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Renewal Costs May Surprise MNsure Customers

Minnesotans who bought policies on the state’s health insurance exchange are starting to get their first renewal notices, and many could be in for a nasty jolt.

10/27/2014

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Get To Know Gophers Basketball Coach Richard Pitino

In his first season, University of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino found out right away you can make a lot of friends in the Twin Cities by winning. Pitino put together a roster in his first season of many unknown players and finished with a school-record 25 wins as Minnesota went onto win the NIT after just missing the NCAA Tournament.

10/27/2014

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Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Coming To Target Field

Two forces of country nature will be converging for a perfect storm at Target Field next summer. On Monday, Target Field announced it will be hosting both Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean for a double bill concert on Saturday, July 18.

10/27/2014

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Franken Vs. McFadden Debate: Thoughts On Affordable Care Act

WCCO hosted a debate between Democratic Sen. Al Franken and republican challenger Mike McFadden Sunday at 10 a.m. Here’s the second question.

10/26/2014

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Minneapolis Students Learn Gardening By Growing Veggies

All summer long, kids at Anthony Middle School in Minneapolis have been growing veggies.

10/24/2014

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Guy On A Bike: Are Protected Bike Lanes Safer?

A stretch of protected cycling lane recently opened on 36th St. W. in Minneapolis, spanning from Lake Calhoun to Bryant Ave S. The opening of this lane opened got me wondering: Are protected lanes really safer for cyclists?

10/24/2014

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Twin Cities Firefighters Raising Money To Give Kids Winter Coats

Because of the work of some Twin Cities firefighters, some lucky kids around the Twin Cities metro won’t be cold this winter. As part of Operation Warm, firefighters are outfitting about 2,000 kids with new winter coats on Friday.

10/24/2014

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Minnesota Clicking While Illinois Struggles

Minnesota has won four straight, is undefeated in the Big Ten and has locked up a spot in some kind of bowl game. Coach Jerry Kill says his Gophers (6-1, 3-0) have done all that without really playing their best.

10/24/2014

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Partial Solar Eclipse Visible In Minnesota Thursday

A number of astronomy buffs are preparing for Thursday’s partial solar eclipse, which will be the final one of the year. The moon will move in front of the sun from about 4:30 until 6 p.m. Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Delta Planes Clip Wings At Minnesota Airport

Officials say two Delta Air Lines planes clipped wings while they were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. An airport spokesman says nobody was hurt in Wednesday night’s incident.

10/23/2014

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NBA: Dante Cunningham Struggles To Clear Name

It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him. Officers put the handcuffs on the Minnesota Timberwolves’ reserve as soon as his feet hit the pavement.

10/23/2014

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US Bancorp Reports Slight Rise In 3Q Profit

U.S. Bancorp reported a slight rise in third-quarter profit Wednesday versus a year ago, meeting Wall Street expectations. The Minneapolis-based bank posted net income of $1.471 billion, or 78 cents per share, in the quarter, compared with $1.468 billion, or 76 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

10/22/2014

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Fraser Giving People With Disabilities A Chance To Pursue Their Passion

This weekend, WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha and Nina Moini will be hosting the Fraser Annual Benefit in downtown Minneapolis. Fraser is one of the largest providers of Autism services in the state, but we learned there are also resources for people with many other types of challenges. One of those resources could help someone you know start a business.

10/22/2014

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Target Announces Free Holiday Shipping, Price Matching

Black Friday is still a month away, but Target is making a major move to win back consumers. The Minneapolis-based retailer has announced it’s offering free shipping on all online purchases starting Wednesday and going through Dec. 20.

10/22/2014

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Minneapolis Single-Sort Service Boosts Recycling

The Minneapolis public works committee says residents are recycling at least a quarter more waste following a switch to single-sort recycling. A public works official said Tuesday the program has been well received by residents since the citywide rollout began in July 2013.

10/22/2014

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