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Sloane Martin
September 18, 2019 - 12:02 pm
We all know about the prevalence of scams, both over the phone and online, but numbers from the Eagan Police Department show how pervasive the problem continues to be. A call comes that they're not expecting: a deportation threat, a fraudulent utility bill, a bogus U.S. Marshal warrant. Then the...
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Mark Freie
September 18, 2019 - 5:42 am
Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday will introduce efforts to provide an alternative to cash bail that if approved, would make the City of Minneapolis the first city in Minnesota to offer an alternative. The plan, part of Frey's 2020 budget, calls for $75,000 in funding cash-bail alternatives...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 18, 2019 - 5:11 am
A St. Paul police officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding man Sunday night in the city's Midway neighborhood has been identified. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Tuesday night said Officer Steven Mattson shot and killed 31-year-old Ronald Davis of Little Canada shortly before 6 p...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Minnesota Department of Health officials Tuesday announced 11 cases of E. coli O157 have been linked to the Minnesota State Fair. In the news release , officials said the individuals reported visiting the fair between August 25 and September 2. They then became ill between August 29 and September 6...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 4:52 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As the Twins move closer to a postseason berth, Jose Berrios' confidence grows. Berrios pitched into the eighth inning to win his second straight start, Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead double and the Twins rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Monday night. ''Confidence is real...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Santa Ana Star Center, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Rio Rancho, N.M. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 9:56 pm
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a pocketbook appeal for reelection in the Democratic-leaning state of New Mexico on Monday, telling voters that his energy policies have made the state wealthier and warning that the gains could disappear if the proposal knows as the Green New...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 7:47 am
The Lynx were ousted from the WNBA playoffs in the first round, but they are already picking up some hardware. The league announced Monday morning that Lynx forward Napheesa Collier is the 2019 Rookie of the Year. Collier received 29 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters...
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