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4 Things To Know: MN Connection To TX Attack, POTUS On Letterman & More

From a former Minnesota man’s involvement in a Texas attack to President Obama visiting Letterman, here are the stories to know for Tuesday, May 5.

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Healthy Cinco De Mayo Recipes From Ali Holman

Cinco De Mayo usually calls for some great drinks and food, but it doesn’t have to mean extra calories.

05/04/2015

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Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Heats Up St. Paul

The fifth of the May isn’t until Tuesday, but thousands came out to celebrate the day Saturday. The Cinco De Mayo Fiesta in St. Paul is one of the largest of its kind in the country.

05/02/2015

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Judge Issues Ban On Gang Members For St. Paul’s Cinco De Mayo Celebration

A ban has been issued against eight known gang members, preventing them from attending St. Paul’s Cinco de Mayo celebration. A judge issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting members from the group “Hit Squad” from the festival Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Tequila Cocktails For Cinco De Mayo

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Masa in downtown Minneapolis for a drink that will have us ready for Cinco De Mayo.

05/02/2015

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Best Cinco De Mayo Events Near Minnesota

Have a fiesta this year on May 5th.

05/02/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Guacamole In Minnesota

The avocado is really having a moment. A Google search yields hundreds of recipes from soups to even ice cream. But the original avocado recipe is guacamole, especially at St. Paul’s Boca Chica — which WCCO viewers picked as the Best of Minnesota.

04/30/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s rated the fourth best day of the week: Thursday! That means time to start thinking about the top two days of the week, and WCCO’s Kim Johnson found plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.

04/30/2015

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St. Paul Files Injunction To Restrict Gang Activity During Cinco De Mayo

The City of St. Paul has filed an injunction to restrict the activities of the “Hit Squad” gang during Cinco de Mayo festivities. According to court documents filed Tuesday, the city wants a temporary injunction within the city’s District del Sol during the May 2 events.

04/29/2015

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St. Paul Gears Up For Cinco De Mayo Festivities

It’s not the Minnesota Wild that people will just be celebrating this upcoming first weekend of May in St. Paul. Cinco De Mayo Celebrations will fill the streets of St. Paul’s west side.

04/28/2015

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Salsa Experts To Battle At Midtown Global Market

Salsa lovers are competing in a contest Saturday at the Midtown Global Market as part of their Cinco de Mayo celebration. Manny Gonzalez says it all starts with some basic ingredients.

05/03/2014

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In St. Paul’s West Side Neighborhood

This weekend, thousands will celebrate an important day in Mexican history. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle at Puebla, a day when Mexican soldiers defeated the French.

05/03/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Tacos

Cinco de Mayo is less than a week away, and we wanted to make sure you’re prepared. So we asked you to help us find the best tacos in Minnesota.

05/01/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. It’s the first weekend in May, and you can celebrate with a couple of parades and superheroes.

05/01/2014

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With Guacamole, Margaritas

With Cinco De Mayo coming on Sunday, it’s a holiday that celebrates freedom and democracy among those with Mexican heritage.

05/03/2013

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Best Tacos In The Twin Cities

Some of the best tacos can be found right here in the Twin Cities and these five restaurants have some of the tastiest around.

05/01/2013

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Chino Latino Named ‘Top 100 Hot Spot’

Chino Latino was named one of 2012’s “Diner’s Choice: Top 100 Hot Spots” by Open Table users.

05/05/2012

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Best Fajitas In Central Minnesota

Minnesota is indisputably the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but it’s also the Land of the Fabulous Fajita. And after you try these fajitas, you won’t dispute that moniker either.

05/02/2012

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Best Cinco de Mayo Parties In Minnesota

Head to these Twin Cities hot spots to put a little spice in your Cinco de Mayo celebration.

04/26/2012

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Best Margaritas In Minnesota

Margaritas come in all shapes and sizes; some are frozen, some arrive in giant chalices and some are poured with just enough tequila to make your head spin. Here you’ll find a list of five Minnesota bars and restaurants that offer extensive tequila selections, provide the cheapest margarita options and throw the best Cinco de Mayo parties this side of the Mississippi.

04/25/2012

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Minnesota Mexicans Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

It’s a colorful celebration including a parade, food, stages and a lot more. The 29th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration continues through Saturday on the west side of St. Paul.

05/07/2011

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Best Spring Events For Families In Minnesota

It might be hard to believe, but soon the snow will melt and give way to buds and shoots of green grass. The official first day of spring is March 20. While our weather may not feel like it yet, spring-like temperatures will slowly arrive in the Twin Cities, along with a number of fantastic family events and activities to enjoy.

03/16/2011