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St. Paul Second-Graders Give Ellen Halloween Costume Tips

minnesota.cbslocal.com — ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) - Choosing the perfect Halloween costume can take a lot of thought. A class from West St. Paul thought they'd help Ellen DeGeneres choose hers for this year, and some of them are awfully unique.

Chicago Taste Authority In Minneapolis Excited For Cubs In World Series

minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Game 1 of the World Series is Tuesday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland as the Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians. Here in Minneapolis, Cubs fans seem to dominate when it comes to excitement. WCCO's Molly Rosenblatt caught up with Chicago's Taste Authority in south Minneapolis, where they're expecting a full house for Tuesday night's game.

‘Purpose Before Profit’: REI To Close On Black Friday

minnesota.cbslocal.com — BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) - Outdoor retailer REI is taking a bold step when it comes to holiday shopping again this year. That's right - you can cross it off your list for Black Friday. For the second year, the co-op will shut down all 149 stores on the busiest shopping day of the year.

How Weather Affects The Fall Color Season

minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Weather plays a big role in our fall color viewing pleasure. Val Cervenka, of the Minnesota DNR, says this year we're actually getting a late start to fall colors compared to the past few years. "Because it's been so wet, and sometimes wetness or dryness can slow things down," she said.

Northwest Airlines Putting Eagan Items Up For Auction

minnesota.cbslocal.com — EAGAN, Minn. (WCCO) - The old Northwest Airlines training facility in Eagan is set to get torn down to make way for the new headquarters for the Minnesota Vikings. From office furniture to flight training equipment, thousands of items were left behind after the facility closed in 2012.

Pumpkin Display At Arboretum Boasts Hundreds Of Varieties

minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Fall is in full force and Halloween is just around the corner. But before you head out to find the classic orange pumpkin, you may want to check out the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. They currently have hundreds of different varieties of pumpkins on display, many of which are for sale.

Wild Unveils New Foods For Hockey Season At Xcel Energy Center

minnesota.cbslocal.com — ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) - The Minnesota Wild hockey season is just around the corner. With a new season, there are also tasty new menu items. WCCO's Molly Rosenblatt was at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday and has a preview of what hungry Wild fans can order this winter.

Little Mekong Plaza Opens In St. Paul

minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A St. Paul neighborhood, rich in Southeast Asian culture, celebrated its growth Wednesday. Neighbors gathered for the opening of Little Mekong Plaza along the Green Line. Mayor Chris Coleman was there, and operated a ceremonial silver water pump.

State Fair Vendors, Employees Add Finishing Touches To Fairgrounds

minnesota.cbslocal.com — FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) - With a matter of hours before the gates open at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, it's a mad rush at the fairgrounds. "[It's] very tough, because we have to get everything ready, and nice and pretty for all of you guys," State Fair vendor Violet Bonilla said.

13 Sets Of Twins Born In July At Twin Cities Hospital

minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - It was a record-breaking - and adorable - milestone Tuesday at Methodist Hospital's Birth Center in St. Louis Park. Patients delivered four times the regular amount of twins, with a total of thirteen sets. The hospital threw a party for the milestone. Dr. Megan Schmitt delivered a handful of the record-breaking babies.
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Oct 22, 2016

@derekfeltonkhou Omg she's such a pill. Every time I break out the Canon she knows to look the other way. Lol

Oct 22, 2016

@safetyJeff47 I worked in Great Falls! Spent a lot of time at Big Sky and Red Lodge! Love those mountains!

Oct 22, 2016

My Olive on this #TopTenWxDay. Tweet me your pics so I can share tonight at 10 on @WCCO https://t.co/JRf3ugIV7O

Oct 21, 2016

@Enihpseoj And the watch is a very sentimental piece. I wear it with pride and it's sad you would tell me "it makes me look ridiculous".

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