June 10, 2023

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New Therapy Program Helps Kids Connect Physical Motion With Mental Health

10 P.M. Next Weather ReportParts of Minnesota will get some rainfall late Tuesday.

Good Question: How Did We Get To Skyrocketing Gas Prices?Jeff Wagner gets an insider’s explanation about what’s happening, and what’s to blame.

Minneapolis Van Thief Makes Laughable MistakeErin Hassanzadeh shares a story that will probably make your shake your head in disbelief.

St. Louis Park Residents Sound Off On Water Main BreaksAfter two water main breaks over two weeks, neighbors are demanding answers from their lawmakers.

6 P.M. Next Weather ReportSome isolated showers are expected Tuesday in southern Minnesota.

Conductor Osmo Vänskä To Give Farewell Performances This Weekend In MinneapolisSusan-Elizabeth Littlefield sits down with Osmo Vänskä, who will leave his post as the music director and conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra after Sunday’s farewell performances.

How Minnesota’s Divided Capitol Dropped Ball On Gas Price ReliefCaroline Cummings digs into why state lawmakers never moved forward with plans to help bring the cost of gas prices down.

5 P.M. Next Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer says that temperatures should remain below average, but not terribly so.

D Day Commemorated 78 Years LaterThe ceremonies pay tribute to the nearly 160,000 troops from Britain, the U.S., Canada, and elsewhere who landed on the beaches in 1944 to restore freedom to Europe.

Flooded Basements Raise Insurance QuestionsHomeowners are sharing their frustration with the city again as they deal with two rounds of flooding in two weeks. A 12-inch water main break flooded more than 50 basements on May 21.

Minnesota Moms Demand Action On Gun ControlShootings across the U.S. left 12 people dead and at least 38 injured over the weekend. This comes as the U.S. Supreme Court could soon expand gun rights.

WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon Of June 6, 2022Frank Vascellaro shares the latest story updates and headlines.

Noon Next Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows says that there could be some showers later, but temps should stay mild this week.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Comes To CloseQueen Elizabeth appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace Sunday, as her Platinum Jubilee came to a close.

Breakthrough Reported In Baby Formula ShortageAbbott Nutrition says its baby formula plant in Michigan is finally back open. The facility was shut down in February because of a recall tied to contamination.

Midday Headlines From June 6, 2022Minnesota gas prices are creeping closer to $5 per gallon. And Minneapolis police are asking for help finding a missing college student.

U.S. Lawmakers Try To Agree On Gun LegislationMass shootings in Philadelphia and Tennessee are among at least eight reported in cities nationwide this weekend.

3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Shot In MinneapolisInvestigators are still trying to figure out what happened but they’re hoping to have some new information for us sometime this afternoon.

The Full Story On FertilizerEven if you didn’t feed them, most plants would still grow just fine, since they create their own food through photosynthesis and respiration, explains Rebecca Kolls.

New Alcohol-Free Summer Drinks To EnjoyKUL Mocks has three new craft mocktails out, explains CEO and founder Danielle Goss.

Only 9% Of Teens Get Appropriate Level Of Physical ActivityErin Vesey, a physical therapist at Allina Health’s Courage Kenny for Kids, checks in on the phenomenon.

9 A.M. Next Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor says temperatures should stay consistent this week.

Fast Decisions Aren’t Always Great DecisionsNew research shows just because a person is decisive, doesn’t necessarily mean they make better decisions.

Tipping Actually Got Worse During PandemicIndustry workers took a hit during the pandemic, but despite vows to tip those workers better, that doesn’t seem to be happening.