'It's Long Overdue': Twin Cities Doctor Urging Twins To Update 'Minnie & Paul' Logo To Reflect DiversityDr. Charles Crutchfield, the Twins’ consulting dermatologist, is asking the Pohlad family, which owns the Twins, to update the iconic logo, which was made in 1961.
Man Dies In Duluth Apartment FireA man has died in a fire at an apartment building in Duluth.
Save Back-To-School Shopping Receipts Now, Claim Tax Benefits In 2021Parents of K-12 students can claim tax benefits if they save receipts on the school supplies they bought for the school year.
Minnesota Receives $5.6M in Federal Funds To Assist Low-Income Families With HousingThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced $5.6 million in federal funds that will go to support public housing authorities in Minnesota.
Powerful Derecho Leaves Path Of Devastation From Iowa To MichiganA rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as it moved through Chicago and into Indiana and Michigan.
Primary Election: Here's What To Expect At Minneapolis Polling PlacesTuesday is primary election day in Minnesota, but casting a ballot will look a little different this time around.
5th District Voters To Judge Ilhan Omar's Mix Of Progressivism & CelebrityRep. Ilhan Omar is about to learn whether voters in her Minneapolis-area congressional district support the mix of confrontational, anti-Trump progressivism and celebrity that she brings to the job.
WCCO’s Minnesota Primary Guide 2020
Brazen 'Hot Rodders' Do Burnouts, Donuts Next To Downtown Minneapolis Police PrecinctDrivers painted the pavement early Sunday morning with circular strokes of burning rubber at the intersection of First Avenue and North 4th Street in downtown Minneapolis.

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Why Was That Lightning So Sustained And Intense?Heather Brown talks about the storms that rolled through Sunday evening into Monday morning (4:06). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 11, 2020
COVID-19 Wreaking Havoc On Wedding PlansNearly half of those getting married would rather shrink their guest list than wait, and about 70% report feeling more excited about the wedding (3:10). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 11, 2020
School District Launches 'No Pajama Pants' At-Home PolicyThe school district says it hopes students approach online classes the same as they would in the classroom and that means following the dress code (3:37). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 11, 2020
Mid-Morning Headlines From August 11, 2020More than 423,000 Minnesotans submitted absentee ballots this year. They must be dropped off or postmarked by today at the latest to be counted (4:10). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 11, 2020
CBSN Minnesota’s ‘Daybreaker’: What’s The Perfect Road Trip Snack?It’s time for CBSN Minnesota’s ‘Daybreaker’ (formerly The 7:34) and today we’re talking about road trips. What do you think is the perfect snack for the road? Let us know in the comments! WCCO 4 News - Aug. 11, 2020
Local Zoom Wine Tasting Attracts Big NamesA Twin Cities man who specializes in making memories through a shared glass of wine has turned this challenge into a rare opportunity to bring huge names into our homes, reports Jason DeRusha (2:19). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 10, 2020

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Primary Election: Here's What To Expect At Minneapolis Polling PlacesTuesday is primary election day in Minnesota, but casting a ballot will look a little different this time around.
5th District Voters To Judge Ilhan Omar's Mix Of Progressivism & CelebrityRep. Ilhan Omar is about to learn whether voters in her Minneapolis-area congressional district support the mix of confrontational, anti-Trump progressivism and celebrity that she brings to the job.
Fence Around Minnesota State Capitol To Remain Through Spring Of 2021A barrier to keep the Minnesota State Capitol protected from vandalism is costing tax payers hundreds of dollars a day.
President Trump Abruptly Cuts Off Press Briefing Amid Reported Shots Fired Near White House (CBS News)President Trump was pulled away from a press briefing by a Secret Service agent Monday night as shots were fired outside the White House.
Minnesota Absentee And Early Primary Voting SurgesMinnesota experienced a surge in absentee and early voting ahead of Tuesday's primary, and the results of some races may not be immediately known because officials must count mail-in ballots that trickle in later under safety rules imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH To Allow Controlled Visits From Family, Friends At Lower Risk Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health has announced “cautious steps” being made in further loosening some long-term care (LTC) restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Save Back-To-School Shopping Receipts Now, Claim Tax Benefits In 2021Parents of K-12 students can claim tax benefits if they save receipts on the school supplies they bought for the school year.
Minnesota Receives $5.6M in Federal Funds To Assist Low-Income Families With HousingThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced $5.6 million in federal funds that will go to support public housing authorities in Minnesota.
Canceled Gopher Football Season Likely To Cause Financial Strife For Other 'U' SportsThe impact of the Minnesota Gopher football team losing a season wouldn't just be felt on the field.
Faces Of COVID: Elaine McDeid, 83, Remembered As Pillar Of Her Lutheran CommunityA woman from southwest Minnesota was known for her strong faith and love of family. Considered a pillar of her Lutheran church, Elaine McDeid and her husband raised five children in Jackson, Minnesota.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH To Allow Controlled Visits From Family, Friends At Lower Risk Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health has announced “cautious steps” being made in further loosening some long-term care (LTC) restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
States Would Be On Hook For Billions Under Trump's Unemployment PlanWhether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.

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Mystery seeds from China are landing in Americans' mailboxesU.S. agriculture officials are warning residents not to plant or even touch the unsolicited seeds, which have now been found in all 50 states.
U.S. to withdraw 12,000 American troops from GermanyDefense Secretary Mark Esper said 5,600 troops would be redeployed to other NATO countries and 6,400 would return to the U.S.
Rome Opera has COVID-19 friendly opening night at ancient chariot racing siteAs early as 2,800 years ago, Romans would flock to the Circus Maximus to be entertained with chariot races. Now, the ancient site has been transformed into an outdoor venue for the Rome Opera House's summer season. Chris Livesay talks to soprano Rosa Feola about how Circus Maximus is the savior of Italian Opera.
Suspicious seeds sent from China found in Americans' mailboxes across several statesFederal authorities are on alert for suspicious foreign packages containing seeds, sent to dozens of Americans across the country. People in several states have claimed to receive unexpected deliveries from China containing the various unmarked seeds. The USDA has now put out a warning urging those who have received the packages not to open them.
U.S. charges ex-Twitter employees with spying for Saudi ArabiaFormerly facing 2 charges, the men now stand accused of 7 offenses related to alleged snooping on Twitter users critical of Saudi royals.
Europe grapples with coronavirus 2nd wave worriesAbout a month after travel restrictions were eased, COVID-19 cases are spiking in Spain and a few other places.