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March 17, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Minneapolis Police responded to a crash at the intersection of Plymouth Avenue North and Lyndale Avenue North just before 9:30pm Friday. Officers say an car traveling eastbound on Plymouth and a southbound SUV on Lyndale struck. The car then went off the road and struck a large electrical box which...
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March 17, 2018 - 6:31 pm
It's a St. Paul tradition in its 57th year. The St. Patrick's Day parade drew thousands to downtown for the annual celebrate of Irish heritage. Community groups, organizations and even Irish families marched down 5th Street on a bright and mild day. This family says they come every year. "Heritage...
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March 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Minneapolis police are investigating a homicide involving a man who died late Friday night at Hennepin County Medical Center. Officers were called to the Kingfield neighborhood just west of Interstate 35W in south Minneapolis after shots were heard around 10:30 Friday night. No victims were found...
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March 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
By Edgar Linares WCCO (Associated Press Contributed To This Article) A report released Friday by the Office of Legislative Auditor shows voting fraud did occur in Minnesota in the 2016 election and our Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS) needs a serious overhaul. “The number one take away...
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March 16, 2018 - 9:54 am
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen says new quarterback Kirk Cousins is a welcome addition to a team that should be a Super Bowl contender in the upcoming NFL season. Thielen told John Hines on the WCCO Morning News that Cousins can see that the Vikings have some solid talent coming back for 2018...
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March 15, 2018 - 2:29 pm
The Vikings are making it official Thursday. Kirk Cousins will be the team's new Quarterback. He signed a reported three-year, $84 million contract that makes him the highest-paid quarterback in the league. Cousins joins the Vikings after spending six years with the Washington Redskins. The Holland...
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It's not every day you get to celebrate a 98th birthday party. Our legendary close, personal friend Sid Hartman did that today at WCCO Radio! The Minneapolis native grew up selling newspapers for the Minneapolis Star (among others) before writing for the paper. He also spent time as General Manager...
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March 15, 2018 - 10:18 am
Twin Cities homebuilders are asking lawmakers for help, as they deal with a shortage of workers and obstacles in building affordable housing Hundreds met with legislators to share stories about the industry challenges. Chris Galler is CEO of Minnesota Realtors “We have a very low inventory in the...
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March 15, 2018 - 10:12 am
By Edgar Linares, WCCO Radio A Plymouth family wants justice for their dog shot and killed while playing in their backyard. For Chris Docken and his family the loss of their dog Porter is an emotional and troubling subject. It was last week during the afternoon, when Porter, a purebred Springer...
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March 15, 2018 - 8:02 am
Thursday is Mental Health Day on the hill in St. Paul where advocates are asking for parity and equity so that all individuals can access the mental health care they need. Sue Abderholden is with the Minnesota chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She says people with mental health...
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