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Bipartisan College Roommates Encouraging Political Discussion On Campus

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Politics can sometimes divide people.

Republicans and Democrats don’t exactly hang out on election night, but at the University of Northwestern in St. 241 more words


Finding Minnesota: JailHouse Inn

PRESTON, Minn. (WCCO) — Spending a night in jail isn’t anything any of us aspire to do.

But after a visit to one Minnesota town, you may change your mind. 451 more words


Chisago Lakes Students Elect Classmate With Down Syndrome Homecoming King

CHISAGO LAKES, Minn. (WCCO) — Every year high schoolers wonder who will be crowned homecoming king and queen.

More often than not it’s a surprise. 307 more words


Good Question: Why Are We Seeing More Food Recalls?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Eggo whole wheat waffles are the latest food to be involved in a recall.

They are being recalled in about 25 states because of fears they could be contaminated with listeria. 325 more words


Mom, 2 Children Dead After Carver Co. Fire, Neighbors Say

WATERTOWN, Minn. (WCCO) – Saturday night, a Minnesota town is mourning the loss of a mom and her two children.

Family members say Tia Nustad died after her Watertown home caught fire early Saturday morning. 313 more words


The Real Cost Of Attending A Vikings Home Game

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers have been playing each other for 55 years, and they have one of the best rivalries in the NFL. 258 more words


How Samsung's Lithium Battery Woes Differ From Other Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One million Samsung phones have been recalled after reports of them catching fire while charging.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission told consumers to stop using the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, and to power them down immediately. 328 more words