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New Laws Allow Experimental Drugs, Limit License Plate Readers & More

Starting this weekend, some things are about to change in Minnesota.

07/29/2015

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Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. Paul

Protests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.

07/28/2015

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Survey Finds Significant ‘Grocery Gap’ In Minnesota

For many people, attempts to eat healthy are often thwarted by our cravings for junk food. A new survey shows there’s also another obstacle: not enough grocery stores sell healthy food.

07/27/2015

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Twin Cities Firefighters, Cops Meet In Hot Dog Eating Contest

There are plenty of rules when it comes to eating properly. Etiquette matters. No one wants to be around someone who stuffs food in their mouth and chews like a wild animal. Unless it’s a hot-dog eating contest.

07/21/2015

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Netting Wasps To Help Fight Emerald Ash Borer

Scientists in Minnesota believe they’ve found an insect that can do what they haven’t been able to do very well — get rid of the emerald ash borer.

07/20/2015

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Cleanup Continues In Brainerd Lakes Area Hit Hard By Storm

Storm cleanup continues in northern Minnesota during the height of vacation season. Some of the state’s most popular resorts and campgrounds have shut down, causing many vacationers to make new plans.

07/14/2015

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Hennepin Co. Creates Map Of Public Cooling Centers

Things are heating up in the Twin Cities. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the high 80s and low 90s all week with dew points in the 60s, making it feel muggy and tropical.

07/13/2015

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St. Paul Mayor Invites MLS To View Potential Stadium Site

We learned Thursday that Major League Soccer may be coming to St. Paul rather than Minneapolis. This morning, Mayor Chris Coleman announced he’s invited the MLS president to visit St. Paul and check out some land where a new soccer stadium could be built.

07/09/2015

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Husband-And-Wife Techies Bring Twin Cities High Schoolers To Silicon Valley

Some Twin Cities ninth graders are headed to Silicon Valley in California for an intensive technology camp. They were selected by a husband-and-wife team that work for Google. Steve Grove grew up in Northfield but now lives in the San Francisco area.

07/07/2015

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Blanding’s Turtles May Go On Federal Endangered List

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is concerned about a rare turtle that may soon find itself on the list of endangered species. The Blanding’s turtle lives in a small number of states and provinces in the Midwest, New England, and southeastern Canada.

07/06/2015

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An Architect Of Medical Marijuana Law Upset He Can’t Use It

A member of the governor’s own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he’s not able to get medical marijuana.

07/02/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Heads To Breezy Point (Day 1)

For many, the Fourth of July is the peak of the summer season, and we’re taking that attitude to Breezy Point and the Cross Lake area this week on Goin’ to the Lake. WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/02/2015

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1st Patients For Medical Marijuana Get Their Meds In Minnesota

The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.

07/01/2015

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Suspect Arrested After Leaving Stolen Construction Trailer Near Courthouse

A construction trailer filled with expensive tools is now back with its rightful owner. The trailer was stolen from a construction site in Roseville. As it turns out, authorities said the thief took the stolen trailer with him when he went to a court hearing in Washington County.

06/30/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Hits Lake City (Day 2)

It’s that time of year once again. That’s right, we’re Goin’ to the Lake! WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams are all heading to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

06/26/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Hits Lake City (Day 1)

It’s that time of year once again. That’s right, we’re Goin’ to the Lake! WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams are all heading to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

06/25/2015

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Brooklyn Park To Pitch Stadium Site For Minnesota United

Now that we know major league soccer is coming to Minnesota, the question remains where will those games be played. The owners of the Minnesota United team are looking at downtown Minneapolis for the stadium site. Today, we learned they’re also talking to a Twin Cities suburb.

06/24/2015

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Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Takes Twin Cities Kids On Shopping Spree

A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.

06/23/2015

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General Mills To Drop Artificial Ingredients From Cereals

General Mills announced Monday that it’s dropping artificial colors and flavors from more of its cereals.

06/22/2015

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Marijuana Grower Gives Tour Of Cottage Grove Facility

In two weeks, the first prescriptions for medical marijuana will be filled in Minnesota.

On Wednesday, one of the two state-approved marijuana growing facilities opened its doors for a tour of its operation.

LeafLine Labs is in Cottage Grove, and members of the Bachman family, as in Bachman flowers, are major investors.

06/17/2015

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Honda Adds 1M Civics, Accords To Passenger Air Bag Recall

At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.

06/16/2015

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Some Farmers Restocking After Bird Flu Outbreak

We’re seeing a new phase in the bird flu outbreak that has led to the deaths of millions of turkeys in Minnesota. A small number of affected farmers are now restocking.

06/11/2015

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Sisters Repay Debt To Hospital That Changed Their Fate

Teenage sisters Sonja and Alexis Pearson returned to the hospital where doctors saved Sonja’s life when she was a toddler.

06/10/2015

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How To Protect Kids From Online Danger

Now that school is out, your children may have more free time to spend online. That increases the chances of them coming in contact with criminals.

06/09/2015

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Twin Cities Woman Recounts Grand Canyon Nightmare

A Twin Cities woman’s dream vacation to the Grand Canyon turned into a nightmare after she fell 20 feet, breaking 13 bones. Sheila McCabe just got out of the hospital and is now recovering at home in Savage. She wants to share what happened and what she learned.

06/04/2015

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