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WCCO’s John Hines Interviews Titanic Museum Owner

A century ago today, the grandest ship ever built was cruising along without worry on the North Atlantic. The rest, of course, is history.

04/12/2012

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O.J. Simpson’s Former Girlfriend Facing Drug Charges In Minnesota

The Minnesota woman who once was OJ Simpson’s girlfriend is facing drug charges in Moorhead, Minn.

04/10/2012

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Huge Jackpot Means Dreams For Players, Real Payouts For Minn.

Everybody knows it’s the longest of long shots, but that doesn’t stop lottery ticket holders from dreaming of what they would do with a $640 million jackpot. Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing is the richest jackpot in world history.

03/30/2012

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Michael Jackson Meets Cirque Du Soleil In Minneapolis

Michael Jackson was a huge fan of Cirque Du Soleil, so it’s a natural fit to combine the late pop star’s music with the wild acrobatics of Cirque Du Soleil.

03/27/2012

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3 Months Later, Police No Closer to Finding 3-Year-Old’s Killer

Monday marked the three-month anniversary of the shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy in north Minneapolis, but police say they are no closer to finding the person who fired the fatal shot.

03/26/2012

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Tailpipe Flies Into Windshield, Driver Recalls Close Call

A tailpipe became a missile Thursday afternoon and pierced an SUV’s windshield on Interstate 35 E south.

03/23/2012

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Some Charged For Canceling Dinner Reservations

It’s standard practice for a hotel to require a credit card number when you book a room. Now, some restaurants are asking the same from customers who are reserving a table.

03/19/2012

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D.C. Secretary Talks About Becoming King Overnight

Maybe you’ve received an email that a long lost relative has died, leaving you a fortune? Such scams are common. A secretary from Washington, D.C. had a similar experience, but it was no scam.

03/05/2012

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MSHS League Makes Changes To Hockey Rules

In a rare mid-season move, the Minnesota State High School League increased the in-game penalties for three dangerous types of hockey hits.

01/15/2012

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Local UFC Fighter In Trouble Again For Obama Comments

Jacob Volkmann admits he’s trying to make a name for himself as a fighter. The problem is it’s getting him in trouble at his other job.

01/06/2012

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Regions Hospital To Cease Abortion Services

Regions Hospital in St. Paul announced their plan to cease providing abortion care services starting Dec. 9.

11/25/2011

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Man Injured After Deck Collapse In Maple Grove

One man was injured on Wednesday when a deck collapsed at a home in Maple Grove.

09/07/2011

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Minn. US Attorney Jones Named Acting ATF Director

Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones has been named acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

08/30/2011

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Flight Evacuated At MSP After Cabin Fills With Smoke

More than 200 people had to be evacuated from a Delta flight bound for Seattle Tuesday.

08/23/2011

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Heat Wave Too Much For Minnesota Turkeys

The end of the heat wave couldn’t come soon enough for Minnesota turkey growers.

07/21/2011

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Tubing Teen Clings To Tree After Trouble On Sauk River

Eight people are safe after getting into trouble while tubing on the fast-moving Sauk River in St. Cloud.

07/19/2011

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Heat Wave Not Good News For Police Dog Regional Trials

Nearly 90 K-9 teams from law enforcement agencies throughout the upper midwest will be in Minneapolis this weekend for regional trials, and the anticipated heat wave has organizers concerned.

07/15/2011

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MillerCoors Becomes Casualty Of Minn. Shutdown

Miller, Coors and other popular beers may disappear from Minnesota stores and bars within days because brewing giant MillerCoors lacks the proper licenses due to the state’s government shutdown.

07/13/2011

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Shutdown Holding Up Minn. Couple’s Adoption In Texas

Of all the petitions being heard by Special Master Kathleen Blatz for relief from Minnesota’s government shutdown, Sally Jean Wood’s may have been the most personal.

07/08/2011

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Police Hope Taxi Stands Will Reduce Congestion In Uptown

In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion in the busy Uptown area of Minneapolis, additional taxi-stands are opening up.

07/08/2011

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300 Gallons Of Drugs Collected In ℞ ‘Take-Back’

Sheriff’s officials in Washington County were not sure how many drugs they’d collect with their latest drug “take back” campaign. The answer is, a lot.

07/08/2011

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Bruininks Gives Near-State Record Catch To Bell Museum

It was the catch of a lifetime, but outgoing University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks is parting ways with his big fish.

06/16/2011

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No Traffic Deaths Reported Over Memorial Day Weekend

The numbers are still preliminary, but the Minnesota State Patrol confirmed Wednesday that there were no fatal traffic crashes over the Memorial Day weekend.

06/01/2011

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At Least A Week Before Power Is Normal At MSP

A weekend power outage at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is still causing problems on Concourse B, and some of those issues may continue for at least a week.

05/23/2011

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Funding Cut For Asian Carp Barrier At Coon Rapids Dam

It’s a move wildlife officials said will allow for the spread of invasive Asian Carp.

05/19/2011

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