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Sloane Martin
June 20, 2018 - 5:50 am
President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to visit Duluth in 15 years when he takes the stage Wednesday evening. The president's rally is set to begin at Amsoil Arena at 6:30 p.m. while at least three planned protests over immigration and other policies go on throughout the...
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Adam Carter
June 19, 2018 - 2:02 pm
While he says he doesn't like to see kids separated from families at the US border with Mexico, Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer says he agrees with President Trump that it's on Congress to change the law and stop it. Emmer joined WCCO's Chad Hartman today. He says the Trump administration is simply...
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Paul and Jordana
May 20, 2018 - 11:30 am
A 10th-grade student who survived Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas said she was still shaking when she appeared hours later on WCCO radio. "I'm sitting here, still scared, still shaken up a little bit," Dakota Schrader told WCCO's Paul Douglas and Jordana Green. She also believes...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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April 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
Among those mentioned by Republicans as possible candidates are: former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus; Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos; state Rep. Tyler August; state Sen. David Craig; state Rep. Samantha Kerkman; and longtime Ryan friend, Bryan Steil, an attorney and University of...
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March 21, 2018 - 8:19 am
ROUND ROCK, Texas- Austin's police chief says investigators don't know the motive behind this month's string of bombings in the Texas capital. Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device inside of his vehicle in a suburban Austin...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:17 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- First responders are working a newly reported explosion in southwest Austin Tuesday evening. Austin-Travis County EMS says the incident was reported at 7:02 p.m. at the Goodwill store at 9801 Brodie Lane, located at the corner of Brodie & Slaughter Lane. Medics say one male in...
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