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Zimmer Names Matt Cassel As Vikings Starting QB

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team’s starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams. Zimmer made the announcement Monday, though it has long been known that Cassel has been the choice over rookie Teddy Bridgewater.

08/25/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: August 21-22

This week’s edition of the High School Radio Rally brings you all the action from Zero Week! It’s time for football!

08/21/2014

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Police: Help ID Man Who Made Threats At Grocery Store

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who threatened customers early Sunday morning at an Eden Prairie grocery store. Police say the incident happened at the Cub Foods at 8015 Den Rd. at about 12:30 a.m. The man, who police are calling a person of interest, made derogatory remarks to two customers and then threatened to hurt them.

08/20/2014

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Prep Blog: Top High School Football Storylines This Season

It’s one of the most exciting times of the year for a football fan, especially high school football fans in Minnesota. After a couple weeks of tryouts and practice, it’s finally time to strap on the pads and lace up the cleats for that first big game.

08/20/2014

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Loon Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage

State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.

08/12/2014

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No. 2 House Republican On Ropes Over Marriage Vote

As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party’s prevailing view on gay marriage.

08/02/2014

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Man Gets 4 Years In Crash That Killed Nephew

An Eden Prairie man was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the drunk driving crash that killed his nephew.

07/31/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Still Floating After All These Years

Sometimes people think they’re witnessing disaster at a Minnesota lake when they see a classic car plunge into the water. But then, the car doesn’t sink; it floats. Minnesota has several collectors of Amphicars, quirky vehicles that are part car, part boat.

07/27/2014

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Officials: Man May Be Charged For Shooting Deer Eating His Flowers

Officials say an Eden Prairie man will likely face charges after he allegedly shot a deer with a pellet gun, and authorities had to dispose of it. The incident happened Friday afternoon when city police say they were called to the 18800 block of Pheasant Circle on a report of a man walking around with a gun.

07/18/2014

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Eden Prairie, St. Louis Park Approve SWLRT Project

Two more communities are on board with the new Southwest light rail project, after St. Louis Park and Eden Prairie approved the new $1.6 billion project at their city council meetings Monday night.

07/15/2014

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Eden Prairie Camp Catered Toward Kids With Disabilities

Children and adults with disabilities don’t always get the same experiences as those without them, especially when it comes to summer camp. But a new partnership is helping thousands of people with disabilities have a fun-filled summer. There’s a very special camp in Eden Prairie, where everyone is a “True Friend.”

07/14/2014

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Three Rivers Park Debuts GPS Tracker For Vulnerable Guests

The Three Rivers Park District is debuting a GPS tracking system to protect vulnerable guests. The outdoors can pose an added challenge for families with loved ones who have autism, Alzheimer’s or dementia and have a tendency to wander.

07/12/2014

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St. Paul To Vote On Streetcar Study

There’s a big transit vote Wednesday for the St. Paul City Council. They must decide whether to move ahead with a study that would make way for streetcars to return to downtown St. Paul. The project would cost $250 million.

07/09/2014

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Mpls., Met Council Reach Tentative SWLRT Agreement

The City of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council reached a tentative agreement on plans for the proposed Southwest Corridor Light Rail project that should reduce the budget by $30 million. The proposed light rail line would run from downtown Minneapolis through to Eden Prairie.

07/08/2014

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Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick Study

Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota’s 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That’s about the only race he wouldn’t win.

06/17/2014

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