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March 20, 2018 - 1:55 pm
The Minnesota House public safety committee voted Tuesday against re-igniting debate over two gun reform measures on the deadline for them to advance in this current session. One of the bills would require universal background checks; the other would allow for what’s called an “extreme risk...
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March 20, 2018 - 11:48 am
Members of the Muslim community have gathered at the capitol in St. Paul today to share concerns they have with legislators and, they say, to show the strength and diversity of their community. Among those welcoming the crowd, members of other faiths and Governor Mark Dayton. Dayton told the crowd...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:50 am
An 80's dance party is scheduled for the Minnesota State Fair? Break out the Aquanet. The fair announcing today that Boy George and Culture Club along with the B-52's and Thompson Twins singer Tom Bailey will perform at the Grandstand on Labor Day evening, September 3rd. Culture Club has sold more...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:40 am
A DFL state representative will try, perhaps one last time in this legislative session, to get two gun safety proposals from the Public Safety Committee to the floor. Representative Dave Pinto of St. Paul has proposed two bills, one for enhanced criminal background checks, the other for what's...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:30 am
By Edgar Linares, WCCO Radio A brother and sister from Badger, MN near Roseau will split $22 million after hitting the lotto last week. Last Tuesday, Debbie Kujava purchased a jackpot bundle that included tickets for Power Ball, Mega Millions, Gopher Cash, North Star and Lotto America from a Roseau...
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March 20, 2018 - 7:41 am
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bipartisan bill that would provide $10 million to allow repairs on the state's troubled licensing and registration system to continue. While the measure was passed, MNLARS continues to frustrate lawmakers like Republican Senator Carla Nelson. Nelson said, "I'm a...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:05 pm
Former Republican Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is a step closer to running for Governor again. In a statement, Pawlenty says as he continues to explore another run, he has officially created a campaign committee as required by state law. Pawlenty left his job as CEO of a Washington DC lobbying...
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March 19, 2018 - 2:59 pm
A warrant is issued for the arrest of a downtown Minneapolis hairdresser charged with molesting a client during a haircut. Authorities say 30-year old Vincent Senchi groped a 23-year old woman in February at the JUUT Salonspa in Gaviidae Common where he worked. According to the criminal complaint,...
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March 19, 2018 - 11:36 am
By Edgar Linares WCCO St. Cloud Police are questioning the uncle of a four-year old girl after she was dropped from a third story balcony. Police were called to the home on the 1900 block of Quarry Road around 4:40 PM, Sunday afternoon. A witness told police they saw the child being held by her...
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March 19, 2018 - 11:32 am
Another summer of catch-and-release on Mille Lacs. The Minnesota DNR has announced today that it will be catch-and-release only for walleyes on the popular lake this upcoming fishing season. This will be the third consecutive open-water fishing season on Mille Lacs that is catch-and-release only,...
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