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Suspended Vikings WR Simpson In More Trouble

Suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing misdemeanor charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle. Rick Hart, deputy police chief for the city of Bloomington, Minn., confirmed Thursday that Simpson was cited but not arrested July 7.

09/18/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Superior Views Of Migrating Raptors

With cameras and binoculars in hand, bird lovers are starting to flock to Hawk Ridge, a scenic overlook on the edge of Duluth.

09/14/2014

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Prep Blog: Week 3, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

It’s Week 3 in high school football in Minnesota, which means conferences around the state are starting to take shape and seasons are starting to come together. For teams that got off to a slow start, it’s still early enough that they can recover and make a successful regular season happen.

09/11/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: September 11-12

There is a lot of season still left, but a change at the top of our rankings show that the early games have moved a few things around. Here is the rundown for this week’s High School Radio Rally on WCCO!

09/11/2014

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Mpls. City Council Votes In Favor Of SWLRT Plan

Years of debate surrounding the Southwest light rail transit project has led to a plan some Minneapolis City Council members call incomplete. But council members nonetheless voted to approve the latest plans for the railway that will connect suburbs like Eden Prairie, St. Louis Park, and Minnetonka to Minneapolis.

08/29/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: August 28-29

Week Zero is in the books and the regular season kicks off full steam ahead this week.

08/28/2014

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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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