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Susie Jones
January 02, 2019 - 10:03 am
A Marine from northwestern Minnesota has died after an apparent accidental shooting.. 20-year old Riley S. Kuznia was killed while on duty in a Washington D.C. barracks. Police said the shooting was accidental, and that he did not shoot himself. The news spread quickly in the small town of Karlstad...
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Police Sirens
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Susie Jones
January 01, 2019 - 3:57 pm
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reporting that 111 people were arrested for DWI from New Year's evening to New Year's Day. 22 of the arrests were made before midnight and 89 were made after midnight. We talked to Minnesota State Patrol spokesperson Gordon Shank about what happens when...
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Governor Mark Dayton
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Susie Jones
December 20, 2018 - 10:54 am
Governor Mark Dayton reacted to news that his administration is recommending pay hikes for top public officials around the state – just weeks before he leaves office. "I'm surprised as anybody to learn that today," he told WCCO's Dave Lee. "I don't know what the procedure was there, but sometimes...
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by Susie Jones
Susie Jones
December 11, 2018 - 4:03 pm
People are slowly starting to move from the homeless encampment in south Minneapolis. Teresa Graves is among the first group of ten moving to the new Navigation Center. "Everything is already in bins, and what we are not taking they said they would dispose of," she said as she folded clothes in her...
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Susie Jones
October 09, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Jeff Johnson told Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News that Minnesotans who pay for a portion or all of their health insurance need relief. "They are just getting killed by premiums. We saw a reprieve this year because of what the legislature did with re-insurance, but that's not sustainable. We have...
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Joe Mauer
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Susie Jones
September 30, 2018 - 7:23 pm
Joe Mauer received one more pitch as catcher for the Twins, and Minnesota likely said goodbye to the longtime face of its franchise during an emotional 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. The 35-year-old Mauer was playing the final game of an eight-year, $184 million contract. He doubled...
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