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Minn. Woman Gives Birth To Conjoined Twins In Colorado, 1 Baby Dies

A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure. Amber McCullough delivered the twin girls, Hannah and Olivia, by cesarean section on Wednesday.

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Jury Reaches Decision On Colorado Theater Shooter’s Sentence

Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case reached a decision Friday on whether James Holmes should be sentenced to life in prison or the death penalty. They deliberated for about six and a half hours over two days. The sentence will be announced at 5 p.m.

08/07/2015

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Traveling Bicycle Tour Rolls Into Loring Park

A traveling bicycle show on a nationwide tour rolled into Loring Park today. It’s called the “Tour de Fat,” named for the Belgium Brewing’s flagship beer Fat Tire.

07/25/2015

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Colorado Theater Shooting Trial Verdict Reached

Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.

07/16/2015

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Minnesota To Face Oklahoma State In South Dakota

Minnesota will play Oklahoma State in a neutral-site nonconference game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this season. The Gophers announced Friday they’ll face the Cowboys on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the 3,250-seat Sanford Pentagon arena.

06/26/2015

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Maple Grove Man Killed While Climbing Mt. Rainier

A Maple Grove family is mourning the loss of their son, who died while climbing Mount Rainier in Washington State. On Saturday, searchers found a body matching the description of 25-year-old Kyle Bufis.

06/13/2015

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Guide To Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is celebrating its 100th Anniversary through September 4. Here’s a guide so that you, too, may take part in the festivities.

05/29/2015

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Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of 10 States

A new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard.

05/21/2015

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Tap Talk: Red Cow ‘COWlaborating’ With Odell Brewing

Moo-ve over, Colorado. Minnesota is taking over your beer. Local restaurant, Red Cow, is teaming up with Colorado’s Odell Brewing Co. to create a one-of-a-kind IPA: COWlaboration.

05/05/2015

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4 Things To Know: Nepal Earthquake, Theater Massacre Trial & More

From massive destruction following a Nepal earthquake to a tornado in Texas, here are the four things you need to know from Monday, April 27.

04/27/2015

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Pot Advocates To Hold 4/20 Rally At State Capitol

Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can’t use it in public.

04/20/2015

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Talking Points: Author Says Only 10 States Matter In A Presidential Race

It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.

04/19/2015

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Weakening Economy Seen Ahead For Rural Parts Of 10 States

A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states.

03/19/2015

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Colorado Vet Who Lost Service Dog Gets Help From Minnesotans

A Colorado veteran, who recently lost his beloved dog, is now starting a new chapter of his life.

03/04/2015

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5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

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Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/19/2014

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America’s Best Places For A White Christmas

A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.

12/03/2014

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Republicans Clinch Control Of US Senate

Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.

11/04/2014

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Top Spas for Couples In The U.S.

It doesn’t get much better than embarking upon a romantic spa getaway for a bit of well-deserved pampering. Even if it’s just a weekend excursion, a spa getaway is not only a great way to escape the daily rigors, but it can also reinvigorate both the body and a couple’s relationship.

10/24/2014

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Bodies ID’d As Missing Hikers From Minnesota

Authorities have confirmed that the bodies of two people found on Mount Evans are that of a father and son missing since going for a hike in April. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the bodies of Damian and Evan McManus of St. Louis Park, Minnesota were recovered Thursday.

07/18/2014

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St. Louis Park Firefighters Search For Hikers

Four Minneapolis-area firefighters are searching for a father and son from Minnesota missing since planning to go for a hike in Colorado’s mountains in April. The firefighters began searching for 51-year-old Damain McManus and 18-year-old Evan McManus near Mount Evans Tuesday.

07/17/2014

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Groups Ask Xcel To Try Tiered Pricing

Several environmental groups are asking Xcel Energy to rethink the way they charge people for electricity.

06/06/2014

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Search To Resume For Missing Minnesota Hikers

The search is resuming for a Minnesota father and son who disappeared in Colorado’s mountains last month. Over 100 mountain rescuers from 13 teams are scheduled to search the Mount Evans area Saturday for Damian and Evan McManus.

05/10/2014

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Minn. Family Moves To Get Medical Pot For Daughter, Results ‘Staggering’

Many families didn’t want to wait for a law in Minnesota to help their sick kids. They moved to Colorado to get access to marijuana. WCCO caught up with one family seeing some big changes in their daughter after their move.

05/06/2014

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