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2 Men Charged In Plymouth High-Grade Marijuana Bust

Two men are accused of possessing and selling high-grade marijuana after having it transported from California to Minnesota, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County Court.

02/18/2015

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Charges: Man Brings Nearly 4 Pounds Of Meth From Calif. To Minn.

A San Jose, Calif. man has been charged for allegedly attempting to bring nearly four pounds of meth across state lines into Minnesota. Eddy Antonio Cardenas, 33, faces one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of felon in possession of firearm.

02/04/2015

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Democrats Say Walker Distracted By Presidential Ambitions

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by his exploration of a presidential run, top Wisconsin Democrats complained Monday, noting that he’s speaking at political events in Iowa and California this month when they say he should be focused on solving the state’s $2.2 billion budget shortfall.

01/12/2015

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Man Travels From Calif. To Work At The Cheese Curd Booth

For most visitors at the State Fair, cheese curds are one of the absolute must-eat foods. Turning out 2.6 million curds takes a great staff to keep up with demand. For 40 years the original deep fried cheese curd has served up a state fair favorite.

08/29/2014

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Robin Williams Had Recently Visited Hazelden

Movie fans across the country are mourning the death of actor Robin Williams. The legendary comedian and actor was found dead Monday in an apparent suicide. Williams’ death comes less than two months after he posed for a picture with an employee at a Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minn.

08/12/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Twins Get Arcia HR, Little Else In 6-2 Loss To Angels

Oswaldo Arcia snapped his 0-for-31 skid with a long homer in the second inning off Angels starter Garrett Richards, who had given up just two homers all season. Nothing else went particularly well in another loss for the Minnesota Twins, who also lost their rookie shortstop.

06/26/2014

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Gibson Gives Up 5 1st-Inning Runs In Twins’ Loss

The Minnesota Twins’ offense gave Kyle Gibson a reprieve, scoring five runs in the second inning to put him back at square one after he had surrendered five in the first. It didn’t make any difference. It wasn’t his night.

06/25/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: George Clooney For Governor, Casey Kasem Passes Away, And Kanye’s Rant

This week one of Hollywood’s most dashing men may have a new gig (hint: it’s not in entertainment), a legend passes away, and hip-hop’s biggest bad boy wants to redesign the Internet.

06/19/2014

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Teen Who Stowed Away In Wheel Well Of Plane Moving To Minneapolis

A 15-year-old stowaway who flew across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 is speaking out for the first time. Yahye Abdi, 15, says he crouched down and remembers covering his ears as the plane took off in California but then passed out. Once the plane landed in Hawaii, surveillance cameras caught him running from the plane.

06/18/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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Legal Pot In California Irrelevant In Minn. Case

Evidence that a defendant can legally use marijuana for medical purposes in another state isn’t relevant when that person is on trial for violating Minnesota’s drug laws, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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Minnesota Woman Found Dismembered In California, Man Charged

A Minnesota woman who had struggled with addiction and moved to California last fall for work had emailed her grandmother in February, saying she was coming to visit her in Phoenix because she needed money. But Jamie Lea Harmer never showed up.

05/23/2014

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Cali. Man Arrested In Connection With Minn. Woman’s Murder

A Southern California man has been arrested in connection with the killing of a Minnesota woman, whose dismembered remains were scattered in plastic bags along railroad tracks. Riverside police said 28-year-old Christopher Marcus Brown was arrested Tuesday on an unrelated felony arrest warrant.

05/22/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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Calif. Police Arrest Suspect In Twin Cities Kidnapping

The suspect in a kidnapping case was arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, April 17 after attempting to evade police officers. Jesus Ramirez, 31, is charged with four counts of kidnapping and one count of aggravated robbery in the first degree.

04/18/2014

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Judge: Sharper To Remain In California Jail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper must remain in a Los Angeles jail without bail after he was indicted in Arizona on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, a California judge ruled Thursday.

03/13/2014

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Former Viking Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In California

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has been charged in Los Angeles with drugging and raping two women, prosecutors said Friday. Sharper was expected to be arraigned on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a controlled substance, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

02/14/2014

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Parise’s 3 Points Lead Wild To 4-2 Win Over Ducks

The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks had plenty of problems against the pesky Minnesota Wild. Claustrophobia wasn’t one of them. Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves for the Wild in a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.

01/29/2014

Martin’s Shot Lifts Wolves Over Warriors, 121-120

The streak that has haunted Minnesota all season is finally over. After losing 11 straight games decided by four points or less, the Timberwolves wouldn’t let another opportunity slip away.

01/25/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Lake & Irving

After the recent deep freeze, you might be dreaming of escaping Minnesota in favor of Hawaii or California. But brothers Chris and Andrew Ikeda did just the reverse, leaving those warm states to open a restaurant in their hometown of Minneapolis. This week, DeRusha Eats at Lake and Irving, where the Ikedas are bringing global influences to a local intersection.

01/11/2014

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Lucky Lotto Tickets Sold In Atlanta, San Jose

Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in Atlanta’s affluent Buckhead area, Mega Millions Executive Director Paula Otto said.

12/18/2013

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Rosemount Marching Band Gears Up For Rose Bowl Parade

They were recently voted on by WCCO-TV viewers as the best marching band in Minnesota, and now they’re going to the Rose Bowl. But the Rosemount High School marching band needs your help to get there.

12/06/2013

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Calif. Woman, 86, Dies After Fall In NYC Marathon

An 86-year-old California woman has died after hitting her head on the pavement during the New York City Marathon.

11/05/2013

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Weaver Gives Up 2 Hits And Angels Beat Twins 1-0

Jered Weaver outpitched Mike Pelfrey with eight innings of two-hit ball and Albert Pujols drove in the only run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

07/24/2013

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