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UW School System Prepares To Increase Out-Of-State TuitionUniversity of Wisconsin System officials are poised to raise out-of-state and graduate tuition again to help offset the impact of Gov. Scott Walker's resident undergraduate tuition freeze.
Blizzard Closes I-94 In North DakotaA December blizzard has shut down a major interstate across North Dakota.
Trump Scraps New Air Force One, Calls Costs 'Out Of Control'The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he's ready to jump in and start making decisions six weeks before his inauguration.
Chris Rock Coming To Minneapolis With Total Blackout TourFor the first time in nearly a decade, the comedian Chris Rock is headed on tour.
Minnesotan To Meet: Mary Lauer Of Oh Baby!When her kids were young, she loved making them things: onesies, snap-backs, blankets or bedding. You name it, she tried it. Then she took her talent a step further, and Oh Baby! was born.
Prince, KING, Okee Dokee Brothers Are MN Grammy NomineesA number of Minnesota-connected acts were included in this year's slate of Grammy Award nominations.

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Vikings Opponent Profile: Minnesota Begins Final Quarter Of The Season In JacksonvilleThe Minnesota Vikings have four games left to try to get into the playoffs. They likely have to win each of them to reach the postseason. Their first test, on paper, looks like the easiest game on the schedule. The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-10 and have officially been eliminated from the playoffs.
Tarkenton To TMZ: 'Nobody Boycotted Obama Because He's Black, Did They?'A former Vikings great says athletes turning down an invitation to President-elect Donald Trump's White House is "disrespectful" and "stupid."
Pitino’s Gophers Can Match Last Year’s Win Total With Victory Tuesday NightA year after winning just eight games all season, Minnesota is off to a 7-1 start.
Twins Promote 2 Long-Time ScoutsThe Minnesota Twins have promoted Deron Johnson to senior adviser of scouting and Sean Johnson to director of scouting.
Gophers Earn Bowl Bid Under Much Better Circumstances This YearLast year, Minnesota took a losing record and winter clothes to the postseason. The Gophers will bring a better vibe to their bowl game this time, making sure to pack the flip-flops, too.
Favre Begrudgingly Congratulates Brady On 201 WinsSunday, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady earned his 201st career win – good for best all-time. Peyton Manning previously held the record, but right below him? Brett Favre, at 199 (including postseason).

Latest Videos

Cooking With WCCO: Red Lobster's Holiday TipsRed Lobster of Maple Grove General Manager Aaron Brock is offering tips on how to incorporate seafood into your holiday meals, Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse report (3:23). WCCO Mid-Morning – Dec. 6, 2016
9 A.M. Weather ReportWinds between 15 - 25 mph are making temperatures feel in the single digits. Then, expect snow later in the week, Kylie Bearse reports (2:34). WCCO Mid-Morning – Dec. 6, 2016
VocalEssence Gives New Twist To Holiday ClassicsLocal singing group VocalEssence is offering a twist on holiday classics on their new concert, 'Welcome Christmas,' Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse report (4:40). WCCO Mid-Morning – Dec. 6, 2016
Host & Hostess Gifts For The Holiday SeasonProper etiquette recommends bringing a gift when invited to a holiday party. So, lifestyle contributor Jasmine Stringer offers up some suggestions, Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse report (3:13). WCCO Mid-Morning – Dec. 6, 2016

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December (Week 2)The holiday jollity continues for this weekend.
Mike's Mix: Goddess Freyja At Hewing HotelThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads to the brand-new Hewing Hotel to try a Nordic cocktail suitable for a Minnesota winter.
MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'"Different" has many meanings. Its literal meaning is: "not the same as another or each other."
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.
Nearly 40-Year-Old Story Shows How Much & Little Hennepin Ave. Has ChangedA newly resurfaced clip from WCCO's archives has sparked a conversation about Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis and what really needs revitalization.

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Best Restaurants In Minnesota Open On Christmas Day 2016Forget the leftovers in the fridge, or the the fast food drive-through. These local restaurants have you covered for a good meal on Christmas Day.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December (Week 2)The holiday jollity continues for this weekend.
Mike's Mix: Goddess Freyja At Hewing HotelThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads to the brand-new Hewing Hotel to try a Nordic cocktail suitable for a Minnesota winter.
Vote: Where Is Minnesota's Best Lasagna?Garfield is far from alone in worshiping the Italian casserole dish.

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