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Mpls. City Council Mulls Severing Ties With Wells Fargo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The city of Minneapolis is calling out Wells Fargo, saying they are looking into taking their business elsewhere.

The city council voted unanimously to explore ways they can stop doing business with banks that invest in the fossil fuel industry. 278 more words


Drug Dealer Charged With Another Murder In Overdose Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Maplewood woman accused of selling heroin with fentanyl is now facing a fifth murder charge.

Police say 30-year-old Beverly Burrell knowingly sold the drug, and has been linked to multiple overdose deaths. 239 more words


Good Question: How Much Weight Do We Gain Over The Holidays?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With the holidays comes the food. And with the food comes some extra, unwanted pounds for a lot of people.

Experts call it “stubborn weight” that can be hard to lose. 293 more words


Minnesota Raptor Center Treats 1,000th Bird This Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Thanksgiving night, the University of Minnesota Raptor Center treated its 1,000th bird of the year.

It’s not a milestone they’re necessarily celebrating; that means more injured birds have been brought into the center this year than ever before. 252 more words


Police: 95-Year-Old Man Found Murdered In His Anoka Home

ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — A family is asking for the public’s help after a 95-year-old Anoka man, and former WCCO Radio employee, was killed inside his home. 392 more words


Finding Minnesota: Fagen Fighters World War II Museum

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We lose more and more veterans from “The Greatest Generation” every day.

They are the men and women who played a major role in the Ally victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. 572 more words


Maplewood Popeye’s Employee Fights Armed Suspect

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Maplewood police are asking for the public’s help identifying an armed robbery suspect caught on camera struggling with an employee who fought back after the robber put a gun to his head last week. 319 more words