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Patrol: Increased Enforcement For ‘Move Over’ Law

More State Patrol officers will likely be seen Monday on Minnesota roads. The State Patrol says it’s increasing enforcement of the state’s “move over” law.

6 hours ago

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Dayton Declares Monday Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day

In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 31 as Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day.

7 hours ago

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How Many Calories Are In Your State Fair Foods?

Do you know how many calories are in those delicious cheese curds or that pork chop on a stick? If you actually knew what it took to burn off those calories, it may make you change your approach to what you eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

9 hours ago

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Get Movin’ Monday: Saving Money At The State Fair

If you spent the weekend at the Minnesota State Fair, you may have spent a decent amount of cash there too.

13 hours ago

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Finding Minnesota: Taking ‘Locally Grown’ To the Extreme

Duluth Grill, with produce gardens in its parking lot, is an unlikely success story, drawing national attention and $4.7 million in annual sales.

21 hours ago

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Black Lives Matter Chant Called ‘Disgusting’ By Police Leader

Traffic disruptions and loud messages aren’t the only things memorable about Saturday’s Black Lives Matter march to the gates of the Minnesota State Fair. One of the chants heard from protesters is being called “disgusting” by rank and file St. Paul Police officers.

21 hours ago

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Talking Points: Klobuchar On Biden, Hillary’s Falling Numbers

The latest poll from Iowa shows support for Hillary Clinton is slipping. The Des Moines Register poll shows Clinton with 37 percent of the vote – that’s down from a high near 60 percent just a few months ago.

21 hours ago

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Woman, Son Save Bald Eagle After Hitting It On I-94 In Wisconsin

A woman and her teenage son are being applauded Sunday night as wildlife heroes. But it didn’t start out that way. The two were driving in Danbury Wis. last weekend on the way back from their cabin when an eagle eating roadkill took flight. They hit it with their car.

08/30/2015

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Black Lives Matter Plans Protest Outside Governor’s Residence

The group Black Lives Matter is going to Summit Avenue in St. Paul on Tuesday to show displeasure with Gov. Mark Dayton’s comment on the weekend protest at the Minnesota State Fair.

08/30/2015

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4 Things To Know: Texas Shooting Update, American Pharaoh & More

Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Aug. 30.

08/30/2015

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For Former Gopher Football Star, Valuable Lessons Learned In Minnesota

Amir Pinnix is a testament to what the game teaches young people — coming from the inner city of Newark, New Jersey to the University of Minnesota, and now in corporate America.

08/29/2015

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Father Says School Brushed Off Worries About Janitor Charged With Rape

The father of a former Forest View student said he’s upset the school didn’t take his concerns about a school janitor more seriously.

08/29/2015

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Minnesota National Guard Unit Returns Home After 9-Month Deployment

It was a big welcome home Saturday for a Minnesota National Guard unit who spent nine months deployed to Egypt.

08/29/2015

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Black Lives Matter State Fair Protest Ends Without Injury Or Arrest

The group Black Lives Matter is expected to make their way toward the Minnesota State Fair Saturday. The group says about 1,000 people are expected to march along a mile-and-a-half route from Hamline Park toward the fair’s main gates.

08/29/2015

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Keeping Track Of Your Kids At The State Fair

Keeping track of your group can be difficult in the large crowds of the Minnesota State Fair, especially when you are with kids. That is why the fair has free ID bracelets available for all attendees.

08/29/2015

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Check Out These Bird’s-Eye Views Of The Fair!

There are a lot of ways to see the fair, but there is nothing like seeing it all from the sky! Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak show all the ways you can get a bird’s-eye view of The Great Minnesota Get-Together!

08/29/2015

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Driver Flees After Minneapolis Crash, Leaves Passenger Pinned

Two people were hospitalized after a crash near Interstate 94 in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police says the accident happened around 2 a.m. on the westbound I-94 exit at Dowling Avenue North.

08/29/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Cafe Caribe’s Hard Root Beer Float

Café Caribe, on Carnes Avenue at the entrance to the Midway at the Minnesota State fair, opened 17 years ago. This year, for the first time, adults will get to imbibe like kids with the brand-new Hard Root Beer Float.

08/29/2015

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Good Questions: Dial Tones, Pronto Pups, Driving In The U.K.

Every Friday, Heather Brown answers some of our viewers burning questions. This week, she tells us abotu the reverse roads in the U.K., dial tones on cell phones and of course, Pronto Pup!

08/28/2015

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Metrodome Seats Get New Life In Small Town

It’s about as different from downtown Minneapolis as it gets: You could fit the entire population of Wells, Minnesota, inside the Metrodome — 27 times over.

08/28/2015

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Chippewa Band Members Test Limits Of Tribal Harvesting Rights

Several citations were issued for illegal gill nets and ricing without a license. Chippewa band members are out to test the validity of their off-reservation hunting, fishing and harvesting rights.

08/28/2015

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4 Presidential Candidates Speak At Mpls. DNC Conference

Minneapolis was center stage Friday for the Democrats in the 2016 presidential race. The Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting downtown, where Hillary Clinton was mobbed by supporters.

08/28/2015

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WCCO 4 Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2015): Day 2

Friday was the second day of The Great Minnesota Get-Together, and the WCCO was excited to find out what all the fuss is about.

08/28/2015

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Despite Poultry Ban, 14-Year-Old Designs Chicken Tractor For State Fair

For one poultry farmer and 4H competitor, the year of no birds at the Minnesota State Fair could be the most rewarding.

08/28/2015

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Black Lives Matter Expects 1K To Block State Fair Traffic

The St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter has promised the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair will not be “business as usual.” Organizer Rashad Turner said Friday afternoon that he expects nearly 1,000 people will march from Hamline Park in St. Paul along Snelling Ave. to reach the front gates of the fair.

08/28/2015

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Black Lives Matter Protests At State Fair

Protesters with Black Lives Matter marched along Snelling Avenue during the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2015.

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Kat Perkins Live With WCCO Radio!

Kat Perkins gave a live performance in the Cambria Gallery on 7th, hosted by WCCO Radio’s John Williams!

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Goin’ To The Lake: Perham

WCCO-TV’s Mike Binkley and Liz Collin are Goin’ to the Lake this week! They are headed northwest to Perham.

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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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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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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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