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Max Kepler and the Twins
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 6:48 am
DETROIT (AP) - The Twins might break the single-season home run record this weekend in Detroit. On Friday, they proved they can do more than hit home runs. The Twins scored 12 times in the first four innings against the Tigers, including nine before their only home run of a 13-5 victory. "We know...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of President Donald J. Trump, @realDonaldTrump, shows an undated photo of the aftermath of an explosion at Iran's Imam Khomeini Space Center in the country's Semnan province. The explosion Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, left the smoldering remains of a rocket on a launch pad at the center, which was to conduct a U.S.-criticized satellite launch. In his tweet Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, Trump wrote: "The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran. I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One." (Donald J. Trump Twitter account via AP)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 4:59 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The unexplained explosion of a rocket at an Iranian space center grew more mysterious Saturday as President Donald Trump tweeted what appeared to be an American surveillance photo of the site and Tehran showed off a satellite meant to be launched. Trump's tweet...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1987 file photo, Actress Valerie Harper laughs during an interview in New York. Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. She was 80. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 30, 2019 - 11:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There was never a better laugh line in all of sitcomania and, in her signature role as Rhoda, Valerie Harper nailed it. Eyeing a piece of candy with desire yet trepidation, Rhoda cracks, "I don't know why I'm putting this in my mouth. I should just apply it directly to my hips."...
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Minnesota Department of Administration
Sloane Martin
August 30, 2019 - 5:02 pm
If you were hoping to snag a 20-foot tall statue of Paul Bunyan, someone beat you to it. The state's public bidding site, run by the Department of Administration, normally offers things like police or emergency vehicles or items seized at the airport like knives. "And occasionally we get something...
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Gopher running back Mohamed Ibrahim
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 30, 2019 - 5:27 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Don't tell coach P.J. Fleck that the Gophers' narrow win against FCS South Dakota State on Thursday wasn't good enough. The Big Ten Gophers were double-digit favorites for the season's first game against their neighbors from the southwest, who nearly beat Minnesota in 2009, long...
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New Daytons sign
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 30, 2019 - 5:14 am
Dayton's is back in downtown Minneapolis. The old Dayton's sign, that is. Crews on Thursday installed the familiar white script with a green background on the second-floor facade of what's now called the Dayton's Project. The last time the Dayton's sign was on the building at the corner of seventh...
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Sloane Martin
August 29, 2019 - 3:46 pm
This year's State Fair revealed the revamped north end neighborhood with the brand new events center, a structure that stands in contrast to other buildings around the fairgrounds. The fair has been on the site in one way or another, minus interruptions for a polio outbreak and the second world war...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 29, 2019 - 10:34 am
Some parts of western and northern Minnesota have seen around 10% of ground foliage change colors according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The green shading on the map below shows where that has started. Those same areas should start to see tree colors emerge in the next couple...
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