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Minnesota Braces For Garth Brooks Fever

With his signature black hat and his sentimental lyrics, Garth Brooks is bringing country back to an audience that loves him. Sandy Jung doesn’t have concert tickets yet, but she’s got some fancy cowgirl boots and a western belt with bling from Minneapolis’ Schatzlein Saddle Shop on Lake Street. “I think the fact that he’s coming back and it’s like a renewing of his kind of old style and bringing it back into current is really fun,” Jung said.

11/06/2014

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Garth Brooks Promises Fans Great Shows

WCCO Meteorologist Chris Shaffer had a chance to sit down with Garth Brooks early Thursday night, right before the start of his 11-show run at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Chris is a huge fan, and says Garth is truly one of the nicest guys he’s ever met. In the video above, Garth tells Chris how Minnesota and the Target Center have a special place in his heart.

11/06/2014

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‘The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson’ Announces Final Guests

During the final three weeks of Ferguson serving as host, popular friends of the show, including Jay Leno, will stop by.

11/06/2014

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Garth Brooks Set To Begin 11-Show Run In Twin Cities

After 16 years away, Minnesota country music fans are finally getting the chance to see an icon. Starting Thursday night, Garth Brooks will play the first of 11 shows at Target Center. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

11/06/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Best Entertainment Bets

Looking for some post-Halloween entertainment this weekend? Jason Matheson has you covered. Here’s his list of the most entertaining (or interesting) events going on this weekend.

11/06/2014

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Holidazzle Marketplace Opens Nov. 28 In Downtown Minneapolis

The Holidazzle Parade in downtown Minneapolis is no more, but the city of Minneapolis is getting ready to take on a new adventure in its place. Starting Nov. 28 and lasting through Christmas Eve, a three-block stretch of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis will serve as host to the Holidazzle Village.

11/06/2014

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Sam Smith, Pharrell, Taylor Swift Lead 2015 People’s Choice Nominations

Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.

11/05/2014

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

According to the URL for this blog post, this is the 100th edition of “This Week’s Best Bets.” How time flies when you’re sitting in the dark for an untold number of two-hour chunks. And what better way is there to spend the aftermath of a long election campaign drawing to a close and some of the first snowflakes promising a long, cold, harsh winter ahead?

11/05/2014

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Taylor Swift Bringing ‘1989’ To St. Paul In 2015

Here’s some news you won’t want to shake off, and try not to look too surprised. Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift is bringing some “1989” realness to the Xcel Energy Center in 2015.

11/03/2014

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Curiocity: Q&A With 98 Degrees, Men Of The Strip’s Jeff Timmons

There are a few things that every girl growing up in the 90s loved. Gel pens, Lisa Frank and Tamagotchis, to name a few. But there was nothing they loved more than boy bands. Well, at least there was nothing I loved more. So, when I was asked if I wanted to sit down with Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees, I of course said ‘I Do!’

11/01/2014

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Movie Blog: Three Films From ‘Cine Latino’

This weekend kicks off Cine Latino, a film festival put on by the Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul that seeks to celebrate movies in Spanish and Portuguese. Here are capsule reviews of a few of the films that caught my eye.

10/30/2014

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Local Music Tap: ‘Bear & The Barrel’ Variety Show @ Old Arizona Theater

The third part of the ongoing live TV variety show spoof, “Bear & The Barrel,” is set to entertain audiences at the Old Arizona Theater in Minneapolis all weekend.

10/30/2014

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‘The Hollywood Film Awards’ Announce Additional Attendees

Ben Affleck, Robert Downey, Jr. and others are on tap to attend the live Nov. 14 event.

10/30/2014

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Curiocity: Q&A With “Monday Night Comedy Show” Creator Andrew Brynildson

Very rarely does anyone look forward to a Monday. The weekend is over, a full week of work lies ahead and there are five full days until Friday rolls around. Mondays, for many, are a drag.

10/30/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Halloween weekend, so you can bet there’s going to be plenty of spooky fun. Jason Matheson has some tricks and treats in this week’s working for the weekend.

10/30/2014

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Emmy Awards’ Best & Worst Dressed

The WCCO Morning Show team picked their best and worst dressed celebrities at the 2014 Prime-Time Emmy Awards.

The Best New Food At The MN State Fair

With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.

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MLB All-Star Weekend: Futures Game

Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo showed off his power with a soaring two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the U.S. team the lead for good in a 3-2 victory over the World squad Sunday at the All-Star Futures Game for baseball’s best minor leaguers.

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