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Veteran Given Mortgage-Free Home In Shoreview

On a quiet street in Shoreview, Lance Cpl. Tom Jacobson and his girlfriend Cassie are seeing their new home for the first time. They’ve been renting a house with Tom’s sister and two brothers, so this is a welcome change. Tom likes the kitchen with new appliances, and the bar in the basement. Cassie loves all the closet space.

04/23/2014

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Wells Fargo Cuts 700 Jobs From Mortgage Unit

Wells Fargo & Co. is cutting 700 jobs from its home lending business as mortgage refinancing slows down.

02/27/2014

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Benefit Held For Man Killed In Snorkeling Accident

A benefit was held Saturday night for the family of a man killed during a snorkeling accident in Puerto Rico. The Medina Entertainment Center held the event to honor 30-year-old Matt Elmore, who drowned one day before his 31st birthday in December. He leaves behind a wife and three sons. All the proceeds from the event, which included live and silent auctions, will benefit Elmore’s family.

01/25/2014

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Vikings, Wells Fargo Agree On Signage Issue

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo have reached a preliminary agreement to resolve a conflict surrounding a development near the team’s new stadium. Vikings vice president of stadium development Lester Bagley says the agreement was reached on Saturday night. It establishes parameters for roof signage on a new Wells Fargo tower close to the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The Vikings were concerned that the proposed signing violated city ordinances and would deter other companies from pursuing naming rights deals for the new stadium.

12/07/2013

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Refurbished Home Is A Thank You For MN Soldier & His Family

The former resident at 136 Shadywood Lane in Delano, Minn., was a victim of the nation’s housing collapse. Now, this once bank-owned property is a proud symbol of recovery, as it was the the first Minnesota home donated to Operation Homefront’s Homes for Veterans program.

10/17/2013

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Wells Fargo Cuts Hundreds Of Metro Jobs

Wells Fargo announced hundreds of job cuts in the Twin Cities area Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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Officials: Wells Fargo Cutting More Than 2,300 Jobs

The Minnesota job market took a bit of a hit Thursday as the state’s largest bank announced job cuts that will affect thousands. Wells Fargo, which has offices in Minneapolis, announced it is cutting more than 2,300 jobs.

08/22/2013

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Thinking Of Renting Out Your Home? Don’t Get Stuck With These Tenants

We found one family moving into rentals across the metro and living for free for months at a time. WCCO also found out how these renters have been able to skirt the system for so long and what they did to at least one property that has them in even more trouble.

07/22/2013

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4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Escalator Pile-Up In Duluth

A number of children and one adult were injured after being involved in a pile-up on a Wells Fargo escalator Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened at about 1 p.m. at the location along Superior Street.

06/27/2013

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Cops: ‘Suspicious Substance’ Found In Envelope; 1 Treated

Authorities are investigating after a suspicious substance was found Thursday afternoon in an envelope at a Wells Fargo building in Shoreview. One person was exposed to the substance and is being evaluated.

04/25/2013

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Student Protesters End Sit-In At Minn. College

Students protesting Macalester College’s ties to Wells Fargo have ended their sit-in after the college president agreed to a meeting.

04/25/2013

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Sit-In Continues At Macalester College

A couple dozen students spent the night in the Macalester College administration building where they’re protesting the school’s ties to Wells Fargo.

04/24/2013

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Local Janitor/Security Union Gives Go-Ahead To Strike

The SEIU Local 26 voted unanimously on Saturday afternoon to give their negotiators the power to strike. Thousands of workers who clean and protect building across the Twin Cities are ready to walk off the job.

02/09/2013

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Good Question: Would Raising Taxes On Wealthy Put Dent In Nat’l Debt?

As negotiations continue in Washington, D.C. to avoid falling off the so-called “fiscal cliff,” many are left with a simple question: can taxing the rich raise enough money to make a dent in the national debt?

12/03/2012

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Local DJ Battles Bureaucracy For His Citizenship

A popular disk jockey in the Twin Cities fears he’ll lose one of the things he cherishes most in life – his American citizenship.

07/27/2012

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