This week, several WCCO viewers emailed asking, “Wouldn’t it be great to have the Super Bowl on a Saturday?” In its 50 years, that’s never happened and the NFL has said it doesn’t anticipate switching game day from Sunday.
The official National Weather Service tally for the MSP airport for our February snowstorm is 9.4 inches. But, chances are, if someone stuck a ruler in the snow this morning, they’d find something different.
Tuesday’s snowstorm is shaping up to be the biggest of the season for the metro area. This storm is a long ways away from our record, but it will beat out some of our top snowstorms over the past ten years.
Whether you’re an early riser or night owl, you’ve finally noticed days are getting longer. The sun rose Monday at 7:33 a.m. and set at 5:20 p.m. That’s almost an hour more light than Dec. 21, the shortest day of the year.
Every Friday, Heather Brown answers a few of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, she finds out how the first episode of a T.V. series got its unique name and why our stomachs growl. Plus, she learns a bit about birds’ winter migration habits.
Barbie has stood 11-and-a-half-inches tall — with a shape that defies reality — since 1959. But Mattel announced Thursday that the world’s most famous doll is getting a makeover.
On Monday, voters in Iowa will gather in libraries, schools and churches to start the process of choosing the next president. The following week, the people of New Hampshire will cast their votes for the party nominees at the polls. So why do Iowa and New Hampshire vote first? Good Question.
For weeks, there’s been at least one attack ad from the PAC supporting Jeb Bush against Marco Rubio for missing votes in the U.S. Senate while campaigning for President. So, can candidates do two jobs at once? Good Question.
It’s no longer just child’s play. One of our favorite childhood activities is now a full-fledged phenomenon among adults. Coloring books for grownups are now six of the top ten best-selling books on Amazon.
Every Friday, Heather Brown looks at some of your Good Questions that didn’t get turned into a full segment. This week, she’s looking into the language of pilots, the shelf life of car seats, and the fate of all those pennies you’ve tossed into the Mall of America’s fountains.
On Wednesday, Target announced it would join several other companies, including Starbucks, McDonald’s and General Mills, in making the move toward cage-free eggs. The company says it wants to sell only cage-free eggs by 2025.
On Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for the water crisis in Flint. So far, at least 100 children have been found with high lead levels in their blood after drinking the contaminated city water. So, how does lead get into our water? Good Question.
Life expectancy in the U.S. has only increased by about five years since 1980. Some scientists debate whether that trend will continue. So, how long will our kids and grandkids live? Good Question.
A report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday finds women are waiting longer to have children.
Since the beginning of the current record-breaking Powerball run, Minnesotans have bought $50 million worth of Powerball tickets. But, not all of that money goes to prizes. That’s why Marlene, Lloyd, Deb and Robbie want to know: Where does all the money go? Good Question.
By mid-January, studies have shown about 30 percent of us have given up on our New Year’s resolutions. Some people have probably even noticed the crowds starting to thin out at the gym.
This Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is worth a world-record $1.4 billion. That’s the amount someone would win if they took annual payments over the next 30 years. But, if the winner took all the money right away, that sum adds up to $868 million.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the burning questions that our viewers have sent. This week, we’re looking at a few questions on this week’s historic Powerball lottery jackpot of $700 million.
he leader of a small, armed group that’s been occupying a federal nature preserve told reporters Wednesday the group won’t leave until a plan is in place to turn the federal land over to the locals. So, why does the federal government own so much land in the West? Good Question.
President Obama took a number of executive actions Tuesday regarding gun control, saying the gun lobby is holding Congress hostage. “There are actions within my legal authority that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives,” President Obama said.
It’s hard to avoid the social media frenzy over Netflix’s new documentary, “Making a Murderer.” It’s the story of a Wisconsin man allegedly framed for murder. The 10-hour series has generated plenty of anger, hate mail and even a petition to the White House.
Through the end of 2015, “Star Force: The Force Awakens” has sold 70 million tickets in the United States. So, Katie wants: What movie has sold the most tickets of all time? According to Box Office Mojo’s list of ticket sales, “Gone With The Wind” takes the number-one spot in the United States with 202 million tickets sold.
More than half of us watch the New Year’s Eve festivities in New York City’s Times Square on TV. And the main attraction is the dropping of the 12,000-pound sparkly sphere, which is 12 feet in diameter and has 32,000 LED lights.
By spring, there’s a good chance you’re going to need more than your current Minnesota driver’s license to get a on a plane – perhaps a U.S. passport or an enhanced Minnesota driver’s license. So what are enhanced driver’s licenses? Good Question.
It’s a song that’s synonymous with New Year’s: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune. So, what does Auld Lang Syne mean? Good Question.