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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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Wild Blog: Previewing The 2nd Round Vs. The Blackhawks

As you know by now, the Minnesota Wild won their first playoff series in 11 years, defeating the Colorado Avalanche in seven games to move on to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

05/02/2014

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Wild Blog: Outmanned In Denver

The Minnesota Wild went into Game 5 Saturday night knowing that winning away from Xcel Energy Center would be a tough task, having dropped the previous two games of the series in Denver. The men wearing the striped shirts didn’t make it any easier for them.

04/27/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-25-14

To hear reaction to the Wild’s big win in Game 4 plus other highlights from today’s show, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE

04/25/2014

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On Two Wheels: America’s Best Bike Destinations

There’s not much better than seeing America on a bicycle. Here are just five of the best bike destinations in America.

04/15/2014

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Search For Missing Hikers In Colo. Suspended

The search for a Minnesota father and son missing in Colorado was suspended on Wednesday.

04/09/2014

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Search Narrowed For Missing Minnesota Hikers

Rescue teams looking for a father and son from Minnesota who went missing last week near a Colorado mountain have received help from a military electronics investigation team who tracked cellphone signals that came from a campground.

04/09/2014

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Search For MN Hikers Missing In CO Continues

The search for a missing Minnesota father and son continues in the mountains west of Denver, Colo. Tuesday. Damien McManus and his 18-year-old son Evan — a St. Louis Park High School Senior — were last seen six days ago.

04/08/2014

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Minnesota Father And Son Still Missing In Colorado

More search and rescue teams will be looking for a father and son from Minnesota missing near Mount Evans west of Denver. The search Tuesday will include about 50 people.

04/08/2014

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St. Louis Park Father, Son Missing In Colorado

A father and son from St. Louis Park have been reported missing after they left last week to go hiking in Colorado, according to a family spokesperson. Damian McManus, 51, and his son Evan, 18, took an impromptu trip to the Mount Evans, Colorado for Evan’s spring break. While they were camping, Evan’s mother Katherine, twin sister Lauren, and family friend Andrea Bouzara went on a trip to Mexico.

04/07/2014

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Best Yoga Retreats In The U.S.

While living in today’s world can often be stressful, if not overwhelming, a visit to a yoga retreat can sharply improve one’s overall fitness and revitalize the body and mind.

04/01/2014

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Colo. Holds Hearing On Xcel’s Solar Panel Proposal

Colorado’s Public Utilities Commission will be hearing from the public on Xcel Energy’s plans for ensuring solar and other renewable sources remain part of the state’s power mix. A key issue at Monday’s public comment session is expected to be an Xcel proposal for what it calls more transparency.

02/03/2014

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MN Families Make Tough Move To Colo. For Medical Marijuana

Some Minnesota families didn’t want to wait for lawmakers to decide whether or not to legalize marijuana. They’ve already started over in Colorado to be able to treat their sick kids with the plant they believe will make them better.

01/29/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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