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Pet Blog: Watching Your Pet While Away

Most people can’t take their pets to work with them. There are exceptions, of course, like K-9 handlers, pet groomers, dog sitters, vapid socialites. But for the rest of us, those six to 10 hours away from home can be stressful, especially for the pets. WCCO recently did a story on a Burnsville-based company that created a wall-mounted camera/video/motion-sensor device called PetChatz, which can even remotely dispense treats.

05/07/2014

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High Court Finalizes Rules For Cameras In Court

The Minnesota Supreme Court says it will continue to allow media to use cameras in certain civil cases, and it is ordering a study to see if cameras should be considered in certain criminal proceedings as well.

12/03/2013

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Panel Finds No Problems In Camera In Court Test

An advisory panel says it found no problems during a pilot project allowing cameras in some Minnesota courtrooms, and that the state Supreme Court should consider extending the project or making it permanent.

10/03/2013

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Best Photography Classes In Minnesota

On a quest for better snaps? Check out these local photography classes in Minnesota.

06/10/2013

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Strategic Cameras In Minneapolis Catch Criminals In The Act

If there was ever a question about the usefulness of police security cameras, recent events in Boston give a ringing endorsement. Cities across the country are reassessing their own surveillance networks to make sure the technology is current.

05/08/2013

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Inside The Courtroom: A $6 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Ramsey County Judge will soon decide if a $6 million civil judgement will stand against a man suspected in the death of his girlfriend some 31 years ago. WCCO-TV cameras were there as part of a pilot program.

05/29/2012

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Cameras In Minnesota Courts?

From George Zimmerman, to Casey Anthony to O.J. Simpson, we’re captivated by real-life courtroom drama. Thirty-six states allow nearly full access for still and video cameras in the courts. So why isn’t Minnesota in that group?

04/13/2012

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Hennepin County Allows WCCO Camera In For Civil Trial

For the first time, a television camera was allowed inside a civil trial in Hennepin County.

03/13/2012

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Judge Allows Cameras In Court For Pilot Project

Chances are you’ve seen real court cases, like the OJ Simpson murder trial, on TV before. In fact, news cameras are allowed into courtrooms in most states, including Wisconsin and Iowa – but not Minnesota. That is, however, until Friday.

03/09/2012

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Burnsville Police’s Camera Tech Captures Tense Incident

We’re getting a dramatic look at a confrontation inside a Twin Cities police station that ended with a man getting tased and two officers keeping the situation under control.

02/16/2012

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Mpls Police: Mobile Cameras Deter Crime In Shady Places

The latest crime fighting tool for the Minneapolis Police Department doesn’t involve more cops on the ground, but it does involve more eyes.

10/28/2011

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Minn. To Allow Cameras In Some Civil Cases

Cameras will be allowed to cover civil cases in Minnesota courtrooms under a new order from the state Supreme Court.

03/12/2011

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MN High Court Taking Comments On Camera Options

The Minnesota Supreme Court will take public comments until Dec. 17 on proposals for a pilot project on allowing news cameras in the state’s trial courts.

11/22/2010

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