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Twin Cities Craft Brewers Brace For Sunday Growler Sales

A single pint of beer can often lead to a much bigger sale in the craft brewery business. The 64-ounce growler allows customers to bring home a sampling of their favorite brew.

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St. Paul Police Investigate Possible Suspicious Death

St. Paul police are investigating a possible suspicious death Saturday afternoon. Police say they were called to a residence on the 200 block of Birmingham Street.

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Daudt Visits Preschool To Highlight GOP Education Plan

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt visited a private St. Paul learning center for preschoolers Thursday, highlighting the centerpiece of the GOP education plan: Early learning scholarships. New Horizon Academy is settled in a working class St. Paul neighborhood where many families struggle.

05/28/2015

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Hospital Patient In Custody After Attempt To Take Cop’s Gun

A patient at Regions Hospital is in custody after authorities say he attempted to take a sheriff deputy’s gun in the hospital’s emergency room. St. Paul police say there were no shots fired, and no one was injured in the incident.

05/28/2015

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New Law Limits What Minnesota Bounty Hunters Can Wear, Drive

A new state law aimed at reining in Minnesota bounty hunters forbids bail bondsmen from using certain-colored uniforms or vehicles with emblems that the public might mistake for sworn officers.

05/28/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Friday eve and that means WCCO This Morning is Working for the Weekend.

05/28/2015

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City Inspectors Knew Of Dangerous St. Paul Pool Where 2 Young Brothers Nearly Drowned

A WCCO investigation found the city of St. Paul has known about the dangers at an abandoned swimming pool for three years. Two brothers nearly drowned when one jumped a fence outside their apartment building on Memorial Day.

05/27/2015

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Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Faces Off Against Urban Growler In 1st Ever Brew-Off

Tin Whiskers challenges Urban Growler to the first ever brew-off and they invite you to try their beers made with ingredients chosen by Twin Cities locals.

05/27/2015

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After Dayton Vetoes, State Leaders Start Search For Way Out

Minnesota’s governor says he’s prepared to call a special session just as soon as top lawmakers smooth out their differences.

05/26/2015

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Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. Paul

There are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.

05/26/2015

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2 Boys Rescued From St. Paul Pool Identified

Officials have identified two young boys who were taken to a hospital on Monday after they were rescued from an abandoned pool in St. Paul. The St. Paul Fire Department said the incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at an apartment building at 1221 Arundel Street.

05/26/2015

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Officials: 2 Boys Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Abandoned Pool

Fire officials in St. Paul say two young boys were taken to a hospital unconscious Monday afternoon after being rescued from an abandoned pool.

05/25/2015

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Minnesota

Get out and enjoy your summer along with some free music.

05/25/2015

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Swarm Ask Lacrosse League For Relocation

Swarm owner John Arlotta says in a statement that the team’s lease at the Xcel Energy Center ended this year, and “economics” don’t lend themselves to a sustainable business model for an independently owned lacrosse franchise.

05/24/2015

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Good Question: What Does CHS Do?

The St. Paul Saints played their first game in their new stadium Thursday: CHS Field. The Inver Grove Heights-based Fortune 500 company bought the naming rights to the ballpark last fall, and acknowledged not many people knew who they are. So, what does CHS, Inc. do?

05/21/2015

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Mike Kvasnicka Content Despite Unusual Path To St. Paul Saints

In the last 20 years, there have been three Minnesotans taken in the first round of the baseball draft — Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins, and the guy currently manning right field for the St. Paul Saints. Mike Kvasnicka’s career might not have gone the way he wanted, but he’s never been happier.

05/21/2015

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Saints Owner Veeck Honored, Humbled To Open New Ballpark

Mike Veeck is arguably the most excited and humbled person in the Lowertown area of St. Paul Thursday night as his St. Paul Saints open their regular season at CHS Field, their new stadium.

05/21/2015

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CHS Field Is The ‘Greenest Ballpark In America,’ Saints Say

After years of being stuck by the State Fairgrounds and clanking train tracks, the St. Paul Saints are about to play ball in their new home.

05/21/2015

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Tap Talk: Sweet Science Offers Tasting At Urban Growler

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Sweet Science Ice Cream and Urban Growler are teaming up to make this Memorial Day sweeter by adding in a little ice cream and lot of beer.

05/21/2015

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Minnesota Adds Jobs While Unemployment Rate Barely Budges

Minnesota’s employment rolls grew by 7,400 last month but the unemployment rate barely budged. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate was at 3.7 percent, which has been fairly steady since last August and remains well below the national average.

05/21/2015

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Saints’ Gear Up For 1st Home Opener At New CHS Field

Thursday marks the St. Paul Saints baseball team’s first home opener in their new stadium at CHS Field. The Saints have a new name for their porcine mascot to honor the occasion.

05/21/2015

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Ahead Of Home Opener, St. Paul Saints Name Their Pig

Each year for the past 22 seasons, the Saints have had a pig mascot. And each year it comes with a unique name. Owner Mike Veeck announced Wednesday that this year’s pig is named Pablo Pigasso.

05/20/2015

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St. Paul Man Jailed After Wife Dies From Fall

A husband is reportedly jailed in his wife’s suspicious death a little more than a week ago. Ramsey County Jail records show that Yang Thao, 47 of St. Paul, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of murder.

05/20/2015

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As Calls For Budget Vetoes Mount, Dayton Urges Caution

Gov. Mark Dayton is warning some advocates that a second crack at some parts of the budget may be the wrong move. The Legislature’s budget bills still hadn’t made it to Dayton’s desk as of Wednesday afternoon.

05/20/2015

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House Speaker Daudt Hopes For Quick Deal On Education

House Republicans think they can quickly reach a special session deal with Gov. Mark Dayton on public school funding.

05/20/2015

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