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Derek Chauvin is appealing his murder conviction for the killing of George FloydFormer MPD officer Derek Chauvin is appealing his murder conviction in the killing of George Floyd, arguing that jurors were intimidated by the protests that followed and hurt by heavy publicity before the trial.
WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon of April 28, 2022Frank Vascellaro shares the latest headlines and reports.
Midday weather reportMeteorologist Mike Augustyniak reports on drought conditions in Minnesota.
St. Paul Starbuck workers vote to unionizeThis is the first time in Minnesota that Starbucks workers have voted to unionize.
Bird flu continues to spreadThe ban on poultry events in Minnesota will continue through June 1.
Young children may soon have access to the COVID vaccineModerna announced Thursday that it was seeking emergency use for its vaccine for children under six.
How to use a homemade shrub in your cocktailsThe American Swedish Institute’s FIKA cafe makes delicious concoctions for all tastes with homemade shrubs, incorporating homemade syrups and aquavit, says bartender Jenny Cameron.
DeRusha Eats: Stalk & Spade Plant-Based BurgersThe plant-based burger restaurant that started in suburban Twin Cities is about to go national.
Bethel has a new post-baccalaureate nursing programKristi Gustafson explains why many people are choosing to become nurses in a changing job market.
“Art in Bloom” returns to MIAJennifer Bevan shares a preview of this year’s beloved event.
9:00 a.m. weather reportWCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor said temperatures are rising, but not yet where they would be considered appropriate for the May shift.
1 in 4 Americans believe in astrologyThe WCCO Mid-Morning team shares their signs and what they think they mean about their personalities.
3M is developing a new paper-based “bubble wrap”3M thinks it’s found a greener way to pack and ship delicate items, and it could make plastic bubble wrap a thing of the past.
Mid-morning headlines April 28, 2022Beyond the search for a new police chief, there is yet another investigation into the Minneapolis police that is currently unfolding at the federal level.
Morning Update: Mega Millions Winners, Art In Bloom and MoreJason DeRusha has the morning digital update.
The Vikings expect thousands of fans at the Draft Party on Thursday nightA great night for the fans because it will be the first time in a long time that they can get together like this.
Human Rights Department investigation reveals pattern of racial discrimination by MPD and cityThe investigation began shortly after a Minneapolis police officer murdered George Floyd.
6:00 a.m. weather reportLight and scattered showers will move across the state starting this afternoon.
State investigation outlines pattern of racism in MPDA two-year state survey finds Minneapolis police are more likely to target, arrest or use force against a black person.
Vikings Draft Party returns to US Bank StadiumIt will be the first time since the start of the pandemic that fans will be able to gather for a draft party.
Demetrius Wynne will be sentenced on Thursday for the murder of Susan SpillerSentencing is today for a man convicted of killing his neighbor inside his Minneapolis home.
WCCO Digital Update: Morning of April 28, 2022Jason DeRusha has the latest titles.
4:30 a.m. weather reportMuch of the state is expected to reach 50 degrees today.
10:00 p.m. weather reportThe rains return on Thursday and a wet and cool weekend awaits us.