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Controversy After Mpls. Marks ‘Park’ Off Limits

Two months after storms slammed the Twin Cities, downed and weakened trees are still getting in the way. In an area of undeveloped land that sits right on the border of Edina, St. Louis Park and Minneapolis, the storms knocked down several trees, and the city of Minneapolis decided to post “no trespassing” signs.

08/21/2013

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Minn. Workers Can Soon Take Medical Leave To Care For Family Members

If you work at a Minnesota company with at least 21 employees, there’s a change in the law you should know about. It has to do with sick leave benefits.

07/31/2013

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Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Goes To The Cows

The Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is a recreation destination. But this summer, some of the biggest animals there are cows. About an hour north of the Twin Cities, the refuge is more than 30,000 acres of oak savanna and wetlands. But some invasive plant species are threatening to change this habitat. So they’re trying a new way to control the undesirable plants, letting cows eat them.

07/29/2013

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Gary Sinise’s Foundation Helping Wounded Minn. Vet

Some star power came to town Friday night to help a Minnesota marine wounded while serving in Afghanistan.

06/28/2013

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Prominent MN Women React To Facebook COO’s ‘Lean In’ Book

A controversial new book on women and leadership is topping best-seller lists and it’s got people talking.

06/02/2013

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Start Seeing Women Motorcyclists, Including Amelia

When you’re out driving, you’re more and more likely to see women on motorcycles. In the last 10 years, the number of women riding motorcycles in Minnesota has grown more than 58 percent — from 31,576 riders in 2002 to 53,784 in 2012. And one of the brands that is seeing the most growth is the one that is considered the most masculine — Harley Davidson.

05/20/2013

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Interview: Marilyn Carlson Nelson On Retirement, Business & Human Rights

Marilyn Carlson Nelson has been recognized by the White House and will receive the Public Leadership Award from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs next week for her work to stop sex trafficking.

04/30/2013

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Gopher TE: Texas Explosion Happened 2 Miles From My Home

As many as 15 people are feared dead and more than 160 others hurt in a fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas.

04/18/2013

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City Pages ‘Best Of’ Honors Amelia, Rosen & Dara

City Pages and its readers are honoring some familiar faces.

04/16/2013

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Can’t Afford A Getaway? Plan A ‘Tropical’ Staycation Instead

By mid-March, most of us are sick of winter and ready for a getaway. Getting out of town can be expensive, but there are some places you can at least pretend to be in the tropics.

03/19/2013

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Dos And Don’ts: Tips For Parents With Tweens

Parents get plenty of advice — especially when kids are little and when they start to rebel as teens.

02/25/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Chris & Amelia Visit The Birkie (Day 2)

On Friday, Amelia Santaniello and Chris Shaffer spent a second day in Packer land checking out one of the biggest cross country ski events in the world — the American Birkebeiner.

02/22/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Chris & Amelia Visit The Birkie

The two are visiting one of the biggest cross country ski events in the world — the American Birkebeiner.

02/21/2013

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Interview: Jerry & Rebecca Kill Talk Marriage, Making It Last

The night before Valentine’s Day is full of pressure for many couples.

02/13/2013

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The Designer Behind Amelia’s Red Runway Dress

February is Go Red month to raise awareness about heart disease. This Sunday is the Red Dress Collection runway show to benefit the American Heart Association.

02/13/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With Designer Richard Beckel On Amelia’s Dress

They say, “do what you love” and “follow your passion.” But not all of us listen. Or in Richard Beckel’s case, it just takes some time.

02/13/2013

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Minn. Man’s Idea Spurred Dubstep Baby Super Bowl Ad

One of the biggest audiences in television history watched Sunday’s Super Bowl, and the millions of dollars in ads that went with it.

02/04/2013

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Frank & Amelia Take Intense Firefighting Test

The Minneapolis Fire Department recently accepted applications for the first time since 2006. Since then, more than 2,000 people applied. It’s the first step in a process that will include a written exam, oral interview and then an intense physical fitness test.

02/04/2013

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In Case You Missed It: Target’s Holidazzle Parade 2012

See all of WCCO’s coverage of Target’s 21st Holidazzle Parade!

11/23/2012

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Tips For Getting The Best From Generic Brands

It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.

11/21/2012

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Looking To Tech For The Future Of Senior Care

As our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. However, as we look ahead to the future, it turns out that technology might keep many baby boomers out of nursing homes altogether.

11/20/2012

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The Praise Puzzle: How To Motivate Kids To Be Successful

Praising kids comes naturally to most parents — and it’s been encouraged for all of us. But some praise might be better than others. And some kinds of praise could actually hold kids back.

11/15/2012

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Frank, Amelia Get Prepped To Appear On ‘The Talk’

It’s a big day for WCCO-TV anchors Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello. They are both out in Los Angeles and will be guest co-hosts today for the CBS show “The Talk.”

10/16/2012

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Frank & Amelia Gear Up For ‘The Talk’

WCCO’s own Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello will guest co-host on CBS’s ‘The Talk’ on Tuesday, Oct. 16! They’ll join co-hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler at the table.

10/15/2012

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Amelia, Frank To Appear On ‘The Talk’ Next Week

WCCO-TV viewers may remember that anchor Amelia Santaniello traveled to Los Angeles back in June to appear as a co-host on “The Talk.” Well, set your DVRs or find a TV on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

10/09/2012

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