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Sports Verdict: Who’s The NBA’s Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David Stern

As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?

05/23/2013

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VIDEO: LeBron Saves Heat at Buzzer of Game 1

LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.

05/23/2013

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Make And Blow Your Own Glass

While many will fill vases with flowers this Valentine’s Day, why not make the vase? The Minnesota Center for Glass Arts lets you come in and learn how to blow glass.

02/09/2013

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Help The Salvation Army Help Families…..It’s Free And Takes 3 Minutes!

The Salvation Army gets $3 everytime this video is viewed, and if you do it before 2/2, they get $9! Tell your friends!

01/30/2013

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Metrodome Cranks Up The Heat To Melt Off Snow

Metrodome officials are making sure the heavy snow in downtown Minneapolis doesn’t bring the roof down.

12/09/2012

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Quality Apple Crop? It’s Hit And Miss

A cold snap in the middle of an abnormally warm spring left apple grower Joe Carlson unsure of how this season would turnout.

09/14/2012

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Hot And Dry Weather Brings Risks, Rewards

September is usually among our most rare months for grassfires, but firefighters battled one in Maplewood Monday afternoon. And a 400-acre fire is currently burning north of Bemidji.

09/10/2012

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State Fair Makes Preparations For Heat

If you’re planning to go to the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, be prepared to sweat. Officials with the Minnesota State Fair have a plan for all the fair-goers, and they actually issued their Heat Plan for the day

08/30/2012

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Medical Staff Tells Fair-Goers, Staff To Stay Hydrated In The Heat

It seems like every year, there are a few sticky, hot days at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

08/29/2012

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Weather Blog: When Can I Turn Off The Air?

This is a question I field quite often at WCCO. It has been hot — the second warmest July on record — and humid this summer.

08/01/2012

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How To Beat The Heavy Summer Heat

This summer’s extreme heat has caused a spike in the number of patients treated for heat illnesses at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

07/20/2012

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Insomnia To Costly Energy Bills: The Struggles Of Extreme Heat

It’s the summer of the heat wave, and that means struggle for many.

07/16/2012

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Good Question: No Really, Why Is It So Hot?

What started as a warm and wet summer in Minnesota is giving way to drought.

07/16/2012

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Heat Impacts Twin Cities Homeless

The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.

07/16/2012

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U.S. Drought Grows To Cover Widest Area Since ’56

The drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956, according to new data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

07/16/2012

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Rain Brings Relief From The Heat At Basilica Block Party

The concert started as the largest gathering of sweaty people in the state of Minnesota, but that changed in about a minute, when the temperature dropped 12 degrees as rains came through.

07/06/2012

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Worries About Drowning Come With Heat

As a big chunk of the U.S. deals with hot weather, people are heading into pools and lakes to cool off. That has public health officials worried about a heightened risk of drowning.

07/06/2012

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Basilica Block Party Organizers Brace For Heat

More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 18th annual Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis. And with temperatures reaching 100 degrees, precautions are being taken.

07/06/2012

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Vet Talks On How To Keep Dogs Cool In Extreme Heat

In the dog days of summer, veterinarians have a message they want to get out.

07/05/2012

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Tips To Keep Your Plants Protected In Extreme Heat

A combination of hot temperatures and high humidity is hitting the Twin Cities and punishing our plants. But there are ways to protect them.

07/05/2012

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Parades, Festivities Go On Despite 101 Degree Heat

Richfield’s parade carried its typical patriotic tones, but with some major warmth added in.

07/04/2012

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101 Degrees Makes Hottest July 4 On Record

It’s now one for the record books. The temperature in Minneapolis-St. Paul on Wednesday reached a record-breaking 101 degrees.

07/04/2012

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Heat Buckles Roads, Sends Car Flying In Eau Claire

One of the issues that pop up in high heat: Sometimes, the pavement on roads literally pops up.

07/03/2012

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Canterbury Park Cancels Fourth Of July Racing, Events

Extreme temperatures and intense heat have forced all live racing and Fourth of July festivities to be canceled at Canterbury Park.

07/03/2012

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Dangerously High Temps, Humidity For The 4th

Minnesotans are dealing with stifling heat and high humidity as they try to celebrate the July Fourth holiday safely.

07/03/2012

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