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News Wrap

The WTIP News Department is expanding its local news coverage and will now produce a News Wrap three times a week.     
 

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Sun storms may light up local skies

The sun may be about to put on a colorful light show and North Shore residents could find themselves staying up late to watch.

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Area copper nickel mining talks shift to St. Paul

Increased trade between Minnesota and Chile is on the table today when Gov. Tim Pawlenty meets with Chilean Ambassador Arturo Fermandois in St. Paul.

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In Full Summer, The Kids Are Out To Play

Chel Anderson is a biologist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Forest Service offers weekly naturalist programs

Would you like to know more about loons?  Interested in black bears?  Or does a Saturday morning wildflower walk appeal to you? If so, you’re in luck.

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Health Care Foundation funds new helmet and car seats program

A fund to provide bike and ski helmets as well as child car seats has been set up with a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation.

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap July 31

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week.  Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.


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Local Fish Report for July 30

7/30/10 -- There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Oil pipeline spill threatens Lake Michigan

On Monday, July 26, a 30 inch pipeline belonging to Enbridge, Inc., a Canadian-based company, burst near Marshall, Michigan, spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil into Talmadge C

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Local care center offers dietary variety to residents

During an interview on WTIP Wednesday, U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke about senior citizen concerns his staff had gleaned from several meetings around the state.