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WCCO’s Jennifer Mayerle Shares Unforgettable Story Of Katrina Survivor

As we reflect on the 10-year anniversary of our nation’s worst natural disaster, one of our own shares her story. WCCO reporter Jennifer Mayerle captured one man’s heartache during Hurricane Katrina, and his determination to keep a promise to his late wife

08/27/2015

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Assisted Suicide Trial Underway In Dakota County

A national suicide assistance organization is on trial in Dakota County. The case focuses on one woman’s story, and it’s taken a lot of twists and turns through the course of the trial.

05/11/2015

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3 Young Minn. Golfers In Championship At Augusta Nat’l

Camille Kuznik, Aayushi Sarkar and Connor Glynn aren’t even old enough to drive yet. But they can drive alright. And chip. And putt. And on Sunday, they’ll compete in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Championship.

04/03/2015

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Jaylon Smith #9 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hits Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff Contenders

Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.

10/21/2014

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5 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

After a crazy week 6 in college football in which we saw 11 of the Top 25 ranked teams lose, week 7 is also poised to burst a lot of playoff hopes for many teams.

10/10/2014

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Police Investigate Baby’s Death In N. Minneapolis Home

A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.

09/30/2014

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In 5-Week Salmonella Trial, Defense Takes 1 Hour

Defense attorneys took barely an hour Wednesday to rest their cases after more than a month of prosecution testimony in the federal trial of three people charged in a deadly national salmonella outbreak five years ago that authorities traced to a rural Georgia peanut plant.

09/10/2014

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Father, Son Charged In Connection With Roseville Pawn Shop Shooting

A father and son have been charged in connection with the robbery of a pawn shop in Roseville, Minn. early last week. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, 51-year-old Marvin Spencer and 25-year-old Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer Jr. have been charged with aggravated robbery and attempted intentional second degree murder.

07/28/2014

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Minnesota Son Hopes Salmonella Trial Sends Message

The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.

07/27/2014

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Best Golf Courses In The US

Golfers and fans of the sport who attend PGA events can visit some of the best golf courses in America.

06/24/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show’s Best Filming Locations

Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.

02/12/2014

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Good Question: How Did So Little Snow In Ga. Cause Such A Big Mess?

After two inches of snow fell in parts of Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana on Tuesday, traffic in some places came to a standstill for 24 hours. Thousands of children had to spend the night at school and rescue crews brought food and water to stranded drivers.

01/29/2014

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Reality Check: Minn.’s Minimum Wage Is Worth Less Now Than It Was In 1974

Thousands of Minnesota workers earn a minimum wage that’s less today than it was in 1974 — that’s among the findings of a new state report on the minimum wage from the state Department of Labor and Industry.

01/24/2014

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Falcons Hire Former Vikings Coach Tice For OL

The Atlanta Falcons say Mike Tice will become their new offensive line coach. The team announced the move Wednesday. Tice replaces Pat Hill and Paul Dunn, who were fired after the Falcons completed a 4-12 season.

01/08/2014

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Lucky Lotto Tickets Sold In Atlanta, San Jose

Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in Atlanta’s affluent Buckhead area, Mega Millions Executive Director Paula Otto said.

12/18/2013

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Ready Or Not – Winter’s Here In Full Force

Some Minnesotans say “bring on the winter.” They want the snow, the sports and the ice. But others say “It’s not even Christmas. Can’t this all wait?” Bryn Mawr-resident John Padgett is definitely a Christmas guy. The lights go up early in his yard display, a 15-year tradition. “I usually start the first week of November to be done by Thanksgiving,” Padgett said. “And they’ll probably be up until I can get them unfrozen from the ground.”

12/06/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

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Chick-Fil-A Superfans Camping Out For MN’s New Openings

In Coon Rapids, a parking lot is over run with tents as superfans from all over the nation are prepping for the opening of a new Chick-fil-A. “We have people from California who drove in, Kansas City, Iowa, Illinois,” Coon Rapids franchise owner Jason Griggs said.

10/09/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks carries the ball against the Kansas State Wildcats during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Flying To Head Of The Flock

Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.

09/25/2013

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Golfers (Try To) Cope With Spring Snow

April snow is pushing the start of the golf season back and with The Masters going on in Augusta, Ga., many Minnesotans are itching to play.

04/11/2013

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Caldwell-Pope, Georgia Beat Reeling Kentucky 72-62

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Georgia to a 72-62 victory Thursday night that sent the Wildcats into the regular-season finale against No. 11 Florida in desperate need of a quality win to bolster their resume.

03/08/2013

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Mother Recounts Racial, Physical Assault Of Son On Plane

Sixty-year-old Joe Rickey Hundley used a racial slur and then slapped a Minneapolis toddler on a Delta flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Feb. 8.

02/16/2013

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Mom And Toddler Survive River Car Crash

A mom driving with her toddler daughter fell asleep, crashed into an overpass and plunged into the Red Cedar River near Menomonie, Wis. on Sunday.

12/31/2012

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