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Klobuchar, Truckers Teaming Up To Stop Human Trafficking

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Sen. Amy Klobuchar and local truckers are joining forces to curb the use of big rigs in human trafficking.

The Democratic senator and local truckers spoke out Tuesday in support of her bill that would provide additional resources for truckers to recognize signs of human trafficking. 298 more words


Talking Points: Trump’s Silence On Mosque Bombing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – President Donald Trump is continuing to face criticism for failing to denounce last weekend’s firebombing of a Twin Cities mosque.

It’s been eight days since someone tossed an improvised explosive device into the Dar Al-Farooq mosque in Bloomington during morning prayers. 196 more words


MPD Releases New Online Tool For Police Stop Information

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police are unveiling a new online tool that reveals race and demographic information for all police stops in the city.

The data is online for anyone to access and can be broken down by police precinct, neighborhood and even time of day. 359 more words


'You Are Minnesota & You Are America': Hundreds Gather At Bloomington Mosque

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — “This was an attack on all Minnesotans.”

That was the message from faith, community and political leaders to members of the Bloomington mosque fire-bombed over the weekend. 817 more words


Victim In Alleged Drunken Driving Crash Was Lawyer Set To Be Married

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A night out at the Bruno Mars concert ended tragically early Sunday morning when a 29-year-old attorney was killed by an alleged drunken driver. 360 more words


Talking Points: A Bipartisan Path To Fixing Obamacare

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These days, it sounds like a radical idea: Republicans and Democrats working together to fix Obamacare.

Even Obamacare supporters agree something has to be done to stabilize the insurance markets in order to roll back and prevent skyrocketing premiums for individuals and families that buy insurance on the individual market. 132 more words


1 Month After Sunday Sales, Liquor Store Owners Say Total Sales Haven't Budged

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Almost exactly one month after Sunday liquor sales began in Minnesota, liquor stores say their overall sales haven’t changed.

Five Sundays have passed since that first Sunday when consumers waited in line to buy a six pack in Minnesota, but reality is starting to set in for business owners. 280 more words