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Miracles Of Mitch Foundation Hosting Triathlon

The fight against cancer is frightening and difficult especially for children. But a local event — the largest of its kind in the country — is allowing kids to help each other. Edward Moody was live in Bloomington Thursday morning with more on the Miracles Of Mitch Foundation and its MiracleKids Triathlon.

08/07/2014

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Twin Cities Dog Trainer Simplifies Teaching Our Pets

A Twin Cities dog trainer is out to change the way we train our dogs. Her company, DogSense Unleashed, promises easy step-by-step training anytime, anywhere.

08/05/2014

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St. Paul Sisters Dive Into World-Wide Mermaid Tail Market

Twin sisters in St. Paul are making a big splash around the world with their custom-made mermaid tails. The colorful, life-like tails are selling for thousands of dollars all around the world.

08/04/2014

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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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Hastings Company Offers ‘Extreme Sandbox’ Experience Of A Lifetime

Our childhood days of playing “construction” in a sandbox are back. A company in Hastings is offering up real construction equipment and plenty of sand for the experience of a lifetime.

07/07/2014

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Friday Featured Food Truck: The Flavor Wagon

One of the best things about the local food truck scene in the Twin Cities is trying food from cultures around the world. This week’s Friday Food Truck feature is serving up a taste of Egypt. Edward Moody shows us what’s cooking at the Flavor Wagon.

07/04/2014

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How To Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

The Fourth of July can be scary for your dog. The loud bang of fireworks and even the bright lights in the sky can make your pet stressed and anxious. Vicki Bjore with Chuck and Don’s stopped by the WCCO This Morning show on Wednesday to provide some tips on how to keep your dog safe and calm during fireworks.

07/02/2014

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‘Love Your Melon’ Co-Founders Go National With Tour Bus

What started as a class project at St. Thomas has become a national movement. Love Your Melon is a nonprofit, allowing college students to bring even just a little joy to children fighting cancer. And it’s literally now a movement.

07/01/2014

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5th Generation Dairy Farm A National Model For Milk Production

A fifth generation Minnesota dairy farm is now a national model for sustainable farming. Marshik’s Dairy Farm in Pierz, Minn., is award-winning for its energy efficiency. WCCO-TV’s Edward Moody checked out how it’s also taking dairy into the future.

06/30/2014

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Healthy Ways To Enhance Your Summer Picnic

A picnic is a great excuse to get out and enjoy the summer weather. But sometimes we can get stuck in a rut with what to make and ways to keep it healthy.

06/25/2014

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Are You Sitting On Vintage Toys? Sell Them

You know those old toys you or maybe your parents have held onto? This week they could make you a little extra money. The Minneapolis Vintage Toy Buying Show lets you bring in old toys in any condition for cash.

06/24/2014

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How Honeybees Are Helping Minnesotans With Disabilities

Honeybees are helping to change the lives of some Minnesotans living with disabilities. Just last year, Midwest Special Services in Shoreview started a bee keeping program for its clients, making a sweet difference in their lives.

06/23/2014

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Friday Featured Food Truck – Green And The Grain

A new, healthier food truck option has sprouted for downtown diners – Green and the Grain. Green and the Grain offers, well, exactly what you’d expect. Salads and wraps make up the majority of entrees, all of which are made with fresh, organic ingredients.

06/20/2014

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Tips To Make Your Outdoor Space Safe For Your Pet

Getting outside with your dog is one of the best ways to keep both of you active and fit. But there can be dangers outside for your furry best friend — even in your own backyard.

06/18/2014

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A New Addition Along The Green Line? Food Trucks

Now that the light rail’s new Green Line is up and running, some businesses in St. Paul are hoping it’ll pay off. Not the least among them, food trucks. Many local food trucks don’t spend much time in St. Paul but that could soon be changing.

06/16/2014

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Kids Work With, Clean Up After Animals At MN Zoo Summer Camp

Many local summer camps have already started or are just now getting started. This week, we’re giving you a look at some with spots still available.

06/12/2014

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Minnesota Zoo’s IMAX Theatre Goes Digital For Summer

A new experience at the Minnesota Zoo is coming just in time for the blockbuster summer movie season. The zoo’s 3D IMAX theatre has officially gone digital.

06/09/2014

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‘Roots For The Home Team’ Teaches Gardening, Business To Youth

The Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers finish a four game, home-and-home series Thursday at Target Field. And when you go to a game, salads aren’t what you usually think about eating.

06/05/2014

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Alleys Offer Free Bowling This Summer For Kids

The program, called “Kids Bowl Free,” is just that. Take you children to a local bowling alley, they can bowl for free and do something fun that also keeps them out of trouble as we approach the carefree days of summer.

06/04/2014

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‘The Beatles’ Exhibit Coming To Mall Of America

The legacy left by The Beatles is living on right in the heart of the Twin Cities starting this week and hanging around for most of the summer. Officials announced Tuesday that “The Beatles!,” a traveling exhibition put together by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, will be making a stop at the Mall of America this summer.

06/03/2014

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‘Claws’ Exhibit At Sea Life Aquarium Starts This Month

The Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America has a new exhibit opening this month. It’s called “Claws,” and we went inside to get a look at what’s to come. The exhibit will feature a variety of different crabs, everything from smaller crabs to larger species.

06/02/2014

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What’s New At Grand Old Day This Year?

Hundreds of thousands of people are set to have a grand old time this weekend in St. Paul. The state’s largest one day festival is this Sunday and it’s jam packed with fun for your family on Grand Avenue.

05/28/2014

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New Twin Cities Studio Offers 24-Hour Yoga

If yoga is your thing, you know how important and sometimes difficult it is to fit in a session. A new Twin Cities studio is designed to make yoga fit around your schedule. The Yogafit Studio in Excelsior is trying a new concept with 24-hour availability.

05/27/2014

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Monarch Joint Venture: Plant Milkweed To Save The Butterfly

Experts said Monarch butterfly numbers are dropping dangerously low, but there’s an easy way you can help. The St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota has a garden specifically catered to pollenating and helping the Monarch butterfly.

05/26/2014

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Excellent Educator: Early Intervention Educator Stephenie Labandz

This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator who has gone above and beyond to make a different in students’ lives. You don’t always have to look in a classroom for an excellent educator. Sometimes they make home visits. That’s where Edward Moody found this week’s honoree.

05/23/2014

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