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Hey, it's Cory Hepola
January 17, 2019 - 1:43 pm
When Heidi Groess talks about how food shelves benefit the community, she speaks with the kind of authority that comes with experience. Not only is she a well-versed advocate against child hunger and a volunteer at her local food shelf—she also uses one to help feed her own children. And she’s not...
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Sloane Martin
January 17, 2019 - 6:59 am
A 19-year-old man from the northwest metro died in a single-car crash early Thursday morning in Maple Grove. First responders arrived at around 3:30 a.m. to the car fully engulfed in flames after it crashed into the bridge abutment on Highway 610. The westbound side was shut down at Zachary Lane...
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Edgar Linares
January 16, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The family of a Tyrone Williams, a Minneapolis activist and father of four murdered last year, is not satisfied with Tuesday’s conviction of Sid Strickland-Green. The family wants two other people charged and prosecuted for the crime. “We’re asking for the community to let us know if they know...
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Sears Company
Cory Hepola
January 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Business analyst Dale Kurschner told Cory Hepola on WCCO Wednesday that one of the worst moves in the history of Sears, and one that is still haunting them, was merging with Kmart. Kurschner said the merger took away from the quality of Sears stores and meant "there wasn’t much of a reason to go...
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