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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Caring For Your Snowblower In A Mild Winter

Have you started your snow blower lately? Probably not, since there is no snow. But it might be smart to run it any way.

01/09/2012

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Land O’ Lakes Dog Show Comes To The RiverCentre

If you like dogs, you might want to head to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, where more than 2,500 dogs will compete for show honors this weekend.

01/06/2012

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Cat Survives 3 Month Stint On Busy Twin Cities Freeway

You would think a cat couldn’t survive for three months while surrounded by freeway traffic. Well think again, and one Twin Cities cat did. His name is “Adam.”

12/30/2011

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$600K Goal Reached For MN Firefighters Memorial

A memorial for firefighters will be built on the State Capitol mall next year.

12/21/2011

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Girl Raises Money To Donate Bears To Hospital

Last summer WCCO introduced you to a little girl raising money to help other children. On Tuesday, her dream came true as she handed out 60 stuffed bears to kids at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.

12/20/2011

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Minn. Company Hires Physician’s Assistant For Workers

Remember the school nurse’s office when you were a kid? Some employers are trying a similar approach to help control health care costs.

12/19/2011

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Riding Along With FedEx During The Busiest Time Of Year

FedEx employees are working hard, hustling to get out holiday packages.

12/12/2011

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Study: Men, Ages 45 And Up, More Likely To Crash In Snow

Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.

12/05/2011

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80-Year-Old Man Bowls Perfect Game In St. Louis Park

Erik Ellingson is an 80-year-old accountant who still works, and still goes league bowling every Thursday night. He likes numbers, and will remember 300 for quite a while. That’s score of the perfect game he bowled Thursday night at the Texa-Tonka lanes in St. Louis Park.

12/02/2011

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H.S. Cancer Survivor Comes Home For Thanksgiving

When we consider the things we are thankful for this time of the year, good health is high on the list for many of us.

11/23/2011

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Call Of Duty Video Game Released, MN Gamers Rejoice

Whether you are a fan of violent video games or not, there is no doubt that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a commercial success.

11/08/2011

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Minn.-Based Co. Makes ‘Throw-Bots’ For Police, Military

Cities of any size will now find it easier to add a robot to their police departments. It’s because a Minnesota-based company ReconRobotics, Inc. is offering a version of its remote-control surveillance camera for less than $5,000.

11/02/2011

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Man Proposes With Giant Mural On Nicollet Mall

Every now and then you hear of a guy who comes up with some romantic way to pop the question. This is the story of one of those guys.

10/27/2011

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Buy A House — Get A “Lamborghini?”

Here’s the pitch — if you buy a certain house in Golden Valley, the seller will throw in a Lamborghini for free … sort of.

10/26/2011

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Minn. Man Competes In Int’l Beer Pouring Championship

A St. Paul man is on his way to South America to compete in an international beer-pouring contest.

10/21/2011

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