Mary McGuire

Mary is honored to be a member of the talented news team at WCCO-TV in her home state of Minnesota. You can now see her reporting Monday through Friday on WCCO This Morning. Mary lives in the metro area with her rescue dachshund, Scooby.
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Joined WCCO: 2017
Hometown: Edina, Minnesota
Alma Mater: Loyola Marymount University (B.A.) University of Missouri (M.A.)

Music: Country
Movie: Annie Hall
TV Show: Arrested Development
Book: Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree
Food: Mexican
Local Restaurant: Bar La Grassa
Hidden MN Gem: Quarry Hill Park in Rochester
Sport/Exercise: Hockey
Historical Figure: Queen Elizabeth II
Famous Minnesotan: Prince
Quote: “Worry ends when faith begins.”
Word: Macaroon
Vacation Spot: Amsterdam
Holiday: Halloween
Planet: Earth

Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy
Phone Call or Text Message? Postcard
Mac or PC? Mac
Coffee or Tea? Coffee (early and often)
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Recovering night owl
East Coast or West Coast? Midwest
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Wars
‘Grey Duck’ or ‘Goose’? Grey Duck

Mary is honored to be a member of the talented news team at WCCO-TV in her home state of Minnesota.

You can now see her reporting Monday through Friday on WCCO This Morning. Before joining WCCO-TV, Mary worked as a multimedia journalist in Tampa, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota.

Mary is a proud Mizzou Tiger and earned her master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Missouri. During her time there, she was selected as the 2013 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow, which included a fellowship at ABC News in Washington, DC.

Mary earned a B.A. from the College of Communications and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. During her college years, she also studied abroad at University College Cork in Ireland.

Mary lives in the metro area with her rescue dachshund, Scooby.

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Yanez Attorney: ‘He Thought This Guy Was Going To Kill Him’

Attorneys for both Jeronimo Yanez and the Castile family reacted to the release of evidence on Wednesday.


Crash Leads To Discovery Of Man Shot In Chest In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police are investigating an apparent homicide after a man was discovered shot dead in the chest in a stolen van in Minneapolis.


Popular White Bear Lake Beach Back Open

White Bear Lake’s county-run beach has been closed for nearly a decade after low-water levels made the area unsafe for swimmers.


‘Terrible For Our State’: Dayton On Pulling Out Of Paris Accord

President Donald Trump is facing fierce opposition for ending the nation’s participation in the Paris Climate Accord.


Fallen Service Members Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Day Ceremony

All across the country and here in Minnesota, folks are honoring our nation’s heroes this Memorial Day.


Judge Rules On Potential Evidence, Witness Testimony In Yanez Trial

A Ramsey County judge made rulings on evidence and witness testimony in the trial for officer who fatally shot Philando Castile.


Massive American Flag Commemorating 9/11 Retired, Replaced

More than 30 law enforcement officials and veterans retired and replaced a massive American flag Monday morning at the Hennepin County Government Center.


Fishing Opener Means Big Business For Bait Shops

From the boat to the fishing rods to the bait to the license, a lot goes in to netting a couple fish.


‘U’ Addresses Sex Assault Policies After Football Scandal

Back in September 2016, a female student reported she was sexually assaulted by several men on the football team.


St. Olaf Dean Of Students Responds To Racist Letter

Protests erupted at St. Olaf College in Northfield Saturday night after racist messages were sent to students.


Lawmakers Gearing Up For Turbulent End To Session

The 2017 legislative session is winding down, and top Democrats are warning that it could come to a wild end at the State Capitol.


Austin’s SPAM Museum Hosts First Wedding For English Couple

Mark “I LOVE SPAM” Benson and Anne Mousley traveled thousands of miles for the first wedding at the Austin SPAM Museum.


Fans Of The Purple One Mark 1 Year Since Death, Honor Legacy

For Prince fans, the one-year anniversary of his shocking death from an accidental drug overdose will be a time for sadness and celebration.


Senate Lawmakers Consider Uniform Labor Laws Bill

Senate lawmakers in St. Paul are preparing to vote on legislation that would take away the power from cities to set minimum wage or sick leave policies.


‘Toward Zero Deaths’ Campaign Targets Teen Drivers

Over the past decade, motor vehicle crashes have been the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for teens and young adults in Minnesota.


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Edina Gets Closer To Raising Age To Buy Tobacco

The push to raise the minimum age for tobacco sales is gaining momentum in Edina. Tuesday night, council members took the first steps towards passing that ordinance. If this was passed, Edina would become the first city in the state to do this.


Lawmakers Return To Work, With Eyes On The Budget

With just five weeks left in the regular session, Republicans and Democrats will be busy trying to come to an agreement on several crucial pieces of legislation.


1 Man Dead In Vadnais Heights Officer-Involved Shooting

One man is dead and four Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputies are on leave following a deputy-involved shooting Sunday night.


Teens Say Minnesota Choir Teacher Sent Inappropriate Messages

Days after a Minnesota music teacher was charged with having sex with a student, more teens are coming forward.


Hennepin Co. Leaders Outline Updated Response To Sexual Assaults

April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Hennepin County leaders came together Wednesday to tackle the emotional topic.


Falcon Heights Takes 1st Step To Break Up With St. Anthony P.D.

The mayor of Falcon Heights claims the actions of the city council are simply a response to the actions of St. Anthony officials.


Law Enforcement Cracking Down During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and multiple law enforcement agencies hit the streets Wednesday in an effort designed to combat the problem.


Child Found Following Amber Alert, Suspect In Custody

A 2-and-a-half-year-old boy who was kidnapped following a stabbing in south Minneapolis early Tuesday morning has been found, and the suspect is in custody.


Mpls. City Council Passes Section 8 Housing Ordinance

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously passed a city ordinance that aims to combat discrimination when it comes to housing.


Republicans Making Late Push To Repeal Obamacare

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote on the GOP replacement for Obamacare, but Republican leadership is having a hard time getting the votes needed to pass it.



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