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Report: Saints Could Get Additional Tailgating Options

It looks like there will soon be more tailgating options at CHS Field in St. Paul. According to the Star Tribune, the Metropolitan Council has voted to negotiate with the Saints to develop another tailgating lot near Metro Transit’s Light Rail facility.

06/02/2015

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1 Week After Tragedy, Owner Working To Fix Dangerous Pool

A St. Paul Apartment complex has started to fill in an unused pool where two young boys nearly drowned. The city of St. Paul ordered the owner of the complex to have the issue fixed by June 3. The order comes after two boys were found in the bottom of the pool on Memorial Day.

06/01/2015

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Charges: St. Paul Teacher Touched Student Inappropriately

A 47-year-old St. Paul teacher is accused of inappropriate sexual contact involving one of his students, according to charges filed Monday in Ramsey County Court. Vam Ntxaij Yajzt was charged with one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with the incident, which happened May 7.

06/01/2015

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death In St. Paul, Woman Arrested

Authorities have identified a male victim in a suspicious death on Saturday in St. Paul, and a woman was arrested in the case. St. Paul Police were called to a residence at about 1 p.m. on the 200 block of Birmingham Street on a report of an unresponsive male.

06/01/2015

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Teen Clubbed With Tire Iron In Taco Bell Brawl

A 15-year-old St. Paul boy says he was attacked for trying to stick up for fast food workers who were being bullied by three customers.

05/31/2015

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St. Paul Woman Races To 10th Straight ITU World Triathlon Win

Gwen Jorgensen raced to her 10th straight ITU World Triathlon Series victory Sunday, leading a U.S. sweep for the second time this season.

05/31/2015

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With No Budget Deal, Government Shutdown Looms

There are no budget talks this weekend and a date for a special session has still not been set. If state lawmakers can’t reach a budget deal by July 1, there will be a partial government shutdown.

05/31/2015

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Talking Points: Father Of Abbey Taylor Talks Pool Safety After St. Paul Rescue

A 7-year-old boy remains hospitalized after falling into a St. Paul pool and being submerged in murky water for several minutes. The accident happened at a St. Paul pool last Monday. A WCCO investigation found that because of a gap in state inspection procedures, neither the state nor the city had been inspecting the pool.

05/31/2015

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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.

05/30/2015

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St. Paul Police Investigate 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.

05/30/2015

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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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