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‘Threshold Choir’ Performs Songs Of Comfort For People Near The End

What would your soundtrack be at the end? The pain and sorrow that comes with the end of a life can be too much to handle at times. But a group of singers in the Twin Cities get together for that very purpose. The Morning Star Singers are what is known as a “threshold choir,” a group of singers that literally comfort someone who’s on his or her deathbed. Group founder Barbara McAfee says they sing for people in poor health, people who are depressed and those who are nearing the end of life.

12/20/2013

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Longtime WCCO Radio Newsman Retiring

Steve Murphy says he’s looking forward to staying up past 7:30 p.m. As morning anchor and managing editor for WCCO Radio, Murphy’s day begins long before the sun comes up. He arrives to work at 3 a.m., preparing the morning’s news for WCCO Radio listeners.

12/05/2013

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MNsure Highlights Ease Of Site, Downplays Security Concerns

In a spacious new office overlooking Seventh Street in Downtown St. Paul, help is just a phone call away. This is where Minnesotans with interest in purchasing health care coverage through MNsure call-in with their questions.

09/27/2013

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Father And Marine Son Recall Sept. 11

Mort Roghanchi remembers getting off the train at Penn Station on Sept. 11, 2001, and wondering why everyone was gathering around. He asked a young lady what was going on.

09/11/2013

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WCCO Radio Interviews Twitter Sensation ‘Cubicle Guy’

If you didn’t notice the older man poking his head out of a cubicle — and even waving to cameras — in the background of the Anthony Weiner press conference on Tuesday, the internet did.

07/23/2013

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Minn. State Fair To Limit Smoking To Designated Areas

Minnesota State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer said he wants to make it clear: Smoking will still be allowed on the fairgrounds, but not nearly in as many areas.

01/23/2013

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‘Castle Doctrine’ Supporter: Smith’s Actions Go Beyond Protection

Rep. Tony Cornish is a former police chief. But he differs with many former and current police chiefs when it comes to the “Castle Doctrine,” the measure that allows homeowners to use deadly force to defend their property.

11/27/2012

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DNR: 147 Wolves Killed During 1st-Ever Season

The early season wolf hunt is now in the books, and Minnesota wildlife officials say nearly 150 wolves were killed.

11/19/2012

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‘CCO Radio Reporter Having Little Luck On The Hunt

Adam Carter, long-time WCCO Radio reporter, is in Pine County this weekend, hunting for a trophy buck.

11/03/2012

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Mpls. City Councilman Finds His Stolen iPhone, Teaches Thief Lesson

When Don Samuels saw a young man urinating on a building on near Broadway and Irving, he felt compelled to say something.

10/09/2012

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Wildfire Evacuees Being Allowed To Return To Karlstad

Evacuees have returned to their homes in a small northwestern Minnesota town after fire crews contained a rapidly-spreading wildfire fueled by brisk winds.

10/03/2012

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Reporter Profiled Business Owner Hours Before Shooting

A reporter says he spent two hours with Reuven Rahamim Thursday, just hours before Rahamim was shot and killed inside his business.

09/28/2012

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Behind the Ballot: College Student Runs For State Office

Andrew Ojeda is a junior at Macalester College in St. Paul, and he’s pulling all-nighters for a different reason this fall.

09/28/2012

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Behind The Ballot: Have We Seen The Last Of ‘Candidate’ Pawlenty?

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. An election year with some disappointments turned out well in the end for former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.

09/27/2012

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Group: Not Enough Teens Vaccinated Against Meningitis

The last thing a parent wants to think about is meningitis, but health officials say too many parents are not thinking about it, and vaccination rates are too low. A push is being made by the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota to raise the rates of vaccination for meningitis.

09/21/2012

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