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Weather Watcher Profile: Meet One Of Our Youngest Watchers

One of our youngest weather watchers is also our most active. Vanshay Murdock, 18, just finished his freshman year at University of Northwestern – St. Paul. And like most Minnesotans, weather is a huge part of his everyday life.

06/10/2015

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4 Things To Know: Controversial Texas Cop Resigns, NYC’s War On Salt & More

From a controversial Texas cop resigning to a smaller carry-on baggage size proposed, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, June 10.

06/10/2015

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Best Italian Restaurants In Minnesota

Molto Bello!

06/10/2015

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Real Estate Wednesday: Short & Sweet Version Of ‘Artisan Home Tour’

On this real estate Wednesday, WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia showcases a shorter version of the Artisan Home Tour, which is in its second year.

06/10/2015

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Twin Cities Native & Fmr. World Cup Star Is Optimistic About US Team

The U.S Women’s Soccer team beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the opener at the Women’s World Cup. A former Twin Cities soccer star says it wasn’t the best performance, but a win is a win.

06/09/2015

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Local Music Tap: A Look At Pride 2015’s Massive Music Lineup

The weekend of PRIDE Twin Cities is fast approaching, and, man, do they have a lot of local musicians on their entertainment lineup.

06/09/2015

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4 Things To Know: Gas Prices, Generation X Retirement & More

From falling gas prices to a revolutionary pizza box projector, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, June 9.

06/09/2015

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Best Bridal Shops In Minnesota

Minnesota has some of the best bridal shops. It rocks with wedding apparel. While weddings are often associated with the bride, some shops have attire for the groom and members of the bridal party. It takes a community to help prepare for the wedding day.

06/09/2015

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1 Dead After Being Ejected From Pick-Up

A 19-year-old Browerville, Minnesota, man is dead after he was thrown from his pick-up truck as it rolled over on Highway 71.

06/08/2015

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Minnesota AG Sues Epilepsy Foundation Over Charitable Fundraising

The Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, claiming the charity has allowed the thrift store chain Savers to use signs that are misleading to donors.

06/08/2015

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Rain, Wet Fields Hamper Alfalfa Hay Harvest In Minnesota

Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota.

06/08/2015

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Minnesota Cities, Counties Fume Over Costly Sales Tax Change

Minnesota lawmakers are primed to make a law change costing local governments $20 million in state sales taxes they were earlier told would be forgiven.

06/08/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Zack, 15, Fighting Ewing’s Sarcoma

Freshman year of high school is all about new classes and new friends. But Zack had to deal with a new challenge — fighting cancer.

06/08/2015

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Art Lover’s Walking Tour Of Minnesota

Take a walk on the artistic side of Minnesota.

06/08/2015

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Minnesota

Whatever your skill level, here are five horseback riding opportunities you will want to see.

06/06/2015

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Lawmakers Go Public With Budget Agreements Made In Private

Concrete details about incomplete parts of a new Minnesota government budget are surfacing ahead of a coming special session. An education plan negotiated in private but posted publicly on Friday shows schools are in line for a sizable increase in per-pupil allowances.

06/05/2015

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Best Skate Parks In Minnesota

Aging skater punks have been known to frequent this spot, not surprisingly with its affluent locale. Grups can ditch the family, or take them with, and show off a worry free acid drop.

06/05/2015

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Best Bars To Watch The Women’s World Cup In Minnesota

Cheer for your team at these local pubs.

06/04/2015

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State Tourism Agency Plans Summer Campaign In Midwestern Cities

Explore Minnesota has started new projection-style advertising on empty walls in the Twin Cities. But their big focus right now is to pull in people from other states and the other side of the world.

06/03/2015

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Man Gets 30 Years In Child’s 2013 Murder

A Hopkins man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges in the 2013 death of a 4-year-old child. According to the complaint, Burnsville Police and paramedics responded to the 30 block of Horizon Heights on June 11, 2013 on a call of toddler with a medical problem.

06/03/2015

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Best Doughnuts In Minnesota

Almost big enough to fit over your head, and maybe it should, it measures just over a foot accross. You will definitely want to mess with the Texas Doughnut, forget Minnesota nice.

06/03/2015

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14-Year-Old Shot In Neck By Father In Critical Condition

A 14-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, boy is in critical condition after being shot in the neck by his father Sunday evening.

06/02/2015

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Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In Minnesota

When bathing suit season arrives, many of us think of sipping tropical drinks on sunny beaches in Florida. Though Minnesota is landlocked, there’s still a need for the perfect swimsuit for the summer season.

06/02/2015

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Thousands Seeking Marijuana Prescriptions May Not Get Them

Thousands of Minnesotans who qualify for medical marijuana prescriptions may not be able to get them next month. Patients started registering for the new program on Monday, but one of the state’s largest neurology practices says its doctors won’t take part for now.

06/01/2015

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Dayton, House GOP Reach Tentative Deal On Education

Gov. Mark Dayton and majority House Republicans came to a tentative deal Monday on education funding, the largest unresolved piece of the state budget fight that’s pushed Minnesota toward a potential government shutdown.

06/01/2015

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