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Gordy Leach

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Gordy Leach graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1974 with a degree in broadcast journalism, and has worked at WCCO-TV since 1980.

He shoots and edits news video, and also writes new stories. He is a member of both the photographer and reporter unions.

Gordy also schedules service and maintenance for more than 30 news vehicles, based on his life-long experience as a car nut. His father was an auto mechanic.

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Homeless Chihuahua Gets Life-Saving Surgery, Ready For Adoption

Seymor, a Chihuahua mix, was found huddled on the door step of a home that was not his.

12/12/2012

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Veteran Recalls Pearl Harbor, Being A Japanese-American Soldier

It was 71 years ago Friday that Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. That attack brought America into World War II, and there are still veterans with us who were in Hawaii that day.

12/07/2012

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Mpls. Group Nominated For Best Children’s Album

Grammy nominations for some big-name musicians have already been announced, but one of the categories they didn’t announce on TV is Best Children’s Album. One of the nominated groups for the category happens to be two Minneapolis residents.

12/06/2012

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Open Arms Serves Up 3 Millionth Free Meal To Those In Need

Open Arms is a Minnesota nonprofit that cooks and delivers free meals to people living with HIV-AIDS, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and 60 other diseases.

11/01/2012

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Cossetta In St. Paul Opens After Impressive Remodel

Cossetta’s new building has been open for less than a week. Even though construction is not complete, people are lining up at the restaurant and store.

10/18/2012

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Minneapolis Bridges Reopen To Business Owners’ Delight

It’s now easier to get around in a couple of Minneapolis neighborhoods. The new Lyndale Avenue bridge is open to traffic.

10/15/2012

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SCSU Hockey Players Let It ‘Flow’ For Locks Of Love

St. Cloud State University is remodeling its national hockey center to handle the crowds.

10/10/2012

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Runners Get Set For The 31st Annual Twin Cities Marathon

An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

10/05/2012

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Decrepit $1 House Completely Renovated

Three months ago, the basement walls were caving in and the house had seen better days at 3049 Third Ave. S. Then Nicole Curtis, cable TV’s Rehab Addict, bought the house for $1 and spent about $100,000 to fix it up.

08/08/2012

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Twins, Toro Team Up To Build Baseball Fields

The Minnesota Twins and Toro teamed up on Tuesday to rebuild a neighborhood park.

08/07/2012

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After Nearly 30 Years, St. Paul Sergeant Receives Rare Salute

St. Paul police celebrated one of their brother’s Friday for the final time with a rare salute.

07/27/2012

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Northfield Honors Its Purple-Wearing Hometown Hero

The people of Northfield honored a hometown hero Thursday. Maggie Lee, 91, had worked at the local newspaper – the Northfield News — for more than 65 years.

07/26/2012

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Ninety airmen from the Minnesota National Guard are coming home this weekend. They’re members of the 133rd Air lift wing. The first 29 landed this afternoon from Southwest Asia, where they’re supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

07/13/2012

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Robotics And Automation Conference Held In St. Paul

Scientists from around the world are in St. Paul this week for the annual Robotics and Automation Conference. The conference is not open to the public, but WCCO-TV got a peek.

05/17/2012

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A Look Inside A Peregrine Falcon Nest In Downtown St. Paul

Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.

05/09/2012

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