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Check Out The Trains At Bandana Square In St. Paul

The whole family can check out trains together this holiday season. It’s at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum at Bandana Square in St. Paul.

11/24/2012

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Charges: Employee Stole $26K From Used Children’s Store

A 34-year-old Brooklyn Park woman was charged with stealing $26,000 from her employer, a used children’s clothing and toy store.

11/09/2012

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Teddy Bears, Toys Help Kids With Big Behavioral Problems

From the street, Washburn Center for Children in Minneapolis looks like any other building with a preschool.

08/21/2012

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Keeping It Green In The Playroom

It seems the push to go green is everywhere — even on the shelves at the toy store. WCCO caught up with a local toy maker and talked to some parents to find out if they’re buying into this trend.

05/01/2012

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Get A Jump On Holiday Toy Shopping Now

If you think now is too soon to start think about the holiday shopping season, tell that to retailers. There are less than 300 days left to think about what to buy.

03/05/2012

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This Year’s Hottest Toy In Short Supply

Remember Tickle Me Elmo? It was the must-have toy in December of 1996. This year, the hot toy for young kids seems to be the latest version of the Leap Pad — basically an iPad for kids.

12/13/2011

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Toys For Tats: Bring In A New Toy, Get Inked

Toys For Tots is popular around the holiday season, but now there’s something a little edgier: Toys For Tats!

12/12/2011

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The Hottest Holiday Toys Of All Time

This time of year can be stressful, with all the planning, decorating and shopping. But for parents, there may not be anything more stressful than the pressure to buy the latest “It” toy.

11/21/2011

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Your Best Good Questions

Here’s a handful of your best Good Questions.

11/14/2011

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How Do Retailers Compare In Their Toy Prices?

Stores are already competing for your holiday shopping dollars. Walmart announced today it will match prices of competitors even after the purchase is made.

10/24/2011

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Minneapolis Offers Free Lead Testing In Toys

Minneapolis is doing free testing and screening on children and toys in order to cut down on lead poisoning.

10/17/2011

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Good Question: What Toys Will Be Hot For The Holidays?

It’s not even October, but it’s the most wonderful time of the year for toy manufacturers and retailers. How do they decide which of the dancing robots and remote controlled cars to highlight?

09/20/2011

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LEGOs Invade Mpls. Convention Center This Weekend

The Minneapolis Convention Center will be filled with millions upon millions of those small multicolored bricks many of us grew up with as the LEGO KidsFest makes its Minnesota debut this weekend.

05/20/2011

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Superior Rejects Ban On Fast Food Toys

A ban on fast food trinkets is rejected by the Superior councilors, with opponents objecting to government interference in parental matters.

12/08/2010

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