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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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