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Busting Some Enduring Medical Myths

There are a lot of mixed messages when it comes to our health. Drink coffee, don’t drink coffee. Eat this, now don’t eat it. So the WCCO Morning Show brought in an expert to dispel some medical myths.

08/21/2013

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Football Players, Marching Band Members Practice Thru 90-Degree Heat

The hot weather forecasted for Tuesday will have lots of people looking for some relief. It should be a popular day for lakes, pools and water parks around the Twin Cities. Lake Josephine in Roseville is likely to be a popular spot in Roseville Tuesday as much of the Twin Cities is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

08/20/2013

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Got Watering Issues With Your Garden?

Have you’ve been watering your garden a lot lately? Does it seem like your flowers are absorbing the water too quickly? According to Bachman’s Floral, weeds may be responsible for stealing a lot of that water and nutrients.

07/27/2013

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What Foods You Shouldn’t Be Eating In Hot Weather

You want to make sure you’re drinking plenty of fluids in hot weather, but staying hydrated comes down to more than just how much we’re drinking. That’s because there are certain foods that are dehydrating us, and you might not even know they’re doing it.

07/17/2013

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2 Skydivers Rescued From Lake Superior

Two skydivers had to be rescued after they landed off the shore of Lake Superior Saturday, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

07/13/2013

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Despite Water Main Break, Lynx Game Scheduled To Go On

A water main break in downtown Minneapolis shut off water for a number of businesses and had some unsure whether the Minnesota Lynx would be able to play their game as scheduled this evening.

07/09/2013

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Despite Wet Spring, White Bear Lake Still Shrinking

Despite a wet summer that’s virtually wiped out Minnesota’s drought, White Bear Lake still has a problem. The water level has been low for years.

06/28/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Golf Hole: Edinburgh’s 17th

Minnesota is a state known for golf, with championship-caliber courses everywhere from the Twin Cities to the Iron Range. So picking the single best golf hole to play was a tall order.

06/13/2013

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Woman Recalls Tragic Canoe Trip That Took Her Husband’s Life

An anniversary canoe trip to the boundary waters turned tragic for a Minnetonka couple. Dick and Elaine Barber had paddled into the Basswood River rapids before, but this time the water was high and fast and the canoe they were in tipped over.

06/07/2013

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Body Recovered In Elk River Missing Girl Search

Authorities have confirmed that a body has been recovered in the search for a 2-year-old girl who went missing at an Elk River campground.

05/26/2013

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Ice Likely Ruining The Fishing Opener On Mille Lacs

For nearly two decades the Enno family has looked forward to the annual state fishing opener at their Twin Pines Resort, just south of Garrison.

05/08/2013

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Fishing Opener Water Temps? A Frigid 40-Some Degrees

Ice-out or not, Minnesota’s fishing opener is Saturday, and the DNR said beware that the water temperatures will be colder than normal.

05/08/2013

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Rising River Closes Locks To Recreational Boaters

The rising Mississippi River has forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the three Twin Cities locks to recreational boats on Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-30!

Bird dancing to DAFT PUNK! You gotta be kidding me!

04/30/2013

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Man Dies After Walking Into Half-Frozen Pond

A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Friday night after wandering into a half-frozen pond in Maple Grove, authorities said.

04/27/2013

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