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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-18-14

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07/18/2014

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U Of M’s Guertler Granted Release From Hockey Team

The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that sophomore Gabe Guertler has been granted a release from the hockey program.

07/17/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: U of M Dairy Salesroom

I’m always on the hunt for hidden food gems throughout the Twin Cities. Whether it’s a farmer’s market in the dead of winter or a roadside farm stand, I like to share my good finds. One such find is the University of Minnesota’s dairy salesroom.

07/15/2014

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U Of M Approves Contract Extension For President Kaler

The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday it has agreed on a contract extension for President Eric Kaler. Kaler signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him as the U of M president through June 30, 2020.

07/10/2014

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Crime Alert Issued After Groping Incidents On U Campus

In the past three weeks, in broad daylight, someone walked up to two University of Minnesota students and grabbed them. In both cases a man approached the women near campus, touched them inappropriately and ran off.

07/09/2014

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Police: Woman Assaulted Near U Of M, Suspect Sought

University of Minnesota Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually grabbed near the campus on Sunday. Police said the incident happened at about 4:15 p.m. near the area of Delaware Street and Huron Boulevard.

07/09/2014

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Police: U Of M Student Molested While Walking Home

Police are investigating after a female University of Minnesota student was allegedly molested Friday evening while walking to her home near campus. According to police, around 9:20 p.m. the victim was walking to her home near Fulton Street SE and Ontario Street SE. Upon reaching her building, the victim said a man, who she believed was following her, reached out and grabbed her butt over her clothes.

06/30/2014

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2 Charged In Stabbing Death Of ‘U’ Student

A romantic couple were charged Friday in the death of a University of Minnesota student last fall. Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged with second-degree intentional murder, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

06/27/2014

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Charges Expected In Death Of Minnesota Student

Prosecutors in Dakota County plan to charge two people in the death of a University of Minnesota student who went missing last fall. The body of AnaRae Schunk was found in a ditch south of Minneapolis, days after she was last seen at a Burnsville bar on Sept. 22 with her ex-boyfriend and another woman.

06/26/2014

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University Building Evacuated Due To Propane Smell

The smell of propane caused officials to evacuate a University of Minnesota building where a student was injured in a science lab explosion last week. University spokeswoman Julie Christensen says someone in Smith Hall smelled propane Wednesday morning, pulled the fire alarm and called 911.

06/25/2014

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Police: 2 Robbed At Gunpoint Near ‘U’

Two people were robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot near the University of Minnesota’s West Bank campus early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police say the crime occurred at about 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Hard Times Café at 1821 Riverside Ave.

06/24/2014

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Flooding Postpones Minnesota Showboat Performances

High water on the Mississippi River has forced the Minnesota Centennial Showboat to postpone a week of shows. The University of Minnesota says performances of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” from June 20 to June 28 have been postponed. Tickets purchased for those performances will be honored for future dates.

06/21/2014

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Mudslide Causes Evacuation, Road Closures In Mpls.

A mudslide in Minneapolis caused evacuations and road closures Thursday evening. Deputy Chief Todd White from the Minneapolis Fire Department says the mudslide was first reported at about 7:15 p.m., and occurred on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota campus.

06/19/2014

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‘U’ Rowing Team Rescues Woman From Miss. River

Members of the University of Minnesota women’s rowing team rescued a woman from the Mississippi River Wednesday morning. Two boats of elite college rowers hit the Mississippi at around 7 a.m. Head Coach Wendy Davis was following in a motorized boat when she saw the women near the Lake Street Bridge.

06/18/2014

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Fmr. Gopher, NFL Player Marion Barber Detained For Mental Health Evaluation

Former NFL running back Marion Barber III was detained and taken for a mental health evaluation after police were called to a Dallas, Texas suburb.

06/17/2014

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