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Jamie Yuccas’ Favorite Family Recipes For Thanksgiving

Here are recipes for a few family favorites for Thanksgiving from the WCCO Morning Show’s Jamie Yuccas.

11/25/2013

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How Chuck & Don’s Pet Stores Became The Cat’s Meow

Two Minnesota guys took their love for man’s best friends and turned it into a successful company. Chuck and Don’s is still expanding, more than 20 years after opening their first store. Most businesses cater to people, but this one has to also keep up with everyone’s beloved pets.

11/21/2013

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What To Do When You Bag That Buck? Hire A Taxidermist

Hunting generates around $420 million in salaries and wages in Minnesota. And once you bag that prize buck, it’s hard not to want to employ a taxidermist. The experts at Trophy Time Taxidermy in Pequot Lakes

11/08/2013

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A Minnesota Hunting Tradition: Meat Raffles

Hunting is a tradition in itself, but there are also traditions that go along with just being up north. Meat raffles go right with that annual tradition, and we went to Pestello’s Bar in Pequot Lakes to take in one of the best.

11/07/2013

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‘Deer Hunting Widows’ Create Shopping Experience

A lot of Minnesota women hunt while others join their husbands at the cabin, but there is a group who consider themselves “Deer Hunting Widows.” We learned there’s plenty for those ladies to do up north if they’re not into hunting deer.

11/06/2013

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Matching A Wine With Your Hunted Game

The average Minnesota hunter spends $1,500 each year, and many of those who track deer will take a short break this weekend to enjoy a fine meal. Edward Moody and Jamie Yuccas from the WCCO This Morning show got in on the adventure as they headed north for a week to learn about the hunting craze. On Tuesday, they showed us how they learned about pairing wild game with wine.

11/05/2013

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Little Falls Business Thrives Off Locally Hunted Meat

Jamie Yuccas and Edward Moody headed north to show us the industries that count on deer hunting season. First up is Thielen Meats in Little Falls. The family-run business has been helping hunters make sausage for the last 23 years.

11/04/2013

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Paranormal Team Searches Twin Cities Homes For Ghosts

Halloween is a night for fright, but what if you spend every day of the year convinced your home is haunted? The Twin Cities Paranormal Society gets dozens of requests to investigate so-called “haunted houses.”

10/31/2013

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Behind The Scenes At CBS This Morning

On the first floor of Studio 57, CBS This Morning gets going at 7 a.m. And never really stops. Even when the news ends on the East Coast at 9 a.m., the crew updates the show for the West Coast.

10/28/2013

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‘40 Percent Of The Stadium Today Will Be Purple’: Vikings Fan In NYC

There’s nothing quite like hearing people profess love for the Vikings in a New Jersey accent. Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas ventured to NYC Monday to get a pulse on Vikings fandom out east prior to the night’s game against the Giants. Both teams have abysmal records this season, with one win between the two teams.

10/21/2013

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Peek Inside The House That Was Once Jimmy Jam’s

If you’ve been on Lake Minnetonka, it’s a house you’ve most likely seen. In fact, it’s hard to miss the nearly 23,000-square-foot property. And it’s going for a comparative steal.

09/16/2013

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School Lunch Workers Plan Months Ahead Of Time

While lunch is usually a break for students, the WCCO Morning Show team found out just how much work it is for the ladies who serve it up. At Minnetonka High School, they prepare their menus two months ahead of time.

09/10/2013

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At The Taylor Swift Pre-Concert Party, This Dad Rules

You can spot a Taylor Swift fan in every foot inside St. Paul’s RiverCentre Saturday afternoon. When fan Isabelle Wyman was asked about what she likes about Swift, she clearly stated her case. “Everything. She’s nice, she’s pretty. Everything,” Isabelle said. We found a non-typical fan in her dad, Dave Wyman.

09/07/2013

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She Dances, Loves The Fair’s Sweet Corn & Is 100 Years Old

One Minnesota State Fair fan has been enjoying the Great Get-Together for a century. That’s right — Loretta Ecklund still walks the fairgrounds at 100 years young. “I can still get up and dance,” she said, and then did.

08/29/2013

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WCCO This Morning: Day 7 At The State Fair

The WCCO This Morning team got another busy day started at the Minnesota State Fair by showing us what goes on behind the scenes when we go home and go to bed.

08/28/2013

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