen By Man Fleeing Cops

It’s something many of us wouldn’t think twice of doing: Stopping along the road to lend a helping hand to a driver in the ditch. At least that’s what Brent Morris thought he was doing when he spotted trouble while on his way to work early Thursday. But what Morris didn’t know is that the man in the ditch was being pursued by Wright County deputies just minutes earlier.

06/26/2015

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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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Goin’ To The Lake: Park Rapids

We’re sharing the love this summer and getting more of the WCCO gang on the road! That’s right, instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. Big time! […]

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Ely

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Ely area!

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Battle Lake

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Battle Lake area!

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: New Richmond, Wis.

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the New Richmond area!

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