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Lake
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Sloane Martin
April 20, 2019 - 1:12 pm
A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer is dead after falling from a boat into a lake on the east side of Pine City. The body, identified by the DNR as that of Eugene Wynn, was found by search crews about 1:30 Saturday morning. “Words can’t describe the sense of loss we...
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April 19, 2019 - 4:22 pm
By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was catastrophic. But was it murder? Prosecutors have given jurors hearing the case against Mohamed Noor multiple options:...
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Sloane Martin
April 19, 2019 - 4:07 pm
The head of the Minneapolis police union is taking issue with a new policy set forth by Mayor Jacob Frey in his State of the City address Thursday. Frey announced the city has decided to ban so-called "warrior-style" training for police officers. The style of training that focuses on perceived...
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Sloane Martin
April 19, 2019 - 12:41 pm
The family of the boy thrown from the third floor balcony at Mall of America says it has "good news to share" on Good Friday. In a statement released through their attorney Stephen Tillitt, the family of the 5-year-old boy says "our miracle child is showing real signs of recovery." It says that...
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April 18, 2019 - 2:17 pm
The University of Minnesota Athletic Department announced today new season ticket pricing for men's basketball and men's hockey. Starting with the 2019-20 seasons, season tickets for basketball will start at $340 and hockey will start at $500. Basketball season ticket prices are the lowest they...
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Noor goes to court
Entercom
April 18, 2019 - 8:21 am
Wednesday was day seven of testimony in the murder trial of Mohamed Noor, the former Minneapolis Police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Damond in July of 2017. The jury heard testimony from a teenager who was riding his bike the night of the shooting death of...
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Susie Jones
April 17, 2019 - 1:57 pm
Flash flood warnings are in effect in parts of Minnesota today, with heavy rain causing several mudslides near St Peter Minnesota on highway 169.  MN dot is advising drivers going southbound to find another route as crews work to clean up debris. "It was a lot of rain falling over a very short time...
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Parking
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
April 16, 2019 - 5:05 am
Gone are the days of parking at a meter in downtown Minneapolis for more than two hours. The city has shortened maximum parking times in many cases from 8 hours to 2 "Folks parking there, their tires could be chalked, and then the enforcement officer would come out after two hours and you could be...
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