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Comcast Set To Unleash Internet Speed Boost

Thousands of Comcast customers across the Twin Cities will begin to see faster Internet service beginning Thursday. Customers in the company’s “Performance” tier will see speeds go from 25 megabytes per second to 50. “Blast” customers will go from 50 to 105.

08/25/2015

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A Short History Of Target

Target’s massive workforce reduction is the latest milestone in a company that has long and colorful history in Minnesota. The Dayton Company, which had popular department stores throughout the Twin Cities, decided to launch something new in 1961 — a discount chain.

03/10/2015

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Target Cutting 550 Jobs In Minnesota

The Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is reportedly shedding 550 jobs in Minnesota following the discount retailer’s retreat from Canada.

02/11/2015

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-21-15

John Kline reacts to the State Of the Union address and other highlights from a HUMP DAY can be found by clicking the link above.

01/21/2015

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Podcast Page! 1-14-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A hump day version of the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to hear the highlights.

01/14/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-7-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-John Hines In…..

Many metro school districts closed their doors today due to severe windchill….

01/07/2015

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-10-14

Congresswoman Bachmann talks to Dave Lee…..listen to that interview and other highlights by clicking the link above.

12/10/2014

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Podcast Page: 12-3-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Reaction to the Twins bringing back Torii Hunter-click the link above to listen!

12/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-26-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link above to head to DAVE’s PODCAST PAGE!

11/26/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-19-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A very busy HUMP DAY on the Morning News. Listen back to highlights by clicking the LINK ABOVE.

11/19/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-12-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to actor Martin Sheen and other highlights from Wednesday by clicking the LINK above.

11/12/2014

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Was The Election Tied To MN’s Gas Price Hike?

The average for a gallon of gas is $3.31 — that’s about 20 cents more than just a day ago. Drivers think the hike might have something to do with the election.

11/08/2012

Good Question

Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.

10/08/2012

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Area Retailers Already Hiring For The Holidays

The temperatures in the 90s Thursday may have made you look twice when seeing snow blower ads in the newspaper. But if you thought that was odd, then listen to this: Holiday hiring has already started for some major local retailers.

08/30/2012

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Best Buy Trimming Stores And Corporate Staff, Hoping To Cut Prices

Outside Best Buy’s corporate headquarters store in Richfield, you can already see the signs of change: a banner hanging on the wall tells customers to expect something new in the months ahead.

03/29/2012

AT&T Buys T-Mobile

Good Question: Are Mergers Ever Good For Consumers?

AT&T wants to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion. Clearly, AT&T thinks the deal is good for its business. But what about consumers? Is having fewer choices ever good for consumers?

03/21/2011

Good Question: Can Brands Change Our Self-Image?

Are you a Bloomingdale’s guy? A Victoria’s Secret gal? Certain personality types are attracted to certain brands, and certain brands market specifically to certain personalities. But can the brands we choose actually change the way we see ourselves?

11/30/2010