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Exploded Food Truck Owner Was Told Not To Park In Driveway

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The man whose food truck blew up in his driveway last month had been told by the city of the Lakeville that he could not park it there. 445 more words


St. Cloud Professor Accused Of Smuggling Ivory From Elephants, Rhinos

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A professor at St. Cloud State University was arrested Tuesday, charged with importing and exporting ivory from elephant tusks and rhinoceros horns. 233 more words


Talking Points: Gov. Dayton Stands Behind His Pre-K Plan

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton is continuing to double down on his efforts to dramatically expand funding for early childhood education.

Dayton wants to use $348 million from the budget surplus to fund universal preschool for Minnesota’s 4-year-olds. 258 more words


Minneapolis 'Village' Gives Seniors A Reliable Community

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - As they get older, most of our parents would like to stay in their own homes as long as possible.

The village movement… 652 more words


Free All-Day Kindergarten Enrolls 57,000 Minnesota Kids

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - This is the first year of free all-day kindergarten in Minnesota, and by all accounts the implementation appears to be a success. 331 more words


Talking Points: Tom Emmer Defying Expectations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – When Tom Emmer ran for governor in 2010, conservative icon Newt Gingrich campaigned for him. When he announced his bid for Congress, former vice presidential candidate Sara Palin endorsed him. 176 more words


Target Layoffs Raise Questions Over Tax Subsidies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - This week, Target laid off 1,700 people who work at its headquarters in Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park.
Both communities have given the company millions of dollars in tax subsidies. 540 more words