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Minnesota Twins Fans Have Mixed Feelings On Gardenhire's Firing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While some fans say firing Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is long overdue, others say they feel torn by loyalty to a manager they genuinely liked as a person. 264 more words


AUDIO: The Caliphate, Islamic State & US Airstrikes on ISIS

On September 27 2014 I spoke about the development of ISIS on CBS Radio, on Saturday Night with Esme Murphy. Among the subjects of our discussion were the Wahhabi creed, the concept of the Caliphate and Islamic State, and concerns about current US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. 128 more words


Board Members Legally Responsible For Non-Profits, Professor Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The non-profit Minneapolis Community Action has shut its doors after a state audit found leaders of the organization used more than $800,000 in taxpayer money for luxury trips, spa visits and even a car loan. 241 more words


Minnesota Somalis Condemn Islamic State Recruiting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community gathered Sunday to condemn the recruitment of youth by terrorist groups and urge collaboration to find solutions to address the problem. 426 more words


10-Month-Old Almost Shot By High-Powered Rifle

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) – Bloomington police say it is a miracle that a 10-month-old boy was not killed after a round from a high-powered rifle hit his crib, missing his head by inches. 423 more words


Fatal N. Mpls. Shooting Could Be Ruled Self Defense

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A deadly shooting in Minneapolis committed by a 21-year-old man who had a permit to carry could be ruled a justified case of self-defense. 372 more words


WCCO Interview: Widow Of Ebola Victim Creates Nonprofit

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Latest figures from the Ebola outbreak in East Africa put the death toll at more than 2,600 people.

In Brooklyn Center this week there will be a memorial service to remember the first American citizen to die of the virus. 79 more words