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Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile Gives Free Exams, Glasses To Students

Without good vision, everything is much more difficult. But if you don’t have insurance, it can be a struggle to pay for an eye exam and prescription glasses. About 20 St. Paul kids who failed vision screenings at their school last fall got a follow-up exam Thursday with an optometrist.

02/12/2015

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Driver Who Hit Ferguson Protester Won’t Face Hennepin Co. Charges

The 40-year-old driver who hit a protester in Minneapolis last fall during a demonstration following the decision in Ferguson, Missouri, will not face charges from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

02/12/2015

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MNfusion: Salt Cellar Embodies St. Paul Culture With Retro, Old-School Style

It’s a tough job to open a restaurant. A fact the team at Salt Cellar in St. Paul knows all too well. The new-fashioned steakhouse was set to open in October of 2014, but as […]

02/12/2015

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Funeral Set For 4-Year-Old Girl Killed In St. Paul Fire

Funeral arrangements are set for a 4-year-old girl who died in a St. Paul house fire last Sunday as authorities continue to investigate what caused it.

02/12/2015

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McDonald’s Manager Fired After Teen’s Viral Meltdown

It’s video that’s gone viral, and it was shot inside a Twin Cities fast food restaurant. It shows a McDonald’s worker behind the counter having a complete meltdown. Cellphone video captured what happened late Saturday night inside the McDonald’s in St. Paul’s Midway Shopping Center.

02/10/2015

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Wild’s Zucker Out 3 Months With Broken Collar Bone

The Minnesota Wild got their sixth straight win Monday night, but it came at a price with two players suffering significant injuries. The Wild announced Tuesday that Jason Zucker, the team’s second-leading scorer with 18 goals, is out with a broken collar bone.

02/10/2015

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Good Samaritan Rescues Mom, Child From Car Fire

It was a terrifying moment for a young mother Sara Sorby and her infant son on Monday when the vehicle they were driving began filling with smoke.

02/10/2015

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Wild Place Left Wings Carter, Zucker On Injured Reserve

The Minnesota Wild have placed left wings Ryan Carter and Jason Zucker on injured reserve. The moves were made Tuesday before the Wild played at Winnipeg.

02/10/2015

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St. Paul Florist Has Hand Delivered Flowers For Nearly 8 Decades

Just like his grandfather, Tom Johnson has found a love for big bouquets. He wanted to be a veterinarian then a pilot, but instead he settled on delivering smiles across the Twin Cities.

02/10/2015

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St. Paul-Based Baking Company Announces Bagel Recall

A St. Paul-based baked goods company is warning consumers some of its bagels could have been contaminated with nut products due to a mistake by the ingredient supplier.

02/10/2015

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Wild Hits Key Stretch With Key Player In Net

They have won five straight and play another key game Monday night against the Vancouver Canucks. You get the feeling they will all be key games from here on out if they want to make the playoffs. But is the team’s newest addition between the pipes enough to get them into the postseason?

02/09/2015

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New App Helps Parents Track St. Paul School Buses

Each day some 900 school bus routes are in operation, bringing St. Paul students safely to and from school. Andrew Nelson’s daughter is one of those students.

02/09/2015

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4-Year-Old Girl Dead After St. Paul Fire

A child is dead after a fire in St. Paul late Sunday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews received a call around 8:30 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue.

02/09/2015

Summer's Hottest Concert Tours

Dave Matthews Band To Play Xcel Energy Center July 1

The Dave Matthews Band will be bringing its Summer Tour 2015 to St. Paul this summer. On Monday, Xcel Energy Center and Live Nation made the announcement, saying the Dave Matthews Band is set to play at Xcel on July 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13.

02/09/2015

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Wild G Dubnyk Named NHL’s First Star Of The Week

The Minnesota Wild announced Monday that goalie Devan Dubnyk has been named the NHL’s First Star of the Week after a pair of shutout wins last week.

02/09/2015

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2-9-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-PODCAST PAGE

Plenty of Grammy’s talk today along with Sid Hartman and Mike Max. Click the link above to listen

02/09/2015

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2-6-15 PODCAST-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

A frantic Friday includes a preview of the Grammy’s from Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier…Click the link above to listen.

02/06/2015

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Zucker Emerging As Wild Inch Closer To Playoff Spot

There are several reasons the Minnesota Wild has won four straight games after the NHL All-Star break. One is the play of Jason Zucker.

02/05/2015

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Charges: 3 Women Accused Of Assault At St. Paul Transit Station

Kieviet Michaelle Harris, 39 and her two daughters, Stacie Ana Fields and Chellnea Kieviet Fields, both 19, all of St. Paul, have been charged with third-degree riot and fifth-degree assault in connection with the incident.

02/05/2015

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Health Department Surveying Prospective Medical Marijuana Patients

Starting July 1, medical marijuana will become legal in Minnesota. Before that happens, the Minnesota Department of Health wants to know more about the people who are going to use it, and time is running out.

02/05/2015

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Como Zoo Wants Your Help Naming Baby Orangutan

St. Paul’s Como Zoo is showing off its newest bundle of joy, and asking for your help to give it a name. A newborn baby orangutan is now on display in the Primate Building, and WCCO’s cameras caught her while she was cuddled up on her mother’s chest taking a nap.

02/05/2015

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Winning Majority Unlocked Loads Of New Money For House GOP

To the Minnesota House victors went the campaign money spoils. An analysis by The Associated Press of newly filed campaign finance reports shows how Republicans turned their House takeover into a moneymaker.

02/05/2015

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St. Paul Woman Sentenced For Leaving Puppies In Dumpster

A 48-year-old St. Paul woman will serve 30 days in the county workhouse for dumping two puppies – one who died – in a St. Paul animal hospital’s recycling dumpster in May 2014.

02/05/2015

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Old-Time Singer Charlie Parr Signs To Red House Records

Songwriter-guitarist Charlie Parr has signed with Minnesota’s Red House Records. Parr’s new studio album, “Stumpjumper,” will be released by the St. Paul-based label on April 28.

02/05/2015

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Local Business People Weigh In On Future Of Jobs For Minnesota Millennials

More millennials are calling the Twin Cities home. Minneapolis, St. Paul and select surrounding suburbs have seen population increases by this generation of more than 10 percent since 2007.

02/05/2015

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