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Virginia TV Reporter, Photojournalist Fatally Shot On Air

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – People across the country are mourning the deaths of a TV reporter and photographer who were shot and killed this morning on live television. 445 more words


Experts Worry Bird Flu Could Recur In Colder Months

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The bird flu this past spring cost the turkey industry in the Upper Midwest nearly half a billion dollars.

And nearly 50 million turkeys and chickens were killed in order to try and stop the spread. 369 more words


Parents Of Fallen Soldier Keep His Bike Safety Dream Alive

NEW LONDON, Minn. (WCCO) — What started as the dream of a fallen soldier is becoming a reality.

After a friend died while biking along County Road 31 near New London, Ryane Clark wanted to make the area safer. 342 more words


Concertgoer Shares Video Of First Avenue Ceiling Collapse

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A witness who was inside First Avenue when the ceiling collapsed is sharing his video with us.

“I think during the song there was a track called ‘Low Life’ and there was a loud bass, and it shook the whole arena,” James Lowman said. 264 more words


Cyclist Says Rock That Hit Him Was The 'Size Of A Grapefruit'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis bicyclist is recovering after a rock thrown from a vehicle hit him in the chest.

Twenty-year-old Mitchell suffered a broken collarbone from the incident on July 20. 370 more words


From Fighting In Iraq To Fighting Cancer, Soldier Faces New Enemy At Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Soldiers risk their lives serving our country overseas. Now, one Minnesota soldier is taking on a new enemy here at home.

Twenty-three-year-old Zach Ewing of Blaine was serving a second tour overseas in Iraq. 489 more words


Farmers Anticipating Bumper Crop Of Sweet Corn

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Just the right amount of sun and rain this summer has set up a prime sweet corn crop.

Farmers are excited about soil conditions and other factors that have led to what should be a bumper crop for sweet corn. 344 more words