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Mayo Clinic Temporarily Closes 5 Sites In Southern Minnesota To Staff COVID ResponseMayo Clinic is temporarily suspending operations at five clinics in southern Minnesota and redirecting staff to other critical care needs in response to the COVID surge.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Brooklyn Park Taps Research Group To Examine City's Policing PracticesThe north metro city of Brooklyn Park has hired an outside group to analyze its policing practices, in part to examine the police's possible role related to inequalities in the city.
Zachary Robinson Gets Nearly 50 Years For Fatally Shooting Woman Pregnant With His ChildProsecutors say a Twin Cities man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting the woman carrying his child.
Minnesota Legislative Leaders Express Optimism For COVID Aid PlanThe top four leaders in the Minnesota Legislature expressed optimism Friday that lawmakers can agree on a new coronavirus relief package in time for a Dec. 14 special session, though negotiations on what should go into the aid package were continuing.
Long-Time Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel RetiresThe long-time leader of the Minneapolis Fire Department is retiring. 
Construction Worker Rescued After Falling Off Bridge In MinneapolisEmergency crews descended Friday morning into the Mississippi River to rescue a construction worker who fell off a beam on the 3rd Avenue bridge.
COVID In Minnesota: 61 More Deaths Reported As Hospitalizations Begin Ticking DownwardMinnesota health officials on Friday reported 5,371 new cases of COVID-19 and 61 more deaths. Meanwhile, the rates at which the virus is spreading and Minnesotans are being hospitalized for it have fallen over the last two weeks.
DPS: More People Have Died On Minnesota Roads So Far This Year Than During All Of 2019Despite fewer people driving on Minnesota roads this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota safety officials say more people have died in crashes so far this year than during all of 2019.
Biden Says He Plans To Ask Americans To Wear Masks For His First 100 Days In Office (CBS News)
1 Dog From Car Stolen In South Minneapolis Recovered, Other Dog Still MissingA south Minneapolis woman who had her car stolen with two dogs inside says one of her pets has been found.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Declines To Hear Trump Election LawsuitA divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, sidestepping a decision on the merits of the claims and instead ruling that the case must first wind its way through lower courts.

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How To Take Birdfeeding To The Next LevelRebecca Kolls demonstrates how to make some outdoor edible ornaments for birds this Holiday season (3:35) WCCO 4 News At Noon - Dec. 4, 2020
What You Need To Know About The Impending COVID VaccinesSeveral coronavirus vaccines are in development, but the two ready for approval are from Pfizer and from Moderna, Laura Podesta reports (). WCCO 4 News At Noon - December 4, 2020
After Decades With MFD, Fire Chief John Fruetel RetiresAs he gets ready to retire, a number of councilmembers, the mayor and the police chief praised him for taking the lead and responding to such tragedies as the 35W Bridge Collapse, and the Northside tornado, John Lauritsen reports (2:02). WCCO 4 News At Noon - December 4, 2020
CBSN Minnesota's Morning Update: Dec. 4, 2020Today, we wanted to talk with viewers about holiday traditions and what they plan to do this year in the time of COVID (8:52). WCCO 4 News -- Dec. 4, 2020
Celebrating The Holidazzle VirtuallyHeather Brown spoke with Leah Wong, of the Minneapolis Downtown Council, about how the annual holiday celebration is going virtual this year, with plenty of activities families can do together (4:21). WCCO This Morning -- Dec. 4, 2020
Tips For Eating Healthy While Working At HomeNutritionist Emily Niswanger, of Allina Health, spoke with Health Brown about ways people can set themselves up to eat healthier snacks (3:42). WCCO This Morning -- Dec. 4, 2020