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Will Pennies Soon Be A Thing Of The Past?

There was a time not that many years ago when a penny found resting on a sidewalk was quickly snatched up and put into a pocket.

02/05/2013

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Sold-Out Crowd Greets Wild At Opener

The Minnesota Wild dropped the puck for their opener at a sold out Xcel Energy Center Saturday night, with an attendance number of 19,298 – the 6th largest crowd in Wild history.

01/19/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Skiing Area

Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.

01/12/2013

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Hundreds Attend Native American Protest At MOA

The group Idle No More held a major gathering early Saturday evening at the Mall of America. Idle is a protest movement focusing on the rights and interests of the First Nations peoples of Canada and Native Americans.

12/29/2012

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Canadian Archbishop Urges Minnesotans: ‘Vote Yes’

A religious leader from Canada visited the Twin Cities Monday to speak out against gay marriage. The Archbishop of Ottawa spoke at the University of St. Thomas, where the Minnesota Catholic Conference is underway.

10/08/2012

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Reality Check: Americans For Prosperity Health Care Ad

Americans for Prosperity says WCCO-TV was wrong to characterize the group’s ad as “based on a false premise: that the new healthcare law creates a government-run system.”

09/12/2012

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2 Minnesotans Hurt In Canadian Small Plane Crash

Two Minnesotans have been seriously injured when their small plane crashed trying to take off in Canada.

08/01/2012

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Rookie Diamond Keeps Shining For Twins

Scott Diamond grew up in Canada, seemingly destined to become a pitcher.

06/11/2012

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Canada Pledges $17.5M In Fight Against Asian Carp

The Canadian government says it will spend $17.5 million over the next five years to help prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

05/28/2012

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Visitors Urged To Stay Off Ice In Voyageurs Park

Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

03/20/2012

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Canadiens Beat Wild In Shootout, 5-4

David Desharnais scored in regulation and in a shootout as the Montreal Canadiens pulled out a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild, despite blowing a three-goal lead in the third period Thursday night.

03/01/2012

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says no state met federal goals of three-quarters of Americans eating enough fruit, and half eating enough vegetables. California ate the most fruit and Tennessee was best with vegetables. (AP File Photo)

Border Officials Seize Prohibited Plants, Fruits

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they confiscated a large amount of plants and fruits over the summer at Canadian border ports in North Dakota and Minnesota.

10/12/2011

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Pipeline Protesters Hit Minneapolis

Dozens of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis on Monday to protest an oil pipeline in Canada.

09/26/2011

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Target Finalizes Canada Deal With Zellers

Target said Friday that it completed its lease deal with Canadian retailer Zellers Inc. and plans to open 125 to 135 stores in Canada beginning in 2013.

09/23/2011

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