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Details Emerge About Navy Yard Shooter’s Checkered Past

The investigation into the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues with no clear motive for why Aaron Alexis opened fire, killing 12 people. He was killed in a gun battle with police. He was working at the Navy Yard as an electrical contractor.

09/17/2013

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Hundreds In Mpls. Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. in 1963 and made history. On Saturday, thousands marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which is now considered one of the largest rallies ever held for human rights. In the Twin Cities, hundreds of people turned out for marches in north, northeast, and south Minneapolis to mark the historic day.

08/24/2013

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MN Man Recalls ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech 50 Years Later

Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.

08/22/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Mary Jo Copeland In Washington D.C. For National Honor

Mary Jo Copeland started “Sharing and Caring Hands” in Minneapolis 30 years ago. She’s being honored Friday by President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. her for all her work with the “Presidential Citizens Medal” at the White House.

02/15/2013

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Minn. Woman To Be Michelle Obama’s Guest At SOTU

A recent University of Minnesota graduate has been invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this week.

02/11/2013

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Minneapolis Is America’s No. 3 ‘Most Literate City’

Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.

02/07/2013

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Fergus Falls Band, Sen. Klobuchar Part Of Inauguration

The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.

01/21/2013

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Generosity Gets MN Military Couple To Pres. Inaugural Ball For Free

A Twin Cities soldier and his wife are preparing for the President’s Inaugural Ball. Staff Sgt. Dan Westby is one of only two Minnesota soldiers invited to Washington D.C. for the event.

01/19/2013

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Soldier & Wife Headed To President’s Inaugural Ball

Staff Sgt. Dan Westby and his wife have been invited to the President’s Inaugural Ball, but tight finances have the once-in-a-lifetime trip in limbo.

01/18/2013

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Fergus Falls HS Band Performing For Obama’s Inauguration

One Minnesota band is getting ready to march its way to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration.

01/16/2013

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Frank Vascellaro To Interview The President

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.

12/12/2012

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Governors Ask Obama For Flexibility In Fiscal Cliff Deal

A bipartisan group of governors says they sought assurances from President Barack Obama that any cuts in spending to address the looming “fiscal cliff” would not shift the financial burden onto states.

12/04/2012

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Obama Salutes Lynx At White House

The Minnesota Lynx are finally making their anticipated trip to the White House.

09/18/2012

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Lynx To Be Honored At White House Next Week

The Minnesota Lynx will be honored at the White House by President Barack Obama next week for their 2011 WNBA title.

09/13/2012

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