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St. Paul Posts New Anti-Loitering Signs In Skyways

People who walk through the downtown St. Paul skyway system are noticing some new signs posted on the walls.

03/05/2015

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Man Dies, Grandson In Critical Condition After ATV Breaks Through Ice

A 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.

03/04/2015

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Hutchinson’s Blizzard Conditions Challenge Drivers, Delight Youngsters

There was nothing routine about a routine drive on Highway 7 in Hutchinson Tuesday. The strong wind blew fresh snow up from the ground and in to the air, giving drivers something to worry about.

03/03/2015

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A Look At The Ordway’s New, State-Of-The-Art Concert Hall

This weekend the Ordway Center in St. Paul will debut its newly-expanded and renovated concert hall. Not only is it bigger, the quality of the sound is better.

02/26/2015

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Portions Of Lilydale Park To Reopen After 2013 Tragedy

“High Risk” are the words used to describe an area of a St. Paul park where two kids died in a landslide. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani were on a field trip at Lilydale Park in May of 2013 when the ground under them gave way.

02/25/2015

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How To Protect Your Vehicle From Brine, Road Salt Damage

Maybe you wait in line for a car wash simply so your car or truck looks better. But auto mechanics say during the winter months, it’s actually a necessity. “We go through times like recently where we have small snow and they’re throwing lots of salt out,” mechanic Paul Hagen said.

02/24/2015

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Target Testing New REDPerks Rewards Program

Target is testing a new way to reward its customers. It’s in the form of a mobile app that keeps track of how much money you spend.

02/19/2015

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Mpls. Park Board, Graco At Odds Over Trail Expansion

Plans to expand the trail system along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis have hit a snag, and it may actually end up in the hands of a judge. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board met Wednesday to decide what to do about a stretch of land on the east bank of the river.

02/18/2015

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Gov. Dayton Dangles Road Projects To Be Built Under His Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton says his transportation funding proposal would result in 600 road-and-bridge improvement projects across the state.

02/17/2015

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Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile Gives Free Exams, Glasses To Students

Without good vision, everything is much more difficult. But if you don’t have insurance, it can be a struggle to pay for an eye exam and prescription glasses. About 20 St. Paul kids who failed vision screenings at their school last fall got a follow-up exam Thursday with an optometrist.

02/12/2015

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McDonald’s Manager Fired After Teen’s Viral Meltdown

It’s video that’s gone viral, and it was shot inside a Twin Cities fast food restaurant. It shows a McDonald’s worker behind the counter having a complete meltdown. Cellphone video captured what happened late Saturday night inside the McDonald’s in St. Paul’s Midway Shopping Center.

02/10/2015

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4-Year-Old Girl Dead After St. Paul Fire

A child is dead after a fire in St. Paul late Sunday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews received a call around 8:30 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue.

02/09/2015

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New Ordway Show Feeds Viewers Message About Hunger

A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message.

It’s called “Full Still Hungry” and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.

02/05/2015

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Report: Number Of Female College Coaches Declining

Wednesday is National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Here in the Twin Cities, the Minnesota History Center hosted a celebration and awards program. Gov. Mark Dayton stopped by to congratulate the honorees. But the findings of a new report show a major setback for female coaches at colleges and universities.

02/04/2015

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U Of M Sees First Measles Diagnosis In 20 Years

A student at the University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles. It’s the first confirmed measles case in Minnesota this year. University health officials say the student came down with the measles after returning home from a trip abroad.

01/29/2015

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Winter Carnival Crowns First Black Queen Of The Snows

The St. Paul Winter Carnival is known for being an over-the-top celebration of all things snow and ice.

This year, it’s also making history by crowning an African-American woman as the Queen of the Snows, 26-year-old Krystle Igbo-Ogbonna.

01/28/2015

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Therapy Dogs Help Young Students Learn To Read

Teachers across the metro area have discovered an innovative way to teach young kids how to read better and with more confidence. They are enlisting the help of therapy dogs. Dogs that have received special training to sit patiently with children, as the kids read aloud.

01/23/2015

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Black Lights Show Kids How To Better Fight The Flu

Fewer Minnesotans are getting sick with the flu. On Thursday, the CDC downgraded the flu in Minnesota from widespread to regional. The worse cases of the flu are in the metro and central Minnesota.

01/22/2015

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Many Honored During State’s MLK Day Celebration

The official statewide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place at Macalester College in St. Paul.

01/19/2015

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Comfort Foods Can’t Relieve Your Misery, Study Says

Whether it’s chewy and gooey or crunchy and savory, many of us reach for certain foods to make us feel better.

01/15/2015

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Frozen Minnehaha Waterfall Irresistible To Scofflaws

One of the most popular attractions in Minneapolis is also one of the most dangerous right now.

01/14/2015

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Saks Off Fifth Bids Farewell To Downtown With Big Sale

If you like a bargain, now’s the time to shop at Saks Off Fifth on Nicollet Mall. A clearance sale is taking place before the store closes for good on Saturday.

01/13/2015

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Twin Cities Teacher Returns To Class After Brush With Death

Students who went through a frightening ordeal last January witnessed something wonderful on Monday. A popular teacher returned to school after undergoing many surgeries and nearly losing her life.

01/12/2015

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Winter Fashion Is More High-Tech Than Ever

When it’s this cold outside, you have to protect yourself by wearing the right clothes and gear. But dressing for the weather is not what it used to be. It’s gotten a lot more high-tech. WCCO went shopping to see what you can find in stores these days. We hear a lot about dressing in layers and covering exposed skin.

01/07/2015

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Highways Like Skating Rinks: Driving On Slick Ice

When temperatures are below zero, highways can become like skating rinks. Lt. Tiffani Nelson from the Minnesota State Patrol shared some advice about driving safely in icy conditions.

01/06/2015

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