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Dayton Released From Hospital After Fainting, Office Says

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Governor Mark Dayton is back home at the Governor’s mansion Monday night after being hospitalized overnight at Regions Hospital in St. 437 more words


MDH Warns Of Water Contamination In Aging Lead Pipes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Flint is like a lot of American cities with lead pipes in their water systems.

Usually harmless chemicals are added to the water to protect the pipes from corrosion. 423 more words


Trial Begins For Former Viking Accused In Ponzi Scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The banks fraud trial of former Minnesota Vikings player Stu Voigt got underway in federal court Monday.

Voigt and his former business partner Jeffery Gardner are charged in what prosecutors says was a $20 million Ponzi scheme that left some investors broke. 329 more words


Talking Points: A Look At Who’s Leading In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota voters won’t get a say in the presidential race until March 1, when the state’s caucuses will be held.

The Star Tribune has a new poll out that says Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are leading here. 244 more words


Franken Introduces Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Federal Student Loans

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sen. Al Franken introduced legislation in Congress that would allow the refinancing of student loans.

Sen. Franken’s proposal comes just one week after the state of Minnesota announced its own student loan refinancing program, and as college affordability has become a major topic in the presidential race. 363 more words


Dogs Found In Carver County Finding New Homes In Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Forty-seven dogs, including 24 puppies, were rescued earlier this month from a farm in Carver county. The dogs are now getting medical attention and will all eventually be up for adoption. 272 more words


Lakeville Teen's Song Pays Tribute To Boyfriend Killed In Crash

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — A Lakeville teenager’s song is getting tens of thousands of plays and downloads. She posted it after her boyfriend was killed in a rollover crash before Christmas. 345 more words