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$17M Flood Aid Package Heads To Dayton For Signature

Minnesota lawmakers have given final approval to a $17 million package of disaster assistance that will help local governments pay remaining bills from June storms that hit the state hard.

01/26/2015

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Talking Points: St. Paul’s Paid Parental Leave

In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $2 billion to help states create paid family and medical leave programs.

01/25/2015

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Family, Friends Remember St. Paul Man Who Died After Alleged Tasering

Friends and family are remembering a St. Paul man who died after an altercation with police. The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.

01/24/2015

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Med. Examiner: St. Paul Man Died From Fall Due To Taser

A St. Paul man died Sunday after sustaining a head injury in Brooklyn Center, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Sinthanouxay Khottavongsa, 57, sustained the injury on the night of Jan. 16 near a Pizza Hut in Brooklyn Center.

01/23/2015

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St. Paul’s Packed With Winter Carnival Events This Weekend

From ice carvings to Crashed Ice and icy-cold beer, winter fun is in full swing this weekend in St. Paul. And even better, most events are free. Red Bull’s Crashed Ice has skated into town for the fourth-consecutive year. As many 100,000 people will pack into the hillside in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul.

01/23/2015

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Charges: Woman Who Broadsided Musician Was Going Nearly 70 MPH

The woman who is accused of crashing into a Minnesota musician, causing him to sustain multiple injuries including a broken neck, was driving while intoxicated, according to recently filed charges.

01/23/2015

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Work On New Lowertown Ballpark Nearing Finish

Crews say construction on the new Lowertown ballpark is about 85 percent completed. Crews have worked through the winter to get CHS Field ready for Opening Day this spring.

01/23/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 1-23-15 The Morning News-DAVE LEE

A Friday fun day on the WCCO Morning News-Click the link above to listen.

01/23/2015

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Gov. Dayton Sheds Light On Education Funding Increases In Budget

More details are spilling out from Gov. Mark Dayton about his upcoming budget proposal, and this time it’s about new money for education programs.

01/23/2015

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WCCO Gets A Behind The Scenes Look At Red Bull Crashed Ice

With the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.

01/23/2015

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Medallion Found

The St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion has been located. A tweet from the Pioneer Press confirmed this year’s hunt is now officially over, and that the medallion was located in Snail Lake Regional Park in Shoreview.

01/22/2015

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Flood Relief Package Gets Senate Backing; Up Next In House

A flood aid package meant to assist more than half of Minnesota counties hit with severe flooding cleared the Minnesota Senate on Thursday.

01/22/2015

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Bill With $20M In Immediate Tax Breaks Bound For Dayton

Days into the income tax filing season, a bill that awards up to $20 million in extra deductions and credits is on the verge of becoming law.

01/22/2015

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Deal On Office Space Reached For Capitol Renovation

A newly remodeled Minnesota Capitol will give the public more access to dining rooms, bathrooms, meeting space and even a classroom as they start tours.

01/22/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-22-15 The WCCO Morning News-DAVE LEE

Click the link above to hear AMERICAN SNIPER’s Jim DeFelice and other highlights from Thursday’s show.

01/22/2015

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