Reality Check: Donald Trump Vs. Fox NewsThe smoke has cleared from Thursday night's televised showdown between Donald Trump and the FOX News Republican debate, which he refused to attend. Trump had famously predicted FOX's ratings for the night would be a disaster without him. But did it his prediction come true?
Reality Check: The Power Of The Iowa CaucusThe Iowa caucus is one week from Monday, along with the official kick-off to actual voting in the 2016 presidential election.
Reality Check: The Presidential DebatesTens of millions of people watched Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate. The latest numbers show that 18 million people watched the debate on CNN.
Reality Check: State Legislature DemographicsThe National Council of State Legislatures and the Pew Research Center released a report that says legislatures don't reflect the demographics of the states they represent -- including Minnesota.
Reality Check: Cheap Thanksgiving Gas That trip on Thursday to Grandmother's house? It'll cost you a lot less this year. Thanksgiving gas prices are the lowest they've been in nearly a decade. They could go even lower.
Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
Reality Check: The Cost To Not Have Health Insurance In 2016It's an important time of year for thousands of Minnesotans: Time to sign up for next year's health insurance. And if you don't get it, get ready to pay up anyway. The new federal health care law requires American citizens to have health insurance.
Reality Check: Paid Patriotism At Local Sporting EventsMilitary appreciation events are a staple of professional sporting events. But a United States Senate report claims some of them are not genuine displays of patriotic pride. Instead, they are actually taxpayer-funded commercials.
Reality Check: Who Gets Paid Sick Days?Thousands of Minnesotans don't get paid when they don't work, and that could be making you sick.
Reality Check: Forbes Magazine Ranks The Vikings WorthThe Minnesota Vikings are worth more today than at any time in Purple franchise history. That's according to a Forbes magazine ranking of NFL teams, which found the value of the Vikings is rising fast.
Reality Check: Minnesota's Sports Facilities Building BoomMinnesota's new major league soccer franchise may be closing in on a location for its new home: a privately-financed $150 million, 20,000 seat soccer stadium in St. Paul or Minneapolis.
Reality Check: Fact & Fiction In The Immigration DebateThe number of unauthorized Mexican immigrants in the United States seems like a big number, and it is: 5.9 million people in 2012. But that number is down one million, from the 6.9 million unlawful entries in 2007.