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17-Year-Old Battles Cancer, Gets A Wish & Pays It Forward

Aimee Jo Ashford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year, and credits her friends in the show choir for getting her through her battle. So when a wish-granting charity asked the 17-year-old Totino Grace student for her request, her immediate instinct was to give back.

07/09/2013

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WCCO Lifestyle: Take Your Room From Drab To Fab

Wish there were a magic bullet that could help take your room from drab to fab? While you can’t just snap your fingers, there is help. In this week’s WCCO Lifestyle Segment, Design Consultant Linda VanBergen shares design resources that won’t break the bank.

07/06/2013

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Fear Of Gang Violence Cancels Richfield 4th Of July Carnival

A Fourth of July tradition that’s been around for decades is canceled this year because police fear it draws gangs. Police urged the City of Richfield to cancel its annual Fourth of July Carnival at Veterans Park.

07/03/2013

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Don’t Let The Emerald Ash Borer Follow You To The Cabin

Before you head to the cabin this 4th of July, the Minneapolis Park Board has an important message. Do not bring any wood you may have chopped from downed trees. They say this is imperative in their fight to stop the spread of Emerald Ash Borer.

06/27/2013

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Minn. School’s Adjust To USDA Lunch Guidelines

Minnesota schools are adjusting after the USDA issued new guidelines on the amount of fat and calories contained in snacks made available in lunchrooms.

06/27/2013

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Suffering From Allergies? Try Avoiding Triggers

If you feel your allergies have been hitting you harder, local doctors say it’s not just in your head. The prolonged winter followed by the rapid warm-up caused pollen counts to rise quickly.

06/20/2013

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Mom Of Kidnapped Baby Says She’d Forgive The Suspect, Her Friend

The mother of a 2-month-old baby taken from her home Tuesday says she forgives the woman accused of kidnapping her child.
“I’m not going to put her out as a bad person,” said Christina Alonzo. “She is a really good person. I’ve known her for so long.”

06/19/2013

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Since May 1, Mpls Has 3X More Rain Than Seattle

After a miserable winter, you’d think Mother Nature would cut us a break. Think again. The 6 1/2 inches of rain since May 1 is three times what Seattle, Wash., has experienced.

06/06/2013

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From Egypt To Minn.: A Boy’s Trip For A New Kidney

A parent’s love for their 5-year-old son has taken them half way across the world in search of a second chance.

05/07/2013

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School Board To Make Changes After ‘Harlem Shake’ Suspensions

The Mound-Westonka School District says it’s making changes after the suspension of six hockey players just hours before a playoff game. With a short roster, the team lost to a lower-seeded opponent

05/06/2013

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A Prom To Remember: McDonald’s And 2 Special Dates

The dress, dinner and dance may not be as fun on prom night without the perfect date.

04/30/2013

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With Spring’s Arrival, Bugs Are Out In Full Force

When you were wishing for warmer weather, you may have overlooked this small fact: Warm weather brings out the bugs. Right now, pest experts say they’re getting a lot of calls from homeowners about box elder bugs and carpenter ants.

04/29/2013

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Patio Season: ‘Like Fishing Opener, But For Beer’

After two sloppy snowstorms walloped Minnesota this month, spring finally arrived on Friday.

04/26/2013

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Why Does Wis. Family Have 10 Babies Delivered In St. Paul? The Nurses

The Bradacs are from Hudson, Wis., and while there are hospitals much closer to them, the Bradacs chose to deliver all of their children at St. Joseph’s in St. Paul, Minn.

04/23/2013

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As Snow Falls, Apply For Summer Jobs

Although a peek out the window would tell you otherwise, summer is just around the corner.

04/23/2013

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The Seven Stages Of Snow Grief

Minnesotans began working through the seven stages of snow-related grief just days before Halloween. The first stage: shock and denial.

04/22/2013

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Twins Fans Brave Snow And Low Temps

It takes about one minute to clear each seat of snow at Target Field. Now multiply that by 39,000.

04/12/2013

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Dayton Declares Emergency After Minn. Storm

The spring snowstorm that made travel difficult Thursday across parts of Minnesota heaped more headaches on the southwest corner of the state, where communities are still struggling to restore power following an ice storm earlier in the week. Officials said it may be early next week before electricity is restored in the southwest.

04/11/2013

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How To Deal With Voles, Moles And Other Yard Killers

Many Minnesotans have waited months for the snow to melt. But what’s underneath has homeowners alarmed this spring. Yards with long trails of dead grass and shrubs with the bark eaten off are signs of a type of field mouse called a vole.

04/04/2013

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March Is Feeling More Like January

Jeff Stubblefield is photographing the snowy landscape in late March in an attempt to make the best of what Mother Nature is throwing Minnesota.

03/18/2013

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After 47 Years, Minn. Woman Reunites & Saves Life Of Friend

Many of us would do anything for a best friend, but one Minnesota woman owes her life to a friend who she hadn’t seen in 47 years.

03/12/2013

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The Warning Signs Of Domestic Violence

In the past month, police say there’ve been three women killed by their husbands or boyfriends: a store manager at the Mall of America, a teenage girl and a pregnant National Guard member. None of the men charged have a criminal history

03/11/2013

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Mpls. Company Offers ‘Crystal Ball’ For Heart Health

Nearly half of all people who suffer heart attacks have no symptoms, making prevention all the more difficult. HeartSavers is a new company that uses a Minnesota-made medical device to change that.

03/04/2013

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Motorcycle Group Has Raised $130,000+ For Amber Alerts

Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.

02/28/2013

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First Responder Thanked For Saving Kids In Freezing Pool

Tuesday was the first time a Richfield girl’s family was able to thank first responders for saving their daughter’s life.

02/26/2013

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