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Duluth-Area Casino Cooks Up 2,000-Pound Burger

A casino near Duluth, Minn. grilled a record-breaking whopper on Labor Day. Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton cooked up the world-record bacon cheeseburger.

09/04/2012

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Curiocity: Interview With Ann Wilson Of ‘Heart’

Well-known for their mega-hits “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You” and “Dog And Butterfly,” Heart is still rocking and recording albums after four decades of making music. Lead singer Ann Wilson took some time for a WCCO interview to discuss a number of topics, including her upcoming show in Minnesota and the band’s next album, “Fanatic.”

05/23/2012

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Minn. Senate Committee Kills Racetrack Casino Plan

A state Senate committee has voted down the proposal to permit casino-style games at Minnesota horse-racing tracks.

03/19/2012

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White Earth Presents Casino Plans To Fund Vikes Stadium

The White Earth Indian Tribe thinks it has the answer to funding a new Vikings stadium — build a casino in the Metro. The proposal comes at a time when leaders at the Capitol say they’re very close to a deal on a new stadium.

02/16/2012

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White Earth Tribe Proposes Twin Cities Casino

Leaders of northwestern Minnesota’s White Earth Tribe will ask the Legislature to let them build a Twin Cities-area casino as a way to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

02/15/2012

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Block E Developers Reiterate Casino Benefits

Once the epicenter of entertainment in downtown Minneapolis, Block E is now struggling to stay alive. Now, the developers of the struggling Block E are prepared to join the stadium debate — placing a wager that they could be the saving grace.

01/20/2012

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Charges: Man Raped Woman Who Agreed To Clean Apt.

A 49-year-old St. Paul man has been accused of raping a woman after she agreed to clean his apartment, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

01/10/2012

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Fire Engulfs Hinckley Casino Warehouse

Fire engulfed half of a warehouse near a Hinckley casino Sunday evening, firefighters said.

01/01/2012

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White Earth Tribe Offers Casino Partnership With State

The chairwoman of the White Earth Tribal community said the tribe would be open to building a casino that would split revenue with the state.

12/08/2011

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Will Expanding Non-Indian Gaming For Stadium Cost Jobs?

Minnesota’s 18 Indian casinos employ more than 20,000 people, making it one of the largest industries in the state. But casino operators say expanding non-Indian gaming to help pay for a Minnesota Vikings stadium means casino job cuts of 30 percent.

11/18/2011

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Dayton Meets With Casino Supporters, Wilf On Stadium

Gov. Mark Dayton is continuing to meet with supporters of a new Vikings stadium Wednesday, including one group who says they have a plan to pay for it.

10/19/2011

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Lawmakers Float Racino Bill To Help Fund Stadium

Two Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a bill to authorize casino-style gambling at the Canterbury Park horse-racing track and use tax proceeds to help pay for a new Vikings stadium.

05/21/2011

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Racetrack Casino Proposal To Get Airing In Senate

A state Senate committee is taking its first look at a proposal to allow casino-style gambling at horse-racing tracks in Minnesota.

05/17/2011

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Long-Awaited ‘Racino’ Bill Gets Minn. House Look

The long-pursued proposal to allow casino-style gambling at Minnesota horse-racing tracks finally got a hearing Thursday in a state House committee, but is showing little momentum just over two weeks from the end of the legislative session.

05/05/2011

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Is A Downtown Mpls. Casino Worth Betting On?

For more than 30 years, efforts to bring vitality and safety to downtown Minneapolis have struggled over Block E. But plans unveiled in a slick news conference on Wednesday aim to change the outlook.

05/04/2011

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