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Safety Technicians Help Install Child Car Seats At Twin Cities Auto Show

Safety experts released information that shows child car seats often putting children in danger rather than keeping them safe. Experts said the majority of car seats aren’t put in properly or parents are making other mistakes that are putting their children in danger.

03/15/2014

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Twin Cities Auto Show Gets Interactive With Kids

Kids might not be able to drive, but that doesn’t matter at the Twin Cities Auto Show this weekend. Not only are there interactive exhibits — but parents can make sure their children are safe with child seat safety checks.

03/14/2014

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Auto Show Boasts Function Along With The Flash

Most people go to the Twin Cities Auto show to see all the flash, but there are some cars with real function on the floor this year. Families can check out vehicles with lots of space and safety features, but when you’re ready for your midlife crisis you can also indulge yourself in a little glitz and glamor.

03/12/2014

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Tech Features, Green Cars Have Greater Presence At 2014 Auto Show

After the worst winter in 35 years, maybe you need a new car? Starting Saturday, you can see hundreds of new vehicles at the Twin Cities Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center

03/07/2014

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Minneapolis Convention Center Hosting Twin Cities Pet Expo

If you’re looking for something to do inside this weekend and need to get your family pet some exercise, the Minneapolis Convention Center might be the spot. That’s where the 12th annual Pet Expo kicked off on Saturday.

02/22/2014

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Eastview Musicians Play Piece By Former Exchange Student

Eastview High School’s Wind Ensemble performs Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and a piece they’re performing is an original composition by Patrick Hahn from Austria. Hahn, 18, is a former Eastview foreign exchange student. “[The piece] is kind of a reflection. It’s supposed to be played in a couple churches in Austria and Hungary as well, so it’s kind of kept in a more reflective style,” Hahn said.

02/14/2014

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Mpls. In Running For ‘Best Convention City’

Sure it’s been cold in Minneapolis this winter. Okay, really cold. But move over Miami. The good old “City of Lakes” could very well take the award for “Best Convention City.” Melvin Tennant, CEO of “Meet Minneapolis” – the city’s official convention and visitors association – says it should be no surprise that Minneapolis is in the running. The city has a booming downtown that’s just too big of an attraction for meeting and even planners to ignore.

02/13/2014

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Visions Of Spring: Mpls. Boat Show Readies For Thursday

A lineup of some 700 boats threaded towards the Minneapolis Convention Center past huge piles of snow. On a sub-zero January day, it is a sight for sore eyes.

01/28/2014

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1,500 Immigrants Are Now One Step Closer To Living The American Dream

Tuesday marked an important milestone for hundreds of proud Minnesotans. It’s the day they became U.S. citizens.

01/21/2014

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Minn. Leaders Talk Civil Rights Battles On MLK Day

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.

01/20/2014

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Best Upcoming Fashion Events In Minnesota

Mark your calendar for these “can’t miss” fashion events.

01/07/2014

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Cyber Security Summit Convenes In Minneapolis

The third annual Cyber Security Summit convenes Tuesday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Technological Leadership Institute at the Minnesota College of Science and Engineering is one of its chief sponsors.

10/22/2013

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Baldwin Featured At Dems’ Humphrey-Mondale Dinner

Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is the featured attraction as Minnesota Democrats gather for their top fundraising event of the year.

04/20/2013

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Twin Cities Auto Show Revs Its Engines Again

All this week, Minnesotans are getting a look at the latest and greatest in cars, trucks and SUVs. The 40th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show goes through Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

03/14/2013

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Check Out Nearly 500 Cars At The Auto Show

One sure sign of spring is the Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. More than 450 cars and trucks are on display and if you total them, they’re worth about $15 million.

03/08/2013

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Losses Mounting As Orchestra Lockout Enters 5th Month

As the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout continues into its fifth month, Minneapolis officials are grappling with the economic impact of lots of lost revenue.

02/25/2013

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Local Janitor/Security Union Gives Go-Ahead To Strike

The SEIU Local 26 voted unanimously on Saturday afternoon to give their negotiators the power to strike. Thousands of workers who clean and protect building across the Twin Cities are ready to walk off the job.

02/09/2013

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Convention Center Hosting RV, Vacation And Camping Show

Looking for your next vacation spot or wanting some of the latest camping gear that’s out there? The Minneapolis Convention Center is your spot this weekend.

02/07/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

This weekend, you’ll be able to celebrate winter in the Twin Cities or treat your cabin fever. Here are some top entertainment bets if you’ looking to get out and have some fun this weekend.

01/31/2013

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Annual Breakfast Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Minneapolis

Some people are off work Monday as we take time to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/21/2013

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Mpls. Gets Revved Up For Bike Show

Even though it’s going to be an icy weekend, you can still dream about spring at the Minneapolis Convention Center!

01/11/2013

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U Of Minn. ‘Physics Circus’ Set For Mpls. Thursday

Hurry, hurry. Step right up to the University of Minnesota’s “Physics Circus.”

01/05/2013

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U Of Minn. ‘Physics Circus’ Set For Mpls. Thursday

Hurry, hurry. Step right up to the University of Minnesota’s “Physics Circus.”

01/05/2013

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Seasons of Hope: Coon Rapids Gospel Choir Gets Big Surprise

WCCO first met the Coon Rapids Gospel Choir back in October. They were rehearsing for an appearance that never happened.

12/10/2012

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1,800 Homeless Come To Convention Center For Help

The 14th annual Project Homeless Connect in Minneapolis is underway at the Convention Center. They will serve about 1,800 people at the event, providing those in need with a variety of different services.

12/10/2012

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