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Syrian Opposition Groups Unite To Map The Future

Opposition groups in Syria have signed a draft outlining how a democratic government might function in the country if mass protests succeed in driving the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, from power. The draft says that: […]

12/31/2011

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Crash Kills 1 In Carlton County

A 51-year-old man from Esko was killed Friday in a one vehicle accident in northern Minnesota, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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In Case You Missed It: Saturday Show Highlights

Did you miss the WCCO Saturday Morning Show? We’ve got all the segments for you here. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Hottest Tech Toys In Works For 2012

CNET.com Senior Editor Dan Ackerman offered predictions on when we might see some of 2012’s hottest toys including an “Ice Cream Sandwich” by Android, PlayStation’s Vita, iPad3, and “ultrabooks” which is a PC version of […]

12/31/2011

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Finishing Touches In Times Square For Big Night

Up to a million revelers are expected to watch the ball drop in Times Square tonight, welcoming the new year. Officials say relatively warm temperatures – forecast to be in the 40s – could make […]

12/31/2011

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Cops Race To Stop Hollywood-Area Arson Car Fires

Several more cars burned in suspected arson attacks in the Los Angeles area early Saturday morning, and authorities investigated if they were connected to nearly two dozen deliberately set blazes a day earlier, police said. […]

12/31/2011

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Best Of MN: Best Gym In The Twin Cities

Now that 2011 is coming to a close, it’s time to make that New Year’s resolution. For many of us, it’s to exercise more and eat better. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Top Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to find a way to manage your money a little better for the year ahead? [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Mama V’s Chicken Soup

Looking for that perfect recipe for chicken soup? Mama V and Frank Vascellaro cooked it up for you on the WCCO-TV Saturday Morning Show. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

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Families ‘Rock The Universe’ At MOA New Year’s Eve

Families will ring in the new year Saturday with the “Rock the Universe” party at the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe. [WCCO]

12/31/2011

Cat Survives For Months Living Between Freeways

A Minnesota cat named Adam survived for three months on a tiny, triangle of land between two freeways and an exit ramp. Well played, Adam. [WCCO: Local]

12/30/2011

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Global Citizens Pay Oil Companies Not To Drill In Amazon

Institutions and people from all over the world– including U.S. movie stars, Japanese shops and Russian foundations — have contributed to pay oil companies millions of dollars to halt drilling in the Amazon jungle. However, […]

12/30/2011

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Dick Clark To Rock It In Again

Dick Clark will be rockin’ in the New Year one more time this weekend. The 82-year-old host for the ABC New Year’s Eve show will once again be joined by Ryan Seacrest. Clark had been […]

12/30/2011

Designer Rolls For Your … You Know

If you want to make a statement while going number one or number two, check out these designer toilet paper rolls.

12/30/2011

Top 10 Movies Of 2011

So, here’s my list top ten movies of the year. It’s headed up by “The Tree of Life.” Coincidentally, I couldn’t help but notice the guy who was just on KARE 11 just called “The […]

12/30/2011

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BBC’s ‘Female Faces Of 2011′ Feature Draws Fire

Many took to Twitter to voice their displeasure with BBC’s list of the 12 top female faces of 2011. Why? Read on. [Yahoo! Shine]

12/30/2011

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New Laws For MN In 2012

Check out the new laws that go into effect for Minnesotans beginning this Sunday. [WCCO: Politics]

12/30/2011

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2011: Year In Review

Want to take the time to look back at 2011? We put together a photo gallery on all the big stories this year — check them out in the links below: MN News | Local […]

12/30/2011

Toxic Scented Candles?

What you smell can hurt you, according to one doctor. Even if that smell is vanilla or raspberry candle and made to fill your room with the scent. Check out why it may be toxic […]

12/30/2011

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Charges: Naked McDonald’s Run

It may have been a prank but now a man and a woman are facing charges for running naked at a McDonald’s drive-thru. Read more here.

12/30/2011

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Astrologer Makes 2012 Predictions

What will happen in 2012? Who will win the election? Well if you believe that it is written in the stars check out this link. Astrologer Susan Miller, founder of AstrologyZone.com, claims she knows based […]

12/30/2011

Michael Jordan Gets Engaged

If you want to be like Mike — just get engaged! See that and other celeb news in ‘The Lowdown’ above.

12/30/2011

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Banished Words For 2011

“Amazing” is the word that tops the list of “banished” words in 2012. Highly overused and worn out — some never want to hear it again. Check out a list of the other banished words […]

12/30/2011

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Lil Miss, Can’t Be Wrong

You can’t go wrong with Lil Miss, our pet guest of the week. She’ll be in for our noon show today, and if you’d like to find out how you can make this Rottweiler Lab […]

12/30/2011

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Shave A Mullet For Charity?

Some people are doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to raise money to stop homelessness among kids and teens. And by “whatever”  I mean shaving their eyebrows, cutting their hair into a mullet and living in a […]

12/30/2011

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