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Veteran Recalls Pearl Harbor, Being A Japanese-American Soldier

It was 71 years ago Friday that Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. That attack brought America into World War II, and there are still veterans with us who were in Hawaii that day.

12/07/2012

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Mpls. Group Nominated For Best Children’s Album

Grammy nominations for some big-name musicians have already been announced, but one of the categories they didn’t announce on TV is Best Children’s Album. One of the nominated groups for the category happens to be two Minneapolis residents.

12/06/2012

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Researchers: Emerald Ash Borer Killing Wasp Is ‘Extremely Cold Tolerant’

At the University of Minnesota they’re studying small wasps to see if they’ll survive a Minnesota winter.

11/27/2012

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Jordan Schools Hire Chef To Make Tasty Healthy Dishes

New federal guidelines are changing school lunch menus to reduce calories and include more vegetables. But a lot of kids don’t like it. Some even boycotted school lunches. So, administrators in the Jordan school district got the message. They hired a chef to create healthy dishes kids will like.

11/26/2012

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Cossetta In St. Paul Opens After Impressive Remodel

Cossetta’s new building has been open for less than a week. Even though construction is not complete, people are lining up at the restaurant and store.

10/18/2012

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Runners Get Set For The 31st Annual Twin Cities Marathon

An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

10/05/2012

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Thousands Of Muscle Cars Revving For Weekend Show

Thousands of American muscle cars will be on display at the state fairgrounds this weekend.

07/20/2012

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Furniture Bank Charity Celebrates 25 Anniversary

A Minnesota charity that has grown into the largest furniture bank in North America is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

07/17/2012

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Bikini Parade To Go Forward — Despite City’s Objections

As part of the Paddle Fish Days parade, approximately 450 women in bikinis might be walking down Main Street in the small town of Madison Lake.

07/16/2012

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Ninety airmen from the Minnesota National Guard are coming home this weekend. They’re members of the 133rd Air lift wing. The first 29 landed this afternoon from Southwest Asia, where they’re supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

07/13/2012

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Chanhassen Military Family Honored On Independence Day

Our military members are often remembered during Fourth of July parades, and so it was in Chanhassen Wednesday afternoon.

07/04/2012

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Minnesotans Shelling Out Big Bucks For Wis. Fireworks

Watching big fireworks displays on the Fourth of July is a big tradition for most families, but lots of people also want to light the fuses on their own pyrotechnic displays.

07/02/2012

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Mosquito Control Working To Calm The Season’s Spike

With all the rain we had last week, you’d expect a spike in mosquitos. But the mosquito control folks are doing their best to keep them in check.

06/26/2012

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Hand-Controlled Jeep: A MN Man’s Ultimate Power Wheelchair

A Gaylord area man is gaining some notoriety for driving an off-road-rigged Jeep using only hand controls.

05/16/2012

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A Look Inside A Peregrine Falcon Nest In Downtown St. Paul

Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.

05/09/2012

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