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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-18-14

Did you miss Sid Hartman’s reaction to last night’s Wild overtime loss in the NHL Playoffs? That, and other highlights are IN THE PODCAST SECTION, click the above link to listen!

04/18/2014

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12-10-13 Jordin Sparks On The Morning News With Dave Lee

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

12/10/2013

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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Jordin Sparks Promoting New Movie At Mall Of America

A big star will be in the Twin Cities Wednesday both at the Mall of America and at WCCO-TV.

08/08/2012

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‘Idol’ Winner McCreery To Sign Debut Album At MOA

Recent “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery will be at the Mall of America on Sunday to sign copies of his debut country album, “Clear As Day.”

11/12/2011

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Who Is Your Favorite On American Idol Right Now?

Michele is an American Idol Freak! Vote on her poll!

05/20/2011

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Last Night’s American Idol

Did you miss Idol last night? We get you caught up with stories and videos of the performances. Miley Cyrus was there! Okay, but check it out anyway!

04/28/2011

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Curiocity: ‘American Idol’ Rejects To Perform In Minneapolis

For one night, a few of the “Idol Rejects” will perform — and not just for a celebrity panel but for the real fans that got a sneak peek and, albeit, brief look into their lives.

04/13/2011

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Too Fat For “American Idol”?

A young woman claims that she was removed from one of the front rows at an “American Idol” taping last week because she was “too heavy” according to show staff. Check out the interview from Good Morning America.

04/13/2011

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Pia Toscano Eliminated From American Idol

In a shocker of a move last night on American Idol, one of the favorites, Pia Toscano was eliminated. Many are already comparing her ouster to that of Jennifer Hudson and even Hudson was taken aback by the move. We’ve got a link to the story and the video.

04/08/2011

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1 Wisconsin Resident Left On American Idol

Just one person from Wisconsin has made it into the final 24 contestants for this season’s American Idol.

02/27/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Sara Jane Olson’s Daughter Shines on Idol

The gorgeous jazz sound of Sophia Shorai lit up the American Idol stage this week. Steven Tyler raved about the young Minneapolis woman’s rendition of “Georgia on My Mind”. It turns out that Sophia Shorai is the professional name for Sophia Peterson, daughter of Sara Jane Olson and Dr. Fred Peterson of St. Paul.

02/19/2011

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Richard Rushfield – American Idol

Chad talked about the new American Idol season with Richard Rushfield. We’ve got links for more information.

01/19/2011

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‘American Idol’ From Milwaukee Will Air Jan. 26

The “American Idol” episodes filmed in Milwaukee are in the queue.

01/16/2011

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Curiocity: Q & A With Top 10 ‘American Idols’

Before this year’s Top 10 “American Idols” took the stage to throngs of screaming fans — at the Target Center Friday night — they took a moment to talk about life on the road and what’s next with just five shows left to go.

08/29/2010