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Double Shooting In Minneapolis

Police are looking for the suspects in a double shooting in Minneapolis. [WCCO]

01/01/2012

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Mom Gives Birth To Twins — 1 In 2011, The Other In 2012

A mother welcomed two bundles of joy overnight in Minneapolis — one in 2011 and the other in 2012. [WCCO]

01/01/2012

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Minnesota State Patrol: 88 Crashes Statewide

The Minnesota State Patrol said there were 88 crashes statewide from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. There were also 20 arrests for suspected DWI. [WCCO]

01/01/2012

Minnesota’s Top 2011 Headlines

Watch and remember.

12/31/2011

Vigil Held For Boy Killed By Stray Bullet

The north Minneapolis community held a vigil today for the 3-year-old boy who died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet in his own home. Community leaders, including Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, […]

12/31/2011

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Occupy Protesters Arrested At Bachmann HQ

Police arrested 18 protesters (including two juveniles) for trespassing after they got too close to the GOP hopefuls’ suburban headquarters in Iowa. [WCCO: Politics]

12/31/2011

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Authorities ID Woman Hit, Killed By Car In Minneapolis

Authorities have identified a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing the street in Minneapolis Friday night. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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GOP Elects Pat Shortridge As New Party Chair

Minnesota’s Republican Party announced Saturday afternoon it has elected Pat Shortridge as its new chairman. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Minn. Republicans Meet To Elect New Leadership

Minnesota Republicans meet Saturday to elect a new chairman during a difficult time for the party. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Winter Storm Coming Saturday Night?

The first significant winter storm of the winter season could be on its way to Minnesota by Saturday night. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Hackers Look To Launch Satellites In Space

to keep an uncensored Internet.

12/30/2011

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Katy Perry, Russell Brand Splitsville

Pop star Katy Perry and comedian-actor Russell Brand will be toasting the new year as newly single celebs. [Yahoo! Entertainment]

12/30/2011

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Minn. GOP At Least $1.3M In Debt

Minnesota Republican Party officials are pulling the curtain back on what they call “ugly stuff” in their finances. The party says it’s $1.3 million in debt, and that doesn’t include $719,000 in legal expenses that […]

12/30/2011

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2 Killed After Car Hits Tree In Red Lake County

Two people were killed in a crash late Thursday night after their car lost control and struck a tree in Red Lake Falls, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. [WCCO]

12/30/2011

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FBI Looking For Alexandria Bank Robber

Police are looking for the man who robbed a bank in Alexandria, Minn. on Thursday. [WCCO]

12/30/2011

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Hangover Tips For New Year’s

The best tip for avoiding a hangover is avoid over drinking, but just in case you over do it … Click here.

12/30/2011

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Regions: Top Baby Names Of 2011

Get ready to meet a lot of little Sophia’s and Jayden’s. They topped the list as the most popular baby names for 2011 at The Birth Center at Regions Hospital. Other that made the cut? […]

12/30/2011

Video: Baby Polar Bear’s Blue Hat

With my last post for The Wire, I couldn’t resist posting about my favorite subject – bears!

12/29/2011

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St. Paul Man Shares Home Surveillance Tips

On Christmas, WCCO-TV shared the story of a man who brought the theme of the popular movie “Home Alone” to life. Now, that man is sharing tips to set up your own home surveillance system […]

12/29/2011

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Samoa Set For ‘Time Travel’ In Date Line Jump

The tiny South Pacific nation of Samoa and its neighbor Tokelau will jump forward in time on Thursday, crossing westward over the international date line to align themselves with their other 21st century trading partners […]

12/29/2011

Video: Dog Really Hates Christmas Gift

This dog is just as bad as a kid… and just as vocal about his dislike of his new Christmas bone.

12/29/2011

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Foods For Brain Health

Eating a diet rich in certain vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids and low in trans fats may be best for brain health, new research suggests. [CBS News]

12/29/2011

Remembering Those Lost In 2011

We lost athletes, artists and innovators this year. Take a look back at a remembrance video above.

12/29/2011

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Lack Of Snow Means Cities Save Dough

Minneapolis said it will finish on a balance budget this year and that is because of the lack of snow. No plows and no overtime means that cities are saving a lot more money this […]

12/29/2011

Spider Cat Climbs Walls

Spider cat, spider cat — look out here comes spider cat. A cat will do anything for a laser pointer — even climb walls.

12/29/2011

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