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Steve Simpson
November 21, 2018 - 6:55 am
The race for Hennepin County Sheriff is officially over. A deadline passed Tuesday night for current sheriff Rich Stanek to ask for a manual recount of the race that he lost to challenger Dave Hutchinson by just over 2300 votes. The margin was not slim enough to trigger an automatic recount, so...
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Police Sirens
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Sloane Martin
November 21, 2018 - 5:09 am
Police shot and killed a man in the east metro overnight. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, officers from the Stillwater, Bayport and Oak Park Heights police departments responded to a suicidal man in the 1200 block of 4th Street South at about 1 a.m. "Officers made contact with...
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Sloane Martin
November 20, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Weeks after back surgery at the Mayo Clinic resulted in damage to his lungs, Governor Mark Dayton spoke to reporters about his condition and recovery. The 71-year-old governor provided an update via conference call for a first time after complications from two spinal surgeries more than a month ago...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
November 19, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Nearly a dozen tents at the south Minneapolis homeless encampment had to be extinguished by Minneapolis firefighters Monday after tall flames consumed them and caused a propane tank to explode, according to witnesses. Fire crews are still investigating the cause, but James Cross with Natives...
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November 16, 2018 - 2:57 pm
The University of Minnesota has renamed the press box at TCF Bank Stadium in honor of the sports legend and WCCO Radio's longest standing employee, Sid Hartman. A plaque has been placed inside the press box with the following text: In honor of one of its most recognizable and loyal supporters, the...
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