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50 Years Ago: Tornadoes Storm Through Twin Cities

Fifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.

05/06/2015

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Web Extra: WCCO Radio Archives Of 1965 Tornadoes

Fifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.

05/05/2015

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Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Sells For Nearly $1M

The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie’s auction house did not immediately identify the absentee buyer who agreed to pay $965,000 for the sunburst-finish guitar.

12/06/2013

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Minn. Pilot Missing Since 1965 Identified

The Pentagon has identified remains recovered in Vietnam in 2009 and 2011 as those of a pilot from Minnesota. He’s Air Force Maj. Thomas E. Reitmann of Red Wing.

09/01/2011