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Groups Pressure Hennepin Co. Att'y To Charge Cop In Woman's Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Neighbors of Justine Damond were joined by community activists Tuesday to demand that charges be filed against the Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed her. 312 more words


Minnesota's $188M Budget Shortfall Leaves Many Questions

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The forecast for Minnesota’s budget outlook is much less sunny than in recent years.

The state projected a $1.6-billion surplus last spring, but that could balloon into $586-million deficit by 2021. 302 more words


DFL Gubernatorial Hopefuls Calling For Franken To Step Down

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Sen. Al Franken was back on the Senate floor this weekend offering a sharp critique of the GOP tax cut bill, saying it will benefit the wealthy and not the middle class. 181 more words


'People Are Angry': American Indian Movement Slams Trump Over 'Pocahontas' Remark

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Twin Cities-based American Indian Movement has joined the chorus of protests from Native-American organizations around the country denouncing President Donald Trump after he called a Massachusetts senator “Pocahontas.” 293 more words


'I Am Just Very Sorry': Franken To Return To Work Monday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In a WCCO Exclusive, Senator Al Franken is talking about the allegations against him.

“I’m not going to make any excuses. I am embarrassed and ashamed, of some of what has come out,” Franken said Sunday. 846 more words


Staff Official: Franken Not Planning To Resign Amid Allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a second woman accused Senator Al Franken of grabbing her during a photo at the Minnesota State Fair, there are renewed calls for an ethics committee investigation. 583 more words