From a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Minneapolis to Budweiser pulling a controversial advertisement, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, April 29.
From a little puppy’s adventure to reunite with a friend …. to Kim Kardashian taking multiple selfies, here’s a look at what we think were the best and worst of Super Bowl ads in 2015.
There’s a new ad about to hit the airwaves that’s…unusual. In fact, it’s a giant apology from Arby’s to Pepsi. The whole ad consists of a shot of a pint of Pepsi in a white room. WCCO’s Natalie Nyhus spoke with the Minneapolis-based ad agency that saved the day after a big mistake.
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is suggesting Sen. Al Franken may have broken election law by coordinating with a political action committee. At issue is a pair ads — one released by Franken and a pro-Franken spot from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC — that appear to use some of the same video footage of the freshman Democrat.
A tough new television ad from Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson is raising eyebrows — and a few tempers. The ad takes some tough shots at Gov. Mark Dayton and, unexpectedly, the owners of the Minnesota Vikings.
A new television ad from a conservative group is targeting Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan’s votes around the nation’s new health law.
Most businesses would jump at the chance for a Super Bowl ad. But with a price tag at around $4 million for just 30 seconds, it’s a cost many companies can’t afford. This February, we could see one Minnesota company featured on that national stage.
Minnesota is launching a massive awareness campaign to get people to sign up for its new insurance program. Millions of dollars are being used for the ads, which feature two of the state’s biggest celebrities: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.
A new television ad from Republican US Sen. candidate Kurt Bills is making waves. It claims incumbent Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar covered up evidence of massive fraud by convicted swindler Tom Petters.
A Democrat-backing super PAC and a major union have reserved almost $900,000 worth of Twin Cities TV ad time as they target Republican Reps. Chip Cravaack and John Kline of Minnesota and Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin.
The Minnesota AFL-CIO is airing TV and radio ads across Minnesota against a constitutional amendment under consideration at the Capitol that would curb union strength.
A Twin Cities beer-maker is apologizing for a new advertisement that has some Tibetans upset.
Here are the 5 lowest-ranked Super Bowl ads, as measured on USA Today’s Ad Meter.
A piece of St. Paul history was sold to the highest bidder Wednesday.
An attempt to get in the Thanksgiving spirit backfired on a Twin Cities sports bar.