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Fmr. Archdiocese's Vicar General Faces Deposition

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For years, Father Kevin McDonough was in charge of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ internal investigations into abuse claims. Now, a wave of new claims that the church mishandled and covered up abuse for decades has raised questions about McDonough’s actions. 510 more words

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‘She Is My Lifesaver’: Man Credits Fiancée In River Rescue

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minneapolis couple that first responders say were seconds away from drowning described Tuesday their dramatic rescue on the Mississippi River.

Roland Buckner and his fiancée Brandi Brown had gone out on a boat last Friday to take advantage of one of the first warm days of spring. 241 more words

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Talking Points: What's Next For Michele Bachmann?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This weekend Republicans in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District nominated Tom Emmer to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is retiring.

Emmer is a former state representative, who came close to beating Mark Dayton in the 2010 governor’s race. 327 more words

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Students, Staff Grieving After Sudden Death Of Rugby Coach

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Students and staff at a Minnetonka school are grieving after the sudden death of a 21-year-old volunteer rugby coach, Kody Henslee. Henslee collapsed during practice Tuesday night at the Minnetonka High School gym. 293 more words

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Search For MN Hikers Missing In CO Continues

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The search for a missing Minnesota father and son continues in the mountains west of Denver, Colo. Tuesday.

Damien McManus and his 18-year-old son Evan — a St. 340 more words

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Talking Points: Child Sex Trafficking & Backpage.com

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Child sex trafficking continues to be a problem across the country and here in the Twin Cities.

Law enforcement officers say websites that advertise escort services are one of the biggest sources for trafficking. 220 more words

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Archbishop Faces Deposition On Alleged Clergy Sex Abuse

ST. PAUL (WCCO) – Archbishop John Nienstedt spent most of the day answering questions under oath about clergy sex abuse.

After the deposition, Nienstedt waved to photographers while being driven away from his attorney’s downtown St. 583 more words

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