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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 24, 2019 - 6:35 am
There are new leaders for Minnesota's Metropolitan Council and Fire Marshal's office. Former MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle was appointed Monday by Governor Walz to take the reins of the Met Council, the Twin Cities' regional transit agency, starting in January. "The Council serves the critical...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
November 17, 2019 - 8:51 am
Eight-term Minnesota state representative Diane Loeffler died Saturday from cancer. The Democrat represented District 60-A in northeast Minneapolis. In a tweet, Governor Walz praised Loeffler's career: Gwen and I send our deepest sympathies to the friends, family, and loved ones of Rep. Loeffler...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 5:43 am
Gov. Walz is visiting schools in Minnesota this week for a listening tour on teen vaping. The governor has stop scheduled at schools in Hopkins, St. Cloud, and Faribault following a recent survey that shows teen vaping has skyrocketed since the school year began . "This is clearly meant to addict...
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