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Mark Freie
December 12, 2019 - 6:10 am
With a unanimous vote, the Minneapolis City Council passed a 2020 budget totaling $1.6 billion Wednesday night while a split vote approved the City of St. Paul's budget totaling $636 million. In Minneapolis, the budget's approval didn't come without a fight as community members spoke out against a...
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St. Cloud State players take the field in a light rain to practice Friday, Nov. 22, 2013,
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 11, 2019 - 6:02 am
Tuesday was a somber day for student-athletes at both St. Cloud State and University of Minnesota Crookston when both schools announced the elimination of their football programs. The move impacts about 115 students at St. Cloud State, seven head and assistant coaches, and two graduate assistant...
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Clear skies and a slight breeze made for a perfect night as the St. Cloud State football team played their first game at Husky Stadium in 2004
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 10, 2019 - 5:26 pm
1.A tough call : Shocking announcements today from both St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Crookston — both schools are eliminating their football programs. Both schools cited a lack of funding, and St. Cloud State also said that aligning with the requirements of Title-9 was...
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A young fan congratulates St. Cloud State University players as they leave the field after a game in 2014
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Adam Carter
December 10, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Shocking announcements today from both St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Crookston — both schools are eliminating their football programs. St. Cloud State will eliminate football, and it's men's and women's golf programs. The school is adding men's soccer. It's part of a...
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The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band
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The Morning News with Dave Lee
December 10, 2019 - 2:39 pm
The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band is making its fourth appearance at the Outback Bowl football game on Jan. 1 in Tampa and their last under retiring band director Todd Burkholder. He told John Hines on the WCCO Morning News that it'll be extra special with the Gophers playing in the game...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction. The ruling Monday, Dec. 10, 2019, was being closely watched as Cosby was the first celebrity tried and convicted in the #MeToo era. Defense lawyers say the trial judge improperly allowed five other accusers to testify. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
AP
December 10, 2019 - 9:15 am
A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. The Superior Court ruling was being closely watched because Cosby was the first celebrity tried and convicted in the #MeToo...
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