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June 22, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The deportation of thousands of individuals across 10 U.S. cities that was scheduled to begin Sunday has been delayed according to President Trump. At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans...
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Mark Freie
June 15, 2019 - 3:31 pm
A crowd had already formed Saturday morning nearly an hour before Marla's Caribbean Cuisine opened its doors for the final time. Inside the restaurant Marla Jadoonanan, her husabnd Ian, and her daugher Marissa cooked, cleaned, and waited to greet hungry customers one last time. "Crowds have been...
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June 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
There are no arrests in the shooting death of a man whose body was found early Saturday morning in south Minneapolis, not far from Powederhorn Park. MPD officers responded to a shot spotter activation at 5-30 a.m. in the area of East 37th Street and Clinton Avenue South. Emegency crews could not...
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Laura Oakes
June 14, 2019 - 10:07 am
It's a Father's Day weekend tradition drawing thousands to the birthplace of Minneapolis. In this week's One Tank Trip, WCCO's Laura Oakes takes us to the Stone Arch Bridge Festival of the Arts . Getty Images Today, an accomplished pianist and the neighborhood beagle enjoy one of the city's Pianos...
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June 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
One of the world's largest luxury companies is coming to Downtown Minneapolis. Expected to open in early 2022, the Four Seasons Hotel and Priveate Residences will be a 35-story building situated at the top of Nicollet Mall a few blocks from the Mississippi. It will be the city's first-ever 5-Star...
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Police Sirens
June 10, 2019 - 5:04 am
Police have made an arrest following a deadly shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Monday. One person died during the shooting, while another is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center, according to MPD officials. Police say both shooting victims are adult men. The shooting...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:04 am
From May 28 to June 5, Minneapolis police responded to a staggering 65 drug overdoses, at least one of them resulting in a fatality. Fifteen of those overdoses happened June 2, according to MPD officials. Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder said the drugs involved vary, including counterfeit...
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Blois Olson
June 03, 2019 - 6:25 pm
Mayor Jacob Frey introduces Blois to actual beer at La Doña, a cervezaria near where the Minnesota United Soccer stadium was going to be. Host Blois Olson and Frey cover a variety of topics over some Mexican lagers. Listen here: On his relationship police and with Chief Medaria Aradand o, “Look no...
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Former Minneapolis mayor Don Fraser introduces Amy Klobuchar
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June 03, 2019 - 11:19 am
Don Fraser, who served as Minneapolis mayor longer than anyone else in the city's history, died Sunday at his home at the age of 95. Fraser, who attended the University of Minnesota and fought in the Pacific during World War II, was first elected Minneapolis mayor in 1980 and stepped down in 1993...
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