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1-20-14 Bill Pohlad Talks With The Morning News With Dave Lee

Will “12 Years A Slave,” nab the top prize at the Academy Awards? Click the link to hear Dave’s extended interview with Bill Pohlad.

01/20/2014

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1-17-14 The Rash Report On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Minnesota will be represented at the Oscars…..click the above link to hear this weeks RASH REPORT!.

01/17/2014

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Barkhad Abdi: From Mpls. Limo Driver To Oscar Nominated Actor

Minnesota will be well represented at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. The most notable is former Minneapolis limo driver Barkhad Abdi, who was discovered by the producers of Captain Phillips. Abdi, who had never acted before, is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

01/16/2014

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Barkhad Abdi, Bill Pohlad Nominated For Oscars

The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for best motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

01/16/2014

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Movie Blog: Oscar Nomination Predictions

The critics have spoken. The Golden Globes have been handed out. And the Oscar ballots have been in for a week now. The Academy Awards are unquestionably the Super Bowl of the entertainment world. Here are the people and films I expect to be nominated this year.

01/14/2014

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Ellen DeGeneres To Host 2014 Academy Awards

A familiar face on WCCO’s daytime television is heading for the Oscars.

08/02/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. This weekend, you can celebrate black history month in St. Paul, the Academy Awards in Minneapolis and the best of Minnesota fashion.

02/21/2013

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Movie Blog: Your 2013 Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

This year’s Academy Awards race is a potential cluster, but here are my educated guesses as to what will emerge victorious in a year ripe for Oscar asterisks, along with my own personal preferences.

02/20/2013

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Movie Blog: Ranking The Oscar-Nominated Shorts

If you want to really take names in your Oscar pool, you have to know your way around the short film categories. Most simply choose blindly in those three races, often favoring the most pleasing or serious sounding title in the lineup.

01/30/2013

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Movie Blog: 2012 Oscar Nominations

Here are the nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards. “Lincoln” leads the pack with 12 nominations, with “Life of Pi” just behind it.

01/10/2013

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Dave Lee Shares Monday Entertainment Report

Radio Dave has a fast-moving music and entertainment report for Monday, February 27.

02/27/2012

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Oscar Fashion: Hits & Misses

The Academy Awards bring out the big stars in Hollywood every year. Natalie Kane and Sara Rogers, trend specialist at Mall of America, share their choices for the best and worst dressed.

02/27/2012

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Interview: Local Man Who Produced ‘The Descendants’

A lot of local fingers will be crossed Sunday for The Descendants to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

02/24/2012

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Entertainment Tonight Host Nancy O’Dell Previews Academy Awards

Nancy O’Dell of Entertainment Tonight shared some inside information on the Academy Awards Show with Dave Lee Friday morning

02/24/2012

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Complete 2012 Oscars Coverage

Keep up with the Oscars, from the nominees to the red carpet to the podium. And the Oscar goes to…

02/23/2012

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