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WCCO Radio Newsroom
March 20, 2019 - 5:02 pm
The City of Saint Paul is lifting it's one-sided residential street parking ban tomorrow, at noon. It was originally scheduled to be in place until April 1. They're able to do this due to recent warmer weather and snow melt, along with continued snow removal efforts, have helped widen Saint Paul...
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Cleared storm drain
Entercom
Susie Jones
March 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
With warmer temperatures and rain in the forecast, utilities and streets maintenance crews are working to remove snow and ice buildup from thousands of storm drains throughout the Twin Cities.  In Minneapolis, there area about 55,000 storm drains, and in St Paul there are about 28,000.  "If...
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Mayors of the Twin Cities
Entercom
February 25, 2019 - 6:17 am
It began as a challenge from St. Paul that was accepted by Minneapolis. It ended with snowballs flying on cold and windy arena separated by a blue-tinged bank of snow, and it's unclear if anybody won. But, boy, did they have a lot of fun. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 19, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Local immigration leaders across Minnesota met with U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday in downtown Minneapolis to talk about issues and concerns affecting the immigration community. Omar quickly took aim at President Donald Trump and his administration. “Within this administration they are determined...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 11, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Our mix of snow and cold weather is the perfect beginning of a troubling ice dam season, according to experts. “What makes an ice dam is a lot of snow and really cold temperatures, that’s the formula,” said Mike Hilborn with Roof to Deck. Hilborn and his crew uses a hot pressure steamer that spits...
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Scene of double murder in Mpls
Entercom
February 10, 2019 - 8:29 am
There's been an arrest in the shooting death of a woman and her daughter late Saturday night in Minneapolis, and police are asking for help finding who's responsible. A 46-year-old Richie Vessel was arrested Monday. Last Saturday night, police were called at 10:30 p.m. to the Holmes Village...
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Courtesy of Mara H. Gottfried / Pioneer Press
Edgar Linares
February 08, 2019 - 5:17 pm
A judge has ordered the man charged with shooting a school bus driver on Interstate 94 to surrender his permit to carry a firearm. The attorney representing 31-year old Kenneth Lilly, says his client is concerned for the people involved in the incident. “First thing that we’d like to do is express...
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Mug shot of school bus shooting suspect
Minneapolis Police Department
Edgar Linares
February 07, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The man accused of shooting a Minneapolis school bus driver on Interstate 94 last Tuesday is now charged with attempted second-degree murder and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. “It appears he fired five times at the school bus striking the driver twice,” said David Brown, the...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 06, 2019 - 8:38 pm
As people loaded buckets of free sand and salt 6036 Harriet Ave., South in Minneapolis, many were thinking of the storm ahead. “I’m ready for it to be done,” said Heather Sheehan. “It’s a lot of hassle with frozen pipes and sand.” The National Weather Service who issued a Winter Weather Advisory is...
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