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Mixed fan reviews of Vikings draft pickThe Vikings sent the 12th pick to Detroit to move to number 32 and get a few more picks. They then selected Georgian security Lewis Cine.

4 Your money: Mixed news for those with student loan debtPresident Biden said he was “seriously considering” canceling some federal student loan debt on Thursday, but the amount he is considering is less than $50,000 per borrower.

Timberwolves chaplain leadership team looking to build trustMost NBA teams have a team chaplain who leads the chapel 15 minutes before each game where both teams are invited. The Timberwolves have two.

Man shot dead by family member in North MinneapolisThe shooting happened just before midnight in North Minneapolis on the 2000 block of James Avenue North. It is the 29th homicide in the city this year, and the seventh in just nine days.

Police shoot and kill driver near Bowlus late Thursday nightThe BCA says two officers fired their weapons, killing the driver and injuring a passenger. It is unclear why the police started shooting or why they even stopped the car.

May is Mental Health Awareness MonthBetween the pandemic and the challenges of school and life, there is a mental health crisis among children in the United States

Morning headlines April 29, 2022A man was fatally shot in north Minneapolis, and police say it was a family member who pulled the trigger.

5 a.m. weather reportWCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor says windy and balmy conditions are to be expected with scattered showers early, a midday break and rain developing this evening.

WCCO Digital Titles: Morning of April 29, 2022Jason DeRusha shares the latest headlines and updates.

10:00 p.m. weather reportFriday will be windy, warmer and mostly dry – but we will have some heavy rain this weekend.

Family members donate vital kidneys to 3 siblingsFour of the six Swanson children inherited genetic kidney disease – a condition that took away their mother and brother. But thanks to other family members, these siblings have a new outlook on life.

Good question: What makes a good teacher?Heather Brown talks to three Minnesota “Teacher of the Year” finalists about what they learned.

Minnesota sees another rise in COVIDThe city of Minneapolis now says it recommends masks in indoor public places, vaccinated or not. It says the seven-day case rate has increased by 340% since mid-March. But Minneapolis isn’t the only region facing a spike.

Mayo Clinic doctor explains kidney transplant process for Swanson familyThe Swanson family transplants were unique. Dr. Mikel Prieto of the Mayo Clinic performed them all. He explains the particular way he removed their diseased kidneys and transplanted the new kidney, and why it was necessary.

EXTRA WEB: Extended interview with Ted MondaleThe son of the late Vice President Walter Mondale speaks to WCCO’s Esme Murphy about his father’s pandemic-delayed memorial service this weekend at the University of Minnesota, as well as his father’s long friendship with President Joe Biden, who will be present.

What Vikings fans want in the NFL DraftNorman Seawright III spoke with Vikings fans about what they want to see in the 2022 NFL Draft.

6:00 p.m. weather reportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports on the soggy weekend ahead.

Sylvia Fowles rides bikes with Minneapolis college studentsThe Minnesota Lynx Center told students that biking in the City of Lakes was its favorite summer activity.

Walter Mondale memorial service will finally take place after COVID delayPresident Joe Biden travels to Minneapolis on Sunday to attend memorial services for the late Walter Mondale at the University of Minnesota’s Northrup Auditorium.

What would a consent decree mean for Minneapolis?Adam Duxter recounts how a consent decree issued after Freddie Gray’s death affected the Baltimore Police Department.

Minneapolis man gets 27 years in prison for brutal murderA 21-year-old Minneapolis man will spend decades in prison for killing his neighbor in her home as a teenager.

5:00 p.m. weather reportA few scattered showers move into the southern part of the state, but temperatures will warm up on Friday.

Young children could soon see the COVID vaccineThe only age group that has yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccine may soon get one.

Building in downtown La Crosse declared a loss after fireThe fire inside the India Curry House broke out around 4 a.m. Thursday.


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