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Finding Minnesota: Scott Seekins, Unlikely Icon

Of all the signs that our weather has been unusual, none is more unique than the sight of Scott Seekins — and the fact it took him so long to change into white this year (May 10th).

05/18/2014

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Are Outlet Malls Really A Better Deal? WCCO Went Shopping To Find Out

Along with many malls and big box retailers, dozens of stores at outlet malls in Minnesota will also be open come eight o’clock Thursday night, but we wondered are outlet malls really a better deal? Beyond Albertville, shoppers can also check out deals in Medford and come next summer an outlet mall in Eagan will open its doors.

11/27/2013

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Police Investigating 4 Recent Group Muggings In Downtown Mpls.

Police say a group of three to five black males have been targeting those walking alone – day or night – in downtown Minneapolis, and robbing them of their wallets, purses and or cell phones. Minneapolis police said four muggings have taken place between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19. The suspects are in their late teens, or early 20s. They target lone individuals and some victims have been pushed or punched.

08/23/2013

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MN Man Recalls ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech 50 Years Later

Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.

08/22/2013

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Good Question: Why Such A Large Achievement Gap In MN Classrooms?

ACT scores are out for Minnesota students and, overall, Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the country. But, a closer look at the numbers reveals a huge gap when it comes to race. Sixty-one percent of white students met college readiness standards compared to 16 percent of black students. That’s not the only test where Minnesotans fall behind.

08/21/2013

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Hundreds Attend Meeting Over Washburn Racial Incident

There’s a community meeting underway to talk about a recent racial incident at Washburn High School.

01/23/2013

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Parents, Activists Upset Over Washburn Racial Incident

A group of Minneapolis parents and community activists are expressing their anger over a racial incident.

01/22/2013

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What’s America’s Most Popular Color Car?

What does the color of your car say about you? If it’s white, you’re in a big crowd.

10/11/2012

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Anti-Racism Event Set After Brainerd Assault

An anti-racism event has been moved up several weeks to this weekend in Baxter after a black man was beaten in an alleged racial attack Feb. 6.

02/26/2011

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Black Greek Life Returns At Minn. Schools

After his last high school football game, Josh Brandon pulled his blue and white jersey over his head and gave it one last hard look. Wearing those colors had become a part of him, a part that he never wanted to lose.

02/06/2011

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