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Snow Plowing: There’s An App For That

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A new app that offers on-demand snow plowing is becoming a big hit in the Twin Cities.

“Now, you can have someone tap a few buttons while you’re in bed and in 30 minutes, you can have your driveway plowed,” said Wills Mahoney, co-founder of the Plowz & Mowz app. 248 more words

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Behind The Ballot: Should The Minneapolis Election Filing Fee Increase?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - We all watched as dozens of people signed up to become mayor of Minneapolis in 2013.

Now, Minneapolis voters are faced with the question on Tuesday’s ballot of whether the Minneapolis Charter Commission should increase its filing fee. 316 more words

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Hennepin Co. Paramedics Gear Up Against Ebola

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – Hennepin County paramedics are carrying new protective equipment in case they encounter a patient with Ebola.

Personal Protective Equipment kits (PPE) have been issued to Hennepin Emergency Medical Services. 427 more words

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Como Zoo Cougar Scratches Man Who Yelled At It

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Como Park zookeepers still are not sure what prompted a man to attempt getting into the cougar enclosure.

On Thursday afternoon, 23-year-old Brian Casey Phillips climbed up a guardrail and onto the first of two steel mesh fences. 238 more words

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Minneapolis Firefighter Injuries Nearly Double in Two Years

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On Thursday, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel gave an eye opening report on workers compensation cost to the Minneapolis City Council’s Ways and Means Budget subcommittee. 373 more words

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