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Good Question: How Is Consumer Confidence Measured?This week, new numbers will be released that measure how Americans feel about the economy. They'll also look at how we feel about our own financial situation.
Tuesday's #Top10WxDay Could Keep Streak Of Above Average Temperatures AliveTuesday has been declared a WCCO #Top10WxDay, and that could help keep a unique streak going.
High School Play Featuring KKK Costumes CancelledThe play in question, Larry Shue's 1984 comedy "The Foreigner," is about a man who pretends he can't speak English in rural Georgia.
No Rest For Paynesville's 92-Year-Old King Of Ping PongAs we age, we're all trying to find the Fountain of Youth. In some ways, a Minnesota man has already found it.
Developer: Oil Has Been Placed In DAPLThe Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service.
Cottage Grove Man Hopes To Repay Fellow Umpire's Life-Saving SacrificeFor months a Cottage Grove man's health was declining and when he made a plea for help, it came faster than expected.

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No Rest For Paynesville’s 92-Year-Old King Of Ping PongAs we age, we're all trying to find the Fountain of Youth. In some ways, a Minnesota man has already found it, John Lauritsen reports (3:13). WCCO 4 News At 10
Good Question: How Is Consumer Confidence Measured?This week, new numbers will be released that measure how Americans feel about the economy. So, how is consumer confidence measured? Heather Brown answers this Good Question (2:19). WCCO 4 News At 10
Tuesday's #Top10WxDay Could Keep Streak Of Above Average Temperatures AliveIn Minnesota, we've had 18 straight months of above average temperatures, John Lauritsen reports (2:13). WCCO 4 News At 10 – March 27, 2017
High School Play Featuring KKK Costumes CanceledThe stage is set in the auditorium at New Prague High School, but there will be no performance, Jeff Wagner reports (1:59). WCCO 4 News At 10 – March 27, 2017
Cottage Grove Man Hopes To Repay Fellow Umpire's Life-Saving SacrificeFor months a Cottage Grove man's health was declining and when he made a plea for help. It came faster than expected, Reg Chapman reports (2:13). WCCO 4 News at 6 - March 27, 2017
Minnesota Republicans Introduce Major Jobs BillIt calls for a funding boost of $208 million to several programs and initiatives throughout the state, Heather Brown reports (:42). WCCO 4 News at 6 - March 27, 2017

Politics

Congressman Tim Walz Announces He Is Running For GovernorDemocratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz is running for governor of Minnesota.
Senate Republicans Want Big Cuts For Minnesota's Social ServicesSenate Republicans want big cuts for many of Minnesota's social services programs, and state officials and Democrats say that could harm some of the state's most vulnerable residents.
Metro Council: House Bill Would Impose Major Cuts To Buses, TrainsThe Metropolitan Council says riders of buses and trains in the Twin Cities will feel the impact if the House transportation bill becomes law.
'Fearless Girl' Statue To Stay Through Next FebruaryThe statue of a ponytailed girl in a windblown dress was installed in front of the bronze bull early this month.
Bathroom Bill To Cost N.C. $3.76B Over 12 Years, AP ReportsThe AP analysis represents the largest reckoning yet of how much the law, passed one year ago, could cost the state.
Talking Points: Working Together To Fix Health CarePresident Donald Trump’s health care bill went down to defeat last week with conservatives rebelling at what they called "Obamacare-lite."

Weather

Poll: 68% Of Americans Believe Humans Are Causing Climate ChangeA new survey shows concern about climate change is growing in the United States.
Two Rounds Of March Snow On The WayRemember when it was almost 70 degrees in parts of Minnesota last week? Ah, such sweet memories.
After Record-Breaking Warmth, Minnesotans Brace For Big Snow StormThe winter warm-up has surely been enjoyable for people, but some are feeling the exact same way about the incoming storm.

Crime

U Of M Police Seek Suspects In 2 Weekend RobberiesUniversity of Minnesota police are seeking multiple suspects after two robberies occurred on campus over the weekend.
Former Deputy Commerce Commissioner Charged In St. Paul Prostitution StingFormer Deputy Commerce Commissioner Michael Deal has been charged for allegedly hiring an undercover police officer for sex during a prostitution sting.
Police: Man In Custody After Pursuit In South MetroPolice arrested a man with an outstanding warrant Monday after the man crashed his car following a brief pursuit.
Shailene Woodley Reaches Plea Deal In Pipeline ProtestThe "Divergent" star was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. She livestreamed her arrest on Facebook.
Hopkins Police Seek Suspect Who Set Vehicle On FireHopkins police are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who set a vehicle on fire, completely destroying it.
Arrest Made In Burnsville Bank RobberyAuthorities say a suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with a bank robbery in Burnsville last Thursday.

Entertainment

High School Play Featuring KKK Costumes CancelledThe play in question, Larry Shue's 1984 comedy "The Foreigner," is about a man who pretends he can't speak English in rural Georgia.
Shailene Woodley Reaches Plea Deal In Pipeline ProtestThe "Divergent" star was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. She livestreamed her arrest on Facebook.
Bob Dylan Talks About Minnesota Upbringing In Rare InterviewThe rock and roll superstar, originally from Minnesota, talked about his career, music legends and Duluth.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom hip hop to heavy thrash metal, this week’s 4-show lineup includes a healthy amount of new music release parties as well as a nice early show Sunday afternoon. Check them out below.
Prince's Guitar Up For SaleThe white guitar, nicknamed "Cloud," was a gift to the late musician by his bodyguard.
Liverpool To Honor 50 Years Of 'Sgt. Pepper'The city of Liverpool is getting set to celebrate the half-centenary of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."

Health

Kylie's Kids: Meet JurneeGetting glasses in elementary school is pretty common, but when this week's Kylies Kid went to the eye doctor, they couldn't fix the problem. That's when they learned Jurnee needed much more than just eye glasses.
MN Politicians Weigh In On GOP Health Care Bill Falling ThroughRepublican leaders canceled the vote to repeal and replace the ACA because they failed to win enough support in the House.
House GOP, Short Of Votes, Withdraws Health Care BillPresident Donald Trump had demanded a House vote and said if the measure lost, he would move on to other issues.
Boy Battling Cancer At Mayo Reunited With Lost Teddy BearAiden Remme has brain cancer and has never undergone a scan or surgery without his stuffed animal.
Cancer Comes Down To Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.
House Republicans Postpone Health Care VoteThe GOP plans to meet behind closed doors Thursday night to consider their next steps.

Consumer

Good Question: How Is Consumer Confidence Measured?This week, new numbers will be released that measure how Americans feel about the economy. They'll also look at how we feel about our own financial situation.
Vote For MN's Best Hash Browns, Prom Dresses, Ramen & Bike Shop!It's April, and we're looking for your nominations for some of the best things you can find in Minnesota.
RadioShack Closing Hundreds Of Stores, Including 7 In MinnesotaAfter filing for bankruptcy for a second time last week, RadioShack is reportedly closing hundreds of stores – including seven locations in Minnesota.
Finding Minnesota: Baldinger's Bakery In St. PaulLunch hour at any McDonald's means a steady stream of cheeseburgers, Big Macs and Quarter Pounders. But before they made their way to hungry customers, each of these buns got their start in St. Paul.
Social Media Explodes After United Bars Girls From Flight Over LeggingsUnited Airlines came under social media fire Sunday after a gate agent in Denver allegedly barred girls from boarding a flight to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings.
Target Unveils Body-Positive Swimsuit CampaignTarget's new swimsuit campaign is making a splash. The company launched "Target Swim" to celebrate what it calls positive body images.

Water Cooler

United Stands By Employee Pass Dress Code In Wake Of Leggings ControversyIt's the story that's surrounding water coolers all over the country. Two teens were told they couldn't board their flight to Minneapolis Sunday because they were wearing leggings.
High School Play Featuring KKK Costumes CancelledThe play in question, Larry Shue's 1984 comedy "The Foreigner," is about a man who pretends he can't speak English in rural Georgia.
'Fearless Girl' Statue To Stay Through Next FebruaryThe statue of a ponytailed girl in a windblown dress was installed in front of the bronze bull early this month.
Beach Bale Mistaken For Seaweed, But It Was PotA man walking on Daytona Beach spotted the object, which was shaped like a giant cigar.
Bob Dylan Talks About Minnesota Upbringing In Rare InterviewThe rock and roll superstar, originally from Minnesota, talked about his career, music legends and Duluth.
Prince's Guitar Up For SaleThe white guitar, nicknamed "Cloud," was a gift to the late musician by his bodyguard.

CBS National News

2 police officers shot in Miami-Dade, authorities sayMiami-Dade Police Department confirmed two officers were shot around 10 p.m. on Monday and are in stable condition
Heroin found in unlikely place at New York's JFK airportSamuel Seabrooks, 35, and Carlos Betancourt-Morales, 27, were arraigned on drug possession and conspiracy charges
NYC stabbing suspect hit with upgraded chargesJames Harris Jackson, 28, was handed down new charges of murder as an act of terrorism and hate Monday
Bids due Wed. for President Trump's border wallMore than 600 companies have placed bids for the nearly 2,000-mile-long project
Final border wall bids due WednesdayThe final bids to build President Trump's promised border wall along the U.S.-Mexico are due Wednesday. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the wall.
Girl suffers third-degree burns from making "slime"Story of a serious injury from homemade slime serves as a warning for others who partake in the social media craze

CBS World News

3/27: Jared Kushner to tell Senate Intel Committee about contacts with Russian bank; Meet Leah the Overcomer, a young girl who is inspiring the worldPresident Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner will answer questions from Senate investigators about his meeting with Russia's VEB bank; Leah Carroll has a rare blood disorder and she spends most of her time at a hospital. To distract the four-year-old from boredom and pain, her mother looked for songs that Leah could lip-synch to.
Russian protestors jailed after anti-corruption demonstrationsOver the weekend, thousands across Russia participated in the largest demonstration against government corruption since anti-Kremlin rallies in 2012. Authorities labeled the march illegal and quickly moved in to stop it, arresting hundreds. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Canada to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, official saysPrime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government will introduce legislation this spring that is expected to become law by July next year
Officials want to access London attacker's encrypted messageU.K. officials want to access an encrypted messaging program Khalid Masood used before Wednesday's deadly rampage
"Sunday Morning" full episode 3/26Features include: Ted Koppel on the increasing polarization of politics in America; Faith Salie looks at the history of the comic book superheroine Wonder Woman; Martha Teichner profiles actor Danny DeVito, making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's "The Price"; Jim Axelrod hears from one of the most popular voices in sports broadcasting, Verne Lundquist; and Mo Rocca wonders if it's really the last call for the once-ubiquitous phone booth. Hosted by Jane Pauley.
40 years later, remembering the world’s deadliest aviation disasterOn March 27, 1977, KLM and Pan Am 747s collided on a runway on the island of Tenerife, killing 583 people

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