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Alex Gibney may have another Academy Award to go on his mantle with “THE ARMSTRONG LIE.” Click the link to hear the entire interview with Dave Lee, and check out the film at THE LAGOON in Minneapolis.
Wolves punish Detroit last night. Listen for Mike’s thoughts by clicking the link above!
A possible budget deal in DC?
The proposed Minneapolis downtown east project — which would transform five city blocks of mostly surface parking lots into office space, housing, retail, and a city park — is closer to being approved.
With temperatures below zero, it was hard to find anyone out on the ice on Lake Minnetonka. Brent Grewe is a Conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Dave Lee talks with American Idol winner Jordin Sparks….click the links to watch her video and to listen to her talk with Dave Lee
Will Adrian Peterson be able to play on Sunday? Listen to what Mike Max had to say by clicking the link above.
Will Minnesota’s Bullying Laws be changed? Click the link to listen…
While health experts are warning people to stay out of the bitter cold if possible, there are some that are forced to withstand the elements because of their jobs. Bike messenger John Lindwall employs a simple strategy when the temperature and wind chill get to be too much. “Just don’t think about it, you know,” Lindwall said. “Put it out of your mind.”
Mike Max on Cordarrel Patterson and why Craig Bohl left NDSU.
Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague joins Dave Lee to discuss the bowl bid.
Who may be the next Secretary of State?
Another bitterly cold day across much of the state. In northern Minnesota, overnight lows fell as low as 35 below zero. And winter weather advisories are out for a large part of southern Minnesota from Worthington in the southwest to the Twin Cities area.
Despite being in the middle of a labor dispute, the Minnesota Orchestra continues to shine. The orchestra’s latest album was nominated for a Grammy Award Friday night in Los Angeles. Tony Ross is one of the musicians, and he says it’s a really big deal. “Especially if the orchestra is not in Nashville, or Los Angeles or San Francisco.” Ross said. He said that’s because there are not a lot of voting members in this community.
The same week thousands of workers protested across the nation to raise the federal minimum wage, one Minnesota company decided to do something about it. John Puckett, co-owner of Punch Neapolitan Pizza, says all eight of their Twin Cities’ locations now have minimum wage set at $10 an hour. “My business partner and I decided to invest in our people because we are growing our company in the Twin Cities,” Puckett said. “We really believe to have the best quality product and service, it’s the right thing to do.” Minnesota’s minimum wage is $7.25. Puckett hopes the pay will keep good workers and attract valuable employees to their company.
Be Pink Project Glam is a glamorous way to support breast cancer awareness, education and outreach. Check out images of the Oct. 24 event.
Dave Lee’s 7th annual Gutter Bowl took place at Brunswick Zone in Brooklyn Park. The tournament benefits the Minnesota Military Family Tribute.
Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale and a former WCCO Radio show host and WCCO-TV reporter, died Sept. 17 at age 51.