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The Chad Hartman Show
August 14, 2019 - 8:52 am
The debate on whether or not the City of Minneapolis should hire additional police officers has reached a fever pitch in recent weeks, following a summer uptick in shootings in the downtown entertainment district. Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo wants 400 new officers by 2025 . Mayor...
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Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
August 14, 2019 - 7:00 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) - As much as any two teams, the Minnesota Twins and the Milwaukee Brewers are playing in a playoff-like atmosphere, as the AL Central and the NL Central feature the tightest races in the majors for a division title. Their interleague matchup Tuesday at Miller Park didn't disappoint...
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Angela Kotsell
Mark Freie
August 14, 2019 - 5:13 am
Beaches sat quiet Tuesday at Lake Nokomis after health officials closed them over concerns of E. coli. The closure comes after three children, all under the age of ten, reported a diarrheal illness after swimming in the lake. They became sick between August 2 and August 5, and swam in the lake...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo, the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo. A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the new rule violates the federal Clean Air Act because it does not meaningfully replace power plants' greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
August 13, 2019 - 7:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants, with California's governor saying the president is trying to rescue an outdated industry. In June, the U.S. Environmental...
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Dont do it on equipment
Twin Cities German Immersion School
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 13, 2019 - 10:39 am
Crews continue to dismantle a 90-year-old building that once housed a church, using equipment that was vandalized sometime before Tuesday. The construction firm hired to demolish the former St. Andrew's church building reported to police that the phrase "Don't Do It" was sprayed-painted on four...
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Police Sirens
Dreamstime
August 13, 2019 - 6:28 am
St. Paul police are searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle, the driver reportedly driving at an officer during an early-morning traffic stop. Police say the confrontation happened just after 2:00 a.m. Tuesday in an alley near the intersection of Winter Street and Capital Boulevard in St Paul...
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Railroad bridge where body was found
Entercom
August 13, 2019 - 4:55 am
Police are working two reported homicides in Minneapolis that happened in an eight-hour period. It was 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when a 911 caller reported a man down on a railroad bridge at 16th and Marshall in northeast Minneapolis. "Officers arrived with medical personnel, and that person, a male, was...
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