The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry estimates up to $12 million are lost through wage theft every year (00:41) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 15, 2019

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Gov. Walz Signs Wage Theft BillThe Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry estimates up to $12 million are lost through wage theft every year (00:41) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 15, 2019
Protestors Urge Council To Reinstate PledgeThe St. Louis Park City Council came under fire after deciding to remove the pledge from its meetings last month (00:29) WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 15, 2019
‘A New Leader Is Necessary’: Commissioner Lourey Latest To Leave In DHS ShakeupThere is a major shakeup at the state of Minnesota's largest agency the Minnesota Department of Human Services. After just six months on the job, Commissioner Tony Lourey abruptly resigned Monday, Esme Murphy reports (2:10). WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 15, 2019
Democratic Leaders Denounce Trump's Racist TweetsPresident Donald Trump is doubling down on his attack of four freshman congresswomen, including Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar, Jeff Wagner reports (2:09). WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 15, 2019
3M Represents Minnesota At White House ShowcasePresident Donald Trump is highlighting products made in America during a 3rd annual showcase. Every state has products on display (00:58) WCCO 4 News At Noon – July 15, 2019
Tony Lourey Resigning As Human Services CommissionerGov. Tim Walz's Human Services commissioner has resigned just six months after being appointed (00:42) WCCO 4 News At Noon – July 15, 2019
Trump Tells Congresswomen To ‘Go Back’ To Their Countries, Omar RespondsPresident Donald Trump went after four freshmen congresswomen of color, including Minnesota Representative Illhan Omar. (0:52) WCCO Mid-Morning – July 15, 2019
Rep. Betty McCollum On ICE, ImmigrationWhile Minnesota and Wisconsin are not on the widely circulated lists of states where ICE raids are expected, local immigration groups are taking precautions. Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum joined Esme Murphy in studio to discuss the immigration issue (5:11). WCCO Sunday Morning -- July 14, 2019
ICE Raids Expected To Target 2,000Dozens of angry protests were held across the country over President Donald Trump's decision to start immigration raids Sunday (). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 13, 2019

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Gov. Tim Walz Tours Flash Flood Damage In Southern MinnesotaTwo weeks ago, heavy rain caused flash flooding throughout southern Minnesota. On Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz visited the area and surveyed the damage. He also met with local leaders, first in Mantorville and then in Byron. (1:54) WCCO Mid-Morning – July 11, 2019
Trump Says Pledge Of Allegiance Controversy Is Why He’ll Win Minnesota In 2020"The Pledge of Allegiance to our great Country, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, is under siege," Trump tweeted, Jason DeRusha reports (0:23). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 11, 2019
Reality Check: Per Diem Perks At The CapitolMinnesota state lawmakers got their second pay raise in two years last week -- but it didn't stop them from taking more than a million dollars in under-the-radar daily expense payments during the legislative session, reports Pat Kessler (1:56). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 10, 2019
How Minn. Cities Deal With Pledge Of AllegiancePresident Trump says he'll fight with Pledge of Allegiance supporters in a Twin Cities suburb, reports Mary McGuire (2:05). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 9, 2019
Protesters Call For St. Louis Park City Council To Reinstate Pledge Of AllegianceChristiane Cordero reports that the city council heard from several constituents upset with their decision to scrap the pledge of allegiance from their meetings (1:53). WCCO This Morning – July 9, 2019
Trump Administration Continues Push For Census Citizenship QuestionThe Justice Department has until Friday afternoon to tell a federal judge whether it will try to find a new way to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, Natalie Brand reports (2:33). WCCO 4 News At Noon - July 5, 2019
Local Veterans React To Trump’s ‘Salute To America’ EventReg Chapman went to the American Legion in Hastings to speak with Veterans and non-Veterans to get their take on this Salute to America event (2:25). WCCO 4 News At 5 – July 4, 2019
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Crews Prep President Trump’s ‘Salute To America’President Trump is reportedly spending several million dollars to showcase U.S. military hardware and put on an air show for the crowds on the Fourth of July in Washington D.C. -- but some are questioning the need for the display and the president's motives, reports Nikole Killion (2:02). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 3, 2019
Reality Check: Outside Money & The 2018 ElectionsOutside groups spent a record amount of money to influence Minnesota state political campaigns last year, reports Pat Kessler (2:16). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 3, 2019
Protesters Gather Across US For Migrant CrisisTwin Cities demonstrators joined those across the country today in calling for an end to migrant detention centers, reports Natalie Brand (2:06). WCCO 4 News At 10 – July 2, 2019
Protestors Demand Closure Of Detention CentersProtestors in Minneapolis joined others around the country Tuesday to demand the closure of what they call inhumane child detention centers (1:13). WCCO 4 News At 6 – July 2, 2019
Preparations Underway For Capitol's July 4 CelebrationPreparations are underway for the July 4 celebration in the nation's capital, featuring military bands, a military flyover, fireworks and a presidential address. But as Nikole Killion reports, critics say the President is politicizing a non-political holiday (2:10). WCCO 4 News At 5 -- July 2, 2019

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