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Dispute Between Chisago Co. Neighbors Leaves 1 Dead, 1 ChargedA dispute between two neighbors in a rural Minnesota town has left one man dead and another facing prison time.
Loring Park's 'Bearcat Bar' Closes After Recent RebrandingA Loring Park establishment is calling it quits just two months after rebranding themselves.
February's Warmth Poses Threat To BatsThe above-average temperatures are set to return, and it's confusing some of our local wildlife.
Somali Group Ka Joog Defend Rejection Of Federal GrantThe leaders of a Minnesota nonprofit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the stakes were high when they rejected $500,000 in federal funding earlier this month.
Roseville Police Need Help Identifying Serial RobberRoseville police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a man suspected of a dozen robberies throughout the metro.
Ellison Loses DNC Chair Race To PerezFormer Labor Secretary Tom Perez has defeated Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to win the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee Saturday afternoon.

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February's Warmth Poses Threat To BatsThe warm February is changing the sleep pattern for bats, bringing them out of hibernation, Rachel Slavik reports (1:51). WCCO 4 News At 6 – Feb. 25, 2017
6 P.M. Headlines From Feb. 25, 2017Your top stories this evening include a new DNC chair, demonstrations against GOP congressmen, an officer-involved shooting in Minneapolis, a house fire and a Loring Park restaurant closing (1:26). WCCO 4 News At 6 – Feb. 25, 2017
Dispute Between Neighbors Leaves 1 Dead, 1 ChargedAccording to the criminal complaint, this shooting happened following a dispute over access to a lake near their homes, Kate Raddatz reports (2:17). WCCO 4 News At 6 – Feb. 25, 2017
Constituents Demonstrate Against GOP RepresentativesConstituents are holding town halls and demonstrations in Minnesota Saturday for their Republican congressmen, Liz Collin reports (0:57). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Feb. 25, 2017
Ellison Loses DNC Chair Race To PerezRep. Keith Ellison from Minnesota will not be the next chair for the Democratic National Committee, Wendy Gillette reports (2:40). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Feb. 25, 2017
Mike's Mix: Esker GroveMike Augustyniak heads to the Walker Art Center's Esker Grover to try their take on the absinthe substitute called pastis (3:31). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 25, 2017

Politics

Somali Group Ka Joog Defend Rejection Of Federal GrantThe leaders of a Minnesota nonprofit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the stakes were high when they rejected $500,000 in federal funding earlier this month.
Ellison Loses DNC Chair Race To PerezFormer Labor Secretary Tom Perez has defeated Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to win the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee Saturday afternoon.
Rep. Betty McCollum Holds Town Hall In St. PaulCongresswoman Betty McCollum held a public meeting today to talk about the Affordable Care Act, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Justice Department Wants Travel Ban Appeal Put On HoldThe Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order.
Rep. Tim Walz Considering Gubernatorial RunWalz says representing southwestern Minnesota gives him critical experience to boost Democrats' standing outside in rural Minnesota.
Minnesota House Passes Real ID BillAfter years of debate, Real ID legislation has taken a significant step toward being signed into law.

Weather

After Record-Breaking Warmth, Minnesotans Brace For Big Snow StormThe winter warm-up has surely been enjoyable for people, but some are feeling the exact same way about the incoming storm.
Coming Snowstorm Could Be One Of The Biggest In Twin Cities HistoryEnjoy the April temperatures Wednesday while you can. February is going to come roaring back Friday with a snowstorm that’s expected to dump anywhere from 6 inches to a foot of snow on the Twin Cities metro.
Winter's Return: Storm Watch Issued, 6-12 Inches Expected Following days of spring-like warmth, Minnesotans might soon be reminded that it's still February.

Crime

Dispute Between Chisago Co. Neighbors Leaves 1 Dead, 1 ChargedA dispute between two neighbors in a rural Minnesota town has left one man dead and another facing prison time.
Roseville Police Need Help Identifying Serial RobberRoseville police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a man suspected of a dozen robberies throughout the metro.
No Injuries In South Mpls. Officer-Involved Shooting IncidentPolice say it happened at the intersection of E.M. Stately Street and Ogema Place in south Minneapolis.
Woman Killed In Suspected Drunk Driving Crash In Mpls.Alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that left one woman dead Friday night in Minneapolis.
Suspect Charged In Fatal Chisago County ShootingA Lindstrom man is charged with second degree murder in the shooting of a 62-year-old man in Chisago County Wednesday afternoon.
St. Cloud Police Seize Meth, Marijuana During Traffic Stop; Man ArrestedPolice arrested a man in St. Cloud Wednesday after finding meth and marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.

Entertainment

Minnesota's History Of Oscar WinnersMany experts expect this year's awards to be, shall we say, Los Angeles-centric, with "La La Land" the heavy favorite.
Lil Wayne’s Weekend Target Center Show Bumped To Late MarchBad news for Lil Wayne fans in the Twin Cities – the Grammy-winning rapper’s Saturday show at Target Center has been rescheduled.
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Inducted In Songwriters Hall Of FameIn the early '80s, Jam & Lewis were members of The Time, and later worked extensively with Janet Jackson.
Former MN Orchestra Music Director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Dies At 93Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries, died Tuesday after suffering a second stroke earlier this month, the orchestra said. He was 93.
Chris Thile Will Return As 'Prairie Home' Host For 2nd SeasonMandolinist Chris Thile says he is returning for a second season as host of "A Prairie Home Companion."
Warren Frost, Of 'Twin Peaks' & 'Seinfeld' Fame, Dies At 91Warren Frost, who played Dr. Will Hayward on "Twin Peaks" and appeared in dozens of other TV shows including "Matlock" and "Seinfeld," has died. He was 91.

Health

Doctors Say Female Athletes At Higher Risk For ConcussionsWe hear a lot about concussions, especially with football players, but experts say women are three times as likely to suffer a concussion.
Good Question: Why Do We Shrink As We Age?Men can lose about an inch on average as they get older. For women, it’s more than two.
'We'll Do Everything We Can': Family Battling Cancer Now Fighting Drug Costs, TooA 7-year-old's fight against a rare form of cancer became tougher this month. Doctors diagnosed the young gymnast with stage four cancer in her spinal cord in November. Now her family is navigating a financial fight.
Opioid Overdose Epidemic Takes Center Stage In St. PaulOn Tuesday afternoon, a rally will be happening in the Capitol Rotunda, featuring legislators, lawmakers and doctors.
Twin Cities Clinic's Cooking Class Helps Students Live BetterThe decision to eat better and have a healthier lifestyle has some folks going back to school.
Klobuchar Pushes For Firefighter Cancer Registry In MinneapolisU.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Fire Station 17 in Minneapolis Monday to push for a national cancer registry for firefighters, which could save the lives of first responders in the future.

Consumer

J.C. Penney To Close Up To 140 StoresRevenue at stores opened at least a year was down 0.7 percent.
DeRusha Eats: Zelo In Downtown MinneapolisStanding at the corner of 9th Street and Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, only a minor change to the awnings hint the major change inside. Zelo looks new.
The New, High-Tech Way To Breeze Through MSP SecurityThe travel experience got less stressful for some fliers Wednesday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
4 Simple Ways To Stretch Your Grocery BudgetWe've all been there, buy a bunch of food at the start of the week, only to toss it once it spoils. Studies say we waste 40 percent of the food supply.
Sunday Liquor Sales Passes House, Heads To SenateThe Minnesota House Monday took a major step toward legalizing Sunday liquor sales.
Sargento Expands Cheese Recall, Cuts Ties With SupplierWisconsin-based Sargento Foods Inc., is expanding a voluntary recall of some cheeses due to a possible bacterial contamination.

Water Cooler

Study: Young Millennials Are Worst Behaved DriversThe AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 88 percent of young drivers engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days.
Playboy Goes Back To Featuring Nude WomenThe about-face came Monday with the release of Playboy's March-April issue.
7 Essential Prince Deep Cuts To Stream On SpotifyRejoice, Spotify users! The hits are all there, but dig deeper. Here are seven absolutely essential Prince songs that weren't issued as singles.
Twitter Takes Action On Abuse, Hate SpeechIt is also creating a 'safe search' feature that removes tweets with potentially sensitive content and tweets from blocked and muted accounts from search results.
Police Threaten Drunk Drivers With Bieber Super Bowl AdJustin Bieber starred in a T-Mobile ad doing his version of a celebratory end zone dance.
Trump, Schwarzenegger Spar (Again) Over 'Apprentice' RatingsArnold Schwarzenegger responded in a video on his verified Twitter account, suggesting that he and Trump switch jobs.

CBS National News

Arizona sheriff resists feds' request for help guarding borderThe U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency gave an update on President Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. The agency says it will begin accepting construction bids early next month and in April will begin awarding contracts to build the wall. For now, local law enforcement agencies are being asked to help guard the border. Carter Evans reports how this is playing out in Arizona.
Trump won't attend White House correspondents' dinnerPresident Trump says that he will not be attending the White House correspondents' dinner this April. He wrote on Twitter "Please wish everyone well and have a great evening." The tweet comes after he met with the Republican governors of Florida and Wisconsin. Errol Barnett reports.
National security staffer resigned 8 days into Trump administrationA White House national security staffer resigned after eight days in the Trump administration. The Maryland woman is a Muslim-American whose family immigrated from Bangladesh. She was a holdover from the Obama White House who had hoped to stay. She told her story to Jeff Pegues.
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces slowly taking ground from ISISOn the outskirts of Mosul, Iraqi forces backed by the U.S. military are slowly taking ground from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. This past week, they retook the airport and started pushing deeper into Iraq's second-largest city. David Martin reports.
Bob Schieffer celebrates major milestoneBob Schieffer is known as a renowned broadcast journalist, political commentator, author, cancer survivor and bonafide "living legend," according to the Library of Congress. Today, he earned another distinguished title - octogenarian. Reena Ninan reports.
"48 Hours" investigates the horror of stalkingAn estimated 7-and-a-half million men and women are stalked each year, and that only accounts for the reported cases. Many victims are too hesitant to speak out. Actress Pauley Perrette from CBS' "NCIS" says the laws have to change. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

CBS World News

Oscar-nominated film's cinematographer can't enter U.S.U.S. immigration authorities are reportedly barring entry to Syrian who worked on harrowing film "The White Helmets"
VP Pence tells GOP Jewish group that U.S. will support Israel abroadPence reiterated that the administration is "assessing" whether to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
How U.S. special forces plan to liberate Raqqa from ISISIn Syria at least 32 people were reported killed at government security offices in the western city of Homs. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for the attacks, some of which were carried out by suicide bombers. As ISIS is losing ground in the Iraqi city of Mosul, attention is turning to their strongholds in Syria. David Martin, who's traveling with the top U.S. commander in the region, reports from the an American special operations base in Syria.
Syrian intel official killed in deadly attackSenior security official who heads branch of Syria's feared Military Intelligence services among dozens killed by suicide bombers
U.S. to seek extradition of ex-Guatemalan VP on drug trafficking chargesAccording to the indictment, former Guatemalan Vice-President Roxana Baldetti and others conspired between 2010 and 2015 to import cocaine to the U.S.
Inside preparations to liberate Raqqa as battle for Mosul continuesAs U.S.-backed Iraqi forces push into Mosul, preparations are underway in Syria to liberate ISIS's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa. David Martin spoke with the top U.S. general in the Middle East about the coming battle.

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