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Gay Music Director Asked To Resign Speaks Out

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A church music director in Victoria who lost his job after marrying his long-time partner, is speaking out.

“I had held out hope that this just wouldn’t have to become an issue,” Jamie Manzi-Moore said. 320 more words


Iraqi Translator Tries To Bring His Family To Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An Iraqi man who helped save the lives of American soldiers overseas is trying to bring his family to America.

Soldiers helped bring Philip to Minnesota last December, after he served as an interpreter for them during the war. 305 more words


City Says Treehouse Must Go, But This Boy Still Hopes To Keep It

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The city of Minneapolis has ruled that a boy’s treehouse must be taken down.

Thirteen-year-old Daniel Pryke’s treehouse on Emerson Avenue is in violation of city code. 331 more words


Credit Card Readers An Easy Target For Thieves

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Credit card readers are easy to use for businesses and customers, and now they’ve also become a target for thieves.

Brooklyn Park Police say a ring of thieves is going around the Twin Cities stealing the machines off counters. 336 more words


Police Believe Ty Hoffman Was At Mystic Lake Casino

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The manhunt for an accused killer spread to the woods near a Twin Cities casino on Wednesday.

A witness spotted a man who looked like Lyle “Ty” Hoffman in Prior Lake Tuesday outside Mystic Lake Casino. 422 more words


Champlin Park High School Gets A Piece Of The Metrodome

CHAMPLIN, Minn. (WCCO) – The Metrodome may be gone, but a piece of its football history lives on in another stadium.

For more than 30 years, the goal of every high school football team in Minnesota was to make it to the Prep Bowl at the Metrodome. 276 more words


Rockford Residents See Water Bills Soar 'Literally Overnight'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Imagine watching your water bill go up more than $600 in one month.

It happened to dozens of residents in the city of Rockford. 328 more words