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Talking Points: Why Is The Jury In The Ventura Trial Taking So Long?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Last week, the jury for the Jesse Ventura defamation trial deliberated for nearly 25 hours without coming to a verdict. The lengthy deliberations even have experts wondering what could be taking so long. 360 more words


Study: Minnesota No. 5 Best State For Children

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A recent study conducted by the Children’s Defense Fund found that Minnesota remains among the top five states in children well-being, but deeper analysis shows some troubling disparities in economic stability and education for children of color. 316 more words


Talking Points: Russian Aggression & The MH17 Tragedy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On Wednesday of last week, President Barack Obama announced economic sanctions to punish Russia for supplying arms to the rebels in Ukraine. The very next day the Malaysia Airline flight was shot down, apparently by pro-Russian rebels using what international investigators believe was a Russian-supplied missile. 135 more words


Otto: Big Money Has No Place In State Auditor Race

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The race for Minnesota state auditor is usually a low key affair, but this year the Democratic primary is turning out to be one of the most heated of all races. 359 more words


Stewart Mills Talks 8th District, Running Against Nolan

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The November election is five months away, but we are already seeing a lot of campaign ads.

Mike McFadden is the Republican endorsed candidate running against Sen. 118 more words


Talking Points: Top Democrats At Twin Cities Pride

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This weekend an estimated 300,000 people packed the Pride Festival in the Twin Cities.

The Festival is one of the largest GLBT events in the nation and a parade Sunday morning attracted top Democratic political leaders. 265 more words


Goin' To The Lake: Chris & Esme Visit Brainerd Lakes Area (Day 2)

Gallery: Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Brainerd Lakes Area

BRAINERD, Minn. (WCCO) — On Thursday, Chris Shaffer and Esme Murphy headed up to the Brainerd Lakes Area to… 308 more words