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PolyMet Mine Hearing Brings Clash Of Interests

A House committee opened hearings Tuesday on a plan to open a copper-nickel mine on northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.

02/03/2015

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Wild’s Cooke Still Sidelined With Lower-Body Injury

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has a lower-body injury that could end his season early. Coach Mike Yeo says there was “definitely potential” of a long-term absence for Cooke.

02/03/2015

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Blue Alert System Would Air Info On Suspected Police Killers

Minnesota lawmakers are debating a statewide alert system that would be used by law enforcement and broadcasters when a police officer is hurt.

02/03/2015

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Bachmann Clears Up Presidential Debt After Leaving Congress

Debt that lingered from Republican Michele Bachmann’s 2012 presidential campaign is now resolved. A recently filed federal campaign report shows that the former Minnesota congresswoman paid off remaining bills from that unsuccessful White House bid.

02/03/2015

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Case Alleging Toyota Defect

A jury in Minneapolis has resumed deliberations in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Jurors got the case late Wednesday afternoon and deliberated for three full days without reaching a verdict. They were back at it on Tuesday morning.

02/03/2015

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Dayton Bested Rival In Lower-Spending Governor’s Race

Minnesota’s campaign for governor was a bargain compared to the spending in the same race four years earlier. Final figures from the 2014 campaign were published Tuesday.

02/03/2015

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Is St. Paul Next Up For Police Body Cams?

St. Paul may be the next city in the state to put body cameras on police officers. The city council is considering a resolution asking the police department to include a pilot program in its next budget request.

02/03/2015

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Jury Finds Brian Fitch Guilty Of Murder In Officer Patrick’s Death

The man accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop last summer has been found guilty of murder.

02/02/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend To Death

A 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. Kevin Scott Evans entered the plea Monday morning in Ramsey District Court for the Dec. 28, 2014 stabbing death of Miranda Rae Schunk in her St. Paul apartment.

02/02/2015

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Target Plans More ‘Express’ Stores, Including 1 In Highland Park

Target announced they’re planning a number of new locations for their new micro-sized TargetExpress stores, including one set for the Highland Park neighborhood in St. Paul. Target field-tested the smaller format store in Dinkytown, opening up a 20,000-square-foot store last summer.

02/02/2015

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Jury Ends Day With No Verdict In Toyota Camry Case

Jurors have told a judge they haven’t been able to reach a verdict in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a crash, killing three people. U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery on Monday ordered the jury to keep working.

02/02/2015

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

Super Bowl reaction on the WCCO Morning News. Kim Johnson from WCCO TV talks about Tom Brady, and more…..Click the link above to listen back to some of the things you may have missed today!

02/02/2015

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The World’s Toughest Rodeo Rides Into St. Paul Saturday

The World’s Toughest Rodeo has ridden into town again! Everything takes place at the Xcel Energy Center, and gets started at 5:30 p.m. with a free pre-party at Gate 1.

01/31/2015

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New Evidence Presented At Janitor’s Child Sex Abuse Hearing

A judge is hearing new evidence Friday in the case against a school janitor accused of inappropriate behavior with several students Walter Happel, 62, was charged back in March after police say he was caught peeking at an 11-year-old boy in a bathroom at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School in St. Paul last February. He resigned soon after.

01/30/2015

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Suspect Held In St. Paul Skyway Assault

A man is now in custody in connection with a brutal attack inside a St. Paul skyway last week. St. Paul police arrested 28-year-old Michael J. Jackson in connection with the assaults. Victim Tom Klein says he was walking with friends through the Bremer Tower skyway when his 59-year-old friend and co-worker jumped on his back as a joke.

01/30/2015

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Slow Enrollment Leaves State With Bigger MNsure Bill

Lackluster enrollment in private plans and shrinking federal funds may force the state to cover a greater share of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange.

01/29/2015

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Movie Blog: 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival Coming To St. Paul

The Walker Art Center’s beloved Internet Cat Video Festival is becoming something of a Minnesota summer tradition, and this year it’s coming to St. Paul.

01/29/2015

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Faith Leaders At Capitol To Urge Help For Poor, People Of Color

A multi-racial, multi-denominational group of clergy gathered at the State Capitol Thursday. They announced their commitment to engage Minnesota’s elected leaders, and promote policies that they say will eliminate racial and economic inequities.

01/29/2015

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Police: 2 Men Sought In Ecolab Attempted Burglary

The St. Paul Police Department has released surveillance images that show two men wanted in connection to an attempted burglary in early December 2014.

01/29/2015

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Authorities To Ramp Up DWI Enforcement Over Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is teaming up with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman to crack down on drunk driving on Super Bowl Sunday.

01/29/2015

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Jury Deliberations Continue In Toyota Case

A jury will continue deliberations Thursday on whether Toyota is at fault for a car crash that killed three people. Koua Fong Lee crashed his Camry into the Trice-Adams family in St. Paul in 2006, but says the car was defective.

01/29/2015

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2 Men Injured In St. Paul Skyway Assault

A St. Paul man says he and a friend were attacked as they walked through the downtown St. Paul skyway last week. Tom Klein’s tooth punctured his cheek in the attack, and his 59-year-old friend and co-worker — who uses a cane — suffered a broken wrist.

01/28/2015

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DNR Postpones Aquatic Invasive Species Training

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is postponing the launch of an aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program while legislators consider modifying the law.

01/28/2015

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Dayton Proposes Extra Cash For State Sex Offender Program

An additional $7.2 million in state funds may help make changes to Minnesota’s controversial treatment program for sex offenders.

01/28/2015

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3M Tops Net Income Rises 7 Percent As Sales Jump Broadly

3M Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.18 billion. The St. Paul, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of $1.81 per share.

01/27/2015

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