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Jamie & Kim To Lip Sync ‘Telephone’ For A Good Cause

When you see the life-changing facial surgeries the Smile Network provides, it’s hard to say no when they ask you to do a fundraiser — even if it means getting dressed in outrageous costumes.

10/22/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: First Avenue’s Dayna Frank

While many stars are born, others are made. No building could tell that story better than First Avenue. From the outside walls to the performers who take the stage, it’s the spot that put Minneapolis on the map in world of music. But it’s the person running the venue who is truly a shining star to her family and hometown.

10/21/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Mike Frattallone Of Frattallone’s Ace Hardware

You’ve likely heard his voice on the radio, know you’ve heard his name somewhere before or needed to run into one of his family’s stores when the sink starts leaking or toilet breaks. With 19 stores and growing, Mike Frattallone is this week’s Minnesotan to Meet. The first Frattallone’s Ace Hardware and Garden Store opened in 1975.

10/14/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Ali Kaplan

A lot of us now shop online. But the Twin Cities are on the map for a lot of consumers because of Mall of America. And there’s one woman who has shopped every square inch of it, providing tips and insider info. But you probably will never guess how she got her start on the shopping beat.

10/07/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: 5 Styling Tips For Your Wardrobe

A new season gives you an opportunity to make some changes, even spruce up the wardrobe you already have. But buying into every trend can be really expensive.

10/06/2014

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Second Annual ‘Let’s Not Be Still’ Run/Walk Held In Eden Prairie

An event Saturday helped raise money for an emotional and difficult cause. The second annual “Let’s Not Be Still” run/walk was held. The event helps raise awareness for stillbirth, and remember babies that were stillborn.

10/04/2014

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WCCO Sets Friendly Wager With Green Bay’s WFRV

What’s a rivalry without a little wager? As the Minnesota Vikings take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at Lambeau Field, the WCCO morning crew will be taking on the WFRV morning crew in Green Bay.

10/02/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Science Museum’s Eric Jolly

Scientist, Engineer, Mathematician. How about being appointed board member of the National Museum and Library Services by President Barack Obama? No, seriously, one man does it all.

09/23/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Boutique Owner’s Path To Success

Peace Core. High school art teacher. Wedding dress designer. Three totally different careers — with different paths to success. Unless your name is Joy Noelle Teiken.

09/16/2014

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Jamie, Kim Get The Full Gophers Football Experience

WCCO This Morning’s Jamie Yuccas and Kim Johnson are both graduates of the University of Minnesota, but only one of them had been to a Gophers game. Kim spent her whole college career away from the big game, so Jamie took it upon herself to show her what she was missing.

09/11/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: A Twin Cities Family & Their ‘Boutique Hotel For Dogs’

Sometimes you just get “dogged” by the pursuit of a dream. That’s the case for one Twin Cities family. John Sturgess spent 20 years operating and developing hotels before having his career go to the dogs. In 2011, he, his wife, Stacey, and daughter, Ellie, decided to combine the families love for Fido with John’s business background.

09/09/2014

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Wearable Pet Tech Lets Owners Track Canine Fitness

Wearable tech has become big business. Fitbit and Jawbone are just two of the products people are wearing to track their physical activity and monitor their progress. It was only a matter of time before somebody tried to do it for pets.

09/08/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: 9Round Kickboxing In Brooklyn Park

Now that summer’s winding down, a lot of us are going from working out outdoors to a more regular gym routine.

09/08/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Table 65 In New Richmond, Wis.

Look closely on dozens of Twin Cities menus and you’ll find the fish from Star Prairie Trout Farm — just 45 minutes from our downtowns. Besides their commercial fishing operation, they have ponds where anyone can fish. My morning show co-anchor, Jamie Yuccas, had more success than I did at fishing.

09/06/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Scott Mayer Of Ivey Awards, Charlie Awards

If you like to eat, go to a show or check out new window art, there’s one driving force behind it all in downtown Minneapolis. We’re talking the Ivey Awards, Charlie Awards and the Made Here initiative. His name is Scott Mayer. He also has his own company to represent profit and not for profit businesses.

09/02/2014

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