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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies Of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer At Age 87Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.
Some Minnesotans Embrace Long Lines To Get Their Ballots In As Early Voting BeginsToday is the first day for early voters to cast their ballots in Minnesota, and some were willing to wait for an hour in some cases to vote.
Trump, Biden To Make Campaign Stops In Minnesota As Early Voting BeginsMinnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race, when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania.
Gov. Walz Outlines What It'll Take To End The Peacetime State Of EmergencyFor the first time since declaring a state of emergency in March over the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tim Walz outlined this week what he believes is needed to end the peacetime emergency.
'He's Coming Here?': Bemidji Set To Host US President For First Time EverThe race for the White House is about to collide in Minnesota -- including the first-ever visit to Bemidji by a U.S. president.
Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct Head To Business Owner: 'Reinforcements Aren't Coming Any Time Soon'In a WCCO exclusive, the inspector of Minneapolis Police's 3rd Precinct lays out why he says resources are depleted.
President Trump Heats Up Culture War In Appeal To Rural Wisconsin VotersPresident Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric Thursday on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four years ago.
Judge Blocks Postal Service Changes That Slowed Mail, Calling It 'Politically Motivated Attack'A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them "a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service" before the November election.
Mike Pence To Return To Minnesota, Wisconsin Next Week Vice President Mike Pence returns to the upper Midwest next week following visits this week by President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, the Trump campaign announced Thursday.