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Midday weather reportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports that Tuesday will be the hottest day of the entire week.

Minneapolis teachers quit workThey demand better salaries, smaller class sizes and mental health services for students.

Something Happened in Our Town: Episode 3Behind the scenes of The Children’s Theaters Company’s latest production in hopes of helping heal Minnesota after the murder of George Floyd. What it took to bring the characters of Something Happened In Our Town to life.

WCCO partners with Salvation Army for food driveWCCO partners with the Salvation Army to meet state food needs.

Lift Bridge brews beer for International Women’s DayThe team of employees at Lift Bridge Brewery have created a new craft beer.

Comments: What’s the worst thing to lose?You never want to lose anything important, but which key item would be the worst to lose?

How to celebrate International Women’s DayIt’s a day to celebrate all the women in your life and around the world.

How to prepare for early retirementMany of us want to retire early. But how do you know you’ll be able to pull through financially if you stop working sooner than you thought?

9:00 a.m. weather reportTemperatures will be near average on Tuesday, but will drop thereafter and remain cool for the rest of the week.

What word best describes Minneapolis?If you had to describe Minneapolis in one word, what would it be?

Which state is the most sinful?A new list has come out of America’s most sinful states.

Parents make plans as MPs. Educators picketUnion leaders say they do not accept temporary promises, but want their demands written into a binding contract.

CBS News Minnesota Morning Update: March 8, 2022❇️ Thousands of Minneapolis families are activating their relief plans this morning as teachers go on strike. ❇️ It’s International Women’s Day. Give a shoutout to the women in your life.

Mpl. Teachers union president Greta Callahan talks strikeOne wonders how long the strike might last, and when the teachers and the district will talk to each other again.

MPS classes canceled as teachers go on strikeToday, tens of thousands of Minneapolis families bring children to relatives, neighbors and daycares instead of their schools.

6:00 a.m. weather reportThere is a chance of showers or a light snow shower in the Twin Cities on Tuesday afternoon, but this should not affect the evening journey.

Minneapolis students’ mother supports strike, but knows it will be hard on parentsWith school canceled today in Minneapolis due to the teachers’ strike, we want to check in with a parent to see how the morning is going so far.

Minneapolis teachers set to strike TuesdayMinneapolis teachers are on strike this morning, and there is no school for the children.

Family of a man killed by deputies. The owner has questionsA Minneapolis homeowner told police she shot and killed an intruder to protect herself and her son. Now the deceased man’s family is demanding more information.

WCCO photographer helps people trapped in burning carA van drove through downtown St. Paul — possibly with a baby on board — hit a lamppost and burst into flames. Our photographer observed everything.

WCCO Digital Update: Morning of March 8, 2022Jason DeRusha has the latest titles.

4:30 a.m. weather reportWe have a warmer day ahead, with highs in the mid-30s in the Twin Cities.

10:00 p.m. weather reportIt will warm into the 30s on Tuesday in the Twin Cities, before temperatures drop slightly for the rest of the work week.

Inside a Minnesota Bear DenWCCO’s Erin Hassanzadeh accompanies researchers in Grand Rapids who hope to learn how to keep bears healthy.

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