2019

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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 24, 2019 - 6:10 am
Minneapolis Police are investigating a shooting that left a 29-year-old man dead. Officers were called to the 18-hundred block of Emerson Ave North at around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on the report of gunfire. Samale Barkhadle was taken to HCMC where he died later Sunday. Officials say the call began as an...
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Lots of people at the state fair
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 02, 2019 - 7:25 am
Until last year, drawing two million people to the Minnesota State Fair was a pipe dream. Now, it appears that mark might become a regular occurrance. Another day of temperatures maybe reaching 80 degrees, and the draw of ZZ Top performing at the Grandstand, and chances appear good for another...
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Lots of people at the state fair
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 26, 2019 - 4:56 am
The Minnesota State Fair did not set an attendance record for Saturday... but the crowd was still pretty big. The official count announced Sunday afternoon: 209,105. That's about 11,000 fewer than the all-time record for the first Saturday of the fair, set a year ago. The fair had us in an upside-...
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Two Haute Mamas
January 22, 2019 - 8:48 pm
This column is by WCCO Radio Producer Sheletta Brundidge, who also hosts the Two Haute Mamas podcast. When walking in the doors of Bouquets by Carolyn Flower Shop on Selby Avenue in St. Paul, I was awestruck by hundreds of ravishing red roses and heathy hydrangea. The floral arrangements decorating...
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Max Kepler in the outfield
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October 02, 2018 - 5:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The final afternoon of the regular season for the Minnesota Twins was filled with cheers, chills and even a few tears as a lively crowd at Target Field was treated to a meaningful and memorable game . Too bad for the Twins and their fans the playoffs weren't at stake. They had to...
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