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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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Herrmann’s Slam Helps Twins Beat Angels 10-3 In 10

Chris Herrmann was shagging balls in right field during batting practice when he noticed manager Ron Gardenhire waving to get his attention. He suddenly sprinted off the field and was told that he, instead of Joe Mauer, was going to catch Kyle Gibson.

07/24/2013

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Thomas Homers Off Blanton, Twins Beat Angels 4-3

After driving in a pair of runs with a homer and a double, Clete Thomas had another chance to do some damage in the eighth inning with runners at the corners and none out. He struck out against Dane De La Rosa, but more than made up for that disappointment in the bottom half by robbing pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta of a go-ahead homer to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Monday night and hand Joe Blanton his major league-worst 13th defeat.

07/23/2013

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Minn. AG Sues Calif. Lending Firm Over Rate ‘Ruse’

A California-based Internet lender faces court action in Minnesota over short-term loan rates and alleged efforts to use tribal sovereign immunity to skirt state laws. A lawyer for the company said that the lawsuit contains inaccuracies.

07/12/2013

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Frantic 911 Calls Released In Deadly Asiana Plane Crash

Recently released 911 tapes from the California Highway Patrol detail the moments after the Asiana Boeing 777 plane crash-landed at the San Francisco International Airport last weekend.

07/11/2013

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Hispanic Employees Sue Target For Discrimination

Three former Hispanic employees are suing Target Corp. for discrimination and retaliation, citing a training document reminding managers that not all Hispanics eat tacos and burritos, dance to salsa or wear sombreros.

07/10/2013

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Second Video Of Hawthorne Police Shooting Dog

Another video has been released of a dog being shot by police in Hawthorne, CA. Police say this shows the Officer was right to shoot the dog.

07/09/2013

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Disturbing Video, Police Shoot Dog

Graphic video of police in California shooting a dog. We’ll discuss the story today, check out the video. Remember, the end of the video is graphic.

07/02/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

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Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

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Man Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Crack, Pot In Minn.

A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.

05/14/2013

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DeRusha Eats At Nadia Cakes

Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove has people lining up for their delicious cupcakes. And the story of how the shop’s owner ended up in Minnesota is perfect for Mother’s Day weekend.

05/11/2013

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Minn. Hiker Found Dead At Cliff Bottom In Yosemite

Yosemite National Park officials are bringing in two more dog teams to help search for a missing hiker whose last known destination was a waterfall where three young people were swept to their deaths two years ago.

05/07/2013

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Havlat’s 2 Goals Lead Sharks Past Wild 6-1

Logan Couture and Marty Havlat did much more than just shut down Minnesota’s top line. They dominated the score sheet for San Jose, as well.

04/19/2013

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Woman Sentenced In Gas Pump Skimming Case

28-year-old California woman has been sentenced for installing an illegal credit card skimmer in gas pumps in order to steal victims’ identities.

04/08/2013

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Syracuse Overcomes Poor Shooting To Top Cal 66-60

C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.

03/24/2013

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Ducks Hold Off Minnesota For 8th Straight Home Win

Teemu Selanne was around six years ago when the Anaheim Ducks rode the best start in franchise history to their only Stanley Cup title, and the Finnish Flash sees many of the same qualities in the club currently rocketing up the NHL standings.

03/02/2013

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Basketball Star Loses Mother, Still Finds Family On The Court

Calvin Green’s a star on his Armstrong traveling basketball team, a cheerleader for all the players in his league, and now dealing with a heartbreaking loss.

02/27/2013

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Tips To Keep Your Appliances Running

Learn how to keep your large home appliances working through basic maintenance.

01/02/2013

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