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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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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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Robots Have Hoop Dreams At High School Competition

There is another big basketball tournament this weekend, and the players are all robots.

03/29/2012

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Booze Brackets: March Madness Hits Liquor Stores

The price of liquor is going down — sort of. A Twin Cities liquor store chain is jumping on the college basketball bandwagon.

03/14/2012

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Minn. Girl Scouts Sell Cookies To Help Soldiers

A group of very young Girl Scouts have been selling their boxes at car dealership in St. Cloud. But this troop also asked customers if they would pay for an extra box to be sent to troops serving overseas.

02/20/2012

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Justice Page, Fmr. Viking, Talks About His Remarkable Life

As part of a Black History Month, Justice Alan Page was at Best Buy Corporate Headquarters in Richfield on Thursday talking about his remarkable life.

02/16/2012

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Make Sure To Protect Your Perennials

With such a mild winter, you wouldn’t think we’d have to worry about protecting outdoor plants, but our lack of snow could be causing them harm.

02/14/2012

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12-Year-Old Pop Star, Camryn, Tours Middle Schools

Some middle school kids in New Brighton got a little break from their normal lunch routine Monday.

02/06/2012

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New, Rare Orchid Brought To St. Paul Winter Carnival

The St. Paul Winter Carnival had its annual orchid show over the weekend. A grower from Plymouth brought a rare new flower, with a name to match.

01/30/2012

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MSP’s New ‘Pre-Check’ Means Less Time In Security Lines

Everyone knows how long it takes to get through security at the airport. Now, however, it can take considerably less time for some people.

01/24/2012

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Fawns Shot In Forest Lake; Neighbors Upset With DNR

It is a case that has neighbors really upset with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: two deer fawns killed by police in Forest Lake.

01/17/2012

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‘One Of The Best Things I’ve Ever Tried’: Athletes Talk Ice Cross

Latvia’s Armonz Treepons, Switzerland’s Claudio Calory and Finland’s Meeka Yoka Moinin spoke with WCCO-TV’s Gordy Leach Friday at the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship about why they love ice cross.

01/13/2012

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Girl With Cerebral Palsy Gets New Wheelchair From Good Samaritan

Yesterday we told you about 7-year-old Moira Stomberg from Minneapolis. Someone stole her wheelchair from her family’s north Minneapolis driveway over the weekend. Now she’ll be getting a brand new wheelchair because of a WCCO-TV viewer.

01/11/2012

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Family Searches For Girl’s Stolen Wheelchair

A Minneapolis girl is without her wheelchair. It was apparently stolen from the family’s driveway on Sunday.

01/10/2012

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