Binkley gets his bike back

WCCO morning anchor Mike Binkley rode his bicycle to work on Bike Walk to Work Day earlier this month, but discovered someone had swiped the locked-up Trek from right outside the studio. Today he announced on Facebook that police tracked it to a pawn shop.
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WCCO morning anchor Mike Binkley rode his bicycle to work on Bike Walk to Work Day earlier this month, but discovered someone had swiped the locked-up Trek from right outside the studio. Today he announced on Facebook that police tracked it to a pawn shop.

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