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Man With $1.4 Million Yacht Pleads Guilty To Welfare Fraud

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man who claimed to be Scottish royalty has pleaded guilty to fraudulently receiving welfare and other benefits from the state.

His wife already admitted to the fraud in August. 372 more words


Twin Cities Archdiocese Slashes Budget, Cites Unexpected Legal Fees

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The embattled Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has announced it will be slashing its budget by 20 percent. In a statement, the archdiocese says more than $5 million in cuts is due to unexpected legal fees. 305 more words


Talking Points: Emmer Not Looking To Stray From GOP Mainstream

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One election result that has not gotten a lot of attention in the last week is Tom Emmer’s convincing win in the 6th Congressional District. 214 more words


Franken Calls Re-Election 'Gratifying'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sen. Al Franken’s margin of victory in Tuesday’s election was a landslide compared to his razor-thin win six years ago.

In July of 2009, after a seven-month recount and a drawn-out legal challenge, Franken was finally declared the winner by just 312 votes. 300 more words


Despite Favorable Polls, Sen. Franken Not Overconfident In Race Against McFadden

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The latest poll in the U.S. Senate race shows the gap has not tightened between the leading candidates in Minnesota.

The latest KSTP/Survey USA poll shows Senator Al Franken leading businessman Mike McFadden 51 to 40 percent. 278 more words


Jeff Johnson Talks On Redskins Name, Taxes & Obamacare

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On WCCO Sunday Morning, I did a long interview with Jeff Johnson, the Republican hopeful for governor.

With just days until Election Day, Johnson is trailing in the polls to incumbent Democratic Gov. 67 more words


Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured After Refusing To Buy Alcohol For Underage Suspects

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Maplewood police say a 25-year-old man was shot and killed this weekend because he refused to buy alcohol for at least three underage suspects. 313 more words