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Police: Man Apparently Beaten To Death In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police have responded to the scene of a probable homicide Tuesday morning. According to authorities, the incident happened on the 1800 block of 5th Avenue South after 5 a.m.

05/05/2015

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Former Minnesota Man Played Key Role In Inciting Texas Terror Attack

A WCCO Investigation has found that a Minneapolis man wanted for terrorism encouraged one of the shooters in Sunday’s attack at a cartoon contest in Texas. Both attackers died when a police officer returned fire at the event in Garland.

05/04/2015

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Arcia Heads To Disabled List, Twins Recall Eddie Rosario

The Minnesota Twins host the Oakland Athletics Monday night at Target Field, and one of the organization’s top young prospects will be in uniform. The Twins announced that Oswaldo Arcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. To replace him on the roster, the Twins recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Class AAA Rochester.

05/04/2015

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Augsburg College Celebrates Its Most Diverse Graduating Class In History

It was the most diverse graduating class ever at Augsburg College this weekend. Of the 425 graduates getting diplomas Sunday, 30 percent are people of color.

05/03/2015

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Plouffe Slam, 5 RBIs, Twins Rout White Sox For 4-Game Sweep

Trevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.

05/03/2015

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Natalie & Mike Get In The Boxing Ring

Beyond the hype of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, boxing is gaining in popularity, so Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak went to a local boxing gym to find out why.

05/02/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Tequila Cocktails For Cinco De Mayo

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Masa in downtown Minneapolis for a drink that will have us ready for Cinco De Mayo.

05/02/2015

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Minneapolis City Council Approves Paid Parental Leave

Minneapolis city workers trying to juggle work and kids will be able to get some extra paid time off. The city council unanimously approved 120 hours of paid parental leave Friday for the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy begins in July.

05/01/2015

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DNR, Mpls. Park Board Demos Proper Tree Planting

The month of May is dedicated to planting trees in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board demonstrated perfect tree planting at Lake Nokomis Park Friday afternoon.

05/01/2015

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Hundreds Of Students Walk Out For Mpls. Black Lives Matter Rally

Hundreds are rallying Friday in Minneapolis in support of people charged in the Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America in December. Members of the group Black Lives Matter and their supporters say they are fighting for racial and economic justice.

05/01/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Girlfriend

A Minnesota teenager is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Police arrested 17-year-old Ahmed Abdi last week in Kansas City, Missouri. They believe Abdi fatally shot 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi at a residence on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue on the afternoon of April 11.

05/01/2015

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Nurture the creativity of each member of your family, no matter what their age. These Minnesota arts and crafts studios allow you to bring out the artist within while sticking together.

05/01/2015

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Mpls. Police Union President Delmonico Loses Re-Election Bid

The face of the Minneapolis Police union for 16 years has lost his bid for re-election. Lt. John Delmonico ran mostly unchallenged since taking the job in 1999. Lt. Bob Kroll, the long-time union vice president, will take the top spot.

04/30/2015

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Barway Collins’ Mother Speaks To The Community

A grieving mother shared her gratitude with Minnesota Thursday for caring so much about her son. Strangers spent weeks searching for any sign of Barway Collins, the 10-year-old Crystal boy who vanished one day after school last month.

04/30/2015

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Lynx Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Saturday

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday that single-game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets will be available at the Target Center box office from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and they’re available for purchase on the Minnesota Lynx web site.

04/30/2015

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Target Corp. Cuts 140 More Jobs

Another 100 people lost their jobs at Target Corporate offices on Thursday, as a continuation of its corporate structuring. The jobs eliminated were administrative assistant positions.

04/30/2015

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It’s Official! Andrew Wiggins Is Rookie Of The Year

The Minnesota Timberwolves confirmed that Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA Rookie of the Year. Not that there was much suspense or contention over the choice. Wiggins won 110 first-choice votes.

04/30/2015

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Black Lives Matter Plans More Events For Friday

An estimated 1,500 protesters took to the streets of downtown Minneapolis Wednesday night in solidarity of the city of Baltimore. Officials with Black Lives Matter Minneapolis released a statement Thursday, thanking those who came out to support Freddie Gray and the city of Baltimore.

04/30/2015

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Twins Put Right-Hander Casey Fien On DL, Recall Tonkin

The Minnesota Twins have put right-handed reliever Casey Fien on the disabled list because of a right shoulder strain. Fien was hurt in Wednesday’s game against Detroit.

04/30/2015

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Wild Hosting Pregame Party Friday For Game 1

The Minnesota Wild will host a pregame party Friday before team takes on the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at United Center.

04/30/2015

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4 Things To Know: Baltimore Protests Go National, NFL Draft & More

From nationwide protests spawning from Baltimore to the NFL Draft’s arrival, here are the four stories you need to know for Thursday, April 30.

04/30/2015

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Barway Collins’ Mother Arrives In Minneapolis For Funeral

Louise Karluah — the mother of Barway Collins — walked through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday before heading to the north Minneapolis funeral home where her son’s body is being preserved. She was surrounded by compassionate strangers who’ve dedicated time and money to help her.

04/29/2015

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North Minneapolis Cafe Aims To Make Fresh Food, Create Jobs For Youth

A new cafe in north Minneapolis promises to do much more than offer residents fresh and healthy comfort foods. Breaking Bread Cafe will offer employment to at-risk youth in the community.

04/29/2015

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Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Prompt Deadly Force Training

Recent high-profile officer-involved shootings have raised the issue of when police should use deadly force. Minneapolis Police officers go through training, a scenario simulator and using live rounds to prepare for making split-second decisions.

04/29/2015

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Report: Wiggins To Be Named Rookie Of The Year Thursday

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they will hold a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday to make a “major announcement.” WCCO Sports Director Mark Rosen has confirmed that Andrew Wiggins is expected to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.

04/29/2015

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