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Midwest Robotics League: Regional Competition

The Midwest Robotics League is a hands-on program for students of all ages. They design and build a robot, then compete against other schools monthly.

04/25/2015

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Best Movies Filmed In Minnesota

See if you recognize these iconic locations captured on film for some of the best movies made in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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Rail Union Calls For 2-Person Crews On Every Train In MN

Union railroad workers called for Minnesota legislators to pass laws requiring at least two-person crews on every train operating in the state. The Smart Transportation Union said that would increase safety at rail crossings and railroad yards.

04/24/2015

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Mayor Chris Coleman Unapologetic For His Negative Wild Tweet

The Minnesota Wild will try to put Wednesday night behind them, as they face the Blues in St. Louis Friday night in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series. Wild fans, St. Paul’s mayor included, are also trying to move on.

04/24/2015

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Tap Talk: Harriet Brewing Company

Harriet Brewing is a great example of success through sheer determination fueled by passion. Yes, it sounds dramatic, but hear me out.

04/24/2015

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Mpls. Police: 2 Arrested After Fleeing, Hitting Vehicle & Causing Gas Leak

Minneapolis police say two suspects are in custody after fleeing police and causing a gas leak Thursday night.

04/24/2015

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Lawmakers Drawing Up Contingency Funding Plans For Bird Flu

Top Minnesota lawmakers said Friday they’re developing contingency plans that would allow state agencies to more easily access emergency response dollars if the spread of avian influenza intensifies in the nation’s leading turkey producing state.

04/24/2015

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Who’s Better At Soccer — Kylie Or Jason?

The Minnesota United FC are celebrating their home opener Saturday night and they’re hoping for a big crowd at the National Sports Center. They’re facing off against the San Antonio Scorpions at 7 p.m.

04/24/2015

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4 Things To Know: 25 Years Of Hubble, Women Binge Drinking Rates & More

From the Hubble Space Telescope celebrating a big milestone to mixes for Girl Scout cookies, here are the four stories you need to know for Friday, April 24.

04/24/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Minnesota

Feel good about bringing your kids to the gym with you.

04/24/2015

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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Makes Unannounced Visit To Minn. Capitol

Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker spent Thursday in his neighboring state. The potential Republican presidential candidate had three private events, including an unannounced visit to the State Capitol for a meeting with Republican state lawmakers.

04/23/2015

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WCCO Radio Wins Murrow’s ‘Overall Excellence’ Award For 2nd Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, WCCO radio has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for “Overall Excellence” from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

04/23/2015

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Man, 31, Killed In Sherburne County Crash

A 31-year-old Zimmerman is dead after a crash in Baldwin Township Thursday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

04/23/2015

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4 Things To Know: Terror Suspects Due In Court, Wild’s Loss & More

From terror suspects due in court to Minnesota Wild’s epic loss, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, April 23.

04/23/2015

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Minn. House Passes Bill That Could Cut Pay Of Tipped Workers

Lawmakers in the Minnesota House have passed a bill that could cut the minimum wage for thousands of tipped workers. The bill allows restaurants to pay servers a lower minimum wage if they make $12 an hour or more with tips. The proposal passed 73-to-56 late Wednesday night.

04/23/2015

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Best Speakeasy Bars In Minnesota

Recall the glory days of drinks and danger at these local bars.

04/23/2015

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Lawmakers Debate Bill To Cut Minimum Wage For Tipped Employees

The Minnesota House is debating a bill that could cut the minimum wage for some tipped employees.

04/22/2015

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McCollum Wins Minnesota Congressional Hot Dish Competition

It’s that time again: when politicians set aside their differences and come together for a hot dish competition!

04/22/2015

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Dayton: House GOP Should Punish Member For Prison Comment

Gov. Mark Dayton says a Republican lawmaker should be reprimanded for a House floor speech linking north Minneapolis with a state prison.

04/22/2015

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State Defends New Camera Ban For Prison Interviews

Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration says a new ban on cameras for prison inmate interviews is meant to shield crime victims from harmful images of their assailants.

04/22/2015

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Xcel: Thousands In Parts Of Twin Cities Affected By Power Outage

Around 23,000 customers have been affected by a large power outage in parts of the Twin Cities early Wednesday afternoon, according to Xcel Energy.

04/22/2015

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Innovation Expo – Inspire

“Exhibitors show off their inventions to the public and product scouts and inventors, curious cats, students, or anyone interested in inventing or seeing new products are invited to attend.”

04/22/2015

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Teen To Stand Trial In Fatal St. Croix River Stabbing

A judge in western Wisconsin has ordered a Minnesota teen to stand trial on charges of fatally stabbing a fisherman during a confrontation along the St. Croix (kroy) River.

04/22/2015

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Man Killed In Bus Crash Was Attempting To Help Driver

Duluth police say the passenger who was killed in a transit bus crash was rushing to help the driver as the vehicle careened out of control.

04/22/2015

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Wis. Gov. Heads To Minn. For Lawmaker Meet-Up

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is heading west to make connections in Minnesota. Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he and other Republican lawmakers will meet with the likely presidential candidate Thursday.

04/22/2015

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